This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Tip Jar

Description

Need a donate button on your website or blog? This simple widget allows you to add a custom button and Paypal id.

Features:

  • Give the widget a display title and description.
  • Use any Paypal button (donate, add to cart, etc).
  • Links directly to your Paypal account button library: use existing buttons or create new buttons.

Screenshots

  • The widget in the WordPress Admin.
  • How the widget may look on your WordPress site.
  • You can choose any type of button on Paypal and have it display on your WordPress site.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload tip-jar.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go into your widgets section and customize the Tip Jar widget.
  4. Go into Paypal and create a button or load a button.
  5. Use the code from that you receive from Paypal in the “PayPal Code” field of the Tip Jar widget.

FAQ

Where can I find my Paypal button code?

When you login to Paypal, go to Merchant Services – > Donate (or another button type). Create the button and save it. Then copy / paste the code into the Paypal Widget.
If you have already created a button:
Go to Merchant Services – > My Saved Buttons – > View Code.

Contributors & Developers

“Tip Jar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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Changelog

1.1

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* Changed the way Paypal buttons are implemented: you can now simply copy/paste the code from Paypal instead of using the Paypal button ID.