How do I set up a donation form?

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I run a charity organization and would like my website to accept donations. Is there a way to put a donation button or form on my website?
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Here are instructions to add a donation button to your website.

  1. Open the page you want to add the form to. You may want to add a new blank page to your website.


  2. In the toolbar, click Insert.




  3. Hover over SimpleStore, then click Donation Form.




  4. In Donate Form Settings on the left, enter a description of what the donation is for. When your visitors make a donation, they'll see this description on the order form.


  5. In the Suggested Amount field, you can show a specific amount to donors. Note that a period and extra zeros don't show.


  6. If you want people that are making donations to be able to send a message along with their donation, select the Show Message box checkbox.


Hope this helps!

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Gail6283

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this does not help because when i click on donation form it says i need a simple store but i already have a simple store. 

my website is viva4children.org

my email is casastx@gmail.com

I would appreciate help as soon as possible to take advantage of last few days of year and possible year end donations to our non profit.
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Hi Gail6283,

Let me look into the options here. The donation form works on the latest Simplestore, which you are not using yet.

Drew
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Gail6283

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Thanks Drew I surely appreciate your taking a look at this issue for me. I'd like to just get the donate button up and working through the end of the year, then if I need to rebuild my simple store on a more recent version of simple store I can do so.  Time is just an issue right now, as well as access to a reliable computer since I'm out of my office, on vacation, through the 31st!  But would like to get this resolved in next day or two.
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Hi Gail6283,

There was a pretty big change in the new Simplestore in the way it was designed, so we can't change that quickly. If you need this button urgently, then log in to your Paypal account and generate one there. Paypal will provide you with the needed HTML. You just copy/paste it to an HTML box in Sitebuilder.

Drew
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good answer
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Sherry0572

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no I get a error
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is there a way to change the wording from make a payment to make a donation?