SmartLinks

The SmartLinks feature allows you to set multiple banner destination URLs for each banner. So, you should use this feature if you want to target different destination URLs based on visitor's device and/or country. For banners with multiple destination URLs, "Redirect links" tracking method is automatically used. How To Activate It 1) In your merchant panel navigate to Configuration > Features > search for "SmartLinks" > Activate. 2) Now in the banner's details (Banners > Ban...

Overview

Banners are used by affiliates to promote your company - your products or website. Post Affiliate Pro 4 (PAP) offers you a lot of types of banners. You can manage them in the section of Banners in the Merchant panel. If you want to create a new banner, navigate to _Banners > Banner manager_, click "_Add banner_" and choose its type. Each banner must be assigned to a campaign. Image banner One of the most common banners is the Image banner. When you are creating it, you need to upload an imag...

Banners configuration

Banners & Links Formats The basic configuration for banners you can set in Configuration > Banners & Links Formats More about banners formats you can find here:http://support.qualityunit.com/957032-Banners--Links-Formats (http://support.qualityunit.com/957032-Banners--Links-Formats) SEO string When you create or edit a banner, there is a possibility to define a SEO string parameter. More about SEO string you can find here:http://support.qualityunit.com/226918-What-is-SEO-string-for-when-cr...

How to change order in which are banners displayed in affiliate panel

All banners and links you create for your affiliates in Post Affiliate Pro software can be found by your registered affiliates in their affiliate panel->promotion->Banners & Links section. By default all these banners are ordered in the panels of your affiliates by banner creation time and date. Newest banners are displayed first. However it is possible for you to customize this order. For example if you have some specific banner that you want to be always displayed first to your affil...

Page Peel Banner

Page peel banner is another type of media banner. It is a banner that is located in top left or top right corner (or both) as a small rolled image and upon hovering it with the mouse pointer, the banner is unrolled revealing another image which can be clicked. After clicking it, the visitor is sent to banner's destination URL with tracking parameters included in the URL. Feature activation ------------------------- You can activate this feature in the merchant panel at Configuration > Featu...

Banner rotator

The Banner rotator is a special type of banner that rotates other banners. When an affiliate inserts a rotator to his page (website), the rotator displays the banners that are assigned to the rotator, so the visitor will see other banner each time he visits the affiliate's page (website). **Activating the feature** This feature is available only in the _Professional_ edition. Users of the _Xpress_ edition can purchase it individually. The feature has to be activated before it can be used. ...

Lightbox Banner

Lightbox banner is another type of media banner. It is always opens upon arrival at the particular site where the banner code is inserted. Activating the Lightbox banner feature ------------------------- You can activate this feature in the merchant panel at Configuration > Features (see attached image) and then you need to reload the application. After reload you can start creating your Lightbox banners in the Banners manager. Creating Lightbox banners -----------------------...

Zip Banner

Zip Banner is a special type of banner that allows you to upload a whole zip archive (even including some files with affiliate variables) into Post Affiliate Pro (PAP). For example, you can upload a zip with many image banners and instructions how to use them, and in the instructions, there can be some affiliate links generated for every affiliate (you can use many variables in the files, within the zip archive) e.g. as yoursite.com/{$refid}. Another example of use can be when you want to upload...

Link banner

If you do not want to use all those complicated banners which produce few lines of code and you just want to use simple links with affiliate parameters, you can use Link banner. This type of banner produces simple link that your affiliates can append to emails (copy&paste the link), put it to Facebook or to blogs... Simply, they do not need to extract it from the banner code... To create this kind of banner, navigate to the Banner manager and click "Add Banner" and select Link banner: Setup de...

Rebrand PDF Banner

The feature can be used with PDF files of version 1.4 or lower (compatible with Acrobat 5.0). Create and/or save your documents using LibreOffice or OpenOffice, such PDF documents are compatible with this feature. Newer PDF versions unfortunately cannot be edited as easily and will most probably not work. Rebrand PDF is an advanced viral marketing feature of Post Affiliate Pro. It allows you to create a special type of promo materials - rebrandable e-books customized for each affiliate registe...

Flash Banner

Sometimes it is useful to offer an animated flash banner, which is more eye-catching, than e.g. ordinary image banner. Post Affiliate Pro offers you the possibility to use flash banners. First you have to create an .swf file (use some flash editor) and upload it (click on "Change Flash SWF"). The .swf file has to be created as clickable (http://support.qualityunit.com/knowledgebase/post-affiliate-pro/troubleshooting/flash-banner-is-not-clickable.html). What does the Window mode setting mean...