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=Convert-a-link=
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==Introduction==
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<br> Affiliate Window's Convert-A-Link plug-in for publishers is an application for your website to help ease the task of converting your product links into track-able affiliate links.
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The application works by automating the process and is offered to only aid in converting the links for the affiliate window advertisers whose programmes you are joined to.
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==Usage and Initialisation==
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'''2.1 Usage'''<br>
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Usage of the plug-in requires editing of your html pages so that they include a script tag to serve the JavaScript which provides the functionality of the plug-in.
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The script tag required is also used for the purpose of loading other affiliate window plug-ins so if you already have the tag in your html pages, you need not include it again. To obtain the script tag you would need to navigate to : Links & Tools → Convert-A-Link
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Having obtained the script tag, you need to ensure the tag is included on all your html  pages with the product links you wish to be converted to track-able links. 
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The provided tag needs to be copied and pasted just before the closing HTML body tag i.e. </body> of your html pages. Please see the below example:
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[[File:Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 12.12.06.png]]
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'''2.2 Initialisation''' <br>
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Having added the script tag to your html pages as required; to initialise the plug-in, you would need to refer back to the configuration page and switch it on using the provided switch. Once enabled, it may take a few minutes for the plug-in to become active.
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[[File:Screen Shot 2014-04-02 at 12.19.54.png|700px]]
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==Additional Features==
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'''3.1 Ignore links'''
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In instances where you wish for certain links to be ignored on your site; the Convert-A-Link plug-in includes an attribute called '''data-awinignore'''.
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Any links on your html pages that include this attribute will be ignored when the application performs the conversion of your links. See the below code for an example of this in action:
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<nowiki><a href="http://www.test.com/tablet-accessories/ipad-sleeve-red/106.html" data-awinignore>iPad Sleeve - Red</a>
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  </nowiki>
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==Reporting==
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Clicks generated through Convert-a-link have the click REF defined as "convert-a-link". To keep an eye on the number of clicks generated check your Click Reference Report.
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==FAQs==
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===DOES CONVERT-A-LINK AFFECT SEO?===
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No. Convert-a-link applies Awin tracking on click, meaning the link remains exactly the same to Google and the user.
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===DOES CONVERT-A-LINK WORK ON DEEPLINKS?===
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Yes. Convert-a-link will convert any deeplinks into an Advertisers website/product pages.
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===MY WEBSITE IS IN WORDPRESS, HOW WILL THAT WORK?===
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To allow a change to the global footer on Wordpress (Wordpress 3.4.1):<br>
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1. Hover over appearance and click on the editor option<br>
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2. Click footer.php<br>
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3. Add our Javascript snippet just before closing the body element<br>
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===DOES CONVERT-A-LINK WORK ON IMAGE LINKS?===
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Yes.
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Current revision as of 12:30, 5 March 2019

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