Updates & Changelog

Version 5.13.0

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Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new mailing list integrations to automatically add affiliate users to your mailing list.
  • Tweak: Added [couponaffiliates_store_credit_apply] shortcode to display field to apply store credit to cart. Can be used on the checkout if WooCommerce block checkout is enabled.
  • Tweak: Updated the “Coupon Referral Orders” page to properly show 20 orders per page. Previously it would hide non-coupon orders but still count them in the pagination.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed an issue with the template coupon “multiple templates” when manually adding a new affiliate user.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed an issue with the “Copy Code” button on the “Creatives” tab sometimes including a diplicate “https” in the referral URL.

Version 5.12.4

Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added a color picker under the QR code generator, to allow affiliates to change the color of the QR code.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Update the QR code generator to no longer use the Google Charts API, and instead use a local QR code generator library with no dependencies.
  • Tweak: Made a few small optimisations to the code run when referral links are clicked. When the “Enable Click History Logs” option is disabled, it will no longer log the clicks in the database.
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with admin reports “only show coupons assigned to an affiliate user” option not working when disabled, to show coupons without an affiliate user assigned in the reports.
  • Fix: Fixed the “Name” column on the “Recent Orders” tab of the affiliate dashboard, sometimes being blank in certain cases. It will now show the username or “Guest” if name is empty.
  • Other: Updated to Freemius SDK 2.6.2

Version 5.12.2

Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added a “Quarterly” option to the “Scheduled Payout Requests” and “Affiliate Email Reports” features.
  • Tweak: On the affiliate dashboard, if the discount is 0% and free shipping is enabled, it will now say “Free Shipping” in the “Discount” box on the “Statistics” tab.
  • Tweak: Prevent duplicate affiliate registration submissions from the same user within a short time period.
  • Tweak: No longer send the admin “New Affiliate Application” email when the affiliate user was added by an admin.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Updated styling on the download qr code button to match the other buttons.
  • Tweak: Improved inconsistent spacing of certain content/sections on affiliate dashboard on certain themes.
  • Fix: Fixed the “Generate Dashboard Page” button on the setup wizard not working in certain cases.
  • Other: Added Freemius multi-site support.
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 8.4.0

Version 5.12.0

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Changelog:
  • New: Added a new “Referred Order Cancelled” email notification, which is sent to the affiliate when an order is cancelled, refunded, or failed. This can be enabled in the “Emails” settings tab.
  • New: On the “Coupon Affiliate Users” the tooltip shown when hovering over the coupon code, will now show the default referral link for the affilaite coupon, along with a copy button.
  • New: On the “Coupons” page for the plugin, there is now a new “Default Referral Link” column, which shows the default referral link for the coupon, along with a copy button.
  • New: Added some new options to customise the affiliate dashboard tabs styling in the “Design” settings tab. There is now a new “full width” style available, along with the option to select a custom border radius.
  • New: Added an option to set a custom “Preferred Coupon Code” field label on the affiliate registration form.
  • Improvement: You can now easily include the default referral link in the “Affiliate Application Accepted” email by using the {referralurl}
  • Tweak: (PRO) Hidden the “MLA” dashboard link on the WordPress users page if MLA is set to invite only, and the user does not have access.
  • Tweak: (PRO) If MLA Dashboard is set to “Invite Only”, admins can now still view view the MLA Dashboard for any user if they themselves are not approved.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added the “pointer” cursor style to the export buttons on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Moved the “Affiliate” link on the “My Account” page to before the logout link.
  • Tweak: A few small improvements to the plugins “Coupons” admin page.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a PHP warning when MLA is enabled but the MLA dashboard page has not been selected in the settings.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed the “Unpaid Commission” and “Pending Payouts” fields when editing a coupon, to allow you to enter decimal values.
  • Fix: (PRO) The store credit balance amount shown on the affiliate dashboard “payouts settings” is now formatted to show as a currency value.
  • Dev: Added a filter to programmatically change the page ID for the affiliate dashboard option, and MLA dashboard option.
  • Other: Added translations for “Italian”.
  • Other: Tested with WordPress 6.4.2
  • Other: Updated to Freemius SDK 2.6.1

Version 5.11.0

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Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added a new admin “Create Payout Request” page, to allow you to manually submit payout requests for affiliates that have “unpaid commission” available.
  • Tweak: Updated the referral link “Default Page” setting to always check the domain matches the site URL.
  • Tweak: Made a few styling changes to the plugins admin pages.
  • Tweak: Made a few tweaks to the setup wizard, and also removed the “Style” step.
  • Other: Added translations for “Portuguese (Portugal)”.

Version 5.10.0

We are excited to announce the release of Coupon Affiliates version 5.10.0, bringing one of the most requested features: Performance Bonuses

Additionally, we have also made several over notable improvements, tweaks and fixes.

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Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new “Performance Rewards & Bonuses” module. This allows you to reward your affiliates with bonuses and rewards, based on their performance. Learn More.
  • Improvement: (PRO) Added 2 new “Extra Field” options for the “Bank Transfer” payout method. Also made the “Bank Transfer” details fields required on the affiliate dashboard settings tab, so they can not be left blank.
  • Improvement: Added some bulk actions to the admin “Affiliate Users” list page, to allow you to bulk delete users and their coupons, or bulk unassign users from coupons.
  • Improvement: Added an “Actions” column to the plugins admin “Coupons” list page, with links to edit or delete the coupon.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Changed the “Unpaid Commission” and “Pending Payments” fields when editing a coupon to number fields to prevent invalid values being entered.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Removed the “Coupon Code” field on the “Add New Affiliate” when the “Dynamic Code Generator” is enabled. Made the field required when it is shown.
  • Tweak: Modified the “Add New Affiliate” form to redirect to the “Affiliate Users” list page. It now also shows a “Custom Message” field to include a custom message in the email sent to the user. The checkbox to automatically accept has also been removed, and it will now always automatically accept the user.
  • Tweak: Made a few CSS tweaks/fixes to the affiliate dashboard on mobile.
  • Tweak: Switched the admin CSS styles to use the “wp_enqueue_style” function.
  • Tweak: Automatically unassign user ID from coupons if a user is deleted.
  • Tweak: Improved query for admin coupons list page, to no longer show coupons when the affiliate user has been deleted.
  • Tweak: The “Activity Log” will now only show “new order referral” logs when the order used a coupon that has an affiliate user assigned to it.
  • Fix: Fixed a PHP error in some cases when generating admin reports, causing the report to fail and show 0 for all values.
  • Fix: Added compatibility with the Wordfence login reCAPTCHA when submitting the affiliate registration form.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with affiliate registration form not submitting correctly when a CAPTCHA plugin is being used for login security.
  • Fix: The Turnstile and reCAPTCHA scripts are now enqueued using the “wp_enqueue_script” function, and should no longer conflict with the “Simple Cloudflare Turnstile” plugin.
  • Fix: Fixed a PHP warning in certain occasions when updating a user in the admin area.
  • Fix: Fixed an error on the admin “Referral Visits” page when clicking “View all visits for this referrer” link, if site is on a subdirectory.
  • Fix: Fixed a few instances where /wp-admin was being used instead of admin_url() causing issues on sites which are not installed in the root directory or using a custom /wp-admin path.
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with the admin manual “add new affiliate” form when the “Use the email address as username” option was enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed a rare PHP error occuring in some cases when manually adding a new affiliate user, in certain cases.
  • Fix: Fixed a few other PHP warnings.
  • Other: Tested with WordPress 6.4.0

