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Ko-Fi Button


Ko-fi is the original fast and friendly way for creators to fund their passions. Create your Ko-fi page and then use this WordPress plugin to create a ‘Support me on Ko-fi’ button widget on your wordpress site.

Used by over 300k people as an alternative to advertising, Ko-fi helps creators receive donations to fund everything from plugin development to blog writing to

  • Ko-fi has helped creators receive over $7,000,000 in donations
  • Ko-fi is chosen by over 300k creators
  • Ko-fi doesn’t take a cut of your tips
  • Setup your page for free


  • Ko-fi settings page, set the default settings of the button
  • Customise the button for a specific widget placement


To install the plugin, please follow the following steps.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ko-fi-plugin directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Settings->ko-fi Settings screen to configure the defalut settings
  4. Go to ‘Widgets’ and add a ‘Ko-fi button’ widget to a Sidebar or widget area
  5. Customise the tile, description, enter your page code (requires Ko-fi page to be setup) and choose a colour for your button


What is Ko-fi

Ko-fi is a donation service allowing creators to receive small payments (roughly the price of a coffee) from supporters of their work. Used as an alternative to advertising, Ko-fi helps all types of artists, cosplayers, bloggers, coders and podcasters to fund their passions.

Do Ko-fi take a fee

Nope, we don’t take a fee from your donations. The payment processor will take a small fee for processing the transaction, but Ko-fi is a free service.

What about monthly memberships

Ko-fi offer Ko-fi Gold, a totally optional upgrade which allows creators to receive recurring monthly donations, create supporter only content and build a monthly membership service.

What does the WordPress Plugin do

The WordPress plugin allows wordpress users to easily add a customisable ‘Support me on Ko-fi’ button to their blog or website. Simply add the plugin, enter your page details and place the widget in a sidebar or widget area.


October 24, 2018
I used to have a PayPal donate button on my blog, but I switched it to using Ko-fi. The idea of buying me a coffee seems to resonate with my readers and it now really helps fund the blog.
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Contributors & Developers

“Ko-Fi Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Ko-Fi Button” has been translated into 1 locale. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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  • Initial release