Using “Points” Instead of Traditional Currency

Every so often we are asked if its possible to pay in points instead of money. Technically the answer is no (but keep reading). Traditionally, iDevAffiliate will generate a commission structured with traditional currency, such as $13.23 USD. These commission amounts are due/payable via the iDevAffiliate interface when paying affiliates. Now, if you’d prefer to […]

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Domain Options for iDevAffiliate Cloud

Cloud users have a couple different options for their domain/location. We’ll outline your options below along with information on how you can have your custom domain option setup for you. Default Cloud Location – Personalized Subdomain The following URL is a sample of how your cloud account will be setup with your personalized subdomain. https://yourname.idevaffiliate.com […]

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Non-Traditional Commissioning Options

With a traditional affiliate system your affiliates are given pre-constructed affiliate links to use in their marketing efforts. The links are clicked and when the customer makes a purchase, the referring affiliate is issued a commission. This is all done via internal tracking after the link is clicked on. But what if you don’t have […]

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Using SSL with iDevAffiliate

This tutorial is for customers using our Owned Editions only. Customers using our Cloud Edition are already set up to use SSL by default. Important Note Before completing these steps, be sure you actually have a secure certificate installed where iDevAffiliate is located. If you need help adding a secure certificate, please contact your hosting […]

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Split Testing Affiliate Links

One of the more advanced features you might want to enable for your affiliates is the ability to do split testing with their links. This is great for affiliates wanting to test the success of different campaigns, marketing pieces or marketing strategies. The first thing you want to do is enable this feature in your […]

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License Key Usage for Live and Development Installs

When you install iDevAffiliate, you have a license key that will lock to the server you are installing into. That license key locks to the server name, server IP and installation folder and can only be run from that location. However, it is possible to use the same license key on a secondary location for […]

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Pay A Different Commission Rate To Different Affiliates

This is a handy tool we don’t see many customers taking advantage of. There are several ways in which to use this feature. We actually use this feature as a bonus for our higher producing affiliates. Affiliates who have consistently delivered sales over a set period of time are rewarded with a higher payout level. […]

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Create A Different Commission Rate Per Website

Let’s assume you have two websites connected to one installation of iDevAffiliate. Both are reporting sales to iDevAffiliate for the commissioning process. Now let’s assume you want website A to pay 10% and website B to pay 15%. What you can do is set your default settings to 10% in the iDevAffiliate admin center. Now […]

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Removing Items From Your Affiliate Panel Menu

A popular question we get in the support desk is how you can go about removing items from the menu shown to the affiliates when they are logged in. The menu is created largely in part by the features you have enabled and marketing items you have available. Note: When a section has no features […]

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Reusing Your License Key At A New Location

License keys are valid for one installation location only. If you’ve already completed your installation and would like to do a new installation at a new location, that is fine to do. Simply complete your installation at the new location, using your same license key. The license key will lock to the new location and […]

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