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Friday, July 18, 2008

Adding A Donate a Beer Button Or Coffee

Well I have been coming across many sites and i keep seeing this donate button its all over the place i was wondering where and how to add it to my own site . So i did some researching of my own. And jackpot i found the wizard hehe.. is the international service used for money transfer. The service allows anyone to pay in any way they prefer. You may have seen the Donate buttons from Paypal on many blogs. These allow your blog visitors to express their satisfaction about your blog in a monetary way.

Here is how to add a paypal donate button to your blog :

1. Log in to your PayPal account.

2. Click Merchant Services.

3. Click Donations.

4. Complete the form with the details of your item and select the Donation button you wish to use. For assistance with this process, click More Resources in the upper right corner of this page.

5. In the Currency drop down box, select the type of currency you would like to receive your payments in.

6. If you need to specify additional details, click Add More Options and fill out the appropriate fields, otherwise click Create Button Now.

7. If you selected Add More Options, click Create Button Now.

8. Copy the HTML code into a text file in Notepad and save it. Click Done if you are finished creating buttons, or click on Create Another Button if you want to make additional buttons.

9. Login at

10. Click on Layout link on Dashboard.

11. Click the Add page Element link in sidebar on the Page Elements subtab of Template tab.

12. Choose the Html/Javascript option in the popup window.

13. Paste the code from Paypal under the Contents window. Save.

14. Clear Cache and view Blog.

Oh hey guys i came up with a cute beer button too check it out!!


Mommy Ruby said...

just stopping by to welcome you to surf and drop ringsurf.

WeblogLearner said...

Am in the netherlands..maybe i make mine donate heineken? Do you think that would be proper? Just a cool idea. thanks for sharing thi

WebbieStuffs said...

I have been thinking about this stuff. I know it is not really 100% that someone would donate but for me it looks cool if put in blogs. I will be making my donate button if i have some more free time. Good that it has instructions here on how to do it.

Roshill said...

@Mommy Ruby- Hey thank you for adding me up at ring surf !! I hope you like where i have placed it !...

@Weblearner- No problem m8 anytime just let me know if you have nay problem installing it.

@webbiestuffs- Yea i know usually people don't donate such stuff but yes its a good thing! Means if they like the content of the site!!

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