Version 5.9.5

Changelog:
  • New (PRO): Added an option to creatives, to only show that creative for certain user roles.
  • Tweak: Added some extra sanitization and escaping to certain areas of the code, as an extra precaution.
  • Tweak: The commission values are now hidden on the coupons list when the “hide commission statistics for non-affiliate coupons” option is enabled, and the coupon does not have an affiliate assigned to it.
  • Tweak: Updated messaging shown when WooCommerce is not installed/activated.
  • Fix: Fixed a PHP warning in certain occasions when submitting the affiliate registration form.
  • Fix: Fixed a few small layout issues on the plugins settings page since the last update.
Version 5.9.6:
  • Fix: Fixed a few small content issues on the plugins setup wizard since the last update.

Version 5.9.4

Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added “APILayer” as an alternative to the “exchangeratesapi.io” for the “Automated Conversion Rates” feature. This better supports different base currencies in the free version of the API.
  • New: (PRO) Added a “Download QR Code” link for the QR codes generated in the “Referral URL” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Made some improvements to the registrations code, to be more reliable when the form is submitted. Previously, in some cases if there was a form error (captcha failed etc) it was still creating the user account.
  • Tweak: Made some fixes and tweaks to the total sales and commission values shown, on the “coupon orders” page, and “monthly summary” for multi-currency orders.
  • Tweak: Added some extra sanitization and escaping to certain areas of the code, as an extra precaution.
  • Tweak: Removed the “Unpaid Commission” column on the admin “Coupons” list page for the free version.
  • Tweak: Removed the “Taxes” step from setup wizard if “tax rates and calculations” are disabled in WooCommerce settings.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added a “Total MLA Commission” column to the “Affiliate Users” admin list page, if the MLA module is enabled.
  • Tweak: (PRO) A few small tweaks to the PDF statements template.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue with the “Automated Conversion Rates” whn getting new rates.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a PHP warning showing in some cases with the “Per User Role” commission rates option enabled.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed an issue with enqueuing a certain script within the new products rates table functionality.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed some occasional JS console errors with the line charts.

Version 5.9.0

This update includes brand new per-affiliate product commission rate options, several improvements to the admin management pages for the plugin, an option to set the maximum commission per order, a few improvements to the recently added “Dynamic Creatives” functionality, and more.

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Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added “Per-Affiliate Product Commission Rates” feature, visible when editing products. These options allow you to set product-level commission rates on a per-affiliate basis. These rates can be set per coupon, user, or user role. If you set rates for a specific affiliate for a product, it will override the default rates that are set.
  • New: (PRO) Added an option to show a new “Rates” tab on the affiliate dashboard, which shows a table of the commission rates earned for that affiliate on each individual product.
  • New: Added an option to set the “Maximum commission per order”. This allows you to set the maximum commission amount that is calculated and can be earned per order referred by affiliates.
  • Improvement: Made some changes to the code that handles refunds to make it more consistent and reliable when deducting commission. Especially for partial refunds.
  • Improvement: (PRO) Added a “rotation” option to the text fields in the dynamic creatives feature, to allow you to rotate the text.
  • Improvement: Edited the “Coupons” link under “Coupon Affiliates” to link to a new custom page that lists all the coupons, with some extra columns.
  • Improvement: Edited the “Affiliate Users” link under “Coupon Affiliates” to link to a new custom page that lists all the affiliate users that are assigned to coupons.
  • Improvement: Edited the “Coupon Orders” link under “Coupon Affiliates” to link to a new custom page that lists all the orders that have been referred by an affiliate, with some extra columns.
  • Improvement: The “Other Information” column in the admin “Affiliate Registrations” page will now show the users first name and email address.
  • Improvement: The “New Affiliate Application” admin email now supports “name” and “email” merge tags.
  • Improvement: (PRO) Added a search field to the admin payouts page.
  • Improvement: (PRO) With the “Custom Affiliate Dashboard Tabs” feature, added a new option for each tab to set a custom “Tab Header” so you can have a different (longer) name for the tab header, than the actual tab button.
  • Tweak: The affiliate username will now be shown on the affiliate dashboard, next to the logout link.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Edited the layout of the dynamic creatives text fields slightly (2 columns).
  • Tweak: Removed the code that would no longer force refresh stats if the usage is 0, since there are cases where the usage would be 0 but it still needs to be refreshed.
  • Tweak: When assigned to multiple coupons the “Total Usage” shown for each coupon on the “Your Coupons” page, will not show the proper total usage from the all-time stats if available.
  • Tweak: Some small tweaks/improvements to styling on some admin pages.
  • Tweak: For the very first order for a coupon, the all-time statistics will now be updated automatically, if they are not already set (instead of waiting for the first time the dashboard is loaded).
  • Tweak: When multiple referral links are clicked, it will now apply the coupon code for the latest referral link clicked and replace any existing affiliate codes already applied to cart.
  • Tweak: Added a “Download CSV Template” link to the “Bulk Create: Affiliate Coupons” tool page.
  • Dev: Removed “commission_summary” from the “wcu_alltime_stats” meta since it’s not used.
  • Dev: Added a filter to modify the dashboard page title (defaults to the coupon code).
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with the all-time line graphs, when more than 100 orders within the 90 day date range.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with the all-time stats if an order is created with “payment pending” status.
  • Other: Tested with WordPress 6.3.1
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 8.1.1

Version 5.8.0

This update brings you 2 new exciting enhancements to the “creatives” module, including brand new “Dynamic Creatives” functionality, along with the option to schedule creatives to only show within a certain date range.

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Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new “Dynamic Creatives” feature that allows you to build advanced creatives, which automatically generate unique image/banner for each of your affiliates based on certain merge tags. Learn More.
  • New: (PRO) Added new “Schedule Creatives” feature to the “Creatives” tab on the affiliate dashboard. This allows you to schedule creatives to be displayed on the affiliate dashboard, for a certain date range.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added some additional columns to the “creatives” admin list such as “creative type”, “creative image” preview, and “creative description”.
  • Tweak: Swapped the “Total Usage” and “Discount” boxes around in the “Statistics” tab, under “Coupon Info”, on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Made some design/layout improvements for the affiliate dashboard on mobile.
  • Fix: Fixed a potential error with the registration form when using login security plugins.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a potential FPDF conflict error when using other plugins that use FPDF.

