How to automatically approve commissions after user defined period?

Scenario: I'm a merchant that sales goods and I offer 30 - days money back guarantee. I also have Post Affiliate Pro (PAP) so my affiliates can earn commissions for referred purchases. When the sale occurs the commission goes straight to the affiliate who can request payout let's say 2 days after the actual purchase. But I as a merchant cannot give him the money as there is risk that my customer can request his money back using my offered guarantee. So I need to set all commissions to Pending st...

How to define country-specific commissions?

Post Affiliate Pro provides you the ability to provide country-specific commissions within each campaign. How to set such commissions up? 1. In the merchant panel navigate to Configuration > Plugins and activate the "GeoIp Core" plugin and also the "Post Affiliate Pro GeoIp" feature at Configuration > Features 2. Restart the application by pressing CTRL+F5 3. In the merchant panel navigate to Campaigns > Campaigns manager > click edit (pencil icon) next to any campaign &...

How to force choosing commission by product ID

If you want to generate commissions only for the certain products of your site, it is possible. You can force the generating commission only for defined products with specifying product ID's in the campaign. The sale with product ID not defined in any campaign will not be saved. NOTE: Do not use the same product id in more campaigns, because in this case the system would not assign the sale to the default campaign, which would result in not saving the transaction or saving it to the random cam...

Campaign statuses explained

Every campaign in Post Affiliate Pro can have 3 different statuses, so let's explain them a bit. Active - can be promoted by the affiliates so they can earn commissions under it. Paused - campaign is visible to affiliates in their panels and they can potentially promote it, however it will not track anything under it. Clicks on banners of such campaigns will not generate any affiliate - visitor relation and therefore the visitor will be unreferred and his orders will not be tracked normally. I...

How to setup multitier commissions (MLM structure)

If you want to offer a multi-level marketing (tier (http://support.qualityunit.com/803025-How-is-the-affiliate-tree-working-Tiers-commission) commissions) in your affiliate program, then you can easily manage this scenario in Post Affiliate Pro 4. Basically, all you need to do is to log into your merchant panel and click on Campaign manager, pick the right Campaign and then click on edit icon: Then go to Commission settings tab and click on edit button (pick the correct commission ty...

How to assign an affiliate into multiple commission groups easily?

This is possible by editing an affiliate in Affiliate Manager and setting a desired commission group in section Commissions - you should see a list of campaigns/commission groups and be able to modify it as well...

How can the affiliates order the campaigns by date in descending order?

If an affiliate wishes to order the campaign by date so the list starts from the newest one then the following steps need to be taken: * While being at the _Campaigns_ screen click the "Edit view" link right above the grid listing the campaigns * Check the check-box next to "Date added" * Rename the view name to something else (e.g. Default v. + Date added) * Click "Save" From this time on you will see also the "Date added" column and if you click its header (the '_Date added_' t...

Default campaign is stopped/paused

What does it mean when you see this message after log into the merchant panel ? _“Default campaign is stopped/paused. Also tracking of general affiliate link is stopped”_ Default campaign is stopped/paused Please note that it is not an error! It is just a notice for you, that the default campaign is stopped or paused (you can set this in campaign details when you edit it). Also tracking of general affiliate link is stopped This means that click will NOT be saved when customer clicks...

How to allow negative commissions

If you want to generate negative commissions for your affiliates in Post Affiliate Pro you just need to enable ''Allow to compute negative commission'' option in the Merchant panel configuration. You can find this option at Configuration > Tracking settings > Tracking levels How does it work: When this function is disabled and you are tracking negative transactions, all negative commissions will be set to zero commission instead. When this function is enabled Post Affiliate ...