Affiliate Coupons


Get more sales & earn more money with the best WordPress plugin for coupon codes & deals.


  • Create vendors and predefine affiliate links
  • Create coupons and link them to vendors
  • Display coupons via shortcode on the frontend
  • Multiple options in order to filter/sort your coupon presentations
  • Configuration page for more options and customizations
  • Prepared templates: Standard, Grid & List
  • Widgets for displaying coupons in your sidebar
  • Try out the online demo
  • Overview of all available templates
  • Regular updates and improvements: Go though the changelog

Quickstart Examples

  • Create vendors
  • Create coupons
  • Link coupons to vendors
  • Assign categories and/or types to coupons if needed
  • Display coupons inside your posts/pages by using shortcodes

More features with the PRO version

The PRO version extends this plugins exclusively with our “click to reveal” feature and more:

  • Click to reveal discount codes
  • View, copy & click statistics
  • Choose from different styles
  • Additional templates
  • Feature & highlight single coupons
  • Popular coupons widget
  • Event Tracking via Google & Piwik
  • Create custom templates

Details and upgrade can be found here.



  • Coupons Grid
  • Settings


The installation and configuration of the plugin is as simple as it can be.

Using The WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Search for ‘affiliate coupons’
  3. Click ‘Install Now’
  4. Activate the plugin on the Plugin dashboard

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Using FTP

  1. Download
  2. Extract the affiliate-coupons directory to your computer
  3. Upload the affiliate-coupons directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard


Multisite supported?

Yes of course.


November 16, 2018
After activating this plugin, the whole website was unreachable. Make a back-up before you try the plugin or delete is via FTP. Since the update, the plugin works again.
December 18, 2017
Hello! This is probably best plugin for coupons, I am using it on two of my websites for 3months. Plugin gets regular updates. Thank you.
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Contributors & Developers

“Affiliate Coupons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Affiliate Coupons” has been translated into 2 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Affiliate Coupons” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.


Version 1.5.3 (25th January 2018)

  • Improvement: Optimized coupon code copy to clipboard handling
  • Fix: Coupon category and type metabox didn’t show up in the sidebar of Gutenberg editor
  • Updated Clipboard.JS dependency to latest v2.0.4
  • WordPress v5.0.3 compatibility

Version 1.5.2 (17th December 2018)

  • Improvement: Enabled new Gutenberg editor for coupon posts
  • Updated Quickstart Guide
  • Updated Meta Box dependency to latest v4.15.9
  • WordPress v5.0.1 compatibility

Version 1.5.1 (20th November 2018)

  • Improvement: Setting a coupon “valid from” date now uses 23:59 as default time
  • Improvement: Optimized loading of plugin core files
  • Fix: Grid size wasn’t taken properly from plugin settings
  • Updated .pot file and removed unneeded translation strings

Version 1.5.0 (11th November 2018)

  • New: Redesigned & restructured settings page
  • New: Clipboard icon can now selected via settings (3 different icons and 2 colors are available to be chosen from)
  • New: Clipboard background & font colors can now be overwritten via settings
  • New: Added new button icon and 2 colors (black & white)
  • New: Added setting which allows you to hide coupon dates on the front end
  • Improvement: Removed third party plugin installation dependency
  • Improvement: Optimized coupons admin overview page
  • Improvement: Optimized templates & styles
  • Improvement: Added install & uninstall routines
  • WordPress v4.9.8 compatibility

Version 1.4.1 (18th June 2018)

  • Improvement: Removed directly included metabox dependency and switched over to “TGM_Plugin_Activation” class instead
  • Improvement: Added fallback for “rwmb_meta” function
  • Fix: “Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class ‘RWMB_About’ not found”

Version 1.3.2 (17th June 2018)

  • Fix: Settings section headlines were not output correctly
  • Updated Meta Box dependency to latest v4.14.11
  • WordPress v4.9.6 compatibility

Version 1.3.1 (28th April 2018)

