Plugin / Affiliates




The Affiliates system allows you to run a successful Affiliate Marketing Program.

It comprises a set of the most powerful growth-oriented tools.

Designed for Growth

A fresh and intuitive dashboard helps your partners to spread the word about your site, products and services easily.
Affiliates can share links to any page on the website, using simple tools that are built into its dashboard.

Designed to deliver an intuitive experience out of the box, it is ready for virtually any theme, even without customizations.

Yet you can refine the design and facilities provided for your affiliates even further, with its flexible template-based dashboard sections.

You will find extensive information and detailed instructions in the Documentation.

Important features include an intuitive affiliate dashboard, automated affiliate registration and unlimited affiliate management sections. Affiliates can integrate with virtually any platform, including e-commerce, memberships, forms, lead generation, lead tracking and many more.

Commissions on referred users are built-in, free and premium integrations with today’s most popular e-commerce and other systems are available.

The Affiliates plugin provides an affiliate system for sellers, shops, distributors, blogs, membership sites, microsites for product launches and many more. It allows to quickstart your affiliate program and start growing fast.

It also provides a solid framework for developers, who wish to build customized solutions based on a sound data model.

With unlimited affiliate program management tools available on the back end, its flexible affiliate dashboard templates, blocks and shortcodes, you can provide your affiliates with a really intuitive experience. Partners get the tools and information about their earnings and performance on the front end. There is everything you need to start an affiliate and growth marketing program.

To manage an Affiliate Marketing or Partner Referral Program and track visits to your site with affiliate links, the Affiliates system is the most powerful free solution.

The system is used to manage affiliates, create referrals and track visits to your site through affiliate links. Referrals are stored and attributed to an affiliate, for example if clients place orders on your site and you need to credit your affiliates.

Free Integrations and Extensions

Additional resources can be found on GitHub.

Premium Integrations and Extensions included with Affiliates Pro and Affiliates Enterprise

  • Affiliates Pro provides all features available in the free Affiliates system, a more detailed Dashboard with additional Dashboard Sections, additional features like referral Rates (supports formula-based rates), Banner Management, advanced Notifications, additional Dashboard sections and Shortcodes, advanced commission Rates, affiliate export features, advanced Totals with mass payment files and exports, more integrations and advanced integration features.
  • Affiliates Enterprise provides all features and integrations available in Affiliates Pro and also supports mulitple tiers, campaigns and pixel tracking with image and iframe tracking pixels among other features as well as additional Dashboard sections, blocks and shortcodes.

Affiliates Pro and Affiliates Enterprise come with additional features, extensions and integrations. Among these are:

E-Commerce and Events

Social Sharing Platforms … make it even easier for affiliates to share their links

  • Affiliates AddThis : This integration with AddThis converts URLs to share into affiliate links automatically for affiliates who are logged in.
  • Affiliates AddToAny : This integration with AddToAny converts URLs to share into affiliate links automatically for affiliates who are logged in.



Premium Extensions available separately

  • Affiliates Coupons to create WooCommerce coupons for affiliates automatically and in bulk.
  • Affiliates Users to automatically create affiliate accounts for new users
  • Affiliates by Username which allows affiliate links to indicate usernames in addition to the affiliate IDs
  • Affiliates Permanent : This extension is useful if you want to grant your affiliates commissions on all purchases made by customers they refer.
  • Affiliates Products which handles WooCommerce product commissions for product partners and affiliates on product sales


  • Affiliates Dashboard

    Fully integrates affiliate login, registration, statistictal overview, affiliate links and profile in a setup-free dashboard. Available as block and shortcode and highly customizable using templates. Individual dashboard sections are also available as blocks and shortcodes and can be customized using templates.

  • Real-time reporting

    Referrals and affiliate link statistics are recorded and available instantly, as transactions are processed. Integration with virtually any E-Commerce platform.

  • Traffic Statistics

    Records browseable traffic statistics with source and landing page, user agent and related referrals per affiliate.

  • Unlimited Affiliates

    Simply have as many affiliates as you can get.

  • Easy affiliate recruitment

    Affiliates can sign up automatically and can also be added manually with or without user accounts.

  • Affiliate approval and notifications

    Affiliates can be approved manually or automatically and notifications are sent that inform them and the administrator of their status.

  • API

    Affiliates provides an API which makes it easily integratable with virtually any E-Commerce and Membership system.

  • Quick & Easy Installation

    Upload/install and activate the plugin from your WordPress Dashboard.

  • Feedback is welcome

    Do you have feature requests or want to provide feedback? Please get in touch, the Affiliates plugins evolve with your needs.

  • Free or Premium

    The Affiliates plugin is free and Open Source. If you want to use it, simply install it from your WordPress Dashboard or download it from

    Affiliates Pro and Affiliates Enterprise are premium releases with additional features.

    Your support of our work helps to make all versions even more awesome.

    Thank you!


You will find extensive information and detailed instructions on the Documentation pages.


Please follow @itthinx on Twitter for updates on this and other plugins.


  • For more immediate and preferential support, we kindly ask you to obtain Affiliates Pro or Affiliates Enterprise.
  • If you need help or want to ask a question about the free version, please leave a comment on the Affiliates plugin page on our site, or post a topic in the Support section.
  • Feedback is welcome!
  • If you need help, have problems, want to leave feedback or want to provide constructive criticism, please leave a comment on the Affiliates plugin page.
    Please work with us to try to solve problems before you rate this plugin less than 5 stars or say it doesn’t work. There goes a lot of work into providing you with free quality plugins! We appreciate your feedback and are happy to help. Thanks!

What this plugin is not

It is not intended to keep track of links to other sites that you as a member of an affiliate program may have. We suggest you have a look at the Affiliate plugin if you’re interested in that.


If you want to add a translation, please review Affiliates Translations.

Many thanks to those who have contributed translations:

French by Johan Walter from Massage Factory,
Hebrew by Yair from,
Italian by Alessandro Bergamin from and Roberto Castaldo from InArte,
Indonesian by Ganis Irawan from Bisnis Internet 101,
Lithuanian by Vincent G from Host1Free,
Polish by BizExpert,
Portuguese by Carlos Gouveia from iNovve,
Slovak by Cr3o from životné poistenie,
Spanish by David Perez from Closemarketing,
Ukranian by Michael Yunat from GetVoIP


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First Released

22 Mar, 2011

Total Downloads


Wordpress Version

4.6.0 or higher

Tested up to:


Require PHP Version:

5.6.0 or higher




The plugin hasn't been transalated in any language other than English.


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