How to Create a Donation Page

Last Updated: Oct 04, 2018 10:09AM PDT

This support article will walk you through how to create a Donation Page on Classy. 


1. Create The Page

Open the Campaigns tab on the left-hand side of your dashboard. Click the green Create New button, and select Donation Page.

2. Enter the Basic Campaign Details

Once you click Create new, you will enter a 2-step process that guides you through setting the foundation of your Donation Page. First, enter your basic campaign information to get started. All elements you set up now can be edited later. 

3. Set the Event Theme

The theme section allows you to set the basic branding for your donation page. This will transfer to your pages later in the process, so you have a head start on your donation page design. You can always modify your global theme later. During this step, you can upload an event logo, hero image, and primary color. After you finish these steps, you will land in your event's Overview tab. You can always return to the Details tab to modify the information you've already entered. 

4. Setup and Design the Campaign Pages

After you've set your donation page theme and created your campaign draft navigate from the Overview tab to the Pages tab to fully customize your event From the Pages tab, you can customize each of your campaign pages. Below you can find design tips for each page. 

5. Open the Advanced Design tab

Don't kick off your launch party just yet! There are still some essential steps to put the finishing touches on your campaign before you publish. The Design tab will only become available to you once you have exited the Builder and entered the Campaign Manager by creating the draft of your campaign. To enter the Campaign Manager, complete all six steps in the Builder and save your campaign draft. 

If you want complete creative control over your campaigns, the Design tab is where you will likely be spending most of your time within the Campaign Manager. The Design tab can be found editing the individual pages of your campaign. You'll find it on the righthand side of the screen next to Setup.

6. Configure the Campaign Details

After you've set up and designed your campaign, navigate to the Details tab to adjust your campaign settings. Below you can find support articles that outline how to use the various features available in the Details tab of your campaign.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Classy Support Team.