With Whydonate’s donation button plugin, you can accept donations directly on your WordPress website. Place the button anywhere on your site and start raising funds instantly. This plugin is easy to install and very customizable. No coding knowledge required.
1. Host a crowdfunding campaign
Host your own crowdfunding campaign on your own website. Including a progress bar, target amount, number of days left etc.
Peer 2 peer fundraisers
Add multiple peer 2 peer fundraisers to your own website. Each fundraiser can have its unique donation button and style.
One time & recurring donations
Donors can choose to donate one-time or opt for a recurring monthly/yearly donation.
With the plugin, Whydonate also provides a dashboard, which gives you an overview of your fundraisers and your donors.
Create new fundraisers
Once you install the plugin, you can also create fundraisers directly from your WordPress site. This also allows you to set the end date and target amount for your fundraiser. You can also place multiple buttons, each with its own style and associated fundraiser.
You can customize the donation form, the look of the button as well as the placement of the button. Adjust these to suit your needs, such that they blend with your website branding. The plugin’s responsive design is adaptable on mobile, laptop and PC.
Multiple payment options
Several payment options are available with this plugin, including credit card, PayPal, VISA, Bancontact, iDeal, SEPA, Sofort, Belfius, ING HomePay, KBC/CBC, making it easier for your donors to donate to your fundraiser.
Interact with donors
With each donation, an automated email is sent to your donor to thank them for their contribution. The Whydonate dashboard also provides a comprehensive view of your donors so that you can send them personalized thank you emails.
Our support team is always available to help you via chat, telephone or email.
Built by crowdfunding and fundraising expert, Whydonate
The Whydonate donation button plugin is developed by the Whydonate Foundation. Founded in 2012, the Whydonate Foundation has consistently helped individuals and organizations to raise funds online. Whydonate aims to promote the efficiency, sustainability and transparency of the charity sector.
To know more about Whydonate, visit https://www.whydonate.eu.
For any questions, you can contact us directly by telephone: +31 (0)85 744 1174 or email: [email protected]
For more information about this plugin, visit the Whydonate website > https://www.whydonate.eu/donate-button-plugin/?lang=en
**1 Install the WordPress plugin
1.1 Find the “WP-Whydonate” plugin in the “New plugin” menu and click “Install now”.
1.2 Activate the plugin via the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
**2 Connect this plugin with your Whydonate account
2.1 Enter your Whydonate API key in the given input field. To get your input key, open your Whydonate profile (https://www.whydonate.eu/profile) and click on the “API Key” menu. Here, you can generate a new API key.
2.2 If you are not a Whydonate member yet, sign up on https://whydonate.eu and follow the step above.
**3 Setup your widget
3.1 Create a new widget by choosing the fundraiser you wish to link from your fundraiser list and a style for this widget.
3.2 If you do not have any fundraisers in your list, you can create one by following the steps in �Add new fundraiser�, or from our website https://whydonate.eu.
Note: Fundraisers created via https://whydonate.eu receive greater visibility, hence increasing your chances of receiving donations.
4 Add the widget to your WordPress website
4.1 To add a donation button to your website, place the shortcode on the desired page or post. The shortcode of each widget can be found in WhyDonate > Widgets in the form [whydonate id=”“].
**5 Customize your widgets
5.1 You can customize the widgets such that they have different fundraisers or styles associated with them. All your widgets can be viewed in the left sidebar > Whydonate > Widgets.
5.2 You can customize the styles of the button based on the branding or colour scheme of your website. All your plugin styles can be viewed in the left sidebar > Whydonate > Styling.