Feature Update: Send Test Emails

Attention nonprofits, we just launched a new feature! You can now send yourself test receipt emails to see first-hand how your donation receipt template looks when it is sent out to your donors.

Initial & One-Time Donations

There are two types of email receipts you can test, the first being for initial and one-time donations.

Start by heading over to your Donorbox dashboard and clicking the “Edit” button by the campaign whose receipt email you wish to test.

Go to the “Email” tab of your campaign editor and, once you have drafted you email template, click the gray “Send Test Email” button.

This will send a test email to the email address you used to create your Donorbox account. You should get a popup notification letting you know that the email has been sent.

Subsequent Monthly Donations

The second type of email receipt you can test is the one for subsequent monthly donations. To do so, go to your Donorbox Account page and click the “Receipt Email Settings” link on the left-hand side.

Here again, once you have drafted your email template, click the gray “Send Test Email” button.

That’s it! Your test email will be waiting for you in your inbox, complete with a randomized name and donation amount.

How to add SSL Security to your Weebly Site for Free with Cloudflare

In order to reduce risks, Donorbox requires that a web page be SSL secured in order to embed a recurring donation form onto it. For those of you using a custom domain for a Weebly website, this guide will teach you how to use Cloudflare to add SSL to your website.

The setup might be technical, so you may want one of the more tech-savvy members of your team to take this on. Please make sure to read through the guide carefully before beginning the process as mistakes may cause some downtime for your website. Regardless, we will walk you through every step and the reward is well worth it! You get a free SSL protection for your donation page which normally costs around $40.

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Accept Recurring Donations on Wix using a Donate Button

Wix, one of the most popular website builders out there, unfortunately does not support SSL. As such, in order to ensure the security of their donors and their information, Donorbox users should not be embedding their recurring donation forms directly onto their Wix websites. However, Wix users can still use the Donorbox donate button in order to accept recurring donations on Wix, as it will lead donors to a secure hosted donation page. Here’s how:

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Seamless Company Donation Matching

We are very excited to bring you a highly effective integration to help you get matching donations!

Donorbox has partnered with Double the Donation, the leading corporate giving data company, to give your donors the best employer matching experience. By encouraging and simplifying the corporate matching process for donors, this integration will help you grow your revenue.

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