Version 5.7.0

This update includes several new features, tweaks, and fixes, improves performance, adds additional functionality, and solves various issues, aiming to further streamline the management of affiliate programs.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added batch ajax loading when refreshing affiliate dashboard statistics (first load or manual refresh) to help prevent timeout/performance issues with coupons that have lots of orders. Should also help prevent certain rare situations that resulted in ajax errors.
  • New: Significant performance improvements for when refreshing statistics. Changed the way order meta is saved.
  • New: (PRO) Added “unpaid commission added” and “unpaid commission removed” to the activity log.
  • New: Added an option in “Referral Link Settings” to “remove all tracking cookies when customer places an order”.
  • New: Added a way to delete logs on the Activity Logs page, that are older than a certain number of days.
  • Tweak: (PRO) When editing an order, if the order is complete but still has not granted “unpaid commission”, a link will show to update this.
  • Tweak: Removed the spacing under the “No orders found” message on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Hidden the order status totals for the latest orders in the “Statistics” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Improved the tooltip on the “Affiliate Coupons” column, in the admin users list.
  • Tweak: (PRO) MLA commission will now show on the tooltips in the admin orders list.
  • Tweak: Made a few small tweaks/improvements to admin settings page on mobile.
  • Tweak: The option to “track conversions via referral URL even if coupon was not used” will no longer track if “allow affiliate user to apply their own coupon code at cart / checkout” option is disabled, and the affiliate clicks their own link.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Updated the “Delay Commission” cron job to check twice per day instead of once per day.
  • Fix: Made the “New Customers Only” option for “Who can apply affiliate coupons to their cart?” now compatible with HPOS.
  • Fix: Allow “0” as the “Coupon Discount” in the quick generate form on the setup wizard for the template coupon.
  • Fix: Fixed the “Subtotal” not showing on the products list in the “Monthly Summary” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Fix: Ensure certain values are always assigned as a “float” before using them in calculations. Helps prevent some issues with PHP 8+ in certain cases.

Version 5.6.0

We’re excited to introduce version 5.6.0 of Coupon Affiliates, which includes a brand new “Admin Tools” page.

We’ve also made several other tweaks and improvements, including an improved “Statistics” tab for the affiliate dashboard, with more customisation options.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added “Admin Tools” page to admin menu.
  • New: Added “Import/Export Custom Tables” tool to admin tools page. Import or export the custom tables used by the plugin.
  • New: Added “Bulk Create: Affiliate Coupons” tool to admin tools page. Bulk create or import a list of new affiliate coupons (and users) to be automatically created.
  • New: Added “Bulk Assign: Coupons to Orders” tool to admin tools page. Bulk assign affiliate coupons to orders for the affilaite to earn commission for that order.
  • New: (PRO) Added “Bulk Edit: Product Settings” tool to admin tools page. Bulk edit, import, or export the per-product commission settings.
  • New: Added “Bulk Edit: Coupon Settings” tool to admin tools page. Bulk edit, import, or export existing coupon commission rates and assigned user.
  • New: Added some new options to the “General” settings tab, under a new “Affiliate Dashboard Customisation” section under “Statistics” Tab, to customise what is shown on the “Statistics” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • New: Added a “Section Layout” option on the “Statistics” Tab customisation settings, to allow you to re-arrange the order of the sections on the “Statistics” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • New: Added 2 new options to show a “Commission Payouts” and “Latest Referrals” summary on the “Statistics” tab on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Made some small adjustments to the styling of certain elements on the affiliate dashboard and admin area.
  • Tweak: Updated the “Help” tab on the admin settings page to now show all the links to the documentation pages.
  • Tweak: Changed the default colour/style of the table header/footer on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: In the settings page and setup wizard, added a way to quickly generate the “template coupon”. Also added an easy access “Edit Coupon” link, under it.
  • Tweak: Updated to allow HTML / links in the labels for custom registration fields.
  • Tweak: Only load the graphs script if the line graphs are enabled.
  • Tweak: If the per-coupon rates are edited for a single coupon, it will now refresh the stats automatically.
  • Tweak: In the “Referral Link Settings” adding some validation to make sure the “Default Page” being set is a valid URL.
  • Tweak: Updated the affiliate dashboard tabs to stay highlighted when selected and that tab is active.
  • Tweak: Improvement to percentage change amounts shown on the “Statistics” tab of affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Updated the “Newest Affiliate Coupons” table on the admin dashboard to only show coupons with an affiliate user assigned.
  • Tweak: Some small tweaks/improvements to the line graphs.
  • Tweak: A few small tweaks/improvements to mobile version of affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: When refreshing the stats for an affiliate dashboard it will no longer temporarily disable all the other tabs on the dashboard.
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with the new option to set a custom “Affiliate Referrer Coupon” for orders, if the coupon was not in lowercase (since 5.5.0).
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a PHP warning with the “Dynamic Code Generator” feature in certain cases.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fix line graph occasionally not loading when ajax loading is disabled.
  • Fix: Fixed a “Undefined variable: lifetimeaffiliate” PHP notice on the single order page.

Version 5.5.1

Changelog:
  • New: Added [couponaffiliates-referral-urls] shortcode that displays the current users referral URL. If assigned to multiple coupons, it shows a list.
  • Tweak: Updated referral URLs to always have a trailing slash after the URL (before parameters) to solve some issues with the full link (with tracking parameters) not being clickable on certain sites, like in YouTube descriptions.
  • Tweak: Made a few small tweaks to the admin settings page.
  • Fix: Fixed a json_decode() error shown in some cases.

Version 5.5.0

We’re thrilled to introduce version 5.5.0 of Coupon Affiliates, which welcomes a huge variety of new features and improvements for the plugin. This is one of our biggest ever updates!

