Test for Monetization Using a Free Coil Account

This page explains how to test your content for Web Monetization using a free Coil account. With a free account, you can only test that your content is web monetized. If you want to test advanced Web Monetization features, like hiding ads from monetized users, you'll need a Coil Membership.

  1. Install the Coil Extension.
  2. Sign in to your free Coil account.
  3. Visit your web monetized site, then look at the extension icon.

The icon is grayed out

extension shows gray logo You're signed in to your Coil account and the site is not web monetized.

You can also click the icon for more information. If the site isn't monetized, the extension shows This site is not web-monetized.

The icon is black

extension shows black logo You're signed in to your Coil account and the site is web monetized. Remember, the extension isn't paying because you have a free Coil account.

You can also click the icon for more information. If the extension shows This site is Web-Monetized then the site is monetized correctly.

extension showing site is monetized