This package provides the base pieces required to accept donations on an Armstrong site.
armstrong.apps.donations provides everything you need to accept donations
except templates. It defaults to Authorize.net for its payment processing, but
all payment processing can be configured.
armstrong.apps.donations ships with a default set of URL routes that may
work for you without any tweaking. Simply add the URL configuration you would
like and include
armstrong.apps.donations.urls. For example, you could
configure it to respond to
/donate/ like this inside your main
# This assumes you already have a urlpatterns variable urlpatterns += patterns('', url(r'^/donate/', include('armstrong.apps.donations.urls')), )
This adds a
DonationFormView view for you at
/donate/ and a thanks page
/donate/thanks/. You need to add templates for each.
The default templates are:
You need to use the
donation_form context value to display the
DonationForm inside the
Installation & Configuration
You can install the latest release of
armstrong.apps.donations using pip:
pip install armstrong.apps.donations
Make sure to add
INSTALLED_APPS. You can add this however you like. This works as a
INSTALLED_APPS += ["armstrong.apps.donations", ]
Once installed, you have to run either
migrate if you are
You can configure the payment backend using the
setting. It defaults to:
ARMSTRONG_DONATIONS_BACKEND = "armstrong.apps.donations.backends.AuthorizeNetBackend"
This utilizes armstrong.utils.backends for its backend processing.
State of Project
Armstrong is an open-source news platform that is freely available to any organization. It is the result of a collaboration between the Texas Tribune and Bay Citizen, and a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
To follow development, be sure to join the Google Group.
armstrong.apps.donations is part of the Armstrong project. You're
probably looking for that.