Japanese FlagWe have all seen the devastation in Japan and many are looking for ways to get involved.  If you own a website or blog, here is a simple way you can help. 

Hello Bar has made it simple to add a custom toolbar to your website or blog soliciting donations for the charity of your choice.   Here is an example of what it will look like on your page.  Read more for the quick howto guide to get started.

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Basic Website:

You can simply add this code within the <body> tag of your website to solicit donations for the Red Cross:
<script type=”text/javascript” src=”//www.hellobar.com/hellobar.js”></script>
<script type=”text/javascript”>
new HelloBar(1,9126);
<noscript>Help The Victims of the 8.9 Earthquake in Japan by Spreading Awareness and Aid. Visit http://goo.gl/wjZQz to donate.

Or visit Hello Bar’s Webpage and sign up for an account using the Invite Code “helpjapan” to customize the message and charity.

Blogging Platforms:


In order to add the Hello Bar to Tumblr, you will need to follow some additional steps.

First, you will need to create an account with HelloBar using the “helpjapan” invite code.  Follow the link sent to your email to access your code.

Next. click on settings in the right hand corner of your screen.

hellobar settings

You will then need to select “Left side of the window” in the Tab Display field.  Click Save to get your embed code.

Hello Bar Tab Display

Copy your embed code then login to your Tumblr Dashboard and select Customize

Customize Tumblr

Select Info from your navigation Bar and paste your Hello Bar code into the description tab.

Tumblr Description Field


The simplest way to add the plain or customized Hello Bar embed code into your WordPress.org site is to use the Hello Bar Plug In.

Simply Login to your WordPress Dashboard and Select Plugins> Add New.

Wordpress Plugin

Search for and Install the Hello Bar Plugin.

Wordpress Plugin Hello Bar

Paste your embed code into the Hello Bar for WordPress Plugin

Wordpress Plugin Hello Bar

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at New Media Builder or contact Hello Bar’s staff directly: HERE

Red Cross Japan ReliefFind out more about how you can help Japan by visiting the American Red Cross.

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