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I am trying to embed two widgets side by side, using code blocks. I add them in the editor, but when I save it and check the live webpage, only the first widget shows up. I'm on Squarespace 7.0, using the Pacific template. As far as I can tell, there is no Ajax option, so that should be off.

Here's the URL, which only shows one widget, when there should be two similar widgets side by side:



This is what the widget's code looks like:

<!-- Begin Give Lively Fundraising Widget -->
<script>gl=document.createElement('script');gl.src='https://secure.givelively.org/widgets/branded_donation/roanoke-valley-childrens-choir-inc/team-soprano-musical-sparks-scholarship-fundraiser.js';document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].appendChild(gl);</script><div data-widget-src='https://secure.givelively.org/donate/roanoke-valley-childrens-choir-inc/team-soprano-musical-sparks-scholarship-fundraiser?ref=sd_widget' id="give-lively-widget" class="gl-branded-donation-widget"></div>
<!-- End Give Lively Fundraising Widget -->


I attached a picture of what it looks like in the editor, correctly showing both widgets side by side, and what it looks like on the live website, not showing both of them.

editor - both widgets seen side by side.png

live website - only one widget seen.png

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7 hours ago, npd1987 said:

I am trying to embed two [Give Lively] widgets side by side, using code blocks. I add them in the editor, but when I save it and check the live webpage, only the first widget shows up.

Give Lively have coded their Donation Widget in such a way that you can only place one per web page. (If you are interested in the technical reason, it is because they assign an HTML id attribute to the element that is used to attach the code. You cannot have more than one element with the same id on a webpage, which is why the second one cannot be used.)

To have more than one Donation Widget on your website, you'll need to place them on different pages. They document this in the Give Lively support guide entitled Use embeddable widgets to collect donations on your website.

I appreciate that's not what you wanted to hear but I hope this answers your question.

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After it was pointed out that the widgets weren't working because they have the same ID, I went to one of the externally linked javascript files for the widget (https://secure.givelively.org/widgets/branded_donation/roanoke-valley-childrens-choir-inc/team-alto-musical-sparks-scholarship-fundraiser.js), copied it, changed everywhere I found the existing ID in the  javascript to a different ID, used the same new ID in the html div element in one of the widget's embed codes, then put the new javascript in my Squarespace page code injection, and it worked!


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