I am sorry, but I just don’t get it. I have searched through the documentation and I find nothing that explains this:
Using just Affiliates Pro or Affiliates, how exactly are new referrals originated… Better yet, why is this question not addressed in the documentation. Am I to guess this? I do understand that with the contact form 7 integration, a referrals is originated by a guest filling out the designated form, but no such form exists in the absence of contact form 7.
So my educated guess would be that referrals are ‘manually’ entered in the Referrals section in Affiliates or Affiliates Pro. Am I getting warm?
Assuming manual entry is required, where exactly do I get the information to manually enter?
And if I am to hunt down this data, what is the purpose of the affiliate link?
Lastly, what is the difference between a ‘visit’ and a ‘hit’ in the context of the Affiliates or Affiliates Pro plugin?
I cannot possibly be the only one who doesn’t get this. I just don’t understand why the documentation would assume that this is clear for anyone using Affiliates for the first time.