Below you’ll find a quick cheat sheet describing all the types of content you need for your Petition Tool. You can learn more about using and optimizing each type of content by clicking on the links below:
A Header Image: Manage how the image and title of your Petition Tool will look on your campaign landing page. You don't want too much clutter at the top of the tool to distract from the action button, so use it wisely!
The Supporter Content section of your tool Content screen looks like this:
In this section, you’ll find all the components of your campaign tool that will guide supporters through the process of taking action:
Introductory Text: This is your Call to Action! By default, it appears below the header of your campaign tool. Tell your supporters what they can do to make a difference.
Key Points: The Key Points section of your Petition Tool should contain the text of the petition that you're asking supporters to add their voices to.
Thank You Page Message: After they complete an action, your supporters will be taken to this page. Tell them they’re great, and offer them a chance to share your campaign with our social sharing buttons.
Thank You Email Message: After your supporter completes an action, they’ll receive a thank you email from your organization.
Redirect URL: If you don’t want supporters to be sent to a Thank-You Page, add a URL for a different destination here.
WARNING! The Target Content section of your Petition Tool Content screen looks like this:
But you do not actually want to add any content to the Email Subjects or Your Message fields for a petition tool here! These emails will not be sent! The petition tool allows supporters to take action without needing to write anything.
Instead, decision-makers that are the targets of petitions will receive a form email that you can view in Advanced settings, under Emails: