Introducing Civil Boosts

Fund your stories or projects with this quick and easy to use tool. It’s completely free for Civil Newsrooms.

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Two ways to boost your newsroom

Story Boosts make it easy for people to support your work in context.

  • Receive quick and easy payments at the bottom of every article.
  • One-time setup takes less than 5 minutes.
  • Boosters can fund with credit cards or ETH.
  • No time limits or funding caps.
  • No fees from Civil.

Instructions

To add Story Boosts to your website, choose from the options below:

Option 1

Install our WordPress plugin to add easy controls for enabling Story Boosts on your posts.

Option 2

Copy and paste a line of code at the bottom of an article to include a Story Boost on that article only.

Option 3

Add the embed code into your CMS template such that the Story Boost widget appears on every post in the desired location.

Have questions? Check out our FAQs here.

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Project Boosts help cover the costs of major projects or investigations.

  • Host crowdfunding campaigns anywhere on your website.
  • Connect your reader’s support to the projects that matter most.
  • Campaign setup is quick and easy.
  • Boosters can fund with credit cards or ETH.
  • No fees from Civil.

Instructions

Adding a Project Boost to your website is easy. You can launch a Project Boost from your Newsroom Manager Dashboard.

Step 1

Log into your Civil account, visit your Newsroom Dashboard, write a brief description of the project, and copy the Project Boost embed code.

Step 2

Log into your CMS, paste the Project Boost embed code into any page or article and save.

Step 3

Project Boosts should appear on your website. That’s it!

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