How To Run Multi Level Affiliate Programs With AffiliateWP

AffiliateWP is definitely the jack of all trades when it comes to affiliate programs for WordPress. It integrates seamlessly with WooCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads (EDD), iThemes Exchange and other ecommerce and membership plugins. Also it can be extended via numerous free and paid add-on. ClickStudio has developed the Multi Level Affiliates add-on which is enhancing AffiliateWP with multi-level marketing features.

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Multi Level Affiliates

MLA Dashboard
MLA Dashboard: Commission Rates, Earnings, Network Statistics & Chart ©ClickStudio

By adding multiple affiliate levels, your partners are now able to generate commissions from both direct and indirect referrals aka sub-affiliates. This add-on allows you to implement a flexible commission structure that fits your business needs.


  • Uni-level or Fixed matrix structures
  • Option to set a maximum network width and/or depth
  • Affiliate spillover to next available affiliate if the maximum width is reached
  • Option to set default parent affiliate when no referrer exists
  • Option to disable direct referral rates: Direct referral commissions (level 1) will then be set by AffiliateWP or other add-ons
  • Set rate type (flat rate or percentage) and value as a global setting or on a per level basis
  • Network restructure when affiliate is deleted: Sub-affiliates will be moved up a level and will become children of the removed affiliate’s parent
  • Interactive charts of any affiliate’s network for admins
  • Parent affiliates will be notified of new registrations of sub-affiliates
  • Multi level commissions on recurring payments via Recurring Referrals add-on
  • Real-time network chart & statistics in AffiliateWP dashboard for affiliates
  • Affiliate dashboard templates, shortcodes & hooks
MLA Matrix Settings
MLA Matrix Settings ©ClickStudio

Integrations & Compatibility

The Multi Level Affilates add-on integrates just fine with BuddyPress and Affiliate Groups. The latter allows you to use multi level structures on a group by group basis.

Also it supports quite a lot of AffiliateWP integrations such as WooCommerce, EDD, Gravity Forms and Formidable Forms. There shouldn’t be an compatibility issues with other AffiliateWP add-ons.

MLA Affiliate Profile
MLA Affiliate Profile ©ClickStudio

Pricing, Support & Updates

Multi Level Affiliates for AffiliateWP can be purchased for $99 for up to 2 sites. A license for up to 5 sites is available for $149. For $199 you are allowed to install this add-on on unlimited sites. By adding an extra $50 you will even get a unlimited lifetime license.

Alternatively, you might want to go for the AffiliateWP – Click Studio Bundle which gets you access to all existing and future add-ons.

Upon purchase you will receive one year of free updates and ticketed support. Optional renewals will be offered at 30% off regular prices.

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