WP Simple Pay Documentation

Documentation, Reference Materials, and Tutorials for WP Simple Pay

How to Set Up an Payment Form to Accept Donations

Accepting donations is one of the most popular use cases for WP Simple Pay. Flexible donation forms can easily be created with our form builder, allowing you to collect one-time and recurring donations without having to know how to code to customize your campaigns.

Alumni donation form

You’ll need to create a new payment form by logging to your WordPress admin, then going to WP Simple Pay → Add New.

Alumni Services Donation Form Template

For this guide, we’ll setup a form to collection donation for our school’s alumni services department. In the Template Explorer search for alumni and select the Alumni Services Donation template.

Alumni template explorer

Payment Settings

The Alumni Services Donation Form template automatically adds a 6 price options that gives donors a list of pre-set donation amounts, as well as the ability to set a custom donation amount.

Click the Payment tab to further customize payment options.

Donation form payment settings

Form Field Settings

The Alumni Services Donation Form template automatically adds the following fields:

  • Registrants’s Name
  • Contact Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Graduation Year (text field)
  • Donation Amount (price selector field)
  • Credit Card

The Graduation Year is a Text field that allows donors to input the year they graduated.

Donation form fields

Click the Form Fields tab to configure your form further.

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