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Magento Affiliate Programs v2.x Google Analytics Affiliate Program Configuration

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Managing Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento 2

In this article you will learn how to create and configure Google Analytics Affiliate Program. Please, check the following step-by-step guide.


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  1. Go to the "Plumrocket" tab in the main menu.
  2. Navigate to the "Affiliate Programs" tab > select "Manage Affiliate Programs".

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  1. Press on the "Add New Affiliate" button.


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  1. From the list of the affiliate programs select "Google Analytics".
  2. Press the "Continue" button.


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Configuring Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento 2

After you created new Google Analytics Affiliate Program, you need to configure it. Please, follow the steps below.


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  1. Specify the "Name" of your Affiliate Program.
  2. The "Status" option allows you to enable or disable the Affiliate Program.
  3. In the "Store View" section you may select the store view(s) where your Magento 2 Affiliate Program will be executed.


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  1. "Google Analytics API" allows you to configure the Google Analytics Affiliate Program by following the instructions provided by the system. After you enable your Google Analytics - refresh this page.
  2. Once you see the success message, click on the "Save" button.


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To enable Ecommerce tracking, you need to sign into your Google Analytics account and follow the steps below.


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  1. In your Google Analytics account press on the "Admin" button.
  2. Select the "View Settings" option.
  3. Change the Ecommerce tracking switcher to "On" in the "Ecommerce Settings" section. When the change has been done, press the "Save" button to save these settings.


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Testing Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento 2

In order to test and check whether your Magento 2 Affiliate Program has been installed properly, please check the instructions below.


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  1. Create a test order at your Magento 2 frontend and 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 the code which contains var _orderData = {"order_id":.
  3. The part of the code will appear.

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If you locate the part of the code by Google Analytics - this means that your Google Analytics Affiliate Program has been set up correctly. Now log into your account at google.com and verify that your transactions are being tracked correctly.

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