How to Configure Affiliate Settings in WHMCS
WHMCS has a built-in affiliate program. This means your clients can earn a commission if they refer new business to you. The Affiliates tab in the General Settings is where you can configure these options.
- Login to your WHMCS Admin
- Hover over Setup and choose General Settings
- Choose the Affiliates tab
- Fill in the settings:
Enable/Disable: Tick this box to enable the affiliate system Affiliate Earning Percentage: Enter the percentage of each payment you want affiliates to receive Affiliate Bonus Deposit: Enter the amount you want affiliates to receive in their account after signing up Affiliate Payout Amount: Enter the minimum amount affiliates have to reach before making a withdrawal Affiliate Commission Delay: Enter the number of days to delay commission payments - then only pays if account is still active Payout Request Department: Select the support department to use for affiliate withdrawal requests Affiliate Links: Enter [AffiliateLinkCode] where the affiliate's customised link code should be inserted Use <( for open brackets and )> for close brackets in HTML or else the HTML will be executed on the page
- Click Save Changes
Now that you have gone through the Affiliate options you are ready to proceed to the Security tab.