Magetop Affiliate Extension Guide

Magetop Affiliate Extension Guide will give you solid understanding of how to use Extension. These Magento 2 tutorials cover back-end and front-end development.

I. Introduction

Magetop Affiliate Extension Guide

Magento 2 Affiliate Extension is one of the most effective marketing solutions for online stores. Drive sales through affiliate pay-per-sale channels. Easily conduct affiliate campaigns by recommending affiliates the best products to promote. Reward affiliates with commissions for every purchase within a campaign.

Highlight features:

  • Unlimited Affiliate Accounts & Affiliate Campaigns.
  • Smart Referral Links, Email Notifications.
  • Multiple Affiliate Programs & Multi-level Marketing.
  • Support Pay Per Sale & Customizable Affiliate links.
  • Support Affiliate Groups & Refer a friend.
  • Lifetime Commissions & Withdraw Commissions.

II. How to use

II.1. Affiliate Home Page

You can go to Affiliate Home Page with link: https://your-site-url.com/affiliate/

Affiliate Home Page

Click Signup in the left sidebar to go to the Customer Login page.

Click Signup in the left sidebar

After login, the left sidebar in the Affiliate Home Page will show more sections.

Affiliate Home Page after login

II.2. My Credit Page

On My Credit Page, Customers can see their Credit Information and Transactions History.

My Credit Page

II.3. Refer Friend Page

We provide customers with Refer Url, Refer Code, Refer Email. Customers can use them to refer to friends.

Refer Friend Page

Referral Via Social Networks.

Referral Via Social Networks

Customers can also send invitations to friends’ emails from the Address Book or input field.

Send Invitation
Add from Address Book
Choose Address Book

II.4. My Withdrawal Page

On My Withdrawal Page, the customer can request a withdraw and follow withdrawal history.

My Withdrawal Page

With Request Withdraw, we provide 3 payment methods: Offline Payment, Bank Transfer, Paypal Payment.

Provide 3 payment methods
Request Withdraw

II.4. Setting Page

To Affiliate Subscriptions, mark to the box then click Save button.

Setting Page

III. How to configure

III.1. Configuration

Go to AFFILIATE -> Configurations.

Go to Configuration
III.1.1. General
General
  • Enable: Select “Yes” to enable Affiliate Program.
  • Cookie Expiration: Enter the number of days you want the cookie to be stored. Default is 365 days.
  • Allow overriding cookies: Select “Yes” to allow overriding existing cookie.
  • Show Affiliate link on: Select the position to show the link of the Affiliate Extension.
  • Custom Css: Add CSS, HTML snippets to customize your Affiliate Page.

Default page

Default Page (General)
  • Affiliate homepage content: Select CMS Block for the content of Affiliate Home Page.

Affiliate URL

Affiliate URL (General)
  • URL Style:
    • Hash: The URL will display as https://your-site-url.com#u14.
    • Parameter: The URL will display as https://your-site-url.com/?u14.
  • Custom parameter: Enter the characters you want, it will change the Affiliate URL. Default “u” will be used.
  • Parameter value:
    • Affiliate ID: Use Affiliate Account ID on the Refer URL. Ex: 5redrse#u14 or 5redrse?u=14.
    • Affiliate Code: Use Code on the Refer URL. Ex: 5redrse#u2bfa26 or 5redrse?u=2bfa26.
  • The length of Affiliate code: Enter the number of Affiliate Code characters you want. The number input is in the range 3-32. Default is 6.
III.1.2. Account Configuration
Account Configuration (Configuration)

Affiliate Sign up

Affiliate Sign up (Account Configuration)
  • Default Affiliate Group: Select the default group when a new account is registered.
  • Require admin’s approval: Select “Yes” to requires the admin to approve new affiliate account manually.
  • Checked “Email notification” by default: Select “Yes” to auto mark the box receive affiliate email in Setting Page on front-end.