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added support for WooCommerce’s new “High-Performance Order Storage” feature. When enabled this should make loading the affiliate dashboard even faster.
  • New: Significant performance improvements for when loading order affiliate data, such as on the affiliate dashboard and admin reports.
  • New: Added option to track conversions via referral URL even if coupon was not used. If enabled, if someone visits the site via the referral URL and places an order without using the coupon code, it will still be tracked and award the affiliate.
  • New: Added option to set a custom referrer for an order that has already been placed. This can be done via the “Edit Order” page in the admin area.
  • New: Added option to hide commission statistics for non-affiliate coupons. When enabled, commission statistics are disabled/hidden for coupons that are not assigned to an affiliate user.
  • New: (PRO) MLA: Added to also give fixed commission for MLA parents for sub-affiliate referrals, instead of just percentage commission. ou can pply these together, or just one or the other.
  • New: Added option to enable Cloudflare Turnstile captcha on the affiliate registration form.
  • New: Added {passwordurl} merge tag to “New Affiliate Account Created” email template, to show the user password reset URL.
  • New: (PRO) Payouts: Added an option to each payout method, to set a user role that can use that payout method. This is useful if you want to restrict certain payout methods to certain user roles.
  • New: (PRO) Payouts: Added option to add an extra field to the “bank transfer” payout method to collect some additional information from the affiliate.
  • New: (PRO) Added a new “Automated Conversion Rates” option to automatically update the multi-currency conversion rates every 12 hours.
  • Tweak: Updated the “Coupon Affiliates” admin submenu to be more organised, with some seperators splitting certain links up into sections.
  • Tweak: (PRO) The “Payouts” tab on the affiliate dashboard no longer loads via ajax since it’s not needed.
  • Tweak: All admin based roles will now be listed as an option in the “Admin Permissions” option, in the “Debug” settings tab.
  • Tweak: Changed the “Add New Affiliate” button to link to a dedicated page, instead of popup.
  • Tweak: The {amount} merge tag in payouts emails will now convert based on the website locale settings.
  • Tweak: (PRO) MLA: Made the affiliate network tree background transparent (instead of white).
  • Tweak: (PRO) MLA: A few small improvements to the MLA dashboard page on mobile.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Registration: If the “Enable Multiple Templates” option is enabled, the “Coupon Type” can now be selected when manually adding affiliates.
  • Fix: Fixed a conflict issue with the “wcusage_applied_coupon_check_allow_customer” function.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fix line graph occasionally not loading properly on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a possible PHP error showing wcusage_get_credit_users_balance() function does not exist.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a PHP warning showing when generating short URLs.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a PHP warning showing when saving profile settings and “wcu_ml_access” is not set.
  • Fix: Fixed a PHP error sometimes caused after submitting affiliate registration, when “Dynamic Coupon Generator” is enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with “Change to pending” button not working on the “Affiliate Payouts” page with manual payout methods.
  • Fix: (PRO) Lifetime: Fixed an error with lifetime commission expiry if “Lifetime Commission Expiry” was set to 0.
  • Fix: (PRO) Lifetime: Fixed issue with affiliate dashboard all-time statistics not refreshing instantly when an order was placed by customer with a “lifetime affiliate referrer” (no coupon used).
  • Fix: Fixed some issues with the commission summary (when clicking “more” on an order on the affiliate dashboard).
  • Fix: Fixed issue in free version, with the “This Month” and “Last Month” not always refreshing stats instantly on the affiliate dashboard for new orders placed.

Version 5.4.1

Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new [couponaffiliates-creatives] shortcode to allow you to display the “creatives” tab content on any custom page, without the visitor needing access to the affiliate dashboard.
  • Improvement: Added new merge tags to the admin “New Affiliate Application” email template. You can now display all the custom field values in this email.
  • Tweak: When submitting affiliate application form, emoji characters will be encoded before adding to database to prevent issues on some sites.
  • Tweak: Updated the “wcusage_register” table “text” columns to use the “utf8mb4_unicode_ci” collation when the table is generated.
  • Tweak: Moved creatives without a category above brand colors on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: When a referral URL is clicked, the referrer coupon is now also stored as a session variable. Therefore, this should fix rare occassions where the “wcusage_referral” cookie was not set on the first visit, it will retry the next time a page is loaded.
  • Tweak: With the “Allow affiliate user to apply their own coupon code at cart / checkout” option disabled, resolved an issue where some users were able to get around this, and still apply their own coupons.
  • Fix: Fixed the “upload” file buttons when adding new creatives.
  • Fix: Fixed issue when “Automatically register all new users as an affiliate” option was enabled, and they fill out the registration form, it was submit the application twice and overrwrite.
  • Fix: Fixed “Undefined array key” PHP warning showing on the edit coupon page.
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 7.2.2

Version 5.4.0

This update includes some new features and improvements for the “creatives” module, along with a few other small tweaks and fixes.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added categories to creatives. You can now assign a category to creatives, and creatives will be sorted into their own categories when displayed on the affiliate dashboard.
  • New: (PRO) Added YouTube Video, MP4 Video, and PDF as option to include in the creatives tab of affiliate dashboard.
  • New: (PRO) Added Brand Colors as option to include in the creatives tab of affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Updated the “Creatives Text” option to TinyMCE editor, so you can add more advanced custom text to the top of the creatives tab.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added a light grid background to the creatives boxes on the affiliate dashboard, where there is any empty space.
  • Tweak: (PRO) The buttons on creatives tab now have the “pointer” cursor when hovered over.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added more hooks to the “creatives” code, to allow developers to implement more advanced customizations.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Scheduled payout requests will now use the websites default timezone instead of UTC.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Changed the “Export to Excel” button text to just “Export”, and added a download icon to the button.
  • Tweak: (PRO) The “Add New” button for adding a campaign in the “Referral URL” tab will now display at the correct size on certain themes.
  • Tweak: (PRO) In PDF statements, changed the month to short version (in details and table), and added suffix to the day number (st/nd).
  • Tweak: The “Email address for receiving admin notifications” setting is now available in the free version.
  • Tweak: Added a slight border radius to tabs and buttons on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue causing some scheduled payout requests to not be submitted when they should.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed a few PHP warnings when viewing generated PDF statements.
  • Fix: Fixed affiliate registrations occassionally not being displayed on the admin registrations page, when the form is submitted.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with the affiliate dashboard for coupons not assigned to an affiliate user, sometimes being visible via the unique link for logged out users.
  • Other: (PRO) Updated stripe-php library to version 10.0.0.
  • Other: Updated to Freemius SDK 2.5.3

Version 5.3.1

Changelog:
  • New: Added option to also show “Surname” in the “Orders List” table on the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Edited a few of the admin settings labels to make them more clear.
  • Tweak: Added check to make sure duplicate payout requests can’t be made by same affiliate user.
  • Tweak: Added redirect to “Payouts” tab after a payout request is made, where it fails or there is an error with the request.
  • Tweak: Added plugin logo/icon to plugin opt-in page.
  • Fix: The new “status” filter on latest orders tab will now work properly with custom order status names.

Version 5.3.0

This update includes several new features and improvements for the MLA module.

