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WordPress Affiliates Manager Settings shows you how to create an Affiliate tracking system and payout service on your website.

Last Updated: December 31, 2017

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WordPress Affiliate Manager plugin can help you make more money by sharing commission with your affiliates. At the same time, it also helps you get more online status. This will improve your sales substantially and generate more traffic to your website. This makes search engines like Google very happy. This will improve your SEO and Google page ranking.

Simple Membership 2.5.0 Changelog

  • Made some security related improvements.

What You Need:

WordPress Affiliates Manager Tutorials

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Commissions
  4. Create New Affiliate
  5. Troubleshooting

WordPress Affiliates Manager Settings

Step 1 ) The following image Affiliates menu lets you select from the following menu tabs.

  • My Affiliates
  • New Affiliates
  • My Creatives
  • PayPal Mass Pay
  • Settings
  • Click Tracking
  • Commissions (Added in version 2.1.6)
  • Add-ons


Step 2 ) Go to Affiliates -> Settings to set up the following options. See image below.

  • General
  • Affiliate Registration
  • Messaging
  • Payment
  • Pages/Forms


Step 3 )  When you click on General tab you can set up the following options.

  • Minimum Payout Amount
  • Cookie Duration (days)
  • Email name
  • Email address
  • Automatically approve a new affiliate
  • Bounty Type
  • Bounty Rate (% of Sale)
  • Currency Symbol
  • Currency Code
  • Do Not Record Zero Amount Commission (Added in version 2.1.5)
  • Send Commission Notification (Added in version 2.4.8)
  • Enable Impressions
  • Enable Debug

Affiliate Registration Tab

Step 4 )  When you click on Affiliate Registration tab you can set up the following default fields.

For each of the following default fields you can edit the following Enabled, Type, Field Format, Display Name, Field Name, Max Length and Required.

Note: You can only edit and delete any new custom fields added.

You can only select enable or disable and or required on any default fields.

Available Payout Methods:

  • Check
  • PayPal
  • Manual (Added in version 2.3.0)

Affiliate Register Fields:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Phone Number
  • E-Mail Address
  • Address Line 1
  • Address Line 2
  • City
  • State
  • Zip Code
  • Country
  • Company Name
  • Website URL
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Affiliates Homepage Message

Step 5 )  When you click on Messaging tab you can edit the text displayed on the following areas.

  • affiliate_application_approved
  • affiliate_application_declined
  • affiliate_application_pending
  • affiliate_application_submitted
  • affiliate_application_submitted_email
  • affiliate_application_declined_email
  • aff_app_submitted_auto_approved
  • affiliate_application_approved_email
  • affiliate_commission_notification_email (Added in version 2.4.8)

Step 6 ) When you click on Payment tab you can set up the following options.

  • Enable PayPal Mass Pay ™

Step 7 ) When you click on Pages/Forms tab you can set up the following options. The default pages are created by the plugin when you first install the plugin. If you prefer to create your own pages then make sure you add the correct URL in one of the fields below. Always make sure you add the correct shortcode per page. (Added in version 2.3.8)

  • Home Page = The shortcode for this page is [ AffiliatesHome ]
  • Registration Page = The shortcode for this page is [ AffiliatesRegister ]
  • Login Page = The shortcode for this page is [ AffiliatesLogin ]


Click on the following URL Add-ons to continue with the settings.

If you have any questions please let me know.


Manuel Ballesta RuizManuel Ballesta Ruiz is a web developer, Blogger and WordPress Enthusiast.

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