Apr 192014

WP Affiliate Platform Settings tutorial shows you how to setup an Affiliated service on your website and includes Affiliated Language settings and more.

Last Updated: September 11, 2020

Latest News: Updated the documentation.


Note: This tutorial was written using WP Affiliate Platform Version 5.9.1. The current version is WP Affiliate Platform 6.3.4 August 16, 2020. I will be updating the tutorials only when new changes and features are added.

Important Links:

What You Need:

  •  WP Affiliate Platform (Note: This is an affiliated link = I get a small commission if you make a purchase.)

WP Affiliate Platform Tutorials:

  1. Settings
  2. Email Settings
  3. Advanced Settings 
  4. Manage Affiliates
  5. Ads Banners
  6. Commission
  7. Manage Payouts
  8. Troubleshooting

WP Affiliate Platform Settings Steps

1 ) The following image displays the admin menu.


2 ) Go to WP Affiliate >> WP Affiliate tab to view your current status. See images below.

The following image allows you to view the following data using the following options.

  • Start Date to End Date
  • Click on Display Data button

Information: If this is the first time you install the plugin then you will see no status.


The following image allows you to view the following stats.

  • Overview
  • Top 10 referrers by clicks
  • Top 10 referrers by commision


3 ) Go to WP Affiliate >> Settings >> General Settings tab to set up the following options. See image below.

  • Affiliate Site Language
  • Affiliate Site Title
  • Cookie Life (Days)
  • Currency Symbol
  • Currency Code
  • Contact Email Address


The following image allows you to set up the following options.

  • Default Landing Page
  • Affiliate Login URL
  • Terms & Conditions URL
  • Enable Custom Field Trackling
  • Show Buyer Details to Affiliates in the Affiliate Area
  • Your Tips & Tricks HQ Affiliate ID


The following image Affiliate Signup/Registration Specific Settings allows you to set up the following options.

  • Manually Approve Affiliate Registration
  • Do Not Allow Visitors to Signup
  • Make PayPal Email Address a Required Field
  • Hide the Tax ID / SSN Field
  • Send Signup Notification to Admin
  • Give Registration Bonus = Enable Bonus and add Bonus Amount


The following image allows you to set up the following options.

Commission Settings

  • Use Fixed Commision Amount
  • Commission Level
  • Use Automatic Commision Reversal

2nd Tier Affiliate Settings

  • Use 2 Tier Affiliate Model
  • 2nd Tier Commission Level
  • Duration


reCAPTCHA Settings

The following image reCAPTCHA Settings allows you to set up the following options.

  • Use reCAPTCHA
  • Public Key
  • Private Key


The Affiliate Area/Center Related Options allows you to set up the following options.

  • Index Page Title
  • Index Page Message
  • Welcome Page Message (optional)

The following image 3rd Party Shopping Cart Integration allows you to set up the following options.

  • Enable 3rd Party Cart Integration
  • Sandbox Mode
  • PayPal PDT Indentity Token


The following image Testing and Debugging Settings allows you to test the following options.

  • Enable Debug
  • Rset Debug Log File
  • Click on Update Options button


Click on the following link Email Settings to complete the Second Part of the tutorial.

I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for more.

If you have any questions please let me know.


I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in wordpress.org forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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