Creating Affiliate Product Link

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Hi! Is it possible to create an affiliate product link to a product that is not on the domain the plug in is installed on? To be clear.. has been created as an affiliate registration website for a particular product. Affiliate Pro has been installed on this site. is the storefront for the product.

Is it possible to create direct product affiliate links from that directs to

Thank you for your time!

10 Responses to Creating Affiliate Product Link

  1. flowline June 28, 2013 at 12:14 am #

    Thank you again for your nice response. Honestly, this is the first affiliate program that I have worked with. My concern is bill time. My client would like to know if you are responding as a moderator or as a user. I am sure your add on option is useful, but honestly, this is my first time working with an affiliate plug in. To work with an option that is not yet tested would possibly cause extra billing time. Please clarify.

    • kento June 30, 2013 at 11:38 am #

      If it’s a WordPress multisite, then what I’ve mentioned can be used. If it’s not, then another option is to set a cookie on the 123 site, this can be derived from affiliates_parse_request in wp-init.php – you mainly only need to recognize the parameter in the request and set the cookie. You will need to hardcode the variable and it won’t result in hits being recorded on the site where the affiliate system is installed, but with the cookie in place, it will work. This is not an ideal but a possible and ‘cheap’ solution. Another option is to create kind of a connector on the site running the affiliate system, that would definitely need to be billed extra.

  2. kento June 24, 2013 at 7:32 am #

    Couldn’t you just run the affiliate program on site It could then be set up that you redirect affiliate links to to their respective links on

    • flowline June 25, 2013 at 11:15 pm #

      Thanks Antonio and Kento for your responses. Both are possibilities! Yes, the shopping cart is on I forwarded your suggestions to my client. She is asking..

      Would the plug in work if we installed the plug in on a new wordpress site, which will be a subdomain of

      • kento June 26, 2013 at 9:40 am #

        Great, let me know if that can be done. I’m in the process of adding an option to centralize the affiliate system on one site in a multisite setup, if you set it up that way, what you’re suggesting would work.

        • flowline June 26, 2013 at 11:36 pm #

          Thanks, Kento. May I have clarification? I don’t want to bill more hours to this client until I am positive that the wordpress site, (a sub-domain of will work if the plug in is installed on I am 99% sure you said yes, but the client would like the clarification as she didn’t know if your response was from a moderator or another user of the plug in. Thanks for your understanding and patience!

          • kento June 27, 2013 at 11:04 am #

            That sounds very reasonable. Would you like to test it first? The ‘centralize’ option should be available today, I can give you access to it and you can try it out, I’d appreciate the feedback on its usage as well.

  3. antonio June 24, 2013 at 7:15 am #

    it’s not possible, product page must be in the same domain.

    • flowline June 25, 2013 at 1:37 am #

      Hi Antonio, thank you for your response. Would you happen to know of an affiliate plug in that would allow this? I really appreciate your time. Cheers

      • antonio June 25, 2013 at 6:35 am #

        sorry, I don’t know. One question: is the storefront, but where is the shoping cart?, in or
        You could sent the affiliate parameter to, get it, and resend it to, by example: shows the product features, and have a button “Buy” that redirect to: the customer buys the product, generating the fee for affiliate 12

        If you give us the links, we can take a look.

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