Webgains Launches App for Shopify

The App enables advertisers on the Webgains Affiliate Network to integrate their programme with Shopify in just two clicks

Here at Webgains, we pride ourselves on investing in technology and talent, providing the optimum blend of artificial intelligence and human expertise and service. With this quintessence of drive and innovation, we are pleased to announce our latest product release – the Webgains app for Shopify. The plugin is designed to improve the speed and accuracy of integration for our Advertiser clients on the Shopify platform.


We pride ourselves on investing in technology and talent, providing the optimum blend of artificial intelligence and human expertise and service.


About Shopify

Shopify is a worldwide commerce platform with over 1.75 million global merchants. Shopify offers a quick and seamless process for businesses to launch quickly and start generating sales right away. Since its inception in 2006, Shopify has expanded to boast an impressive 23% market share in the US alone and total 2021 revenues upwards of US$4.6 billion. Shopify has fast become one of the world’s biggest ecommerce platforms. 

What is the Webgains App for Shopify?

Now, Webgains’ Advertisers using Shopify will experience a reduction in the time required for integration, thus enabling their affiliate programmes to go live in far less time. The App ensures robustness when tracking and enables a faster generation of online sales. 

Samuel Rodman, Chief Technological Officer at Webgains says this about the new app: 

“It’s great to be part of the wider ecommerce ecosystem allowing merchants to integrate with the global Webgains network with ease; taking the complexity out of the tracking setup and allowing merchants to integrate with Webgains quickly with minimal effort. This means they can focus on the business of selling and leverage the wealth of Publishers on our platform.  

Starting with Shopify, we are excited about the opportunity to optimise the onboarding process for merchants, the first of a whole host of simplified integration options coming from Webgains.”


“It’s great to be part of the wider ecommerce ecosystem allowing merchants to integrate with the global Webgains network with ease; taking the complexity out of the tracking setup and allowing merchants to integrate with Webgains quickly with minimal effort.”


What are the Benefits?

Central features and benefits of the Webgains Shopify App include:

  • A simple method of integrating Advertiser’s Shopify website with Webgains tracking 
  • Fast and intuitive to install, only requiring a program id for integration  
  • Webgains’ first of many steps in the e-commerce app marketplace, making it easier for Advertisers to connect with the Network 
  • Rapid onboarding 

How to Install the Webgains Shopify Plugin

Integrate your affiliate programme in just two easy steps! See below our guide on how to install and integrate the plugin: 

Step One

Search for ‘Webgains‘ within the Shopify App Store, and then click on the app named “Webgains Affiliate Marketing”. Alternatively, you can visit our app page directly here. Ensure you are logged in to your Shopify store and click “Add app“. You will be redirected to the app installation page where you can review the privacy and permission details. After checking these details, click ‘Install App’. 

Step Two

Once the app is installed, you will be taken to the app configuration page. You can also access this page via the ‘Apps‘ area in the left-hand menu within your Shopify store. By entering your Programme ID and clicking ‘Save’, we will add the necessary conversion tracking to your Shopify pages. This is used to attribute sales to publishers that visit your store via Webgains. 

You can also add an ‘Event ID’ to allow greater control over the commission set up in the Webgains platform (contact shopify_support@webgains.com for more details). If you do not enter an Event ID, your programme Default Event ID will be used. 

Once you have entered your programme ID and/or Event ID, the Webgains tracking will successfully be installed into your Shopify store. 

Please note: This plugin calculates the value of the sales with VAT and shipping deducted. If you would like a different configuration, please contact your integration manager. 

And there you have it! Your Shopify Plugin is ready to use.


Download the Webgains App for Shopify Now

The Webgains Shopify App is available to use now at no cost to Webgains clients. For more information please visit https://apps.shopify.com/webgains-affiliate-marketing


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About Webgains

We’re the high performance affiliate marketing company because we combine cutting-edge technology and world-class expertise that put our clients — from blue chips to start-ups — at the top of their game. Our market insight leads the field and we believe in sharing this expertise with you. We’re motivated by your success and coach you every step of the way — wherever we can add value. We don’t think of ourselves as a supplier – we’re on your team. This means when you win, we win too.

Webgains was founded in 2005 and since 2006 we’ve been part of the ad pepper media International N.V., which is listed on the stock market.