Documentation for AffiliateWP


Getting Started

Everything you need to get up and running fast

20 articles


Walk through AffiliateWP's settings to learn how it works

2 articles


AffiliateWP integrates with a wide variety of systems

35 articles

Affiliate Area

Everything about the Affiliate Area

5 articles


Frequently Asked Questions about AffiliateWP

42 articles


Useful WordPress shortcodes you can use with AffiliateWP

9 articles

Pre-sale questions

Common presale questions

12 articles


Stuck in the mud?

7 articles

Paying Affiliates

Reward your affiliates with a payment

5 articles


Award your affiliates with a commission

5 articles


Still stuck? Have a pre-sale question?

3 articles


Reports offer a wide range of data

2 articles

Exporting / Importing Data

Get data in and out of AffiliateWP

2 articles

Migrating to AffiliateWP

Migrating from your old system to AffiliateWP has never been easier

2 articles


Other assorted docs

4 articles

Account & Billing

8 articles

Pro Add-ons

Affiliate Dashboard Sharing

Allow your affiliates to easily share generated referral URLs

1 article

Affiliate Landing Pages

2 articles

Direct Link Tracking

Allow affiliates to link directly to your site, from their site, without an affiliate

2 articles


Setup and usage documentation for the Zapier add on.

3 articles

Affiliate Forms For Gravity Forms

Create the affiliate registration form you need using the power of Gravity Forms

6 articles

Affiliate Forms For Ninja Forms

Create the affiliate registration form you need using the flexibility of Ninja Forms

8 articles

Custom Affiliate Slugs

Automatically generate custom slugs, or let your affiliates create their own

1 article

Lifetime Commissions

Allow your affiliates to receive a commission on all future purchases by the customer

4 articles

PayPal Payouts

Instantly Pay Affiliate Earnings from Your PayPal Account

4 articles

Pushover Notifications

Send push notifications on new referrals to your affiliates!

1 article

Recurring Referrals

Track on-going referrals for subscription payments and membership plugins

2 articles

Signup Referrals

Award commission when referred users sign up for a WordPress user account

7 articles

Tiered Affiliate Rates

Reward your affiliates with higher commission rates

1 article

REST API Extended

Interact with your affiliate program using RESTful API endpoints

8 articles

Official Free Add-ons

Affiliate Area Shortcodes

Provides shortcodes for each tab of the Affiliate Area

1 article

Affiliate Area Tabs

Add custom tabs to the Affiliate Area

2 articles

Affiliate Info

Show information based on the affiliate's referral URL

3 articles

Affiliate Product Rates

Set product referral rates on a per-affiliate level

2 articles

Allowed Products

Allows only specific products to generate commission

1 article

Checkout Referrals

Allows a customer to award a referral to a specific affiliate at checkout

1 article

External Referral Links

Allows affiliates to promote external WordPress-based pages

1 article

Force Pending Referrals

Force each referral to have a status of “pending” when created

1 article


Show a leaderboard of your top affiliates

3 articles

Order Details for Affiliates

Allow affiliates to see order details on referrals they generated

2 articles

Show Affiliate Coupons

Show affiliates tracked coupon codes assigned to them

1 article

Sign Up Bonus

Entice more affiliates to register by offering a sign up bonus

1 article

Store Credit

Pay your affiliates with store credit

1 article

WooCommerce Redirect Affiliates

Redirect affiliates to their affiliate area when they login

1 article

Developer Docs

Extending AffiliateWP

Extending core AffiliateWP functionality in a plugin or theme.

2 articles


Documentation for v1 of the AffiliateWP REST API.

7 articles

WP-CLI Commands

WP-CLI commands for AffiliateWP

6 articles