Configuration

Event Logging

With event logging turned on, you can gather many useful information regarding your PAP. We recommend turning them on when you experience any troubles - you will be able to debug the system and find useful hints why the troubles occur. Also in case of debugging of tracking, you will find whole process described task by task - if you check the debug line by line, you will exactly know why the tracking is not working. You can find event logging settings in Configuration -> Event Logging. Ther...

Cookie settings

Cookies contain information about the affiliate, campaign, lifetime and many other things. (http://support.qualityunit.com/knowledgebase/post-affiliate-pro/programmers-documentation/cookies-created-by-post-affiliate-pro.html) They are essential part of the tracking. Cookie is created whenever customer hits the affiliate banner and is led to the target URL (where's the click tracking code). You can investigate which cookie is currently active on your Post Affiliate Pro 4 domain and what parameter...

VAT handling

If you want to manage VAT in affiliate payments you can activate VAT handling in Post Affiliate Pro.Go to Configuration > VAT handling Here you can turn on VAT support, set VAT percentage and if VAT will be deducted or added to commission. Here you can create template for VAT version of Payout invoice. You can use predefined variables and HTML syntax. On the picture you can see example how can invoice template look like. You can show preview only for affiliates that have VAT activated i...

Banners & Links Formats

There are two templates for each banner: 1. banner content template 2. banner wrapper template Banner content template This template specifies how the content of the banner will look like. You can specify format of Text, Image and Flash banners. Here you can say e.g. that text link format will be: <a href="{$targeturl}" target="_top"><strong>{$title}</strong><br/>{$description}</a>{$impression_track} Which makes the link look like this: Link title Description .......

Cookie lifetime

Each cookie created within affiliate link click contains several parameters (https://support.qualityunit.com/559294-Cookies-created-by-Post-Affiliate-Pro). When the cookie is created, it contains the information about the first click and the date, when it was created. The cookie remains in the customer's browser and on his computer (flash cookie) until the cookie is not overwritten by another affiliate's link click (if overwrite cookies turned on) or until it expires (read more here (https://...