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Introduction

Affiliate statuses restrict access to offers or the functionality of the affiliate panel or, conversely, allow the affiliate to get more permissions to work with offers and affiliate panel.

Affise client may change affiliate’s status on the Affiliate’s edit page: Affiliates-> Affiliate management-> Edit affiliate

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Affise provides 4 affiliate statuses:

Not active - marked with grey label in the admin panel.

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Active - marked with green label the admin panel.

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Banned - marked with red label in the admin panel.

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On moderation - marked with yellow label in the admin panel.

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❗ In User activity logs section statuses are logged by status names:

It is possible to change affiliate’s status in bulk:

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Every time you change affiliate’s status either via UI or via API, the relevant notification is sent to him.

API method is:

https://api.affise.com/docs3.1/#mass-update
POST /3.0/admin/partners/mass-update

Not active

Not active - this status can be used when you create a new affiliate or want to deactivate him for a while.

When your new "Not active" affiliate wants to sign in to the affiliate panel, he will receive this message:

If you want to view the "Not active" affiliate's partner panel through the admin panel, you will not be able to sing in.

❗ Affiliate gets this status right after registration in the following cases:

  • There is the Enabled type of registration. The affiliate registered successfully, but hasn't followed a link in a confirmation letter yet.

  • There is the Pre-moderation type of registration. The affiliate registered successfully, but hasn't followed a link in a confirmation letter yet.

You can find more information about the process of registration here.

Active

Active - means that affiliate can be enabled for the offers; you can view statistics for this affiliate and create billing for him.

Active affiliate will have access to all sections in the affiliate panel.

Where the Affiliate panel: Affiliate sees the data while logging in via the Affiliate panel.

Banned

Banned - used to block affiliate due to a specific reason, i.e., the one with a bad reputation or low-quality traffic.

When your "Banned" affiliate wants to sign in to affiliate panel, he/she will see this message:

If you want to view the "Banned" affiliate's partner panel through the admin panel, you will not be able to sing in.


On moderation

On moderation - means that the affiliate is waiting for verification and active status. This status is used if you want to additionally take time to check the information on this particular affiliate, but do not give him access to the affiliate panel at once.

When your "On moderation" affiliate wants to sign in to affiliate panel, he/she will see this message:

To grant access to the Affiliate Panel, this Affiliate should be set with 'Active' status.

API and Affiliate statuses

Depending on the Affiliate status, Affiliate may or may not have certain permissions for working with Affise API:

Not active

  • New Affiliate will not be able to make API requests without his individual API-key. New Not Active Affiliate does not have access to the Affiliate panel, where the api key is located.

  • If you've just changed Affiliate status from Active to Not Active (means that your Affiliate is not new and has an API-key, but you changed his status), he/she will not be able to get access to any data, in case of an attempt to make a specific API request, the Affiliate will get the following API response':

Active

  • Active Affiliate able to make requests, he will receive responses with 'status:1' and specific information:

Banned

  • Banned Affiliate is not able to get access to any data, in case of any attempt of a specific API request, he/she will receive API response with the 'status:2':

On moderation

  • New Affiliate will not be able to make API requests without his individual API-key. New On moderation Affiliate does not have access to the Affiliate panel, where the api key is located.

  • If you've just changed Affiliate status from Active to On moderation (means that your Affiliate is not new and has an API-key, but you changed his status), he/she is not able to get access to any data, in case of any attempt of a specific API request, he/she will receive API response with the 'status:2':

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If you have more questions on the Affiliate statuses and their peculiarities, feel free to contact the Affise Support Team via [email protected] or your Dedicated Account Manager.

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