Affiliate Connections

To prepare manual address that hides affiliate connection you can use Automatic Short URL Generation or Customized Short URL. there is no difference which method you will use. Both of them provide exactly the same functionality.

Automatic Short URL address to external link

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  • paste the affiliate link at Full URL field;
  • press Generate Short URL button.

Automatic generated short link to external connection will be added at the Short URL list below.

Customized Short URL address to external link

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  • paste the affiliate link at Full URL field;
  • type the custom URL name at Custom short URL field;
  • press Generate Short URL button.

Customized short link to external connection will be added at the Short URL list below.

When you are done with the short URL generation, no matter which method you have used to prepare the link, you need just to copy it and to use it depends on your needs.

Final step

The URLs to affiliate links, created with Self-Hosted Short URL add-on, can be used at any place at page content. They can be also used for share link of the share buttons.

To set the affiliate short link to be custom share link for the social buttons for particular page paste it at Easy Social Share Buttons: Share Customization section under edit mode of the page, where you want to use it.

How to set affiliate short URLs to be shared using the Easy Social Share Buttons?