Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofits

This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. Setting up your own donation page!

Within the FoxyShop plugin, click on Add New Product. Set the base price to 0 and remove the quantity and weight fields.

You’ll also want to add an image for your product.

The goal here is to get a super flexible donation page which will allow your constituents to pick a specific donation amount, specify a custom amount, and decide if they want to give a one-time gift or a recurring gift.

For this product, check the two checkboxes to “Force Immediate Checkout” and “Empty Cart Before Adding Product” as shown below since we won’t really need the modal cart functionality.

To get the donation page functionality we need, we’ll need to set up some specific product variations.

Create a product variation called “Donation” of variation type “Radio Buttons” with the following data:

$5{p:5}
$10{p:10}
$25{p:25}
$100{p:100}
Other{dkey:custom-price}

Next, create a “Single Line of Text” variant named “Donation Amount” and set the “Display Key” to “custom-price”

Important Note: If you’re using FoxyCart 2.0, you’ll want to name the Variation mentioned above “Donation Amount{price}” instead of “Donation Amount” in order to pass the price to your cart properly.

Finally, create a “Drop Down List” variant named “Frequency{sub_frequency}” with these values:

Just Once{v:}
Every 2 Weeks{v:2w}
Every Month{v:1m}

Save the page, and you should be good to go. To add a link to this page in your menu, create a new page in WordPress of format “link” and point it to the url of your products.

Disclaimer

Version 4.4: FoxyCart Templates

New TemplatesVersion 4.4 includes a host of small updates, new filters, and jQuery 1.10.1 support. There’s also a few new features to help you build dynamic FoxyCart stores even faster.

Important jQuery Note: The jQuery team made a big change in the 1.9 branch, removing support for .live(). This breaks a lot of older plugins. If you are using FoxyCart 1.0 or previous, FoxyShop will attempt to use jQuery 1.8.3. If you are using FoxyCart 1.1 or newer, the latest 1.10.1 branch will be used instead. To override, you can either include jQuery yourself or set this in your wp-config.php file:

define('FOXYSHOP_JQUERY_VERSION','1.8.3');

Please test your site after upgrade to make sure everything is working as expected.

Here are the highlights of this FoxyShop release:

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