  • New: Overwrite coupon image with post thumbnail
  • Fix: Custom CSS output

Version 1.3.0 (24th April 2018)

  • New: Added multiple coupons widget
  • Improvement: Security
  • WordPress v4.9.5 compatibility

Version 1.2.2 (30th November 2017)

  • New: Added setting in order to adjust the default excerpt length
  • Improvement: Remove unwanted line breaks from shortcode output
  • Fix: “PHP Fatal error: Uncaught ArgumentCountError: Too few arguments to function affcoups_widget_text()”
  • WordPress v4.9.1 compatibility

Version 1.2.1 (28th November 2017)

  • New: Added a brand new list template
  • New: Added a new widget for displaying a single coupon in your sidebar
  • New: Added new setting in order to customize button colors
  • New: Added new setting in order to customize discount ribbon colors
  • Improvement: When setting up a valid from/to date you are now able to choose as time as well
  • Improvement: Added type slug as class in templates in order to make it customizable
  • Improvement: Display recommended image size besides the image upload fields
  • Improvement: Tweaked shortcode previews inside admin area
  • Improvement: Adjusted default thumbnail size to 480*270px
  • Improvement: Optimized CSS in order to remove border from thumbnail link
  • Improvement: Updated plugin icons inside admin area
  • Fix: Expiring on the same day leads into now showing coupon
  • Fix: Custom CSS was not being outputted correctly on special pages (e.g. front page)
  • WordPress v4.9 compatibility
  • Updated Meta Box dependency to latest version 4.12.5

Version 1.2.0 (7th November 2017)

  • New: Added support for Google Accelerated Mobile (AMP)
  • Improvement: Enhanced CSS styles in order to display a grid with up to 10 columns
  • Improvement: Added prefixes to plugin related post types on admin export page
  • Fix: HTML and apostrophes inside link/image titles and alt tags lead into markup issues
  • Fix: Issue which was related to “term_taxonomy_id” while executing our coupon query
  • Fix: Thumbnail previews on manage coupons/vendors pages might be shown too big
  • Fix: Registering custom image sizes was accidentally loaded in admin area only
  • Updated plugin branding and links
  • Updated Meta Box dependency to latest version 4.12.4

Version 1.1.3 (7th June 2017)

  • Improvement: Optimize scripts loading
  • Improvement: Optimized CSS styles
  • Fix: Custom CSS not being inserted correctly
  • Minor improvements
  • Updated templates: grid.php, standard.php

Version 1.1.2 (3rd June 2017)

  • New: Added shortcode preview to admin coupons overview page
  • New: Added shortcode preview to admin categories overview page
  • New: Added shortcode preview to admin types overview page
  • Fix: Since the latest update, thumbnail images didn’t show up correctly
  • Fix: Admin vendors overview page showed incorrect shortcode preview

Version 1.1.1 (2nd June 2017)

  • Improvement: Set default grid size back to 3
  • Fix: Removed shortcode debugging 🙂

Version 1.1.0 (2nd June 2017)

  • New: Display single coupons by id
  • New: Display coupons from a specific vendor
  • New: Sort coupons on a shortcode basis
  • New: Added more setting options (template, grid size, order, orderby, button text, button icon)
  • New: Button text can be overwritten via shortcode attribute “button_text”
  • Improvement: Added links to coupon thumbnails
  • Improvement: Optimized CSS styles
  • Improvement: Optimized scripts loading
  • Fix: Post types appeared in sitemaps and search results
  • Changed shortcode from “affcoups_coupons” to “affcoups” (added fallback for previous shortcode)

Version 1.0.1 (9th August 2016)

  • Improvement: Optimized settings quickstart explanation for categories/types
  • Improvement: Made “Copied!” label translatable
  • Fix: Only 5 coupons appearing for a category
  • Fix: Fatal error: Can’t use function return value in write context … coupons-grid.php on line 48

Version 1.0.0 (30th July 2016)

  • Initial release