Nov 252020
 

WordPress Affiliates Manager FAQ post provides a list of FAQ questions many keep asking in the forum and more.

Last Updated: February 23, 2021

Latest News: Updated the documentation.

This is a list of common questions asked in wordpress.org support forum. I have created this list to help answer some of the most common questions people keep asking. If you can’t find an answer to your question please click the following link Affiliates Manager Support and create a support ticket. Someone will assist you as soon as possible.

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WordPress Affiliates Manager FAQ

FAQ

Q1 Can I send visitors to one site, and track the sales on a different site? 

Answer: No. You can check the following support thread for an example. 

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Q2 Are custom parameters supported in the affiliate links?

Answer: No.

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Q3 Can the plugin track form submissions?

Answer: No.

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Q4 How do I change the default landing page URL?

Answer: You can check the following URL how-to-customize-the-default-affiliate-landing-page-url/

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Q5 When the plugin is activated on a multisite network, does each individual site have its own affiliate system or would it be one central system?

Answer: Each individual site should have it’s own affiliate system since the databases are separated. This is how WordPress multisite works.

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Q6 What is the difference in the paid version?

Answer: There is no difference in the functionality. You can purchase the premium version if you need technical support (where one of our support staff will login to your site to troubleshoot an issue related to the affiliates manager plugin).

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Q7 Is there a way to export all the click tracking history from all the affiliates?

Answer: Hi, Unfortunately this is not possible at the moment. Check the following support thread.

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Q8 Can I customize the affiliate URL with custom text?

Answer: The plugin does not currently have this feature. However you can use a redirecting type plugin. Check the following forum post.

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Q9 Can I enqueue the scripts on the homepage?

Answer: jQuery is not required for tracking. It is mainly used for the affiliate portal area (for example: on the registration form). The query is enqueued via the following function (which is the correct way to include jquery):

wp_enqueue_script

You should be able to use a plugin that intercept it and push all the enqueues to the footer area. Check the following forum post.

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Q10 I cannot understand how the plugin will track a purchase. Do I need to have a “buy now” button in order for the plugin to track the purchase?

Answer: A purchase can only be tracked if you use one of our available integration options. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q11 Can the affiliate ID (wpam_id=1) start from a higher number?

Answer: Currently that is not possible in our plugin. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q12 Can I manage to filter the states in the dropdown list based on the country they select in the affiliate registration form?

Answer: Currently that is not possible in our plugin. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q13 Are s2member recurring subscriptions supported? Will a user receive commission on the subscription each month or only on the first payment?

Answer: The plugin should reward commissions on recurring payments as well. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q14 Does this plugin support language switching?

Answer: No, unfortunately. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q15 I just want to know if there’s a way to use the user username instead of the affiliate ID in the URL.

Answer: No, unfortunately. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q16 What table is the affiliate account balance stored in?

Answer: You can find it in the wpam_transactions table. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q17 Does this plugin support the notion of a “Sub ID” which can be used to identify individual leads?

Answer: Unfortunately this is not possible at the moment. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q18 Can I use bitcoin with your plugin?

Answer: Currently our plugin won’t be able to process this type of transaction unless bitcoin is converted to a different currency (e.g. USD). Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q19 How do I add a new menu to the affiliate dashboard?

Answer: Currently that requires a lot of coding. Unfortunately there is no current option for this at present. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q20 Is there a way to disable coupons for customers coming from affiliate links?

Answer: Our plugin cannot control the shop functionality of your website. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q21 I am trying to give full control permission for user “Shop Manager” to control the plugin. Is this possible?

Answer: One of the developers posted a code hack that might work for you. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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Q22 Is it possible to have a special % per category?

Answer: Unfortunately we don’t have an option for categories at the moment. Check the following link forum post to learn more.

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I will be updating this post from time to time, so make sure you keep coming back for the latest.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Enjoy.

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