Affiliate links are something that anyone who’s running a website with a decent amount of traffic should be taking advantage of, but sometimes managing them might feel like more trouble then it’s worth. Here are some great plugins to use when adding or managing affiliate links on your WordPress site that can help with overall organization, link cloaking, Google Analytics tracking. and more.
This plugin will automatically add affiliate links to your content from Amazon, Ebay, Walmart, Best Buy, and others — all you need to do is specify the links and their corresponding keywords. The plugin also allows you to set a limit for the number of affiliate links included in each post — choose from Very Low (1) to Very High (5).
Easy Affiliate Links is all about managing the affiliate links on your site. One of its most useful features is that it can create shortlinks to cloak your affiliate links.
ThirstyAffiliates is another great plugin to use to manage and cloak your affiliate links. Some of the plugin’s cool features include being able to create a new affiliate link without having to leave the editor’s screen, and the option of applying NoFollow/DoFollow to your affiliate links. It also lets you add graphics or images to your links. The Pro version even lets you integrate with Google Analytics.