What is a cookie?
A cookie is a data or code, that is stored in a computer by a website. This cookie contains information to identify a user when he comes back to a certain website. It stores login information or information about user’s interests.
An affiliate cookie is a little bit different. It contains information about affiliate accounts like his ID, banner ID and more. This information is important and the commission can not be assigned to an affiliate without it.
Every affiliate cookie has a lifetime, which defines a length of the relation between an affiliate and guest. During this time, affiliates receive a commission for the sale or other action. It important to set the right cookie time in your affiliate program. Read our article and learn more about it.