Prestashop Donate to Charity module helps store owners to set up a donation fund on the store & seek donations from the customer. A clear & concise description of the fund will also ensure customers that the money will reach the actual beneficiaries. This has some other benefits too. Setting up a donation fund also reflects your philanthropist personality in the market & helps to improve the brand image among the potential customers.
Note: PrestaShop Donate to Charity module is compatible with PrestaShop version 8.x.x and multi-store feature.
For the overview of the plugin check the video mentioned-below –
Features of Prestashop Donate to Charity
- Run various donation campaigns on store simultaneously.
- Advertise all the campaigns on various pages of the store.
- Choose to ask for a donation of a fixed amount.
- Set donation amount according to the will of customer.
- Global Advertisement banners & banners for individual donation campaigns are fully configurable.
- Enable/Disable the display of button on the global advertisement for redirecting to donation campaigns listings.
- Provide donation block on the cart page too.
How to Install Prestashop Donate to Charity Module
- Firstly, Go to the Module Manager in Back office and click on ‘upload a module’.
- After that, Drag and drop the module file or select the file from the system.
- In this way, the module installation will be successful.
Workflow of Prestashop Donate to Charity Module
Once the module installation is successful, new tabs add to the dashboard.
Global Advertisement Configuration:
In this section, Admin can customize global banner & the text displayed on it. Choose to display this banner on different pages at various positions. Display a button on the banner to redirect to the donations category page. The text, it’s colour & the colour of the button border can be customized too.
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Once you configure the global banner settings, it will display the banner on front-end. You can also see a button to view all the donation campaigns running on the shop.
On clicking the button, the customer will go to the category page of the donation. View all the donation campaigns running on the shop here.
Create donation campaigns
In this section, you can create various donation campaigns.
Case 1: While creating any donation, if you keep the price type as fixed. In that case, a person donating for any cause needs to contribute the fixed amount set by admin.
Note: This donation is created as virtual product in catalog at the back-end.
Additionally, you can also manage advertisement setting for donation. If you wish, you can advertise the campaigns on various pages of the shop.
As you know the donation is created as a product. Hence upload the images to show on the product in the images section. You can also change the cover image for the product created for the donation.
The process to donate in existing/running campaigns
The process to donate towards any cause will be similar to the process adopted for ordering any product.
After the confirmation of an order, it will create a new order at admin’s end too. Admin can change the status after receiving the payment.
Case 2: If you keep the price type of the donation as “By customer”. In that case, Customer can donate any amount greater than the minimum amount.
If the price type is set to “By Customer”, then you will find a field to enter the amount at the product page. Here customer can choose to donate any amount greater than the minimum amount set in the configuration. Rest of the flow will be the same as ordering any normal product.
An option to donate will be available on the cart page too as per the settings. The functionality of ‘price type’ by which admin can select whether the donation is a fixed amount or customer can choose the donation amount will also be applicable here.
View donation statistics
Under the charity donation tab, a third tab of “Donation Stats” is also available. This section presents the data of donation for all the active campaigns of the store.
Under this statistics section, there are particularly two kinds of data is available. The first list shows the total number of customers/order who donated to the campaign.
There is an another kind of data available too. This data shows the list of all the campaigns that received no funds from the customer yet.
On clicking the “view” button available against the listing, you can view the list of all the customers who donated to that particular campaign.
That was all about Prestashop donate to charity module. I hope this document will help you in checking the functionality of the module in a better way. And, do let us know about your views in comments.
Current Product Version - 4.1.0
Supported Framework Version - 8.x.x, 1.7.x.x