Magento Affiliate Programs v1.x Google Analytics Affiliate Program Configuration

Managing Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento

In this article, you will learn how to create and configure Google Analytics Affiliate Program in the Magento Affiliate Programs extension. Please follow the step-by-step instructions below.

Step-by-Step action:

  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”.

Step-by-Step action:

  1. Press on “Add New Affiliate Program”.

Step-by-Step action:

  1. Select “Google Analytics”.
  2. Press “Continue” button.

Configuring Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento

Once you created the Google Analytics Affiliate Program, you will need to configure it. Please follow the step-by step instructions below.

Step-by-Step action:

  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..

Step-by-Step action:

  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 “Save” button.

Now, in order to enable Ecommerce tracking, you will need to sign in to your Google Analytics account and follow the steps below.

Step-by-Step action:

  1. In your Google Analytics account click on “Admin” .
  2. Go to “View Settings” tab in the left hand side menu.
  3. Change Ecommerce tracking switcher to “On” in the “Ecommerce Settings” section. Once done, press “Save” button to save these settings.

Important Information:

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

Testing Google Analytics Affiliate Program in Magento

Step-by-Step action:

  1. Create a test order at your Magento 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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Once you locate the part of the code by Google Analytics – this means that your Google Analytics Affiliate Program has been set up correctly. Now login at and verify that your transactions are being tracked correctly.

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