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Step by Step guide to running a Coupon Website

After ClipMyDeals is activated on your website, you can follow the below steps to get started with your Coupon Website:

  1. Create Store Pages

  2. Create Offer Categories

  3. Add Coupons

    1. To manually add/edit coupons, see this page.

    2. To pull Coupon Feeds from LinkMyDeals: If you are subscribed to LinkMyDeals.com's Coupon Feeds, then setup LinkMyDeals to populate your website with latest coupons by following the below steps:
      1. Go to WordPress > LinkMyDeals
      2. Enter your LinkMyDeals API Key
      3. Set Auto-Pilot to "Enabled"
      4. Save
      5. Refresh the page a few times. Till you see that the process is complete in the logs

    3. To integrate CouponAPI: If you are subscribed to CouponAPI.org, then you need to install their WordPress Plugin to import Coupons. Once the plugin is installed, do the following:
      1. Go to WordPress > Coupon API > Import Settings, and set whether you are using the Cashback Plugin, and if you want to import images. Click "Save".
      2. Then go to WordPress > Coupon API > API Settings, and enter the API Key that you got from CouponAPI Panel. Also enable the Auto-Pilot Mode. Click "Save".
      3. Go to WordPress > Coupon API > Logs. See if the feed is getting processed. You may have to refresh the logs few times to see the updates.

  4. Go to WordPress > Coupons > Stores, and edit store details. Here you can add Store logos, banners, set popular, etc. Please see this page of documentation to understand all options.

  5. Go to WordPress > Coupons > Offer Categories, and edit category details. See this page for details.
  6. Create a new page which lists all Stores. See documentation.

  7. Create a new page which lists all Categories. See documentation.

  8. Create website Menu

  9. You can either use the default homepage by ClipMyDeals, or if you are an advance user you can even use shortcodes to create your own homepage design.

    1. DEFAULT HOMEPAGE
      1. Go to WordPress > Appearance > Customize > Front Page Settings
      2. Select which Welcome Type you want (Video/Banner/Slider).
      3. Select if you want to display popular store list, latest coupons and latest posts.
      4. See respective documentations for details on how to setup Video, Banner or Slider.

    2. CUSTOM HOMEPAGE USING PAGE BUILDERS
      For custom homepage design, read this document.

  10. Configure coupon display options by going to WordPress > Appearance > Customize > Coupon Settings. See Documentation.

After all these steps, your website should be more or less ready. You can see other parts of documentation to do advance settings further on.

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Last Updated 2 years ago


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