Affiliate Software Documentation

Setting Up Action Commissions

What are Action Commissions?

Action Commissions allow you to setup single level one-off commissions, perfect for pay-per-action or pay-per-lead type setups.  For example, if you'd like to setup a pay-per-lead commission for affiliates that send referrals to fill up a form, you can use action commissions for that.

Creating an Action Commission

To create an action commission, follow these steps:

  1. In your Affiliate Manager Admin area, click on Commissions > Action Commissions on the left menu.
  2. Click on the Add Action Commission button.
  3. On the Add Action Commission page, enter the folllowing details:
    Action Commission Code - a unique alphanumeric code to use to identify your new action commission
    - Status - active or inactve
    - Amount - the amount you want to pay for the commission
    - Commission Type - flat amount or percentage.  If you set a percentage, you will have to make sure you are sending the amount variable along with the integration code below
    - Auto Approve - If you want these commissions to be approved in real time, enable this option
    - Description - a short description for your action commission

  4. Save the Changes.
  5. On your thank you page (the page that users are sent to after filling in the form), add the following iframe tag:
    <iframe src="" border="0" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" width="1" height="1"></iframe>
  6. Change the to point to your affiliate installation URL.
  7. You can change the AMOUNT variable to a specific amount if you want.
  8. The TRANS_ID variable can be something unique, like the form user's email address.  This depends on the values being sent from your form.  For example:


  9. The value above will post the user's email_address field in PHP format
  10. ACTION_COMMISSION_CODE is the alphanumeric code you set when creating the action commission code above.