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Donation goal gadget

To track your fundraising efforts, you can add a donation goal to a page on your site. The donation goal gadget displays a progress bar that measures progress towards your financial goal.

You can insert the gadget into a page onto your site, or into a page template so that all pages that use that template will automatically display the gadget. For instructions on inserting, moving, and deleting gadgets, see Gadgets.

For more information on donations, see Managing donations.

Donation goal gadget settings

Using the gadget's settings, you can control its appearance and behavior.

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For instructions on displaying gadget settings, see Gadgets.

The following settings are available for donation goal gadgets:

Setting

Description

Goal

The donation goal you are trying to reach. The currency used here is the one selected on the Payment settings screen.

Donation page to link to

Displays a donate button that links to the page you select. You can only choose pages that include a donation form gadget. If you don't want a donate button to appear, select None.

Include in Collected

Choose whether to display all donations or filter the donations by a particular donation field. You may be running multiple fundraising campaigns and need to display a separate progress indicator for each campaign. If you want to filter the donations, you can select any donation field whose type is multiple choice, radio buttons, or dropdown. After you select a donation field, you select a value for that field. For example, if you use a donation field called Fund to allow donors to direct their donations to different funds, you could select the Fund field then choose among possible field values such as Building or Maintenance.

Filter by date

If you want to filter donations by date, choose the start and end dates of the donations you want to include.

Gadget title

If you specify a gadget title, the title will appear specially formatted within the gadget. Depending on the gadget style you choose, the title may appear in a heading box.

Description

A brief description of your fundraising campaign.

Button label

The label that appears on the donate button. The button only appears if you choose a Donation page to link to (above).

Gadget style

The gadget style determines the physical appearance of the gadget. The style you choose will determine the color and format of the gadget title, the gadget content, and the gadget border. You can choose from theme-specific styles and styles that are common to all themes.

Margins

The amount of space – in pixels – that appears outside the gadget. You can set top, bottom, left, and right margins separately.

Advanced

Within the Advanced section, you can enter CSS code or classes to further control the appearance and behavior of the gadget. For more information, see Advanced gadget settings.

Changing colors and fonts

You can change the colors, text styles, and backgrounds used in your website from the Colors and styles screen.

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For more advanced fine-tuning, you can use CSS customization and theme overrides.

For donation goal gadgets, you can modify the following elements from the Colors and styles screen:

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Gadget title

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Title

General formatting or Typography
Gadgets/Gadget styles (Blueprint, Fiesta, Firma, Homestead, Showcase, Skyline, and Terra themes)
Gadget backgroundBackgroundGadgets (Showcase, Skyline themes)
Progress bar fill colorDonation barGadgets/Gadget styles (Blueprint, Fiesta, Homestead, and Skyline themes)
Donation goal (Clean Lines, Dark Impact, Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles, White Space themes)
Progress bar backgroundDonation bar (back)groundGadgets/Gadget styles (Blueprint, Fiesta, Homestead, Skyline themes)
Donation goal (Clean Lines, Dark Impact, Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles, White Space themes)
Progress bar outlineDonation bar border colorDonation goal (Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles)
Progress bar percentageDonation bar percentageDonation goal (Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles)
"Goal, "Collected" labelsDonation labels
Text/Normal 
Gadgets (Homestead, Skyline themes)
General formatting or Typography (all other themes)
"Goal" value

Donation labels
Donation goal
Text/Normal 

Donation goal (Firma, Terra, Tinted Tiles)
Gadgets (Homestead, Skyline themes)
General formatting or Typography (all other themes)
"Collected value"Donation labels
Donation collected
Text/Normal 
Donation goal (Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles)
Gadgets (Homestead, Skyline themes)
General formatting or Typography (all other themes)
DescriptionDonation description
Text/Normal 
Gadgets (Homestead, Skyline themes), Donation goal (Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles)
General formatting or Typography (all other themes)
Donate buttonDonation button

Gadgets (Homestead, Skyline themes)
Donation goal (Firma, Showcase, Terra, Tinted Tiles)

Any changes you make will be applied to other gadgets that use the same settings.  

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