Documentation for AffiliateWP


Getting Started

Everything you need to get up and running fast

21 articles


Walk through AffiliateWP's settings to learn how it works

4 articles


AffiliateWP integrates with a wide variety of systems

33 articles

Affiliate Area

Everything about the Affiliate Area

6 articles


Frequently Asked Questions about AffiliateWP

47 articles


Useful WordPress shortcodes you can use with AffiliateWP

11 articles

Pre-sale questions

Common presale questions

13 articles


Stuck in the mud?

7 articles

Paying Affiliates

Reward your affiliates with a payment

5 articles


Award your affiliates with a commission

6 articles


Still stuck? Have a pre-sale question?

4 articles


Reports offer a wide range of data

3 articles

Exporting / Importing Data

Get data in and out of AffiliateWP

6 articles

Migrating to AffiliateWP

Migrating from your old system to AffiliateWP has never been easier

2 articles


Other assorted docs

5 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

12 articles

Zapier for AffiliateWP

Setup and usage documentation for the Zapier for AffiliateWP add on.

8 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

7 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

5 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

6 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


10 articles

Starting Affiliate ID

3 articles

Affiliate Area Tabs

Add custom tabs to the Affiliate Area

3 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

2 articles

Order Details for Affiliates

Allow affiliates to see order details on referrals they generated

3 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

2 articles

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

Developer Docs

1 article