Expand your fundraising base by getting your donors and fans involved in the fundraising process.
charity: water has raised over $28M using personal fundraising campaigns. This plugin adds the capability of creating personal fundraising campaigns on your WordPress site.
A Cause is a template used to create fundraising campaigns. As an administrator you define the look and feel of the campaigns that your users create.
When creating or editing a cause, here are several things to keep in mind:
Each of the fields defined in the Personal Fundraiser Fields section of the Personal Fundraiser settings has a corresponding shortcode. In addition, the plugin provides the following shortcodes:
Yes, you can! In the admin dashboard, when you edit a campaign you will see a list of shortcodes that you can use elsewhere in your site.
Using PayPal requires a Premier or Business PayPal account. In order to work properly with the Personal Fundraiser plugin, there are several settings that must be set on your PayPal account. Also there two fields on the Personal Fundraising settings screen that must be set. These values can be obtained by logging into PayPal:
Donate Button Code
PayPal has more information on using a donate button here: PayPal Donate Button.
Payment Data Transfer Token
Instant Payment Notification
Instant Payment Notification or IPN is a secondary measure to ensure that a PayPal donation is recorded by the personal fundraiser. This is used in cases where a donor closes their browser window after submitting a donation but before returning to your site.
Use PayPal Sandbox
If you are using PayPal's developer sandbox for testing, check this checkbox; otherwise leave it unchecked.
Using Authorize.Net first requires that you have a SSL Certificate for your site and the capability of running at least part of your site via https.
In order to work properly with the Personal Fundraiser plugin, there are several settings that must be obtained from your Authorize.Net account. These values can be obtained by logging into Authorize.Net:
API Login ID
Specify the description that should be used for the transactions. If this is empty, this will default to "Donation".
Unless you are using the Authorize.Net sandbox for testing, this checkbox should be checked. When checked, all campaign pages will be served as secure (https) pages.
Check this checkbox if you are using a test Authorize.Net account; otherwise it should be unchecked.
Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.16
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 500+
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