Before you start ❗
You will need access to Code Injection in Squarespace. This is only available as part of Squarespace's business and commerce plans. Read more on the Squarespace pricing page.
About Givebutter Widgets 🔎
Givebutter Widgets is the most powerful way to drive donations to your campaigns by putting calls to action right where your donors already are – on your website! Donors can submit a transaction (or purchase tickets) directly on your site, without being redirected.
Widgets created from the Givebutter dashboard are dynamic, which means any changes you make on Givebutter will update on your Widget, without needing to update your site's code. You can embed Givebutter Widgets on specific parts of your website by copying and pasting provided HTML code into the editor area of the website where you'd like them to appear.
Types of Widgets 🖥️
Button – Buttons can be added anywhere on your website, and display a donation form when clicked. Buttons can be added to the header or footer section of your website. Buttons have two configurable formats, Static and Floating.
Static – Placed within your site formatting (such as your site navigation). Scrolls with the page when you scroll down.
Floating – Positioned in the lower right corner of the page and "floats" on top of your site formatting so it is always visible. Does not scroll when you scroll down the page.
Form – Donor-friendly donation forms can be added to any page on your website. Directly embeds the entire Form, which scrolls with the rest of the page content.
Goal bar – Showcase the progress of your campaign's success with a simple goal bar reflecting performance in real time. Also available as a thermometer-style embed.
Supported payment methods 💸
Donors can complete transactions in a Widget using the following payment options:
Customization options 🎨
Looking to customize your Widget or align it to a specific position on your site? You can alter a button's color, styling, and icon, as well as add an align attribute to position your Widget on the left, right, or center or your page. Goal bar Widgets also have configurable options for color and sizing. Read more about our available configuration options →
Installing Widgets on Squarespace ⚙️
Widgets are installed in two parts: the library, and the Widget itself. Take a look at our video guide below for step by step instructions on how to add Button and Form Widgets to your Squarespace site, or skip ahead if you prefer to read the instructions.
Add the library 📖
To get started with creating and managing Widgets, visit your Givebutter dashboard.
Go to Account on the left-hand menu bar.
Click Integrations – only account admins have access to the Integrations page.
Click Widgets, and click on the Squarespace button.
The following window will appear, with instructions on how to add the library code to your Squarespace site. Follow the instructions shown, or read on for details and images showing the steps!
Click on the Website heading in your Squarespace account.
Scroll down, and under the Utilities heading, click Website Tools.
Click Code Injection.
Under the Header section, paste your library code as found in your Givebutter dashboard.
Save your changes, and navigate back to Givebutter. You should see that the library has been installed.
Embed a Widget ➕
In Squarespace, select Pages from your main navigation, and click on the page you would like to add the Widget to.
Click Edit in the upper left corner of your Squarespace page. This will open up the page editor.
In the section you'd like to add the Widget to, click Add Block.
Search for or select Code, and a new block will appear with some filler text inside it.
Click the Edit icon.
Remove the filler code and replace it with your Widget's embed code. The Widget will update!
Save your changes, and exit the editor.
When you view your site, you can click the Widget to open up the donation checkout flow.