Charge Documentation


Installation is a simply a standard ExpressionEngine addon. You'll also need your Stripe API Keys to hand. Charges consists of just a module.

Note: You'll need a Stripe account to use Charge. Signup at, it only takes a few minutes

EE2.x Installation

  1. Upload the charge folder to your system/expressionengine/third_party/ folder
  2. Upload the third_party/themes/charge folder to your third_party/themes/ folder
  3. In your EE control panel go to Addons > Modules. Click Install on the Charge row.
  4. Visit the Charge CP view, and in the Settings tab, enter your Stripe API keys.
  5. All done. Visit Using Charge to see what tags you need to drop into your templates for front-end usage, or checkout the admin views in the control panel.

Note: You'll need to have an 'encryption_key' set in your site's config. If it's not set Charge will show a warning message in the CP view


Having problems setting up and/or using Charge? Support is offered from 10am to 4pm EST weekdays. Send us an email at and we will respond as quickly as we can.