We’ve also added some features to the “recent orders” tab on the affiliate dashboard, along with a few other small tweaks and fixes.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added a “Search” field at top of “Recents Orders” and “MLA Summary” table. Users can live search the results in the table to only show rows that include the search term.
  • New: Added option to show the total number of orders for each status, displayed below the “Recent Orders” table.
  • New: (PRO) Added new “Summary” tab to MLA dashboard to show a table with a summary of statistics for each of the users sub-affiliates.
  • New: (PRO) Added some shortcodes to show some sections of the MLA Dashboard elsewhere: [couponaffiliates-mla-subaffiliates] and [couponaffiliates-mla-payouts]
  • New: (PRO) Added an option to make the MLA Dashboard “Invite Only”, so you can choose which affiliate users have access to it.
  • New: (PRO) Added option to auto-assign normal affiliate coupon referrals as a sub-affiliate in the referrers MLA network.
  • New: (PRO) Added option to make MLA invite links also work as a normal referral link.
  • New: (PRO) Added options to allow you to customise which sections/tabs on the MLA Dashboard will be displayed.
  • Tweak: The “Add New Affiliate” button is now visible in free version on the “Users” page, and improved the notification displayed when a new affiliate is added by admin.
  • Fix: Added a check to prevent PHP error in the “wcusage_auto_apply_discount_coupon” function if WooCommerce is disabled on certain pages.
  • Fix: Fixed PHP warning on admin orders list, showing the first time it is loaded when there is a new order, if “per user role” commission was enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with not being able to edit the “Template coupon code” with legacy “Save Settings” button enabled.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue with “payout has already been paid” message sometimes showing when trying to mark a manual payout as paid.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue with the landing pages section not showing on the affiliate dashboard “referral URL” tab.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed “Other Information” not displaying for manual registrations when “Automatically register all new users as an affiliate” option enabled.
  • Other: Updated to Freemius SDK 2.5.2
  • Other: Tested with WordPress 6.1.1
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 7.1.0

Version 5.2.0

This update provides some improvements to the registration system, including new custom fields, multiple template coupons, and more!

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (FREE) The affiliate registration system is now available in the free version. This includes all the main features, however few of the more advanced (and new) features still require the PRO version.
  • New: (PRO) Added new functionality to add your own custom fields to the affiliate registration form.
  • New: (PRO) Added new option to create multiple template coupons, which the user can then choose which one they want in the registration form.
  • New: (PRO) Added new option to automatically submit affiliate registration whenever a new user is created.
  • New: (PRO) Added new option to track user registrations as a lifetime referral, with the lifetime commission feature enabled.
  • Tweak: (PRO) All extra field and custom field data for new affiliate registrations will show in a single “Other Information” column on the admin registrations management page.
  • Tweak: (PRO) The “website” extra field from affiliate registrations will now save in the “website” user profile data.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added option to add custom text to the “WhatsApp” social share link message.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added option to Exclude/Remove taxes from “Store Credit” that is applied to cart.
  • Tweak: Added a toggle to enable/disable the Google reCAPTCHA on the registration form more easily.
  • Tweak: Updated so that the registration form will still work without a valid “template coupon” set in the settings. Instead it will just create a new coupon code without any other custom settings set (other than assigning the user etc).
  • Tweak: Made a few changes to the setup wizard.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue with some users not being able to add referral URL campaigns in the affiliate dashboard.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed/improved some of the spacing/alignment on the MLA Dashboard settings tab.
  • Fix: Fixed the “last 7 days” statistics on admin dashboard only showing for past 10 orders.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with bulk delete not working on the admin users list with the plugin enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed the “Delete” button not working on the admin affiliate registrations page.
  • Fix: Fixed a few minor PHP warnings.
  • Other: Added localized translations for German.
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 6.8.0

Version 5.1.0

This update includes some improvements to the payouts module, including automatic payouts, and the option to reverse payouts. Additionally, we have made lots of other small tweaks, improvements, and small bug fixes.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new option to automatically/instantly pay affiliates commission into their account, after a payout request is made.
  • New: (PRO) When payouts are paid via Stripe or Store Credit (built-in system), a new button is available in the admin payouts section, to automatically reverse and refund the payout. Only applies to new payout requests created after installing this update.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Edited styling of notifications and some buttons on admin pages.
  • Tweak: (PRO) In the user payout email, changed the “Payment method” merge tag to show the full payment method name instead of the universal method ID.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Added payout ID to payouts events in activity log.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Improved styling on mobile for add registration and add domain popups in admin area.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Improved style of text on the MLA network tree diagram.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Fixed the MLA commission values displayed in the admin orders list tooltips.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Edited the text shown when payment threshold is not met on the affiliate dashboard payouts tab. Now shows the required amount.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Removed administrator, editor, shop manager, and author from the list of options for the “Accepted Affiliate User Role” and “Pending Affiliate User Role” settings.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Changed the way MLA tier settings are saved. Copied over the old settings for existing sites.
  • Tweak: Made some small style changes to the setup wizard page.
  • Tweak: Another slight improvement to speed of the fetch orders query by around 5-10%;
  • Tweak: Added some translations that were missing for “dates” throughout the plugin.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed commission graph not always showing the full commission amount for a specific day when hovering over a point on the graph.
  • Fix: Fixed inconsistency in all-time stats “total sales” value. The “total sales” in all-time stats now shows the total after discounts applied.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with affiliate dashboard always full refreshing for new coupons (since 5.0.1).
  • Fix: Fixed issue since WordPress 6.0, causing admins to be unable to the page with affiliate dashboard shortcode on.
  • Fix: Fixed styling issue causing problems for websites that had a pre-loader using the class “loader”.
  • Fix: Fixed the “total usage” value when “all-time” statistics are disabled.
  • Fix: Properly clear saved meta data for orders/coupons when the “Saving Data” options are disabled in the plugin “Debug” settings tab.
  • Fix: Fixed some links in admin area when the plugin is installed on a multisite.
  • Other: Added localized translations for Japanese.

