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Use attributes in format region_from and region_to= to change the languages showing in language switcher.
Available regions are:
europe_from europe_to
asia_from asia_to
mideast_from mideast_to
america_from america_to

europe_from=0 europe_to=22 will put all languages (ordered in language switcher settings) from 1 to 21 to Europe region:
asia_from=22 asia_to=25 will put all languages from 23 to 24 (so only 2) into Asia region.

Referral tracking by IP

What is referral tracking?

Every customer that joins a referral program receives a unique referral link. Referrals that come from a single customer are tracked through this link. This allows you to see which customers sent referrals to your website and which of those referrals turned into sales.

What it means is that you collect data across the entire referral process, from a customer registering to your site/program and becoming a referrer, to them sharing a referral link/code with someone else. This person can then follow this link/code to become a customer or perform any other action, like downloading your app, for example.

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Referral tracking by IP in Post Affiliate Pro

There are many ways how to track referrals. Cookies, voucher codes, Postback, and IP tracking, to name a few.

IP tracking works on the principle of searching for the last known click from the visitor´s IP. If it is found, the affiliate and campaign ID from this click can be used to create a sales commission.

Post Affiliate Pro uses IP tracking only when browser cookies can´t be found. For the best approach and the clearest result of your data collecting, it´s wise to use both methods as they fill in each other´s gaps.

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Benefits of referral tracking by IP and why should you incorporate it into your business

With cookies likely to become obsolete in the near future, other means of tracking data are imperative for your online business. IP tracking can fill in the gaps left by no longer-useable cookies.

Proper tracking is necessary to control which referrals are legitimate, so you won´t become a victim of fraud. Looking at the data you collected can help you improve the wording, images, and incentives to encourage more customers to participate in your referral program.

And above all else, data collected by referral tracking will help you learn how many people coming through your referral program actually become customers.

All of this will help you increase the percentage of actual clients. IA well-functioning affiliate business machine depends on IP tracking to work efficiently and smoothly.

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Frequently asked questions

Can I disable IP tracking?

IP Tracking can be turned off in Post Affiliate Pro. You can do this by going to Configuration > Tracking Settings and in the Tracking levels section uncheck the “Track referrals by User/Agent and Ip address” and/or “Track referrals by IP address” boxes.

Can I extend the time of IP tracking?

Post Affiliate Pro allows you to customize the time IP tracking will be valid based on your preferences. This can be done in the Tracking levels section of the Merchant Panel under Configuration > Tracking Settings.

Clicks (referrals) tracking

Clicks (referrals) tracking

The article explains how to track affiliate referrals, both clicks and sales, using click tracking code. It includes different code examples, such as simple and asynchronous click tracking codes, as well as how to set the Post Affiliate Network account ID, disable cookie creation, and write visitor's cookie ID or referring affiliate ID to site elements. The article also provides solutions for loading the referring affiliate ID and tracking cookie/ID/PAPVisitorId directly into the code without writing them.

A tracking URL is a specific code located on a website. It is used to identify visitors. FInd out more details in the article.

Tracking URL

A tracking URL is a code on a website used to identify visitors and track their actions on the page. They can be manually created or generated and provide insights into campaign performance, user interaction, and website traffic. Installation of a tracking URL involves receiving login details via email and waiting for the dashboard to be built. The website uses cookies, with consent assumed through continued use.

The affiliate coupon tracking feature allows you to know when and where visitors acquired their coupons to buy your products.

Affiliate Coupon Tracking

Affiliate coupon tracking is a feature in Post Affiliate Pro that allows affiliate merchants to track their affiliate's performance through the use of coupons. It offers various benefits such as giving affiliates an incentive to advertise your website more often by offering discounts on products, creating several coupon groups, making promotions public or private, and providing the ability to analyze conversions and commission payouts. Post Affiliate Pro also offers various coupon features in each plan, allowing you to create and manage coupons for any affiliate marketing purposes directly in the app.

Reasons why the referer URL would be blank when using Post Affiliate Pro

Understanding Empty Referrer URLs

Reasons why the referer URL would be blank when using Post Affiliate Pro

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