Creating non-profit donation forms in WordPress is easier than ever.
In this article, we’ll show you how to create online donation forms through simple and easy steps.
Step 1: Creating Your WordPress Form
The first thing to do is to install and activate the WPForms plugin. WPForms is a freemium plugins which helps you to create beautiful WordPress forms in minutes with writing a single line of code.
Once this is done, next go to WPForms and Add New to create a new form.
Here, name your first form and choose the donation form template.
The default donation form will appear.
Step 2: WPForm Customization
The default fields like name, email, donation amount, and message will be present on the template.
Additional fields can be chosen from the list on the left-hand side and can be dragged to the form to place it there.
Once you are done editing the form, click on the Save button on the top right to save the changes made.
Step 3: Configuring the Form’s General Settings
We’ve to configure certain settings while creating a non-profit WPForm.
We are beginning with the general settings.
Go to the Settings and then General.
You can customize many things here like your form’s name, form description and even the submit button text.
Step 4: Configure the Form’s Notifications and Confirmations
You will be notified about the donations made unless you turn off this feature.
The site visitors will be delivered a message once they submit a donation form on your website.
You can choose from the three donation confirmations which will let the visitor know about the next steps – Message, Show Page, and Go to URL.
Step 5: Setting up the Payment Method
Configuring the payment settings is mandatory to receive donations through WPForms.
WPForms can be integrated with both PayPal or Stripe to receive payments.
Install and activate the addon for the payment platform that your wish to integrate with the WPForms.
Once this is done, choose the payment tab in the form editor.
In this example, we’re choosing PayPal as our payment platform.
Additional settings will appear.
Once you’ve made the edits and added the details, click Save.
Step 6: Adding the non-profit form to the Website
Choose the page from WordPress on which you’d like to insert the donation form and click on Add Form.
Your non-profit donation forms will appear on the website immediately.