ARMember Affiliate

Important Note: This Addon will only work if ARMember plugin is installed with version 2.0 or higher

This plugin lets you run your own affiliate program and allows you to create and reward (pay commission) your affiliates for referring other users to your website.

When a user pay for ARMember membership plan on your site, this addon will check to see if the user was referred to your site by an affiliate. It will then give commission to the affiliate who referred the user.


Steps For Installation And Activation

You can install plugin in following two ways.

New install via FTP

  1. Download the plugin and extract it. You will find a directory armemberaffiliate.
  2. In your WordPress installation directory, upload armemberaffiliate to wp-content/plugins/
  3. Activate the ARMember - Affiliate plugin through the Plugins menu from WordPress admin panel.

New install via the WordPress Uploader

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Log in to your WordPress admin panel.
  3. Go to Plugins -> Add New -> Upload
  4. Click on “choose file” and browse the download package. When the plugin uploads successfully, click on Activate Plugin.

ARMember – Affiliate Setup Wizard

After activating the plugin, you will be able to see ARMember Affiliate admin menu in left side.

Let’s setup ARMember – Affiliate for your website :

  1. When plugin activated then Affiliate menu and pages will be display.

  2. For view list of all affiliate user with user details go to the Manage Affiliate menu from the admin interface.

  3. To view list of all referrals with their details go to the Manage Referrals menu from the admin interface.

  4. To check all payouts with their details go to the Manage Payouts menu from the admin interface.

  5. To view list of all banners with their details go to the Manage Banners menu from the admin interface.

  6. On the Affiliate Statistics page you can track site statistics like Total Earnings, Total Paid, Total Unpaid, Total Visitor, Total Referral, Total Affiliate user.

  7. Affiliate basic settings are available in Affiliate Settings. To get more detail about this section, please click here.

  8. Also plugin activated then Affiliate section will be display in ARMember -> Manage Plans -> Add / Edit Plan.

    Please see below screen.

  9. You will be able to enable and disable referrals plan wise.

  10. You can set referral rate in ‘Fixed Rate’ or ‘Percentage’ wise.

    Also you need to set this settings for each plan.


Manage Affiliate

To view list of all Affiliate with their details go to the Manage Affiliate menu from the admin interface. Also here you can track how many user visit your website using affiliate user referral link and Display how many visitor converted as user through the affiliate user referral link.

Here you are able to see all affiliate user listed with their details like Username, email, Affiliate Starts From, User status, Affiliate Id, Number Of visitors, Converted As Users and Revenue Amount. Also Affiliate username, email, Number Of visitors, Converted As Users and Revenue Amount column is sortable here.

Please see below screen.

  • Bulk Actions

  • This option will be helpful when same action need to be performed on multiple user rows at same time.

    1. Delete

      Select number of rows that you want to delete and select Delete Bulk Action then click on Go button.

  • Actions

  • For each row of grid there are some action options provided which are as following

    1. Delete

      Each Referral can be deleted by just one click on DELETE Icon at right side.

    2. Active & Inactive

      You can ACTIVE or INACTIVE direct login using single switch.

  • Search

  • You have Search Box at top of the grid plus other filter options are also available which are FILTER BY STATUS.

    Create Affiliate User

    For create affiliate user click on Create Affiliate User.

    Please see below Screen.

    You can select user that you want to create affiliate user.

    click on Save button.


Manage Referrals

To view list of all Referrals with their details go to the Manage Referrals menu from the admin interface.

Here you are able to see all referral listed with their details like Affiliate User, Amount, Plan Name, Reference User, Date, Status and Link. Also Affiliate user, Amount and date column is sortable here.

Please see below screen.

  • Bulk Actions

  • This option will be helpful when same action need to be performed on multiple user rows at same time.

    1. Delete

      Select number of rows that you want to delete and select Delete Bulk Action then click on Go button.

  • Actions

  • For each row of grid there are some action options provided which are as following

    1. Accept

      Each Referral Can be accepted by just one click on ACCEPT Icon at right side. When you accept any referral then status should be unpaid.

    2. Reject

      If you see any bad Referral then you will be able to reject by just one click on REJECT Icon at right side

    3. Edit Referral Amount

      For edit referral amount click onEdit Referral Amount button. And set your new amount in popup amount text-box and click on save.

      Please see below screen.

    4. Delete

      Each Referral can be deleted by just one click on DELETE Icon at right side.

  • Search

  • You have Search Box at top of the grid plus other filter options are also available which are FILTER BY MEMBERSHIP PLAN, FILTER BY STATUS, FILTER BY DATE.

  • Export To CSV

  • This button is provide facility to export displayed records in csv file.


Manage Payouts

To view list of all payouts with their details go to the Manage Payouts menu from the admin interface.

Here you are able to see all payouts listed with their details like Affiliate User, Total Earnings, Paid Amount, Due Amount. Also the all column is sortable here.

Please see below screen.

  • Actions

  • For each row of grid there are some action options provided which are as following

    1. Export To CSV

      For Specific affiliate user payment history export by just one click on EXPORT TO CSV icon.

    2. Payment History

      You will be able to see each affiliate user payment history by click on PAYMENT HISTORY icon.

      Please see below screen.

