Non-profit organizations, site owners and bloggers can now start setting up online donations. WordPress is today’s platform of choice that can power your whole website and has some nifty donation plugins, to boot. One you can easily integrate is the Donorbox WordPress Donation plugin which can help you get everything running in a short time.
Here’s how you can receive donations online via Donorbox:
Step 1. Open up the WordPress platform and go to the dashboard. Look for the Plugins tab and click on the Add New button. Search for Donorbox and click on Install Now.
Step 2. Open up a web browser and head to Donorbox.org. You’ll need to register an account on the platform to start receiving online donations. You can easily complete a campaign for via the form builder.
Step 3. Go back to your WordPress dashboard and access the Donorbox interface. Attach and embed the campaign via the Donorbox plugin and copy the link provided in the secure donation page.
Step 4. In the WordPress dashboard, go to Settings and then Donorbox. Paste the campaign link URL into the text box and click on Save Changes.
Step 5. Head to the WordPress text editor of your donation page and type this shortcode to embed the donation campaign via the WordPress Donorbox plugin. For example, you’ll be typing in [donate] or [donate url = nonprofitcampaign]
Publish the finished post, start spreading the word and wait for WordPress Donation to come in.
The ability to accept donations online benefits both parties. With 24/7 accessibility, your supporters can donate money anytime. The fundraising software for nonprofits implements an easy checkout process and can accept multiple payment platforms and currencies via PayPal, Google Play, Apple Pay, Stripe and even ACH payments. Donators can set up recurring transactions in weekly, monthly or yearly stipends. Instant processing eliminates hassles such as going to the bank or waiting for the donation check via mail. Capturing member data and building up your donor list is an included feature as well for better donation management.