Magento Affiliate Programs v1.x Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network Configuration

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.

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”.
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Step-by-Step action:

  1. Press on “Add New Affiliate Program”.
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Step-by-Step action:

  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.

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.
  4. Click on “Sidecar Information” tab.
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Step-by-Step action:

  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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Important Information:

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

Testing Sidecar Affiliate Marketing Network in Magento

Step-by-Step action:

  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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