How to give your affiliates a personal coupon code on top of their affiliate links
We learned from our support tickets that it could be possible that your affiliates request to have their own coupon code on top of their own affiliate links.
With this, we mean the specific case of only have a coupon to be valid if it's used on top of the affiliate tracking link.
If this is not the case and you're only looking for a reference to use the coupon as tracking method please refer to this article instead.
So if you're wondering if there is a way to provide a respective discount code on top of the link it is indeed possible, but only if you manually send them the discount links with their coupon codes and make sure that you:
- Do not enable the coupon code tracking
- Do not change option “Your site URL"
After confirming that, the process will consist in two steps.
Create the specific discounts on your store:
You need to create the coupon codes for each of the affiliates you'd want to apply this strategy for in your Shopify store. For example:
Send the coupon links of your affiliates to prepare the link
Contact the affiliates, send them the discount links and tell them to use that discount link in their Affiliate panel > Link generator to get their tracking link.
The tracking links using the above examples would look like:
The affiliates could manually add their tracking parameter to the discount URL, but its best if they use the Link generator page in their affiliate panel, where they would need to enter their personal discount code URL that you sent them and the app will return their tracking link based on that discount link.
You're all set!
This is the end for this Coupon + Link guide. If you have any more questions and the answers are not available here, please contact us and we will gladly assist you.