ezAffiliates

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Name:  ezAffiliates
Stable tag:  1.30
Author:  Manoj Thulasidas
Price:  12.95
Contributors:  manojtd
See Also:  Other packages

Description

ezAffiliates is an affiliate marketing module for ezPayPal, which can be purchased online. Using it in conjunction with ezPayPal, you can turn your satisfied customers into your brand ambassidors, and get one step closer to that internet dream of going viral.

If you would like to start your own affiliate marketing network, you can purchase the full package of ezAffiliates ready-to-use online for only $12.95.

Features

  1. Seamless integration with ezPayPal.
  2. Email verification of affiliate registration to prevent bots.
  3. Cookie-less scheme to track sales through PayPal IPN process.

Credit

ezAffiliates is a modifed version of Affiliates for All. Please refer to their extensive documentation for details.

For our purpose, we have made the following changes and additions:

  1. Tight integration with ezPayPal
  2. Email verification and activation of affiliate registration to prevent bots.
  3. Admin account securitization.
  4. Terms of Service page.
  5. Modifications to the overview and index pages to help the affiliates generate links
  6. Database storage for admin customization so that ezPayPal can be installed and configured from a web interface without editing any files.
  7. ezPayPal look and feel modifications.
  8. Cookie handling modifications for it to work with PayPal IPN round trip.
  9. Banner serving can use a CDN since everybody can have a free CDN with Dropbox or a reasonably cheap one from Amazon CloudFront (preferred).

Installation

Note: ezAffiliates is an add-on module for ezPayPal Pro. You can install and use it only if you have ezPayPal. Or you can purchase the bundled package of ezSupport and ezPayPal ready-to-deploy for a discounted price of only $12.95.

  1. On ezPayPal screen, click on Pro Features & Tools.
  2. Log in if prompted.
  3. Click on Affiliate Package button.
  4. Click on the Install Affiliate Package and follow the friendly wizard.

Screenshots

  1. Installation integration from ezPayPal.  Click to View
    Screenshot [ezaffiliates] 1
  2. Log on screen.  Click to View
    Screenshot [ezaffiliates] 2
  3. Overview screen after logging on.  Click to View
    Screenshot [ezaffiliates] 3

Change Log

Future Plans

  1. Improve documentation.

History

  • V1.30: Changes to make it compatible with the new version of DbHelper. [Nov 18, 2013]
  • V1.22: Releasing ezAffiliates bundled with ezPayPal. [Sep 30, 2012]
  • V1.21: Adding a CDN option so that affiliate banners will be served from the CDN instead of the database. [July 8, 2012]
  • V1.20: Adding a banner grouping feature. Banners can be chosen by size using a drop-down menu. [July 7, 2012]
  • V1.12: Moving some static files to my Cloudfront CDN. [June 17.2012]
  • V1.11: Adding changes to the overview page. [May 22, 2012]
  • V1.10: Ready to cut over on buy.thulasidas.com, with affiliate support. [May 19, 2012]
  • V1.00: Initial release. [May 12, 2012]

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use this package without ezPayPal?

Not in the current form. A future version that can work independently of ezPayPal will be released soon.

Digital Goods

ezPayPalPlease visit our e-shop selling all sorts of digital goods -- Premium WordPress plugins, PHP packages, Mac Apps, eBooks etc. It runs on my own ezPayPal package, which you can purchase if you would like to start a similar e-commerce gateway. Do check it out!
If you like my plugin efforts, please leave a comment using your Facebook login below.
If you need help, please use our support portal instead.  ezSupport Portal

 

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