AffiliateWP Checkout Referrals


This plugin requires AffiliateWP in order to function.

AffiliateWP Checkout Referrals allows a customer to award commission to an affiliate at checkout. This can be done via a select menu or input field. If an affiliate is already being tracked by the customer the affiliate select menu or input field is not shown at checkout.

Currently supported integrations

  1. Easy Digital Downloads
  2. WooCommerce
  3. Restrict Content Pro


  1. Shows a select menu or input field at checkout (but only when a referral link is not used) that allows a customer to select/enter an affiliate that their purchase will be credited to. The input field allows either an affiliate ID or username to be entered.
  2. Adds a payment note to the order screen showing the referral ID, amount recorded for affiliate, and affiliate’s name.
  3. Optionally require that the customer select or enter an affiliate at checkout.
  4. Select how the Affiliate’s should be displayed in the select menu.
  5. Select what text is shown above the select menu at checkout.

What is AffiliateWP?

AffiliateWP provides a complete affiliate management system for your WordPress website that seamlessly integrates with all major WordPress e-commerce and membership platforms. It aims to provide everything you need in a simple, clean, easy to use system that you will love to use.


  • The add-ons's settings from Affiliates → Settings → Integrations
  • The select menu at checkout that a customer can use to award a commission to an affiliate


  1. Unpack the entire contents of this plugin zip file into your wp-content/plugins/ folder locally
  2. Upload to your site
  3. Navigate to wp-admin/plugins.php on your site (your WP Admin plugin page)
  4. Activar este plugin
  5. Configure the options from Affiliates → Settings → Integrations

OR you can just install it with WordPress by going to Plugins → Add New → and type this plugin’s name

Contribuidores e programadores

“AffiliateWP Checkout Referrals” é software de código aberto. As seguintes pessoas contribuíram para este plugin:


Registo de alterações


  • New: Checkout Referrals is now compatible with the Lifetime Commissions add-on
  • Tweak: Hide affiliate select/input on first page load if affiliate link is used


  • Fix: Referrals not being generated in WooCommerce integration.


  • New: Restrict Content Pro was added as an integration that Checkout Referrals supports
  • Fix: Referrals not being generated in some instances where the username entered started with a number


  • Fix: A scenario where if the AffiliateWP settings were not saved after installing Checkout Referrals, the select menu at checkout wouldn’t show affiliates correctly.


  • New: Affiliate Selection Method. An input field can now be shown instead of a select menu. This allows a customer to enter either an affiliate ID or username.


  • Fix: Tracked affiliate coupons were not working when checkout referrals was active


  • Tweak: Improved the way referrals are created


  • Release inicial