Crowdfunding is a Joomla! extension that provides functionality for building and managing websites for collective fundraising.
Users are able to publish their projects on the front page. They will use a Wizard, which will lead them step by step through the process and will facilitate the creating of their projects.
There are many standard things you might find in a crowdfunding platform - comments, updates, list of backers, rewards. Users are able to leave comments and to follow the process of projects in the section for updates.
The extension is gamified, which increases engagement and makes the fundraising an exciting experience.
The backers will discover campaigns on interactive and informative list. They can search or filter the ideas of innovators by place, categories and other criteria.
Users will be able to use campaign manager, information about all transactions, detailed statistics and other tools, that will help them to monitor what happens with theirs campaigns.
Funding goes through several steps and it is controlled by "Payment Wizard". It is possible to transfer money through PayPal, Coinbase ( Bitcoin ), Bank Transfer, iDEAL via Mollie, AuthorizeNet, WePay,...
The system is designed to provide an easy to use user interface. There are project wizard and payment wizard that lead users step by step through the process of creating campaigns and making donations.
The crowdfunding platform was designed as responsive and mobile friendly. It is based on Twitter Bootstrap 2 and uses many of its components.
The extension makes available CrowdFunding API and many plug-in events. The structure is designed to provide an easy way of customization and extending. The code is well documented and follows PSR-2 coding standard.
It is possible:
to create, edit and approve campaigns;
to monitor, capture and cancel transactions;
to categorize projects and to make them featured;
to create e-mail templates and to manage the users;
to set up commission that will be sent to your account;
to search and filter the records easily;
Many additional extensions
There are many additional extensions that you will be able to install on the platform. That will add extra functionality and features.
Many payment plug-ins
There are several payment plugins that you will be able to use. That will give you a chance to give good payment options to your users.
Good front-end management
There is a project manager that provides additional information and statistics to project owners about their campaigns. Moreover, the users will be able to monitor their transaction when they make payments.
The platform is integrated with some popular community extensions; - Easy Social, JomSocial, Social Community, Kunena, Gravatar,...