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Donation Express Payments

How to update your Candidate theme to support express payment options

About Express payments

If you have enabled express payment options for your website but the new options are not appearing on your pages, use this guide to update your custom Candidate theme.
Enabling express payment options for your website will allow donors to contribute using Apple Pay, Google Pay, or credit card they've saved to their browser. By making these payment options available, you will:
  1. 1.
    Minimize the time it takes for donors to contribute
  2. 2.
    Make it easier for people to donate from their mobile devices
  3. 3.
    Provide an added sense of security by allowing donors to avoid manual credit card input
All of these factors can increase donation conversion rates, giving your organization the means to better promote your cause.
📌 Note: This feature is only available on Donation (v2) pages using NationBuilder Payments. Learn more.

Take a backup of your theme

Before changing theme files - download a backup of your current custom theme.
Theme > Current custom theme > Download

Updating the theme code

  1. 1.
    Download theme files here
  2. 2.
    Upload "_styles_staged_donations.html" to your theme files to replace the old version hit publish
  3. 3.
    Upload "pages_show_donation_v2_wide.html" to your theme files to replace the old version hit publish