As a nonprofit organization, your website is crucial to your fundraising efforts. Potential donors will look to your website in order to learn more about your organization and its mission and decide whether they believe in it enough to contribute their time or money. As such, you want to find a website builder that will help you convey the values of your organization and encourage donations. With so many options available, it’s hard to decide which website builder is most adapted to your project as well as your level of experience in web design. To make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of what we believe are the top 8 website builders for nonprofits, taking into account factors such as ease of use, functionality, and flexibility. We hope this helps you out on your quest to build your perfect website.
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Site123 is a user-friendly website builder that allows anyone, even those with no website-building experience or coding skills, to build responsive websites. You don’t even need to drag and drop widgets, just use the ready-made designs and layouts, add your content, and you’re all set! You can choose to create a Site123 website for free, or to upgrade to their premium plan for $9.80 a month and benefit from a domain connection, higher bandwidth, and more storage. It also only takes a few minutes to embed your Donorbox donation form onto a Site123 website – keep reading to find out how it’s done.
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In order to make our checkout process even faster, we recently came out with our modal popup donation form. This feature makes it so that your form pops up on the same screen when someone presses your donate button, instead of redirecting your donors to a separate donation page. This guide will walk you through how to install a popup donation form on your Squarespace website:
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Moonfruit is a subscription-based web hosting service, which currently offers versions in both English and French. It has a simple, user-friendly point-and-click interface as well as drag-and-drop templates, to make it easier than ever for you to build your own custom website. For those of you with Moonfruit websites, we have put together a guide on how to embed your Donorbox donation forms on a webpage.
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Jimdo is a robust, mobile responsive website builder that now hosts over 15 million websites! It offers a free basic service – which provides you with enough tools to build a functional website – as well as two-premium services. For those of you who have created your website on Jimdo or are planning to, here is a quick guide on how to embed your recurring Donorbox donation forms onto a Jimdo website.
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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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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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In addition to embedding a donation form inside your webpage, we offer two embeddable donate buttons for websites: a donate now button linked to your secure donation page and a donate button for a popup modal form. With the secure donation page, you don’t need to install any additional SSL on your website. If you want to use a popup modal form, make sure that your website is SSL secured.
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