Version 5.0.1

Changelog:
  • New: Added brand new setup wizard which is accessible when first installing the plugin, or via a button in the settings page.
  • Improvement: Added a “REFRESH ALL DATA” button when editing individual coupons. This allows you to refresh the data/statistics for just one individual coupon dashboard if needed.
  • Improvement: Significantly improved initial affiliate dashboard loading speed when first visiting, or when data has been refreshed (especially for larger coupons). It will now load the page much faster, and show the “loading…” animation whilst it refreshes/saves the data for the first time.
  • Improvement: Via small optimisations, improved the speed of the fetch orders query by around 10%, which executes when first loading dashboard, refreshing data, and on the recent orders affiliate dashboard tab, when filtering orders.
  • Tweak: (FREE) Hidden the “Pending Affiliate Registrations” and “Pending Payout Requests” sections on the admin dashboard when using free version.
  • Fix: On the new admin dashboard, the text shown when no items are found in each of the sections has been fixed with the correct messages.
  • Fix: (PRO) Made sure the saved “monthly summary” data is now refreshed properly when the refresh data button is clicked, or commission settings change.
  • Dev: Re-structured the admin settings code, to be a bit more organised.
  • Dev: Switched back to using WordPress’ default jQuery library.
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 6.5.1

Version 5.0.0

This is one of our biggest ever updates. Including our most popular feature request, a “Multi-Level Affiliates” module, along with some significant performance improvements, a new dashboard page, activity log, and lots more improvements, tweaks and fixes.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added a brand new full-featured Multi-Level Affiliates module to the plugin.
    –> New: (PRO) Added option for parent affiliates to invite people to become an affiliate. They will then become the parent affiliate for this user, and will gain extra commission from any sales that affiliate refers.
    –> New: (PRO) Added new shortcode to display brand new MLA dashboard page. The dashboard will show all sub-affiliates, affiliate network chart, invitation tools, payouts management, settings, and more.
  • New: Added a new dashboard page in the admin area which includes some general statistics, and other latest statistics/activity for referrals, visits, registrations, payouts, etc.
  • New: Added a new “Activity Log” to the admin area, to keep track of all the latest activity within the plugin and your affiliate programs.
  • Improvement: (PRO) The monthly summary table now saves data/totals for each month as meta data (after first load) instead of calculating every time, excluding the current month. This will significantly improve the loading speed for this tab and filters, especially for coupons with lots of orders.
  • Improvement: (PRO) The line graphs are now loaded via ajax which should significantly improve initial loading time of the page for coupons with lots of orders. The line graphs are now also limited to show a maximum of around 100 orders.
  • Improvement: (FREE) The “All-time | This Month | Last Month” statistics toggles are now available in the free version. This is now selected as default for new installs.
  • Improvement: Some extra meta data (“wcusage_stats”) is saved on orders to load order affiliate data faster in certain cases.
  • Improvement: Made some improvements to performance when generating admin reports. In general generating reports should now be around 2x faster.
  • Improvement: Made a few other small performance improvements to the affiliate dashboard and plugin in general.
  • Improvement: Greatly improved speed of query that checks if current page contains the plugins shortcodes, and made it so that it doesn’t always run on all pages.
  • Tweak: Added some extra sanitization to certain parts of the code, just for extra precautions.
  • Tweak: Changed the “filter by coupon code” option on the admin orders list to a text input instead of dropdown. Improves speed / performance of page for sites with lots of coupons.
  • Tweak: Font awesome icon styles are now hosted locally via the plugin.
  • Tweak: (PRO) When editing a user, it will now only show “Payment Settings” for payment methods that are enabled.
  • Tweak: (PRO) The coupon affiliate meta box on single orders now shows the affiliate info for lifetime referrers.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Even if PRO license expires, the “unpaid commission” will now continue to be tracked and updated for new orders.
  • Tweak: Affiliate dashboard tab icons are now enabled by default.
  • Tweak: Updated design of the plugin’s admin pages, with a new header on each page.
  • Fix: Resolved a few minor console warnings on affiliate dashboard, in certain occasions.
  • Fix: (FREE) Admins can properly generate reports in the free version for a specific date range (instead of exactly 1 month).
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed the commission message shown in the “statistics” tab of affiliate dashboard when “per user role” commission is set for that affiliate.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed occasional issue with monthly summary tab not loading correctly with multi-currency enabled.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed occasional issue with payout button not working correctly.
  • Fix: Fixed occasional issue calculating the specific decimal commission with multi-currency enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed occasional issue causing PHP error when an admin was updating orders.
  • Other: Tested with WordPress 6.0.0
  • Other: Tested with WooCommerce 6.5.0

Version 4.16.5

This update includes some new options to help you prevent affiliate fraud, an improvement to the products list/summary for orders on the affiliate table, and more!

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added a new/improved “product summary” section on the affiliate dashboard when “MORE” toggle is clicked on recent orders and monthly summary tables. Shows a detailed summary of all products including the quantity, total, commission for each individual product.
  • New: (PRO) Added a new “strict fraud prevention” option that can be enabled when using “direct link tracking” module. This option will only allow coupons to be applied when directly linked by an approved domain.
  • New: (PRO) Added a new “Domains Blacklist” option in plugin settings. Visitors referred directly from any of these domains will not have referrals tracked or coupons applied automatically.
  • New: Added a new “Visitors Blacklist” option in plugin settings to block visitor IDs or IP addresses from being able to use affiliate coupons or register as an affiliate.
  • New: In the “Referral Visits” admin page you can easily add/remove the visitor IP/ID for a certain click to the “Visitors Blacklist”.
  • Improvement: (PRO) Added option to enable a “2 Column Layout” for the registration form.
  • Improvement: The date/time for the referral link clicks log will now be saved using the “time zone” set in the WordPress general settings (instead of UTC).
  • Improvement: Improved styling/layout for the tables on affiliate dashboard for mobile devices, to fix them being squashed on some themes/sites.
  • Tweak: Moved all restrictions and fraud settings into their own tab on the plugin settings tab.
  • Tweak: (PRO) On the admin “Payouts” and “Registrations” pages, the date columns have been removed. The dates can still be seen by hovering over the ID (created date), and status (completed date).
  • Tweak: Made a few small styling tweaks/improvements to the login/registration forms. Both forms will now be more consistent with each other and a better layout on some themes.
  • Tweak: Updated it so that the “saved data” for orders on the affiliate dashboards will be refreshed automatically, whenever some of the settings in the “Commission” settings tab are changed.
  • Fix: Added a fix for direct link tracking when referrer domain uses “www.” in the domain.
  • Fix: Fixed custom email notifications not formatting the HTML if they were edited (on some websites since the last update).
  • Fix: Referral URLs functionality will now be fully disabled when toggled off in the settings.
  • Fix: (PRO) Added some extra checks to prevent a PHP error showing if “Pay via PayPal” is clicked, but the API keys are invalid.

Version 4.16.2

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added a new option to make it so affiliate coupons can only be used by new customers on their first order (Settings > General > Coupon Usage Restrictions).
  • Improvement: Added an option to change the style of the login/registration forms, with 3 available styles.
  • Tweak: The “Required order status to show on affiliate dashboard” option will now always have “Completed” enabled and can’t be disabled.
  • Tweak: (FREE) The “Referral Visits” section is now accessible via the admin menu in the free version (to view/manage all visits).
  • Tweak: A few small styling tweaks for the affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: When the PRO license is activated on the free version, it is now more clear that the PRO version needs to be installed to activate features.
  • Tweak: Rearranged a few of the plugin settings to be in more suitable locations.
  • Fix: Fixed issue in rare cases, on some sites the affiliate registration form was submitting multiple times creating duplicate submissions, or showing a “This username already exists” message.
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with apostrophes in usernames/emails when editing the assigned user on a coupon.
  • Fix: Fixed the embed code URL in creatives being blank, if a default URL is not set for the creative.

