AffiliateWP – External Referral Links

Allows affiliates to promote external landing pages by including the affiliate's ID or username in any outbound links to your e-commerce store.

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This plugin was built to be used in conjunction with AffiliateWP. Like other affiliate plugins, AffiliateWP must be installed on the same domain as your e-commerce system (Easy Digital Downloads, WooCommerce etc) to properly track visits and referrals. This plugin allows your affiliates to promote any landing page (or site) that exists on a completely separate domain. Simply install this plugin on the external WordPress site and your affiliates can now promote it using the site’s URL and their affiliate ID or username appended (eg /?ref=123 or /?ref=john). If a customer uses the affiliate’s referral URL, any outbound links to your e-commerce store will automatically include the affiliate’s ID or username. If the customer then makes a purchase on your e-commerce store, the proper affiliate will be awarded commission. The affiliate’s ID/username is stored in a cookie so even if the customer moves between pages on your site, the outbound links will still have the affiliate’s ID/username appended. More information What is AffiliateWP? AffiliateWP provides a complete affiliate management system for your WordPress website that seamlessly integrates with all major WordPress e-commerce and membership platforms. It aims to provide everything you need in a simple, clean, easy to use system that you will love to use.

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  • Latest PHP 7.4.8 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Latest WordPress 5.8.1 compatible The latest version of the plugin is compatible with the latest PHP version
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  • Optimized database footprint The plugin creates less than 50 database tables
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    About AffiliateWP – External Referral Links

    Description

    This plugin was built to be used in conjunction with AffiliateWP. Like other affiliate plugins, AffiliateWP must be installed on the same domain as your e-commerce system (Easy Digital Downloads, WooCommerce etc) to properly track visits and referrals. This plugin allows your affiliates to promote any landing page (or site) that exists on a completely separate domain. Simply install this....

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    Performance

    Memory Usage

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    Page Speed

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    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
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    /wp-admin/edit.php
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    /wp-admin/index.php
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    /wp-admin/media-new.php
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    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
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    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
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    /wp-admin/post-new.php
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    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
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    /wp-admin/upload.php
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    / (front page)
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    /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
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    /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
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    /wp-admin/edit.php
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    /wp-admin/index.php
    + 3.32KB
    /wp-admin/media-new.php
    + 3.2KB
    /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
    + 3.23KB
    /wp-admin/options-writing.php
    + 1.17KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php
    + 3.84KB
    /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
    + 3.29KB
    /wp-admin/upload.php
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