Sep 182015

WordPress Affiliates Manager Commissions post shows you how to manually award commission to an affiliate.

Last Updated: November 5, 2018

Latest News: I added another troubleshooting question below.

There are times that you might want to award a commission to one or more of your affiliates manually. This new feature added to the plugin will allow you to manually award commission to your affiliates.

Note: The affiliate will get a commission for any future purchase as long as the cookie is valid. You can read more about it from the following URL cookie-duration-use.

WordPress Affiliates Manager Commissions

Step 1 ) The following image Affiliates Commissions displays all available commission and organized through the following fields.

  • Row ID
  • Date
  • Affiliate ID
  • Amount
  • Transaction ID


Step 2 ) The following image Manual Commission allows you to manually award commission to your affiliates.


The following fields allows you to enter details about your affiliate.

  • Affiliate ID
  • Commission Amount
  • Purchase Amount
  • Transaction ID
  • Date

Step 3 ) Once you have awarded the commission to your affiliates, check to make sure the correct affiliate has received the correct commission. Go to Affiliates -> My Affiliates and check your affiliates.

Troubleshooting Commission

Q1 How do I show awaiting payment transactions to affiliates?

Solution: There is no way to show pending commission to an affiliate since a commission is only registered when a sale goes to a processing/completed state.


Q2 How do I delete the commission completely?

Solution: You can manually add a negative commission amount to change an existing commission to 0. Click on the following URL how-to-manually-award-commission-to-an-affiliate to learn more.


Click on the following URL Create New Affiliate to continue with the settings.

If you have any questions please let me know.


WP Affiliates Manager Tutorials List

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

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