People often ask how to track affiliates with Paid Memberships Pro. Here are a few solutions we’ve helped customers get setup with. This post covers our Lightweight Affiliate Tracking Add On as well as integration with third party affiliate platforms that we support and plugins supported by the Affiliate programs directly.
If you have a basic affiliate program requirements and only need to manage who is referring who, try our Lightweight Affiliate Tracking Add On.
You can add Affiliates manually or automatically generate them as part of their membership level. And you must run your own reports and handle payments yourself. Otherwise, it does generate an affiliate link that when used will attach any orders to that affiliate. You can give affiliates access to view their affiliate reports using the [pmpro_affiliates_report] shortcode.
PMPro Plus Add Ons for Third Party Affiliate Platforms
Post Affiliate Pro
We’ve built a plugin to integrate PMPro with Post Affiliate Pro, which is a fully featured, third party affiliate service with its own fees.
Sign up or learn more about Post Affiliate Pro.
WP Affiliate Platform
If you want an affiliate solution that is completely integrated with WordPress, WP Affiliate Platform may be the solution for you.
Sign up or learn more about WP Affiliate Platform.
Other Third Party Affiliate Platform Integrations
AffiliateWP is a fully featured affiliate platform that both tracks sales and offers ways to automatically send payments.
This premium plugin supports integration with Paid Memberships Pro natively. We recommend this plugin for most people who want to run affiliate programs with WordPress and Paid Memberships Pro.
Affiliates Manager – Paid Membership Pro Integration
When members pay for membership on your site, this addon will check to see if the member was referred to your site by an affiliate. It will then give commission to the affiliate who referred the user.
Affiliates Manager offers a PMPro integration plugin to be used alongside the Affiliates Manager plugin.
iDevAffiliate – Paid Memberships Pro Integration
iDevAffiliate includes tracking for recurring commissions during the billing cycle and automatic completion of the commissioning process when the subscription is cancelled.
The third-party platform offers native support for Paid Memberships Pro.