WTF are Affiliate Links?

Tutorial - Create Affiliate Links for User Accounts

Andy Huynh

2 minute read

Your SaaS project is taking off and you’re making $$. Customers want to sell your product. Let’s utilize Rails to create affiliate links so customer accounts will sell for you. We’ll want to generate an affiliate link akin to: https://<your_hostname>/r/<affiliate_token> This is made up of a protocol, your hostname and affiliate token - in that order. Rails url helpers will pick up current request protocol and hostname for us. This will make life easier.