Easy Digital Downloads
To enable support for Easy Digital Downloads, go to Affiliates > Settings > Integrations and check the box that says Easy Digital Downloads:
Once enabled, AffiliateWP will automatically generate referral records when customer is successfully referred to your store via an affiliate link.
In Affiliates > Referrals, the Reference column refers to the payment ID in Easy Digital Downloads:
Clicking on the Reference column will take you directly to the payment record in Easy Digital Downloads.
In the Payment Notes section of the View Order Details screen will be a note indicating a referral was created for the purchase:
Affiliate Coupon Tracking
To enable affiliate coupon tracking, go to Downloads > Discount Codes and create a new discount code. At the bottom of the Add New Discount form, there will be an input field called Affiliate Discount:
Simply begin typing the name of the affiliate you wish to connect the discount code to and select the affiliate from the list of user accounts found:
Any time this discount code is redeemed, and a purchase or conversion is completed, the connected affiliate will be awarded a referral.
Product Specific Rates
The referral rate used to calculate an affiliate's commission amount on sales can be set on a per-product basis. To set a product-specific rate, go to the edit screen for a product and enter the the rate you wish to use in the Affiliate Rate field in the Download Settings section:
There are two important notes about product specific rates:
- If an affiliate has an affiliate-specific rate, their custom rate will always take precedence of this product-specific rate
- Referrals can be entirely disabled for a product by setting the rate to 0