URL parameters are bits of information appended to the end of a URL to pass data to the page. In our instance, the parameters will be used by the page to preselect form field options.
Given a standard URL (e.g.:
https://demo.givebutter.com/collect), parameters are added to a URL by appending a ‘?’ to the end.
Following the ‘?’, parameters have a
name=value syntax (e.g.:
When more than one parameter is required, they must be separated by an ‘&’ (e.g.:
Full URL example:
The available parameters for the donation form are:
amount - preselect an existing amount option (e.g.: 25, 50, 100, 250)
frequency - preselect an existing frequency option (e.g., monthly, quarterly, yearly)
fund - preselect a fund by their ID