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You can adjust your platform settings by navigating to the 'Settings' section. The section is divided into 3 groups:
There are 3 articles that cover the processes of configuring settings:
The 'Settings' tab includes a range of options for configuring the use of your admin panel. Below you will find a description of all these options.
The 'General' tab is used to configure your basic Network settings.
Site name - your network name.
Company name for affiliate's invoice - the name of the company, which you see when creating an affiliate's invoice.
Legal address - your address for payout invoices.
Admin panel default language - default language of your Admin panel.
Timezone - all data on the panel will be displayed by the timezone you select.
Country - your country.
City - your city.
Zip/postal code - your zip/postal code.
Tel. - your phone number.
Affise provides you with the opportunity to add your custom tracking domains. You may add several tracking domains for your offers and choose a default domain for each offer separately.
If you want to change the default tracking domain for all offers, you should enable the 'Make default' checkbox (blue tick) near the domain.
You also can check the list of custom tracking domains via API:
Next, you will see all URLs that used for your Network:
API URL - Affise API URL;
Webmaster URL - URL of the Affiliate panel
Admin URL - admin panel site URL;
Tracking site URL - Affise Tracking URL;
Impressions domain - Affise impressions Tracking URL;
❗ HTTPS stands for a secure connection, and it appears in the address bar of your browser. We recommend all our clients who use custom domains, provide us with SSL certificates. Please, note that mobile apps usually are not transparent with users about the security of their web connections, and it can be hard to tell whether an app is connecting via HTTP or HTTPS.
Email setup is crucial for your affiliates to register in the network and activate their accounts.
You have an option to use default Affise domain name: [email protected], as shown below:
Affise clients can set their custom email settings, but have to update the fields above based on the hosting side's email account settings. Find out more about How to set custom email here.
❗ We highly recommend to use custom SMTP settings instead of default ones to ensure all notifications are sent timely.
Mail - your email account which you want to use;
Protocol - your email provider protocol, here you may choose one of three protocols:SMTP - default protocol for email transmission;SMTP+SSL - a standard security protocol for establishing encrypted links between a web server and a browser in online communication;SMTP+TLS - similar to SMTP+SSL, but with the different type of certificate (TLC);
SMTP-server - email provider SMTP server type, typically set as ‘smtp.domain.com’ or ‘mail.domain.com’. For instance, a Gmail account will refer to smtp.gmail.com. But that’s not a unified type, so you should pay attention and get the right SMTP parameters. Below you find a list of the SMTP settings of the most common providers:
SMTP-port - port 587 is supported by almost every outgoing SMTP server, and it’s useful for unencrypted or TLS connections; while port 465 is used to connect via SSL;
SMTP-login - will be the same as your email account name;
SMTP-password - will be the same as your email account password.
If the info above was not useful enough to set up a custom email account, kindly contact your email provider to get more details on the settings setup.
Tracking and Trafficback
Global Trafficback URL - your global Trafficback URL;
'Use for disabled offers' checkbox - enable this checkbox to send global Trafficback URL for disabled and paused offers or when the offer is disabled for Affiliates;
'Use by other reasons' checkbox - enable this checkbox to send global Trafficback URL for any other reason, for example, when the traffic has an inappropriate user targeting, overcaps, etc.;
Conversion status for caps count - allows to set up conversions' statuses for caps. It works for all offers by default for all cap periods and types (conversions or payouts). If necessary, it can be changed for a particular offer in the Offers section - > Offer edit page - > Caps tab.
CPC is based on - allows selecting which value the CPC type of payment is based on: clicks or hosts. Here you can read more about the CPC payment model.
The 'Security' section you can manage special options to ensure the protection of your business:
IP whitelist - allowed IP for using the admin panel. You can add several IPs by using a comma or add IP range by using a hyphen.
❗ If you decide to use an IP whitelist, note that only allowed IP would be able to use the Admin panel.
Secure postback code - protection against conversions fraud. If the password is generated, advertiser postbacks without this password will be zero-filled and not counted. Just add «&secure=SECURE_CODE» to your postback. This option is also available on the Advertiser level and Offer level (Offer section -> Offer edit page - Postbacks tab).
'Ignore secure code' checkbox - this checkbox allows postbacks with secure code if it is not generated on the platform.
'Enable IP and device check for user session' checkbox - security measure improvement: the setting will monitor IP and device for the last user session and requests to Sign in if IP or device changes.
'Enable Two-factor authentication ( 2FA ) for affiliates' checkbox - security measure for affiliates. How it works:
Affiliate inserts his login and password
He is redirected to a special page where he needs to insert a code
As this code is located on affiliate's mailbox, he needs to go there, copy the code and insert it to the form.
Affiliates can enable/disable the 2FA authentication in the Affiliate panel (Profile -> Security). If the option is enabled in the Admin panel, the affiliate can't make it disable there.
'Enable Two-factor authentication ( 2FA ) for admin panel users' checkbox - security measure for users. How it works:
Users insert their login and password
They get the form where they need to insert the code
As the code is located on their mailboxes, they need to go there, copy the code and insert it to the form.
Both users and affiliates have only 10 minutes to insert a code received via email into a form, otherwise this code becomes invalid. If it happened, the user/affiliate has to press "Resend" button. "Resend" button appears when 60 seconds have been passed since the moment the user/affiliate got redirected to the page with this form.
In the 'Billing' section, you can add your card number for automatic payment.
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If you have more questions on the Settings section, feel free to contact the Affise Support Team via [email protected] or your Dedicated Account Manager.