Site Replication overview

Replicated site feature allows you to create personalized sites for your affiliates. This means that you create one site, use variables like {$firstname}, {$lastname} and Post Affiliate Pro (PAP) will create its personalized variation for each of your affiliates automatically. **Requirements and notes** * The site replication feature requires to have mod_proxy and mod_rewrite modules enabled in your webserver. If you have a shared server with HostGator, then mod_proxy will not work ...

Replicated site URL

There are two options how the URL of replicated site should look like. You can choose default or custom location. **Default location** This is the default value and it does not require any further set up, except for the name for this particular replicate side which will appear in the affiliate link as seen in the preview URL. **Custom location** If you want to use a different URL than your Post Affiliate Pro installation URL then you can choose this option. In this case you will be ...

Replicated site files

The options provided in this section of the site replication banner differ based on your license type. Monthly / hosted with us customers can only replicate external URL, while standalone / self-hosted customers can replicate also local files uploaded directly on their server. ** ** **Replicate external URL** this is the only option you'll have with hosted with us (monthly) accounts and it is pretty straightforward to set up, you just need to fill in the URL of the website/files which y...

Site Replication and subdomains

NOTE: This article is only and exclusively for standalone (self-hosted) Post Affiliate Pro (Network) Few customers asked how to achieve subdomain replication for affiliates. They wanted to allow affiliates to use http://abcdefg.domain.com/ instead of http://www.domain.com/site/abcdefg ... With our feature of Site Replication (http://support.qualityunit.com/856887-Site-Replication), you can achieve nice looking URL instead of ordinary long links, but modifying it into subdomain version needs ...

Replicate your Wordpress site

Most customers who are interested in Site Replication feature uses Wordpress so let's explain how it should be replicated. There are 2 ways, easier and harder. For the sake of an example lets assume your wordpress is at http://www.domain.com/ **Easier way** - replicated pages at http://www.domain.com/SOMETHING/affiliateID Set up in this case is easy, just follow these steps: * create the Site Replication banner * set _Replicated site URL_ to be at custom location _http://www.doma...

Troubleshooting

How to find out whether mod_proxy works properly or not? Once you placed the .htaccess code generated by Post Affilaite Pro to the 'custom location' where the site replication URL (http://support.qualityunit.com/376004-Replicated-Site-URL) points, click the "Check if .htaccess is working for this location" button. If you get some error message, then try to remove the "P" parameter from [L, P, QSA] in the .htaccess code. Now try to click the "Check if .htaccess is working for this location" b...