Product Announcements

Charitable 1.5: Ready for Testing

After months of development, Charitable 1.5 is nearly ready for release. This is the first major release of 2017, and includes tons of new features and a myriad of improvements and bug fixes. But we need your help! We need as many people as possible to test it now, before release. Click here to download the beta.…

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Add Donors to Your Campaign Monitor Lists

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We just released version 1.1.0 of Charitable Newsletter Connect, with a few new features, some bug fixes and support for Campaign Monitor. Integrate with Campaign Monitor The major new feature in this release is the addition of support for Campaign Monitor. Campaign Monitor has been around for a long time and has built up a…

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Grow Your Non-Profit’s Email Newsletter List

Newsletter Connect is a fuss-free way for you to add people to your mailing list when they donate. Email marketing is a powerful way for you to remain in touch with your donors. Research shows that non-profits raise $44 per 1000 fundraising emails delivered, which is an incredible return when you consider just how cheap newsletter…

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Pricing Update: PWYW Packages Change Next Week

tldr; The minimum & suggested prices for our PWYW packages will be bumped up on Monday, March 6. It’s been nearly a year since we first launched Pay What You Want pricing for our Pro and Plus packages. That year has seen a lot of growth for Charitable, and we have enjoyed supporting organizations of all shapes…

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How We Improved Logins and Registrations in Charitable

One of the key focuses of Charitable development lately has been the front-end user login and registration process. Version 1.4.0 introduced a password reset process. Today we’re releasing version 1.4.2, which includes several enhancements to the login and registration forms. Note: If you are already using the Charitable shortcodes for login and registration, there are some…

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Charitable 1.4 Features Responsive Styling and More

TL;DR: We just released a huge update for Charitable. Highlights include better support for small screens, a new shortcode and complete user-facing login and registration workflow. Charitable 1.4 is coming out today, nearly six months since we released version 1.3. That’s a long time between major releases – too long for my liking – but the result is…

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Accept Donations in South African Rand with PayFast

Our goal is for Charitable to be a donation plugin for organizations every everywhere — not just in currencies that are supported by PayPal. That’s why we created our PayUMoney extension last year; it’s why we built out our Easy Digital Downloads integration; and it’s why we just made it possible for you to accept donations in South…

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Create Your Dream Fundraising Platform with WordPress

Ben is a 32-year old with a solid job and a lingering desire to create something entrepreneurial. His parents ran a small business when he grew up, and it was a tough road for them at times. He always admired their work ethic and commitment. In the community where he lives, Ben sees in some of his…

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Why We Moved to a Pay What You Want Model

We had a mini relaunch here on WPCharitable last week. The homepage got a refresh, we rolled out our theme Reach, and we launched a new Charitable Plus package to complement Charitable Pro. But the bit that I want to talk about today is why we decided to move to a Pay What You Want pricing…

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Accept Donations with Authorize.Net

2015 is nearly over, but we thought we’d push out one last extension for the year: Charitable Authorize.Net allows you to accept donations through Authorize.Net. The plugin is designed to be easy to use: Just install it, add your transaction key & API login ID (both available via Authorize.Net’s merchant area) and you are ready…

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Donations with Easy Digital Downloads and Charitable

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We teased it a few weeks ago, but Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect is finally available. For e-commerce stores who want to contribute to more than their bottom line, Charitable Easy Digital Downloads Connect offers a seamless way to raise money for causes you care about. We see examples of in e-commerce all the time: Californian wine…

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