Version 4.16.1

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added pagination to the “recent clicks” on the “referral URL” tab, so affiliates can now view their full referral click history. Only available with ajax loading enabled. Can be disabled in settings.
  • New: Added a “Converted Only” toggle to the “recent clicks” on the “referral URL” tab. It will then only show clicks that have converted. Only available with ajax loading enabled. Can be disabled in settings.
  • Improvement: Changed the way “all-time” stats are updated. This will improve speed/performance when orders are placed, or status is updated (when using coupons), especially for coupons that have a high usage.
  • Improvement: Added option to show small icons in the affiliate dashboard tabs that represent what each tab does.
  • Improvement: Added an option to enable/disable storing of the visitors IP address for new referral clicks, in the “wcusage_clicks” table. If disabled it will instead use a new cookie.
  • Tweak: The “Make all dashboard URLs private” option is now enabled by default on new sites.
  • Tweak: Slightly changed the layout/wording of the “Multi-Currency” settings to be easier to understand.
  • Fix: Fixed a conflict with the “WP Rocket” plugin, on the affiliate dashboard, when the “Load JavaScript deferred” option was enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed a conflict with the “Perfmatters” plugin, on the affiliate dashboard, when the “Defer Javascript” option was enabled.
  • Fix: When “Last 30 Days / This Month” graph is enabled instead of “Last 90 Days”, the next above the graph now shows this correctly.
  • Fix: Fixed the percentage change showing as +100% when both values are the same (when not 0).

Version 4.16.0 - Direct Link Tracking

Version 4.16.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available!

Direct Link Tracking: Allow your affiliates to link their domain name to their coupon. Once approved, they can link directly to your website, from their website, without having to use a referral link.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new “Direct Link Tracking” functionality for referrals.
  • Fix: Applied a fix to solve rare issue where referral URLs were not saving cookies or auto-applying the coupon code (conflict with some themes).
  • Other: Tested and compatible with WordPress 5.9
  • Dev: Small fixes/tweaks for the new API routes and hooks added in 4.15.2

Version 4.15.1

Version 4.15.1 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available!

This update includes a new option to set custom commission rates per user role, along with some new shortcodes!

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: (PRO) Added new option to set custom commission rates per user role.
  • Improvement: (PRO) Added an option to hide the affiliate registration form for existing affiliate users already assigned to 1 or more coupons.
  • Improvement: Added new shortcode to display the current customers referrer coupon code (if exists). Example: [couponaffiliates-referrer text=”Referrer code:”]
  • Improvement: Added new shortcode to display the logged in users affiliate coupon code as plain text (will be separated by a comma if there are multiple). Code: [couponaffiliates-my-coupons]
  • Fix: Made the “Affiliate” link text in the “My Account” menu translatable.

Version 4.15.0 – Store Credit Payouts

Version 4.15.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available!

Store Credit Payouts: A new option is available for paying commission via "Store Credit", automatically in one-click. 

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added "Store Credit" as an option for paying affiliate commission, automatically in one-click.
  • New: Released an optional integration addon plugin for "Store Credit" payouts, to integrate with the "TeraWallet" plugin.
  • Tweak: Added option to show/hide the "Settings" tab on affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Added option to show/hide the "Referral URL" tab on affiliate dashboard, whilst still allowing referral URLs to be used.
  • Version 4.15.0.1:
  • Fix: Fixed PHP debug error showing on admin users list, when store credit payouts disabled.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with some free settings being hidden when PRO version installed but license not active.
  • Version 4.15.0.2:
  • New: Released an optional integration addon plugin for "Store Credit" payouts, to integrate with the "YITH Account Funds" plugin.

Version 4.14.0 – Stripe Payouts, PayPal Payouts, and more Payouts Improvements!

Version 4.14.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available!

This is a big one, with some new highly requested features and improvements to the “Payouts” functionality, including one-click Stripe payouts, one-click PayPal payouts, and more!

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Updated payouts system to allow affiliate user to select between multiple payout options.
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added “PayPal Payouts” as an option for paying affiliate commission automatically in one-click, via PayPal.
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added “Stripe Payouts” as an option for paying affiliate commission automatically in one-click, via Stripe Connect.
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added “Bank Transfer” as an option for payouts (manual payments).
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added 2 “Custom Payment Method” options for manual payouts. The previous payment method will remain as “Custom Payment Method #1”.
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added a new “Scheduled Payout Requests” option, in the “Payouts” settings, to automatically request payouts on a scheduled basis.
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added a new email notification for the “Scheduled Payout Requests” to list all the payout requests that were requested automatically (instead of sending individual email for each).
  • New: [Payouts] (PRO) Added a new email notification for “New Commission Payout”, which will be sent to the affiliate user when a requested commission payment is marked as paid. Can be enabled in the “Emails” settings.
  • New: [Dashboard] Added option to show a new “Affiliate” link on the “My Account” page menu. Can be turned on in “General” settings.
  • Improvement: Added a “Coupon Affiliates” meta box to the “edit coupon” admin page, which shows a “View Dashboard” link, and the affiliate user.
  • Tweak: Added a maximum date range for “monthly summary” and “latest orders” of 12 months. Helps prevent users from creating unnecessary queries that are too large.
  • Tweak: Added a temporary 3 second disable for the “filter” button when clicked, for “monthly summary” and “latest orders” filters, to prevent spamming it.
  • Tweak: Added a limit of 10 requests within 2 minutes on “monthly summary” and “latest orders” filters, to prevent spamming it.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Small design tweaks/changes to the admin “payouts” and “registrations” page / table.
  • Tweak: (PRO) Edited the “date” format shown on the affiliate dashboard payouts tables for “date paid” and “date requested”.
  • Tweak: Disabled the “registration” form if the “template coupon” setting has not been set.
  • Tweak: Moved up the plugin’s admin menu position into the same section as the WooCommerce menu items.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with coupons that have spaces not showing the affiliate dashboard on the shortcode page, when assigned to user.
  • Fix: Fixed percentage change to show -100% instead of 0% when new value is 0, and old value is greater than 0.
  • Fix: Will now enqueue ajax on the selected “affiliate dashboard page” even if the shortcode not found directly in page editor.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed issue with “Monthly Summary” table “Commission” column slightly breaking table format if there is no commission at all.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed occasional small issue with short URL generator when first short URL generated is was a campaign URL.
  • Fix: (PRO) Fixed the “user” links in the admin payouts table.
  • Fix: Fixed “total” statistics in admin reports that were sometimes showing as 1 decimal place instead of 2.
  • Fix: Fixed an issue with cron job not always being set to the “first day” for the email reports, when the time was not set to 00:00.
  • Fix: Fixed issue where if for some reason some text fields in the plugin settings were set to nothing (empty) then it may stop related features from working properly (such as the “referral URL variable”).
  • Fix: Fixed a few issues occurring with the WPML plugin installed.
  • Dev: Updated short URLs and campaigns to use the better ajax requests code format.