    3. Pay to User

      For Pay to user click on PAY TO USER button. And set amount that you want to pay to user in popup text-box and click on Pay button.

  • Search

  • You have Search Box at top of the grid.

  • Export To CSV

  • You will click on it the button and able to download displayed record in CSV file.


Affiliate Banners

To view list of all Banners with their details go to the Manage Banners menu from the admin interface.

Banners or text links allows your affiliates user to easily promote your web site. The text or banner links your affiliates will use to traffic to your web site.

This allows your affiliates user to log into their affiliate area and get the code for the advertisement.

Affiliate user can copy and paste the banner code to their site for send visitors to your web site

  • Bulk Actions

  • This option will be helpful when same action need to be performed on multiple user rows at same time.

    1. Delete

      Select number of rows that you want to delete and select Delete Bulk Action then click on Go button. When you click on Go button then only visitor will be deleted.

  • Actions

  • For each row of grid there are some action options provided which are as following

    1. Edit Banner

      For edit Banner click onEDIT BANNER button. And you can edit all banner details than click on save button.

    2. Delete

      Each Banner can be deleted by just one click on DELETE Icon at right side.

  • Add Banner

  • For create banner click on ADD BANNER Button.

    Please see below Screen.

    You can insert all details and click on SAVE button.


Affiliate Statistics

Here you can track site statistics like Total Earnings, Current Month Earnings, Total Payment(Paid), Current Month Payment(Paid), Total Payments(Unpaid), Current Month Payments(Unpaid), Total Visitor, Current Month Visitor, Total Referral, Current Month Referral, Total Affiliate User, Current Month Affiliate user.

  • Visits

  • Here you are able to see your web site through affiliate users visits listed with their details like Date Time, Browser, IP, Country, Visitor Converted as user, Affiliate user, Referred user(Display username if visitor converted as user), Commission and Membership Plan.

    Also Affiliate user, Referred user, Commission and membership plan column is sortable here.

  • Search

  • You have filters at top of the grid, filter options are also available which are FILTER BY AFFILIATE USER FILTER BY MEMBERSHIP PLAN FILTER BY DATE.

  • Export To CSV

  • You will click on it the button and able to download displayed record in CSV file.


  • Summery

  • Here you are able to see day wise your web site Total Visitor, Total Converted, Commission, Revenue Amount.

  • Search

  • You have filters at top of the grid, filter options are available which are FILTER BY MEMBERSHIP PLANFILTER BY DATE.


Affiliate Settings

Go to the Affiliate Settings menu from the admin interface.

Let’s check each option in detail:

Please see below scree.

  • Affiliate URL Parameter Name

  • You can change the URL variable for referral URLs. The default value is armaff.

  • Referral Cookie Expiration

  • This option is for How many days should the referral tracking cookie be valid for?

    If you enter 0, referrals will only be valid until the visitor closes the browser (session).

    The default value is 1. In this case, if a visitor comes to your site via an affiliate link, a suggested referral will be valid until 1 days after she or he clicked that affiliate link.

  • Default Referral Amount

  • If visitor visit the site using shared link and register using simple ARMember Registration page then this amount should be commission.

  • Referral URL

  • The default referral URL is your website URL. You will be change this any other page, that you want to referral visit the page first.

  • Referral Status

  • You can able to set default referral status. So when new referral is create then the default status should be selected.

    By default referral status should be pending.

  • Allow Referrals on Renew / Change Plan

  • This option Allows you to give affiliate user commission when someone refer to affiliate and renew OR change plan then affiliate user get the commission.

  • Do Not Allow Zero Amount Commission

  • This option Allows you to block zero amount referrals. This Option is default allow zero amount referrals.

  • Automatic Create Affiliate link upon new Registration

  • If this option is enable then. New user create in your wordpress site then automatic new affiliate user will be create.

  • Affiliate Id Encoding

  • You can able to set encoding affiliate url value using this option.

    If you change Affiliate Id Encoding and Affiliate URL Parameter Name setting and have distributed affiliate links or permalinks, make sure that these are updated. Unless the incoming affiliate links reflect the current encoding, no affiliate hits, visits or referrals will be recorded.


Dashboard Widgets

Recent Referrals

Here you have list of 6 recently added referrals with their Affiliate user, Amount and Referral User. You can view all referral by clicking on View All Referrals link.


Affiliate Shortcodes

[arm_affiliate]

Affiliate Area Shortcode.

Possible Arguments:
social_fields Social network name(ex: facebook/twitter/linkedin/vkontakt/email)
affiliate_text Affiliate text that you want to display in affiliate area for affiliate user. Use : {URL} (For display referral URL.)

[arm_user_referral]

Affiliate User Referral Shortcode.

Possible Arguments:
title Section Heading.
per_page Number of Records per Page
message_no_record record Display Message if no records found.
label Referrals – Grid Column Label
value Referrals – Grid Column Label Value

[arm_user_payout_transaction]

Affiliate User payout transaction Shortcode.

Possible Arguments:
title Section Heading.
per_page Number of Records per Page
message_no_record record Display Message if no records found.
label Payouts Transaction – Grid Column Label
value Payouts Transaction – Grid Column Label Value

[arm_aff_banner]

Affiliate Banner Shortcode.

Possible Arguments:
item_id Id of affiliate banner.