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    Add a hidden Designation Code to your donation page

    In This Article:

      Background

      Salsa's donation pages have a built-in Designation Code option (found in the Options tab) - an open-ended text box allowing donors to write in a designation for their donation. 

      When a donor donates, the Designation Code value is saved in the donation record here:


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      But...

      What if you want to set the Designation_Code to a value and not have the donor change it?  If that would be A Good Thing, then read on!

      Before you begin

      • You'll need a donation page to edit.
      • You'll need to know the Designation_Code value that you want to assign for all donations created by the donation page.

      Donation Page Details

      1. Edit the donation page
      2. Click on the Options tab.
      3. Make sure that the Include Designation Code option is not checked.

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      1. Click on the Optional Text tab.
      2. Locate the Pre Submit Footer field.
      3. Insert a blank line into the Pre Submit Footer after any other contents. If there are no other contents, then insert the blank line at the top of the field.
      4. Copy this text:
      <input type="hidden" id="designation_code" name="Designation_Code" value="YOUR_DESIGNATION_CODE">
      1. Paste the text into the newly inserted line
      2. Change "YOUR_DESIGNATION_CODE" in the pasted text to your selected Designation_Code.
      3. Save the donation page.
      4. Test!

      Person-to-Person (P2P) Details

      1. Create or edit a P2P campaign.

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      1. Click on the Donation pagetab .  That lets you edit the donation page that P2P donors will use..

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      1. Locate the Pre donation text field

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      1. Insert a blank line into the Pre Donation text field after any other contents. If there are no other contents, then insert the blank line at the top of the field.
      2. Copy this text:
      <input type="hidden" id="designation_code" name="Designation_Code" value="YOUR_DESIGNATION_CODE">
      1. Paste the text into the newly inserted line.  The field will look something like this:

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      1. Change "YOUR_DESIGNATION_CODE" in the pasted text to the value that you'd lke to see in the Designation_Code. of this P2P campaign's donations.
      2. Save the P2P campaign.
      3. Test!

      Other Options

      Here are some other options for having a Designation Code in your donation page that might be helpful.

      Questions?

      If you have any questions, then please gather this information.

      Send this information to support@salsalabs.com, and we'll be glad to help

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