PayPal is by far the easiest and most secure way to make an online donation to your cause. It is also very easy for organizations to receive online donations through paypal. There are several WordPress paypal donate plugins out there. But not all WordPress plugins are the same.
Donate Extra is a WordPress donation plugin that offers more than a simple donate button. This plugin provides advanced features like accepting anonymous donations, recurring donations, as well as integration with PayPal’s IPN. You can add the Donate Extra form on your donation page using a shortcode. Another great feature of this plugin is the donation recognition wall which can be configured to display the donors on a page in your site using a shortcode, or a widget.
You can configure sidebar widgets to display the total donations, the recognition wall, as well as the donation form. This plugin also comes with a donation management screen so that you can view the donor’s information, the dates the donations were made, the current total donations, as well as any comments made by the donors. You can also use the plugin to create a customized thank you email, as well as have your own unique custom image as your donation button. The settings page of this plugin offers plenty of options for customizing the plugin’s display. You can make your selections and then set it in testing mode to try a donation.
Donate Extra is one of the most popular PayPal donation plugins available for WordPress. You can download this plugin free from the WordPress plugin repository.
For those of you interested in paypal and WordPress integration, please have a look at our list of best WordPress paypal plugins.