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Magento Affiliate Programs v1.x Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network Configuration

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Managing Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network in Magento

In this article you will learn how to create and configure Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network. Please follow the step-by step instructions below.


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  1. In your Magento Backend please go to "Plumrocket" in the main menu.
  2. From the list of extensions select "Affiliate Programs".
  3. Click on "Manage Affiliate Programs".


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  1. Press on "Add New Affiliate Program".


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  1. Select "Sidecar".
  2. Press "Continue" button.


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Configuring Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network Platform in Magento

Once you created the Sidecar in Magento, you will need to configure it. Please follow the step-by step instructions below.

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  1. Name: allows you to indicate the name of your Affiliate Program.
  2. Status: allows to enable or disable your Affiliate Program.
  3. Store View: allows you to select the Storeview(s) where your Affiliate Program will be executed.
  4. Click on "Sidecar Information" tab.


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  1. Site ID: allows you to indicate the site name. This information must be provided by Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network.
  2. Press "Save" button to save your settings.


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How to test if your Affiliate Program is installed properly? Please follow the instructions below.


Testing Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network in Magento

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  1. Create a test order at your Magento frontend. Then proceed to Order Success Page.
  2. Using your browser's Developer Tool ("F12" key on your keyboard) open search bar ("Ctrl+F" keys on your keyboard) and look for Conversion Tag which contains "sidecar.transactions".
  3. Your Conversion Tag will appear.


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Once you locate the Image Tag - this means your Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network has been set up correctly. Now log into your account at www.side.cr and verify that your transactions are being tracked correctly.

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