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Customize WordPress Affiliates Manager Messaging System shows you how to edit the messaging system displayed when new affiliates sign up and more.

Last Updated: May 28, 2019

Latest News: I updated the information below.

The following tutorial shows you how edit and customize the messages displayed on the site or sent via e-mail to the new affiliates.

Note: You can add HTML tags to the messages displayed in the site but not the e-mails submitted. The plugin developers have plans to allow HTML tags in the e-mails submitted. This is in their todo plan for a future release.

Customize WordPress Affiliates Manager Messaging System

Step 1 ) Go to Affiliates -> Settings -> Messaging to set up the following messages. These messages are displayed for different reasons. You can read more about each message function below.

Note: The following URL affiliates-manager-email-tags shares a list of e-mail tags you can use in the following affiliate messages. 

Affiliate Messages

  1. affiliate_application_approved = Displayed to user at logon if affiliate STATUS = APPROVED
  2. affiliate_application_declined = Displayed to user at logon if affiliate STATUS = DECLINED
  3. affiliate_application_pending = Displayed to user at logon if affiliate STATUS = PENDING
  4. affiliate_application_submitted = Displayed to user after successfully submitting the affiliate registration form
  5. affiliate_application_submitted_email = Body of e-mail sent to the affiliate immediately after submitting their application.
  6. affiliate_application_declined_email = Body of e-mail sent to the affiliate immediately following their application being declined.
  7. aff_app_submitted_auto_approved = Displayed to a newly registered affiliate if automatic affiliate approval option is enabled.
  8. affiliate_application_approved_email = Body of e-mail sent to a newly registered affiliate immediately following their application being approved. Note: A different e-mail is sent if you add a new affiliate while logged in. You can read more about it in Step 5 ) below.
  9. affiliate_commission_notification_email = Body of e-mail sent to the affiliate immediately after earning a commission.

Affiliates Manager Messaging System

Step 2 )  The following image Messaging displays the affiliate application approved message. You can click on the edit pencil to edit the displayed message. The following message is a WEB type message.

wordpress-affiliates-manager-messages

Step 3 ) The following image displays the content: for the affiliate application approved message. You can customize this message to suit your sites specs. You can also use HTML tags if you need to. Once you have finished editing the message, make sure you click on Ok button to save the changes.

wordpress-affiliates-manager-edit-messages

Messaging Related Options

Step 4 ) The following image Messaging Related Options allows you to enable and set up the following options.

Messaging Related Options

  • Send Registration Notifications:
  • Admin Email Address
  • Click on Save Settings button when you are finished with your settings.

wordpress-affiliates-manager-messaging-related-options

Customize Messaging System Strings

Step 5 ) When you add a new affiliate while logged in as admin and approve it, the affiliate will receive the following e-mail message. This also applies if the user already has a WordPress User account in your site.

New affiliate registration for <site name:> has been approved!

Log into the site with your existing account and get started.

The admin will receive the following message.

New affiliate registration on your site Test Site:

Name: 
Email: 
Company:
Website:

Note: Click on the following URL how-to-customize-various-text-messages-displayed-by-affiliates-manager if you want to learn how to edit the stings in the messages above.

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That is all you have to do to edit the messaging system in the plugin.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy.

WP Affiliates Manager Tutorials List

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

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