Affiliate Academy

Banners, iFrames, Scripts placement.
  • Getting started

    1. Login to your Aff_coza from office by clicking http://office.affiliate.co.za/

    2. Click on "Offers" -> "Live Offers" to fetch creative material for Approved campaigns or Click on "Browse/Search" and request approval for one of new campaigns

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    3. Click on an Offer you would like to fetch a creative material for

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  • Fetching links and banners

    1. Just download the image of the size you will find more suitable for you web page among the options offered.

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    2. Host it on your site by following the process as it should be explained in your website backend.

    3. Copy the tracking URL from your affiliate account on the offer page:

      A tracking url will typically be one that looks like this: http://jag.go2cloud.org/aff_c?offer_id=xxxx&aff_id=xxxxx

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    4. Use the link to redirect your users/visitors at a click on the banner to the advertiser’s landing page.
      And you are set!!
  • WordPress ads placement

    Ok, so here we have a number of ways of loading up creative material.

    • Add a banner and/or referral link within your Posts - Option 1

      1. Login to your WordPress backend

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      2. Click on "Posts" -> "Add New"

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      3. Write up your new Post and click "Add Media"

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      4. In the appeared window, click on "Upload Files", drag & drop a banner image that you've downloaded in the previous step "Fetching links and banners", hit "Insert into post" button. 
        P.S. don't forget to fill in "Alt Text" as shown below. Search engines love it ;)

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      5. Once you see the banner in your Post, hit the "Insert/edit Link" as shown in Step 1 below. Then simply insert your unique referral link that you've copied in the previous step "Fetching links and banners"
        P.S. if you don't see the image, make sure you click on "Visual" in the top right corner of your Post

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      6. Just to make sure that your unique affiliate referral link is indeed inserted, click "Text" in the top right corner of your Post and look up href attribute. 

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    • Add a banner and/or referral link within your Posts - Option 2

      1. Follow the steps in "Option 1" to the point where you need to insert a banner image in Step 3.

      2. Go to your Aff_coza front office and navigate to a campaign you'd like to promote. Refer to "Fetching links and banners" tutorial.
        Instead of downloading a banner image, simply click on "Get Code" as shown below and hit the "Copy" button 


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        Hit the "Copy" button as shown below:

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      3. Lastly, go back to your WordPress' Post you are working on, hit "Text" in the top right corner and insert the code you've just copied in Step 2 above.

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      4. Once done, click on "Visual" in the top right corner of your Post to make sure the banner ad does indeed appear. 

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    • Sidebar banner placement

      1. Login to your Wordpress backend and click on "Appearance" -> "Widgets"

      2. In the appeared window, locate a "Text" widget and drag it to the appropriate widget area. In our case, we used Main Widget Area (Appears on posts and pages in the sidebar) 


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      3. Expand the "Text" widget and, just like in "Single Post banner placement Option 2", copy the banner code from your Aff_coza front office and paste it into the expanded widget area.

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      4. Hit "Save" button and that's it! Your banner appears on your Wordpress site. 

  • Joomla ads placements

    When working with Joomla CMS, there too is a number for ways to load up creative material.
    See some of the options below.

    • Add a banner and/or referral link within your Article - Option 1

      1. Login to your Joomla backend

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      2. Click on "Articles" -> "Add New Article"

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      3. Write up your new Article and click on "Image"

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      4. Choose the banner image you’ve downloaded using our “Fetching link and banner” tutorial, and upload it to your server. Once uploaded, hit “Insert”

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      5. Once the banner image’s been successfully added, fetch your affiliate referral link (see “Fetching links and banners”). Then, click on "Insert" -> "Insert/edit link".

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      6. Copy your unique affiliate referral link from your Aff_coza front office (see “Fetching links and banners”), and simply paste the link into the “URL” field as shown below. Them hit "Ok".

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      7. And that's it! When you click on "Save", your Joomla article (with the Aff_coza banner in it) will appear on your website!

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    • Add a banner and/or referral link within your Article - Option 2

      1. Follow the steps in "Option 1" to the point where you need to insert a banner image in Step 3.

      2. Go to your Aff_coza front office and navigate to a campaign you'd like to promote. Refer to "Fetching links and banners" tutorial.
        Instead of downloading a banner image, simply click on "Get Code" as shown below and hit the "Copy" button 


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        Hit the "Copy" button as shown below:

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      3. Lastly, go back to your Joomla's Article you are working on, hit "Source code", insert the code you've just copied in Step 2 above.

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      4. Paste the code in the appeared window and click “Ok”.

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      5. And that's it! When you click on "Save", your Joomla article (with the Aff_coza banner in it) will appear on your website!

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    • Sidebar banner placement

      1. Login to your Joomla backend and click on "Components" -> "Banners"
        For better housekeeping, we also suggest you setup a client in "Components" -> "Client". For the purpose of this tutorial, we’ve created a client “Affiliate.co.za”.

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      2. In the appeared window, click on “New”.

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      3. Once in, click on “Image” in order to load up a banner image

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      4. Choose the banner image you’ve downloaded in our “Fetching link and banner” tutorial and upload it to your server. Once uploaded, hit “Insert”

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      5. Once the banner image’s been successfully added, fetch your Aff_coza affiliate referral link (see “Fetching links and banners”) and place it into the “Click URL” field. Here it is important to add the Client you’ve setup prior.

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      6. Next, click on “Extensions” -> “Modules” and in the appeared window choose ”Banners”

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      7. Here you may setup all kinds of options. The most important through is you need to choose the appropriate "Client" to which you’ve assigned a newly created uploaded banner. In Step 1, we've created "Affiliate.co.za" as a client.

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      8. Lastly, select an appropriate website’s Position where you wish the banner to appear. In thr case below, we used “Sidebar”.

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      9. Your Aff_coza banner is live in your Joomla CMS!

     

     

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