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Prestashop Marketplace Affiliate Program

User Guide

Nowadays, affiliate marketing is one of the important tools that merchants use in order to increase their sales. It not only helps the merchants with sales but helps with brand marketing too. Hence, keeping in mind all the benefits of affiliate marketing, we are here with the Prestashop Marketplace Affiliate Program module. It will help you to provide the functionality to sellers of your marketplace too. So, without wasting single more minute, let’s look at all the features that this module offers.

To install Prestashop Marketplace Affiliate Program module, you need to install Prestashop Advanced Multi-Vendor Marketplace first.

At admin’s end

  • Enable or disable the auto-approval of affiliates.
  • Allow multiple ways to affiliates to share links with referrals.
  • Select order status to assign or cancel the commission of an affiliate.
  • Choose to calculate commission on the tax-included price of the product.
  • Allow or restrict commission on discounted products.
  • Configure voucher settings for referrals.
  • Set the maximum number of days to consider a visitor as the affiliate’s referral.
  • Enter the maximum number of days an affiliate will get a commission on the referral’s order.
  • Enter the maximum number of days an affiliate will be valid on the store after their approval.
  • Set the maximum number of commissions an affiliate can get.
  • Set the minimum redeemable amount that an affiliate can withdraw.
  • Select the ways through which an affiliate can request to withdraw their money.
  • Set the global commission in percentage or amount to apply to all products.
  • Set seller wise global commission to apply to all products of that specific seller.
  • Choose to set product-wise and category-wise commission.
  • Upload banners for each seller.
  • Customize the notification setting for seller, affiliate & the admin.
  • Save the payment modes available with each seller for affiliate payout.
  • View details of all the affiliates & referrals of the shop.
  • Assign commission to affiliates manually.
  • View seller wise commission history for each affiliate.
  • View a list of all the vouchers shared by every affiliate.

At seller’s end

  • Enable or disable auto-approval of affiliate requests.
  • Customize the voucher settings for referrals.
  • Set the maximum number of days to consider a visitor as the affiliate’s referral.
  • Enter the maximum number of days an affiliate will get a commission on the referral’s order.
  • Enter the maximum number of days an affiliate will be valid on the store after their approval.
  • Set the maximum number of commissions an affiliate can get.
  • Choose to calculate commission on the tax-included price of the product.
  • Allow or restrict commission on the discounted products.
  • Set the global commission in percentage or amount to apply to all products.
  • Choose to set product-wise and category-wise commission.
  • Upload banners to allow affiliates to place them on their shops.
  • Save the payment modes for the purpose of the affiliate payout.

At affiliate’s end

  • Fill all the details and request on shop to become an affiliate.
  • Send requests to multiple sellers to become an affiliate of their shops.
  • Create a request to withdraw commission via voucher or through payout.
  • View a list of all the referrals who purchase through your link or coupon.
  • Update the required details in the payment mode of each seller for the easy payout of commission.

In order to become an affiliate at the store, you must register yourself as customer first. After registering as customer, you can see a new option ‘Join as shop affiliate’ on the dashboard.

Customer dashboard

After clicking on that button, a form to register yourself as affiliate opens. You need to fill all the details, agree to terms & conditions and then click on register to send a request.

Affiliate registration form

Request to sellers

In order to send the request to sellers of the shop, click on the ‘Add Seller’ button.

Affiliate account

After that list of the seller open in a pop-up. Here, an affiliate can view the benefits by clicking on the i button & can also send a request to become an affiliate.

Send request to sellers to become affiliate

On clicking the “i” button, the seller profile page opens. Apart from the benefits, it also contains various methods through which an affiliate can invite referrals to the shop.

Seller profile page

After the approval of the request, list of sellers on which affiliate is active becomes available. As the auto-approval of the affiliate request was active on these sellers shops too. Hence, the affiliate got active on all those shops. Otherwise, the seller also needs to approve the request of the affiliate. Then only, the affiliate can refer referrals to those shops.

List of sellers who have accepted request

The name of the active affiliate is now visible at seller’s end too.

Affiliates list at sellers end

Let’s see how an affiliate earns a commission if a referral places an order. Here while ordering, referral applies the discount coupon given by an affiliate. As you can see in the screenshot below, the name of the voucher also suggests that it is an affiliate coupon.

Checkout page

The referral has placed the order successfully.

Order confirmed

Transactions

Under the transactions tab, seller wise list & Total commission from all shops is available.

To view the earning from a particular seller, click on the view button available against seller listing.

Affiliate transaction history

After clicking on the view button, the following page opens. Here, an affiliate can see the name of the products on which he/she earned a commission. They can also request to withdraw that amount via voucher or payout.

Transaction history of an affiliate for sellers

The details of the commission are available at the seller’s end too. A seller can click on the ‘view’ button available against the name of the affiliate to view the details. The request for vouchers is also available under it.

Commission history at sellers end

As you can see, the detail of a request for a new voucher along with details of all other commission earned by the affiliate is also available at the seller’s end. Now, a seller can approve or reject this request. It’s at their discretion.

Commission history at sellers end

In case, if a seller approves the request. Then, it updates at the affiliate end too.

Voucher request generated at affiliate end

In addition to that, a voucher also adds to the affiliate account under the voucher section.

Voucher in affiliate account

Payment Mode

Under the payment mode, an affiliate can see the available payment modes of sellers. The sellers use these payment modes to pay out the commission to the affiliate. As there are some payment modes that require some additional details from affiliates too. Hence, affiliates can add those details by clicking on the edit button available against each seller.

Affiliate payment mode

After clicking on the edit button, a pop-up appears. Here, an affiliate needs to select the payment mode & add the necessary details. This helps sellers in making the payout to affiliates by using those details.

affiliate payment mode

Referrals

Under this section, you can find a list of all the referrals who have purchased from the seller’s shop using an affiliate referral link or coupons.

referrals of an affiliate

So, this was a brief overview of Prestashop Marketplace Affiliate Program module. In case, if you want to know more, please check the detailed user guide of the module.

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