The landscape of internet monetization has been changing in the last couple of years and websites no longer need to strictly rely on advertising for their revenues. Our team came across Web Monetization recently and they are bringing a completely new way of monetization to the internet. The Web Monetization standard allows for streaming of micropayments to webpages based off of a single HTML element in the page. Coil is the first company to implement this standard where users pay Coil $5 per month and Coil distributes this money over micropayments to the websites that users visit that have the web monetization HTML element.
What we do at Infinity Search with this is detecting if a visitor is a Coil user and if they are, we do not display any ads to them since they are streaming payments to us directly (through Coil).
#web dev #web monetization #the search engine experience #integrating
Infinity Search is promoting a new way of web monetization with their web monetized index. We decided to make an index of webpages that are using the web monetization standard. Anyone can use it here but its category is hidden to everyone except Coil members.