Term and condition

Term and condition (Account Configuration)
  • Enable Terms and Conditions: Select “Yes” to enable Affiliate Terms and Conditions on front-end.
  • Checkbox Text: Enter the text that shows in Terms and Conditions checkbox.
  • Terms and Conditions Title: Enter the text that is title of Terms and Conditions.
  • Terms and Conditions Content: Select CMS Block for the content of Terms and Conditions.
  • Checkbox is checked by default: Select “Yes” to auto tick in the Terms and Conditions checkbox.

Account Balance

Account Balance (Account Configuration)
  • Maximum of Affiliate Balance: Enter the number is Maximum of Affiliate Balance. If the affiliate account balance reaches the maximum, then that account cannot get commissions. Value is unlimited if the field to blank or value 0.
  • Allow negative balance: Select “Yes” to allow account Affiliate balance is a negative number in case it not enough to take back commission.
III.1.3. Commission Configuration
Commission Configuration (Configuration)
  • Earn commission from tax: Select “Yes” to allow earn commission from tax.
  • Earn commission from Shipping: Select “Yes” to allow earn commission from Shipping.

Commission calculation process

Commission calculation process (Commission Configuration)
  • Allow Affiliate receiving commission when In-voice created:
    • Select “Yes” to allow Affiliate can receive commission after each order without caring if the order is complete or not?
    • Select “No” to allow Affiliate only received commission when the order is completed.
  • Hold commission transactions for: Enter the number of days hold commission transactions for accounts. Past that time, the transaction will not be kept. Enter 0 or blank to take transaction will not be kept.
  • Deduct commission from Affiliate balance when order is refunded/canceled:
    • Select “Yes” to deduct commission when order is refunded/canceled.
    • Select “No” to still earn commission when order is refunded/canceled.
III.1.4. Withdraw Configuration
Withdraw Configuration (Configuration)
  • Allow withdraw request: Select “Yes” to allow Affiliate withdrawal request on front-end.
  • Payment Methods: We provide three payment methods are Offline payment, Bank Transfer and Paypal payment. Enter the fee for each payment method in Fee column. In Active column, Select “Yes” to enable this payment method.
  • The minimum balance in affiliate account for requesting withdraw: Enter the number of minimum balance for request withdraw. Value is unlimited if the field to blank or value 0.
  • Minimum withdraw amount: Enter the minimum amount for each withdraws. Note: Withdrawal fees are also included here.
  • Maximum withdraw amount: Enter the maximum amount for each withdraws. Note: Withdrawal fees are also included here.
III.1.5. Email Configuration
Email Configuration (Configuration)
  • Email Sender: Select the email sender. Default is General Contact.
Email Sender

Account Email

Account Email (Email Configuration)
  • Send Welcome Email: Select “Yes” to allow send a welcome email when a new Affiliate account registered.
  • Welcome Email: Select Welcome Email template.
  • Welcome Email After Account Approved: Select Welcome Email template after account approved.

Transaction Email

Transaction Email (Email Configuration)
  • Send Transaction Email: Select “Yes” to send a transaction email for whatever transaction.
  • Update Balance Email: Select Update Balance template.

Withdraw Email

Withdraw Email (Email Configuration)
  • Send Withdraw Email: Select “Yes” to send a withdraw email for each withdrawal.
  • Withdraw Complete Email: Select Withdraw Complete Email Template.
III.1.6. Refer Friends Configuration
Refer Friends Configuration (Configuration)
  • Enable Refer Friends Feature: Select “Yes” to enable Refer Friend Function.
  • Refer Sharing Email: Select Refer Sharing Email Template.
  • Default Refer Url: Enter text to set default refer url.
  • AddThis.com ID: Enter your AddThis ID to refer friends through AddThis. If blank auto set default AddThis ID.
  • Use Cloudsponge to retrieve email contacts: Select “Yes” to allow access to contacts from the customer’s account.
  • Cloudsponge Key: Enter your Cloudsponge Key. If blank auto set Default Cloudsponge Key.

