Creating the Affiliate Area

The affiliate area is where your affiliates log into their account and view their referral stats, generate affiliate links, and view their earnings.

AffiliateWP will automatically create a page called Affiliate Area when it is first installed on the site, and it will also populate this page with the proper shortcode, which is [affiliate_area].

If AffiliateWP did not automatically create the page, or you simply wish to name it something different, create a standard Page in WordPress and place the [affiliate_area] shortcode in the main content.

Make sure that you have selected the page you wish to act as the affiliate area in Affiliates → Settings:

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The Affiliate Area is divided up into multi sections:

Affiliate URLs

When an affiliate enters a URL into the Page URL field and clicks Generate URL, their affiliate ID or username is automatically appended: