To access the networks setting go to Network from the left side menu bar. Then you can perform the actions defined below.
Name: This is the name that will be associated with your network. Affiliate and advertisers will see this as your company/network name. This name is displayed throughout the application, including all emails, notifications, and in the header.
Custom Network Domain/Sub-Domain: This allows you to host your affiliate network on a custom domain. Example: app.yourcompany.com. Before you update the custom application domain setting, you will need to update the DNS for the domain.To update the DNS follow this article.
Global Fallback Link: Sometimes due to improper setting or actions your tracking URL doesn’t work. By setting the Global Fallback Link you can redirect that tracking link to that Global Fallback Link. Following are the cases when vNative redirects to the fallback link.
- Tracking domain didn’t work due to the DNS settings or inactive domain will get redirected to fallback link,
- If an Affiliate exceeded the caps and limits set by you then their links will get redirected to the fallback link,
- Blocked Affiliate account will redirect to the fallback link,
- Link of deactivated campaigns redirect to the fallback link.
Support Email: Whenever the affiliates or advertiser register on the network then they will receive the mail from this email Id.
Widgets: These are for adding some more functioning in the network. If you want to add some more feature in the network then you can add widgets by selecting the widgets from the widgets section.You can use two types of widgets in vNative.
- Top 10 Ads: After activating this widget you can see top 10 performing campaigns in your affiliate network.
- Top 10 Affiliates: Using this widget you can see the top 10 performing affiliates of your network.
Terms and conditions: If you have some terms and condition joining this network then you can add them to the terms and conditions column.
Login Logo: In this, you can add company/network logo. Affiliates and Advertisers will see this as your company/network logo.
Header Logo: In this, you can add logo/image which would be shown to the Affiliates and Advertisers on the top left of the dashboard.
Name: This the name of the account holder of the panel which would appear on the right top of the panel.
Phone: Phone number of the profile holder.
Currency: Change the default Currency of the network from the Currency section. Revenue and payout are always in the same currency. Once you select the currency for the network, the currency symbols for revenue and payout will change accordingly. Affiliates and advertisers will also see this currency if they didn’t set their default currency.
Time-Zone: Select the Time Zone you wish to use to time stamp all statistics within your network. If you change your time zone at a later date, there may be overlap or gaps in reporting because previous data has already been time stamped with the previous time zone setting.
- Affiliate :
Click on Auto Generate Invoices if you want to automate the invoice creation for the affiliates.
Invoice Frequency: With this option, you can set the number of days to which the invoice of the affiliate created automatically.
Minimum Invoice Payments: This is to specify the threshold of the payment amount for creating the invoice of the affiliates. The invoice amount which exceeds the minimum invoice payments amount will be created of the
Payment Types: This option allows you to update the payment option through which you can pay affiliates. Affiliates will only be allowed to update their account details to selected payment types from this section of the network dashboard. Contact your account manager if you don’t find your favorable payment option in the payment types.
- Advertisers :
Company Paypal: This option is to update your payment details through which advertisers will pay you. This would be shown to advertisers in billing and payment section.
Affiliate Registration Form
In this section, you can add the custom field in the affiliate registration form. This form would be shown in the create account section of the network login page.
To know how to add the field in the form click here.
If you want to send your network user the mail via the network then you have to set the SMTP setting in the network dashboard. Every vNative instance is required to have valid Email Settings. vNative does not provide you with an Email Server, so it is very important to set one up before using vNative.
SMTP Server: Enter your mail/SMTP server IP or domain.
SMTP “From” Email Address: For all emails sent from vNative, this will appear as the ‘from’ email address (unless overridden in specific email templates).
SMTP Server “From” Name: For all emails sent from vNative, this will appear as the sender’s name.
SMTP Username: If required, enter mail server username here.
SMTP Password: If required, enter mail server password here.
Port Number: Enter mail server port number here (Default: 25).
Security Type: Enable this option if your mail server required transmission via SSL/TLS or STARTTLS.
Using vNative software, API allows network owners to manage all aspects of their networks programmatically and outside of the application itself.
If you are facing any problem while changing the setting of the network either contact your account manager or shoot the mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.