Message bar

Available from the Professional plan

Display for affiliate traffic

For the customers, buying through an affiliate link is sometimes confusing, they might browsing your site while having no idea who they are actually referred from. In that case, you should add a message to let your visitors know from whose link they are accessing your store.

The message bar will appear on top of your store, on every page (except the checkout page). You can customize the message to any text you want, as well as edit the font size, text color, or the bar background color.

Simply go to Settings > Advance > Message Bar > edit the Message settings > Save changes. You can see the preview right below the settings:

When adding the message, you can also add a tag of {affiliate_name} or {company} to clarify who the customer is buying from. The UpPromote system will replace the tag(s) corresponding affiliate's name and company.

Note: To show the affiliate's company by applying the tag {Company}, be noted that your affiliate registration form needs to contain the field Company.

Display for non-affiliate traffic

Moreover, you have an option to show a message to your customers if they DON'T access your store through an affiliate link. This section helps you remind your visitors of accessing the site through a referral link (it's especially effective when you work with a non-profit organization):

You can preview the message bar in the Preview section on the right side.

After editing the message bar, don't forget to click Save.

Note: After saving changes of Message bar or when you publish a new theme for your store, please click on the link provided on the right banner of Message bar settings page to enable the function on your theme, then click Save to show the Message bar widget on your website.

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