How to add a Paypal Donate button link to your site using a shortcode

Just add this WordPress Code Snippet to the functions.php file in your current WordPress theme in order to create a shortcode that allows you to add a Paypal Donate button link on your site.

/**
 * Create Paypal Donate button link using shortcode
 *
 * @author WPSnacks.com
 * @link http://www.wpsnacks.com
 */
function donate_button_shortcode( $atts, $content = null) {
	global $post;extract(shortcode_atts(array(
		'account' => 'your-paypal-email-address',
		'for' => $post->post_title,
		'onHover' => '',
	), $atts));
	if(empty($content)) $content='Make A Donation';
		return '<a href="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_xclick&business='.$account.'&item_name=Donation for '.$for.'" title="'.$onHover.'">'.$content.'</a>';
}
add_shortcode('donate', 'donate_button_shortcode');

Then you can add one of the below shortcodes to add the Paypal Donate link or you can alter the code slightly to add an image button instead of a word link.

[donate]
[donate]Some text here[/donate]
[donate account=”name@yoursite.com” onHover=”Thanks” for=”Title”]
[donate account=”name@yoursite.com” onHover=”Thanks” for=”Title”]Some text here[/donate]

$account shows your paypal email address and $onHover sets anchor title when link is hovered over. Hope this helps, enjoy.

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