Version 4.12.0 – Affiliate Email Reports

Version 4.12.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available.

This update includes a new “Affiliate Email Reports” module. When enabled, it will automatically send a nice email report to your affiliate users every month or week, with a breakdown of statistics for the previous date range. Additionally, the email will include an attached PDF version of the report, which they can download.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New (PRO): Added new “Affiliate Email Reports” module.
  • Tweak: Small styling tweaks/fixes to login form on affiliate dashboard.
  • Tweak: Edited border styling of some buttons and fields on affiliate dashboard to be more consistent.
  • Fix: Fixed wrong “Total Usage” amount on list of coupons, when user is assigned to multiple coupons.

Version 4.11.3 – Limit Coupons Per Order

Version 4.11.3 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available.

An option has been added to either enable or disable customers ability to use multiple affiliate coupons in the same order.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New: Added option to either enable or disable customers ability to use multiple affiliate coupons in the same order (in “General” settings).
  • Tweak: Tweaked the “% Change” column to show 0% when no change.
  • Fix: Fixed the “payout details” field on affiliate dashboard settings not always showing the current value in the field.
  • Fix: Fixed a few debug warnings displaying on some sites.

Version 4.11.0 – Multi-Currency Support & More

Version 4.11.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available.

This update includes highly requested support for “multi-currency” stores, and a few other small changes and fixes.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New Feature: Added new feature to support “multi-currency” plugins. You can now enable multi-currency support and set conversion rates for your store currencies. Supports most (if not all) multi currency plugins.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added new option to enable “new payout request” emails for admins, to notify when a payout request has been made.
  • Tweak: Added a new “refresh all data” button in debug settings.
  • Fix (PRO): Fixed issue with “Custom Tabs” settings not saving properly with new ajax saving enabled.
  • Fix: Fixed issue/conflict with WooCommerce subscription renewals not working properly on some sites.

Version 4.10.0 – PDF Statements, Invoices, and More

Version 4.10.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available.

This update introduces new PDF statements functionality, and the ability for affiliates to upload invoices when requesting payouts. Additionally, we’ve made some improvements to the admin settings page.

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New Feature (PRO): Added new option to allow affiliates to upload an invoice whilst requesting a commission payout. As an admin, you can then view/download the invoice in the payouts tab, before paying the commission. This feature can be set to disabled, optional, or required.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added new “Statements” feature, to automatically generate a PDF statement for payout requests, with the payout details, which can be downloaded. A variety of customisations are available in the plugin settings.
  • Improvement: Updated the admin settings page to instantly update settings via ajax, when each individual setting is updated (removed the “save” button). Shows notification/icon to confirm update.
  • Fix: Fixed alignment of “add new” campaign field in the affiliate referral URL tab.
  • Fix: Fixed possible lightbox conflict with creatives tab if website already has lightbox installed.
  • Fix: Fixed the “Creatives Text” which was not showing on the creatives tab as it should.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with commission not updating in dashboard instantly, when the commission amount/percentage is changed in settings.
  • Dev: Restructured the admin settings page code to be more compact and organised.

Version 4.9.0 – Creatives

Version 4.9.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available!

This update introduces brand new “Creatives” functionality for the PRO version, along with a few new features now available in the free version (previously PRO).

Learn more about this update >


Changelog:
  • New Feature (PRO): Added new “creatives” feature to the plugin. This will display a new “Creatives” tab on the affiliate dashboard. You can add/upload unlimited creatives, then they will be displayed on the affiliate dashboard with preview, download, and copy code buttons.
  • New Feature (FREE): Email Notifications to notify affiliates when their coupon is used (and they’ve earned new commission) are now available in the free version. These can be customised or turned off in the “general” settings.
  • New Feature (FREE): The “Settings” tab is now available in the free version which allows users to edit their profile, and enable/disable email notifications. This can be disabled in the “general” settings.
  • New Feature (FREE): When generating admin reports, the filter “Only show coupons that are assigned to an affiliate user.” is now available in the free version.
  • Improvement (FREE): In the free version, admin reports can now be generated for the past 4 weeks.
  • Improvement (FREE): The “Affiliate User” column is now visible on the admin coupons list.
  • Tweak: Made a few small design updates to plugin settings page.
  • Fix: Fixed issue with some features being blocked in the PRO trial.

Version 4.8.0 – Referral URL Campaigns, Social Sharing, Short URLs, QR Codes & Click History

Version 4.8.0 of Coupon Affiliates for WooCommerce is now available, and it’s a big one!

This update includes a whole bunch of new features, expanding on the already existing “Referral URL” feature in the plugin.

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Changelog:
  • New Feature: Added new “visit history” log to “referral URL” tab, so affiliates can view their click/visit history for their referral links. This shows the page, referring URL, campaign, date, and if the visit was convered into a sale.
  • New Feature: Added new “Referral URL Visits” admin page, to view all clicks/visits for all affiliate coupons.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added feature to add social sharing buttons to the referral URL, so affiliates can instantly share their generated referral link.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added feature to allow affiliate users to generate a short URL for their referral link automatically. In 1 click it will turn their long referral link, into a nice shortlink.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added feature to allow affiliate users to automatically generate a QR code for their referral link.
  • New Feature (PRO): Added a new “landing pages” section in the “referral URL” tab, which shows all the landing pages that the coupon is assigned to, along with the link and share buttons etc.
  • Improvement: Updated/improved the design of the “referral URL” tab, and the default tables styling slightly.
  • Improvement: Updated so that when ajax loading is enabled, affiliate dashboard content is only loaded (via ajax) for each tab when the tab is clicked/selected. This shows the brief “loading…” animation the first time the tab is clicked whilst it loads the content. This help simprove performance. Can be toggled off (to load all tabs instantly) in “debug” settings.
  • Improvement: Small improvement to loading speed when filtering orders and monthly summary on affiliate dashboard.
  • Improvement: Added a filter in admin “coupons” list, to only show the coupons that have an affiliate user assigned to them.
  • Improvement: Added option under “referral URL” settings to choose whether to track all new referral URL clicks from the same visitor/user, or just track the first visit (until cookie expires).
  • Fix: Fixed issue with line graphs sometimes displaying squashed (on rare occasions).
  • Fix: Fixed issue with monthly summary and recent orders list tables on small screens (mobile) not always displaying correctly.
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