The affiliate (or click-through) model can be defined as where a store owner approves paying an affiliate amount in return for giving an advertisement and link to his site.
Laravel (Bagisto) provides the admin to pay the commission to his affiliate user for sending them traffic. Through it, users can have a reward for their affliates.
For bringing the customer or visitor through an affiliate, he would Earn a reward.
- At the admin and the customer end, only the live site URL is displayed as a referring URL.
- After making changes to the blog link, the customer needs to get it again approved by the admin.
Complete Feature List
- Affiliate registration can be enabled/disabled by the admin.
- The admin can control Affiliate General Commission Rates.
- The admin is handling the rewards for Unique Click, Per Click, and Affiliate Order.
- The admin is managing the transactions.
- The store owner can Approve/Disapprove the Affiliate.
- The owner can set the Payment Method for the Affiliate.
- The admin can Create/Delete the Text Banners.
- The admin can set the commission based on category.
- Handle Affiliate User, Payment, Traffic, Sales, and Statistics by admin.
- Manage advertisement by affiliate users.
- Fully open-source and easy to use.
Installation of Laravel (Bagisto) Affiliate System
- Unzip the respective extension zip and then merge the “packages” folder into the project root directory.
- Goto config/app.php file and add the following line under ‘providers’
- Goto the composer.json file and add the following line under ‘psr-4’
- Run these commands below to complete the setup.
composer dump-autoload php artisan config:cache php artisan route:cache php artisan migrate php artisan db:seed --class=Webkul\\AffiliateSystem\\Database\\Seeders\\DatabaseSeeder php artisan vendor:publish --force
Press the number before "Webkul\AffiliateSystem\Providers\AffiliateSystemServiceProvider" and then press enter to publish all assets and configurations.
That’s it, now just execute the project on your specified domain.
After the successful installation of the module, the admin can navigate to Bagisto store>>Settings>>Affiliate System.
The admin can perform the following things from here-
Enable- The admin can enable/disable the module.
Display Blog Link on Registration- The admin can enable it for displaying the blog link on registration of the affiliates.
Allow affiliate registration- The admin can allow the affiliate registration.
Automatically approve affiliates– By enabling it, the affiliates approve automatically.
Minimum payout balance– Set the minimum payout balance to be credited into the customer’s account.
Payment day of the month– He can set it to any day from 1 to 31 of a month.
Blog URL Hint– Write the hint for the blog so that affiliate users can have hinted at the time of registration.
Affiliate Manage E-mail– Enter the Affiliates email address.
Affiliate user account update email template– Select the email template when the affiliate user account status is updated by the admin.
E-mail campaign template– Select the template for the email campaign.
Manager email template– Select the email template for notifying the admin when affiliate sales orders approve
Payment credit notification email notification– Select the email template for notifying the affiliate when the affiliate user payment is credited to his bank.
Affiliate user email template on order approve– Select the email template for notifying the affiliate of the sales order complete notification.
Assign Payment Methods– The admin will select the payment methods that will be available to the affiliates from the list of payment methods given below-
Chequ’e Money Order, Bank Transfer Payment, and Paypal Standard Method.
Manage Affiliate General Commission Rates
Here the admin can configure the below points :
Pay Per Click– The admin can configure the payment amount per click.
Per Unique Click– He can configure the payment for every unique click.
Set Commission Type For Sale– The admin can set it as Fixed or Percentage.
Set Commission– He can set the commission as per the requirement.
Affiliate Program Terms
The admin can put the Affiliate program terms, and the user needs to accept them so that he can register himself as an affiliate.
The admin can manage the functionalities of the Laravel (Bagisto) Affiliate System module from his dashboard.
The admin can manage the affiliate user – Approve/Not Approve as shown below under Affiliate >>Manage Affiliate.
He will pay the commission amount of the affiliate user by clicking the “Pay To Affiliate” button. After clicking the button, the window will open like the one below where the admin can enter the transaction details as per the selected payment method by the affiliate.-
Payment Record list
So, after the transaction, the admin can see the transaction history from the payment record list.
The admin can send emails to the affiliate users as shown below by navigating to Affiliate > Affiliate Manage > Email Affiliate.
For adding the banner or text ad, the admin can navigate Affiliate ->Affiliate Banner->Banner/Text Ad. After clicking the “Banner/Text Ad” menu item, a page with an option to add a new banner appears as per below-
The admin will enter the Banner Title, Content, Link, and Size of the banner as shown below.
The admin can see the Traffic Record list from the admin panel.
The admin can see the Sales Record list from the admin panel by navigating through Affiliate->Sales. Here the admin can approve an affiliate Sales Record Status after which the affiliate user gets the commission for that order.
The admin can see Statistics Graph showing the Traffic Graph Monthly.
While the customer signs up to the store, he can get a check button for “Become Affiliate User” link.
Afetr clicking on the button, affiliate will have to enter his Blog URL. And then will agree to the terms & conditions and click save to save his blog link as shown below.
After signing up, the customer will able to see his complete affiliate account menu and the success message in the case of auto-approval.
Banners & Ads
The affiliate can add banners & ads under the My Account > Banners & Ads menu item. Here affiliate can check his Product Ads and Banners/Text Ad. Now, the affiliate can click on Copy Html Code and paste it into the website where he wants to put it.
When a user clicks on a banner or purchases the products, the affiliate user gets a reward.
An affiliate user can send emails to multiple users as an e-mail campaign.
The affiliate user can check all the traffic details under the Traffic section of the account.
Sales of an affiliate can be viewed in the Sales section.
Payment Records & Statistics
The affiliates can see Statistics for traffic in their account and the list of the payments can be seen under the Payment Records.
The customer needs to select his payment method for payments or transactions from the admin. Affiliate users can set it from their “Payment Preference” tab under their account.
He can select any one payment method from the admin allow payment methods – Check/Money Order, Bank Transfer Payment, and PayPal Standard Payment.
The affiliate user can check the transaction history from his payment grid in his account panel.
Current Product Version – v1.4.3
Supported Framework Version – v1.4.3