Clothing Affiliate

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  1. GmaGoldie profile image76
    GmaGoldieposted 8 years ago

    I started to write on a particular brand of clothing.  In my research, I found that they offer a 5% affiliate - can I use this with Hub Pages?  Insert the code into a hidden capsule?  Is this allowed?

    I will write the article regardless but wanted to know beforehand IF I should pursue this.

    Any guidance would be appreciated.

    Thank you!

  2. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 8 years ago

    How would a hidden capsule be beneficial?  That would prevent that material from ever being seen or interacted with on the Hub...

    No one has ever said you can't use affiliate programs with Hubs.  It's just that all outbound linking rules and code insertion limitations apply.

  3. GmaGoldie profile image76
    GmaGoldieposted 8 years ago

    So IF I apply and am accepted, and a code is given to me, I can insert the code into a capsule and use it - in full view?

    Wouldn't the code be ugly.

    I hate to sound dumb but I really don't understand how the affiliate code would be used - there is no room on the account side for this specialized affiliate clothing code - I presume the code would have to be insert into the individual Hub?

    1. SarahSilver profile image61
      SarahSilverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'd like to know too as I'm almost done creating my affiliate program. maybe you can use the HTML toggler in a text box to insert the linking image?

    2. profile image0
      Website Examinerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No, you cannot insert affiliate code (HTML) into HubPages. Your only option would be to create regular hyperlinks with the affiliate code inserted, if the affiliate program supports that type of links.

      In that respect, the rules about "overly promotional" would apply - i.e. no more than two outbound links allowed to the same domain per hub, etc.

      1. SarahSilver profile image61
        SarahSilverposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh! that works, thanks!

  4. nikmaya62 profile image59
    nikmaya62posted 8 years ago

    How about cloak your affiliate URL?

    1. WryLilt profile image90
      WryLiltposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      As WE said above, the only way to insert your URL is to create a hyperlink.

      There is no cloaking or coding options in hubs.

  5. GmaGoldie profile image76
    GmaGoldieposted 8 years ago

    Thank you very much!  Very helpful!

 
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