Customizing signup form and mini-site

Overview

Signup form and signup mini-site is probably the most often customized part of the affiliate program. You should change its look to match your website, and edit the texts to match the conditions of your program. Before customizing any default template, pleasecreate a copy of that theme (http://support.qualityunit.com/knowledgebase/post-affiliate-pro/configuration/themes-look-feel/making-your-own-theme.html), because customized files of default themes will be overwritten during update to newer ...

Affiliate fields types

Affiliate sign up field types: In following article you can see more detailed explanation of the fields, which are available on the "Configuration" > "Affiliate Signup" > "Fields". There are several types of the fields, also couple of statuses, which can be set for each field. Here are the following options explained, below them you can see also couple of screenshots. Screenshots below are made from the default sign up theme "Dash for signup". * Textbox: is the classic input field wher...

How can I change content of mini-site pages? (i.e. Overview, FAQ, Tour)

First, you need to create a copy of the theme which you want to use - simply because default themes are always overwritten during each update. So in your merchant panel navigate to _Configuration > Design > Signup page theme_. Select which theme you want to use (Set as default), save and then simply click the Edit theme button. A dialog will open, but changing the content of any of those fields isn't necessary, just click Yes. This will automatically create a copy of this default theme...

Replace the "blue image" on the mini-site of Dash theme

A lot of customers are asking how to replace the default blue background image on mini-site pages in the Dash for signup theme: Unfortunately there is no easy way how to replace different images directly from the merchant panel, so we will need to use a little workaround.Customers who use self-hosted/downloadable licenses can simply replace the image (PAPinstallationFolder/themes/signup/Dash_for_signup/img/affiliates_bg.jpg)on their server with a new one, however this solution won't work for c...

Change meta tags of mini-site and signup page

If you want to change the meta tags of mini-site and signup page, then you can make the desired changes at: _Configuration > Design > Signup page theme > _click "_Edit theme_" on the active theme > look up: For minisite:_ static_page_includes.stpl _ For signup:_ panel_includes.stpl_ Example Let's say I wanted to change the title of the "FAQ" mini-site page. First of all, I would look up the static_page_includes.stpl file in my signup theme and comment out the following li...

How to redirect affiliate mini-site (affiliates/index.php) to your own url

If you want to redirect url: POSTAFFILIATEPRO_URL/affiliates/ to your own url, you can do it by changing template file: main_static_html_doc.stpl In Merchant Panel > Configuration > Design > Signup page theme > Edit theme > search file 'main_static_html_doc.stpl' add this code right below <body> tag (instead of www.qualityunit.com write redirect url): <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">var filename = location.pathname.split('/').slice(-1)[0];if (fil...

How to add PayPal address to signup form

Go to Configuration> Payout Options> Edit PayPal. Find "Fields"section and press "Add field" button. This will do what you need. Setnew field code to e.g. pp_address and name to PayPal Address - you willneed to add this new translation source to your language and translateit. Then save it and you will see the new field in signup form.

How to change the Terms & Conditions window size in the affiliate signup

Usually the terms and conditions text is too wide and the prospective affiliate has to scroll down the Terms & Conditions text within the signup site. If you want to change the size of this window or display the entire text there without scrolling down the text, add following css style code into your signup theme. Go to Merchant panel > Configuration > Design > Signup page theme click Edit theme button. If this theme is original, it will create new theme for editing. Next, searchfile cu...

Resizing place for Logo image in Post Affiliate Pro

Since version 5.4.x.x this article has become a bit obsolete. The logo is now resized automatically to fit its container via max-width and max-height parameters of the classes listed below for different themes. So if you would want to increase the display size of the logo you would follow the article below and besides the steps listed there you would also change your values in max-width and max-height. Besides that you might need to do the changes also to .LALogoImage class. What if your logo i...

How to set different default country in signup form?

If you want to change the default countryin your signup page, go to your merchant panel -> configuration-> Affiliate signup -> fields tab -> at Data 10 click on EditAvailable countries -> choose your default country by clicking on Dbutton

where to change the text in header "we are the company we are the company..."

Text "we are the company we are the company..." is located in template called header.stpl This file is located in your account theme directory. Signup themes are located in directory: \accounts\default1\themes\signup\[your theme]\header.stpl Just edit this file to change this text and save your changes back to your server.

How to change the text for help icon in signup form

If you want to change the help text in the question mark icon for the signup form (or anywhere else), you can do that directly in your language file. Navigate to Configuration> Languages and edit your language - find the text you want to modify (the search is case sensitive) and save the changes. That is all. When you refresh the signup form, the change should be visible immediately.

How to remove/edit Overview, FAQ, Tour, Join in Signup form

In order to remove theOverview, FAQ, Tour, Join menu items from the signup form and mini-site navigate in the merchant panel to_ Configuratoin > Design > Signup Page theme >_ click "Edit theme" on the currently active theme and find the following 2 theme files: topmenu_logged.stpl topmenu_notlogged.stpl In those files delete or comment the following lines: <li><a href="index.php">Overview</a></li><li><a href="faq.php">FAQ</a></li>...

Redirect affiliate after signup and logout.

Redirect affiliate after signup: If you want affiliate to be redirected to ANY site after the signup, go to Merchant panel > Configuration > Affiliate signup > After signup subtab. You can either write custom URL or use default web site - you can even edit the default web site template there by clicking Edit page template. If you use default web site template: 'post_signup_page.tpl', you can use these widgets for displaying affiliate details: Affiliate referral ID: {widget id="re...

HTML signup form

If you wish to you can use your own HTML signup form. To do this navigate in the merchant panel to Configuration > Affiliate signup > HTML form (tab). There you can download a raw html code of the signup form. The code gives you a basic idea of how the signup form should look like. You can customize the form the way you need, but you have to keep the given input field names. Actually, the HTML form inherits the field settings applied at Configuration > Affiliate Signup > Fields (tab)...

Customizing mini-site

Mini-site is a set of static pages that could contain information about your affiliate program, FAQ, etc. Every page of mini-site is a single php file located in /affiliate/affiliates directory. In the default installation there are files: index.php - main index page of mini-site faq.php - page with Frequently Asked Questions tour.php - page where you can add tour about your program You can freely add, edit or remove any page from the mini-site. Editing page Before customizing of any ...

Customizing signup form

There are two things to customize in signup form: * design / look managed by templates * contents - what fields should be displayed Changing the affiliate fieldsIn the default installation the affilaite has fields like Username (Email), First Name, Last Name, Web Url, Company name, Street etc. You can change some of these fields, or add another fields that will gather another data. PAP allows you to define up to 25 fields that can be filled with additional affiliate information.To edit af...

How to set the page after signup

How to set URL of the page, where affiliates should be redirected after signup: - If you use the standard signup form, then go to Configuration>Affiliate signup>General and enter the page into field "Affiliate is redirected to this URL" - If you use your HTML form, then you should add into source of the form this line: <input type="hidden" name="successUrl" value="http://www.page_after_signup.com/">

How to add help text for fields in signup form

The template for signup fields is in accounts\default1\themes\signup\_common_templates\signup_fields.tpl To add some additional text next to signup fields, follow these instructions and let me know it it worked for you properly: 1. Open the file, find filed you want to add comment and add this (here I am adding form for username): {widget id="username"}<div styl="display: block; float: left;">This will be your login name.</div> 2. to properly display at the site, you will need to ad...