Sending Email Content

Sending Email Content (Refer Friends Configuration)
  • Default Email Subject: Enter the text for default email subject.
  • Default Email Body: Enter the text for default email body.
  • Default Message Shared via Social: Enter the text default message shared via social.

III.2. Manage Accounts

Go to AFFILIATE -> Manage Accounts.

Go to Manage Accounts
III.2.1. Manage Accounts
Manage Accounts

The Manager can search, filter, export data, select columns to display on the table.

Search, filter, export data, select columns (Manage Account)

Click Edit in the Action column to edit Affiliate account.

Click Edit (Manage Accounts)

In Edit Account Page, you can change Affiliate Group, Status, Email Notification.

Edit Account Page (Manage Accounts)
III.2.2. Add New Account

From Manage Accounts Page, click Add New Account button.

Click Add New Account button (Manage Accounts)

Fill out the Account Information on the form.

Fill out the Account Information on the form.

When complete, click Save Account button.

Click Save Account button (Add New Account)

III.3. Affiliate Groups

To go to Manage Groups, choose AFFILIATE -> Affiliate Groups.

Go to Affiliate Groups
III.3.1. Manage Groups
Manage Groups

The Manager can search, filter, export data, select columns of groups to display on the table.

Search, filter, export data, select columns of groups (Manage Groups)

Click group row in the table to edit group name.

Edit Group Name (Manage Groups)
III.3.2. Add New Group

From Manage Groups Page, click Add New Group button.

Click Add New Group button (Manage Groups)

Enter the group name in the Name text field.

Enter the group name (Add New Group)

Click Save Group button when complete.

Click Save Group button (Add New Group)

III.4. Campains

Go to AFFILIATE -> Campains.

Go to Campains
III.4.1. Manage Campaigns
Manage Campaigns

The Manager can search, filter, export data, select columns of campaigns to display on the table.

Search, filter, export data, select columns of campaigns (Manage Campaigns)

Click Edit in the Action column to edit campaigns.

Click Edit (Manage Campaigns)
III.4.2. Add New Campaign

From Manage Campaigns Page, click Add New Campaign button.

Click Add New Campaign button (Add New Campaign)

Fill in the Campaign Information on the form.

Fill in the Campaign Information on the form.

Choose the conditions for the campaign.

Choose the conditions for the campaign

Set up the discount.

Set up the discount

Set up the commission.

Set up the commission

Click Save Campaign button when complete.

Click Save Campaign button (Add New Campaign)

III.5. Withdraws

Go to AFFILIATE -> Withdraws.

Go to Withdraws
III.5.1. Manage Withdraws
Manage Withdraws

The Manager can search, filter, export data, select columns of withdraws to display on the table.

Search, filter, export data, select columns of withdraws (Manage Withdraws)

Click Edit in the Action column to edit withdraw.

Click Edit (Manage Withdraws)
III.5.2. Add New Withdraw

From Manage Withdraws Page, click Add New Withdraw button.

Click Add New Withdraw button (Add New Withdraw)

Fill in the Withdraw Information on the form.

Fill in the Withdraw Information on the form (Add New Withdraw)

Click Save button when complete.

Click Save button (Add New Withdraw)

III.6. Transactions

To go to Manage Transactions, choose AFFILIATE -> Transactions.

Go to Transactions
III.6.1. Manage Transactions
Manage Transactions

The Manager can search, filter, export data, select columns of transactions to display on the table.

Search, filter, export data, select columns of transactions (Manage Transactions)

Click View in the Action column to view transaction.

Click View (Manage Transactions)
III.6.2. Add New Transaction

From Manage Transactionss Page, click Add New Transaction button.

Click Add New Transaction button (Add New Transaction)

Fill in the Transaction Information on the form.

Fill in the Transaction Information on the form (Add New Transaction)

Click Save button when complete.

Click Save button (Add New Transaction)

IV. Conclude

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