Item templates dictate how an item will display on your site and how your supporters will add an item to the cart or checkout using the item. This article will review the different item templates available on Givecloud and how you can use them to create the checkout experience you want.


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Default

Event Registration

Page with Avatar and Modal

Page with Banner and Modal

Page with Centered Buttons

Page with Payment

Page with Right Column

Product


Default

best used for: products, event tickets, memberships, e-cards, tributes, any add-to-cart item.

When you create a new item, the new item will 'default' to this default template. The default template includes the item name, summary, price, and an add to cart button. The default template can work as a basic product template, event ticket template or donation template. Items are added to the cart when using the Default template.

The following item feature would work well with the default template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Sales Tax

  • Social Sharing Buttons

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Allow Donor Covers Cost

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

Customization

With the default template, you will be able to customize,

  • Background image

  • Content location: Where the page content should be located relative to the Product Information.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the default template.


Event Registration

best used for: event tickets, registration, sign-up forms, in-person events registration, virtual event registration, free event registration forms.

The Event Registration template is an excellent option for ticket sales, registration for events or classes. The event registration template includes the item name, summary, price, item photo, and an add to cart button. The event registration template allows for additional event fields for the event date, time and event location. Items are added to the cart when using the event registration template.

We recommend disabling quantity on some ticket registration items, especially if you want the information for each attendee. To learn more about ticket sales on Givecloud, check out our help articles, How to create an event registration page and QR Codes & Event Check-In.

The following item features would work well with the event registration template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Sales Tax

  • Social Sharing Buttons

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Allow Donor Covers Cost

  • Alternative Button

Customization

With the event registration template, you will be able to customize,

  • Event Dates & Times

  • Event Location

  • Background image

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the event registration template.


Page with Avatar and Modal

best used for: sponsorships, project fundraising, sponsoring schools, churches, or sponsoring individuals outside a sponsorship model.

Page with Avatar and Modal template is an excellent option for sponsorships that don't fit into the sponsorship model. An example would be a youth science project raising money for supplies or sponsoring individuals within a community organization. The Avatar and Modal template includes a circular feature image, an add to cart button, and space to add page content.

The following item features would work well with the page with Avatar and Modal template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Sales Tax

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

Customization

No additional customization options are available.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the Avatar and Modal template.


Page with Banner and Modal

best used for: a capital campaign, end-of-year campaign, campaign with goal tracker/fundraising thermometer. , add-to-cart donation.

The Page with Banner and Modal template focuses on storytelling and is an excellent option for a capital campaign or end-of-year campaign with a goal tracker. The page with Banner and Modal includes a banner image and a center-focused add to cart button. The template works well with goal tracking /fundraising thermometer.

The following item features would work well with the Page with Banner and Modal template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Sales Tax

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Tributes

Customization

No additional customization options are available.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart for the Page with Banner and Modal template.


Page with Centered Buttons

best used for: tributes, e-cards, memberships, add-to-cart donation, campaign with goal tracker/fundraising thermometer, add-to-cart donation.

Page with Centered Buttons template focuses on storytelling and is a great option for a capital campaign or end-of-year campaign with a goal tracker. Unlike Page with Banner and Modal, the page with centered buttons brings price and options, tributes and custom fields from the modal onto the page below the page content section.

The following item features would work well with the page with Page with Centered Buttons template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Sales Tax

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

Customization

No additional customization options are available.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the Page with Centered Buttons template.


Page with Payment

best used as a: donation page, fundraiser, capital campaign, end of year campaign, campaign with goal tracker/ fundraising thermometer, tributes.

Page with Payment is commonly used as a donation page on Givecloud because it allows your supporters to checkout directly on the item template. The Page with Payment automatically includes all your checkout features such as billing information, card information, special notes and referral source while displaying all price and option settings.

Page with Payment is the only item template that automatically opts-in Donor Covers Cost for your supporters within the checkout experience.

The Page with Payment Template also allows for designations. To learn more about designations, check out our help article, Add Designations to a Donation Page.

Page with Payment can be embedded on external sites as well. Learn more about Embeddable Donation Forms.

The following item features would work well with the Page with Payment template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Social Sharing Buttons

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Allow Donor Covers Cost

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

  • Account Designations

Customization

With the Page with Payment template, you will be able to customize,

Overrides

  • Payment Day: Override and force a specific payment day for any recurring variants.

  • Referral Source: Override the global referral source.

  • Requires a referral source: Should the referral source be required at checkout on the specific item.

  • Designations Label: Override the label displayed when selecting a designation.

  • Complete Purchase Button Text: Override the text on the Complete Purchase button.

  • Post-Purchase Redirect URL: Override the page that the user is redirected to after this product is purchased.

Content

  • Heading Content: Customize the content that displays in the header.

  • Content Above Buttons: Customize the content that displays above the main item options.

  • Enable Email Opt-in: Enable/Disable the Email Opt-in Field in the Billing Section.

  • Require Billing Phone: Require the Billing Phone Field in the Billing Section.

Pledges

  • Pledge Campaign: Allow pledges towards a pledge campaign in addition to donating.

  • Pledge Amount Presets: Set specific amount presets for pledges.

Honor Roll

  • Honour Roll: Enable/disable honour roll functionality on the item.

  • Honour Roll Title: Set the honor roll title.

  • Honour Roll Limit: Set the limit of honor roll records displayed on the item page.

  • Honour Roll Style: Set the honor roll style. The options are Masonry or List.


Page with Right Column

best used for: memberships, add-to-cart donation, any add-to-cart items, tributes.

The Page with Right Column divides the page into two sections. The left-hand section is for page content, and the right-hand section is the ability to add the item to the cart. Page with Right Column can be used for memberships, product sales, tickets, registrations, or donation items.

The following item features would work well with the Page with Right Column template,

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Social Sharing Buttons

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Allow Donor Covers Cost

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

Customizations

No additional customization options are available.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the page with right column template.


Product

best used for: products, digital products, memberships, ticket sales, any add-to-cart items.

The Product template allows you to display your items with additional item images, add to cart button, custom fields, social sharing and more. Page content will show along the right-hand side under the item name and summary. Images of the item can be enlarged and explored via a slider.

The following item features would work well with the Product template,

  • Additional Images under the Price and Options

  • Custom Fields

  • Page Content

  • Social Sharing Buttons

  • Event Check-in

  • Allow Tax Receipts

  • Allow Donor Covers Cost

  • Goal Tracking / Fundraising Thermometer

  • Alternative Button

  • Tributes

Customizations

With the Product Template, you will be able to customize,

  • Background Image of the item.

Keep in Mind

Donor Covers Cost requires the supporter to check Donor Covers Cost in the cart when using the Product template.

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