Can you generate a tracking link out of affiliate PRO to use on affiliates creative

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Can you generate a tracking link out of affiliate PRO to use on affiliates creative? I have an affiliate that we’ve setup a landing page for, but they are using their own creatives and want a tracking link generated for this. Are we able to provide this or is there a workaround? The only think I could think of was go to banners and basically upload any type of banner and associate it with theirs to generate a url? Or can they do this in their admin area?

7 Responses to Can you generate a tracking link out of affiliate PRO to use on affiliates creative

  1. antonio November 23, 2017 at 3:23 pm #

    Hi Dustin,
    You have available a few shortcodes that you can use in the affiliate area page. So when the affiliate visits this page, he could see his custom links, banners, …
    [affiliates_generate_url], [affiliates_affiliate_link] or [affiliates_banner] are examples.
    Kind Regards,
    Antonio B.

    • Dustin November 24, 2017 at 3:09 am #

      Antonio,

      I need you to take me through a step by step, because with the shortcodes this will make it available to ALL affiliates in the system no? I need it just for him. I see there’s a way to do external tracking url, but it seems that he should just give the creative and let me upload it into wordpress affiliate pro and then I can give him the link rather than trying to figure out the external url.

      • antonio November 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm #

        Hi Dustin,
        Sorry, I think I did not understand you well. If you want to check the affiliate’s customized link, you can do it from Affiliates-> Manager Affiliates (you can activate the ‘link’ column of the table). Then you can send by email this link, that he can use as he need.
        Usually you don’t need to send the custom links, the affiliates visit their affiliate-area page, where they can see their links, and use their links as they need.
        So when a customer visits this link and purchase something, the affiliate will get a commission.
        Kind Regards,
        Antonio B.

        • Dustin November 24, 2017 at 7:18 pm #

          Can you show me a screenshot. I’m in under manage affiliates and don’t see where you activate a link column in the table.

          • antonio November 25, 2017 at 11:21 am #

            Sure, http://tinyimg.io/i/0FrOj8e.png

            • Dustin November 25, 2017 at 9:55 pm #

              okay where do I create additional links for the affiliate’s creative?

              • antonio November 27, 2017 at 2:57 pm #

                You can create as many link as you need adding ?affiliates=XX if ‘affiliates’ is the Affiliate URL parameter name used in Affiliates->Settings:General.
                I think a better solution would be to use the [affiliates_generate_url] shortcode in your affiliate area page. So when the affiliates visits the page and puts the address that he wants to share, the personalized link will be generated.
                Kind regards,
                Antonio B.