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Affluent connection guide

Follow these instructions to connect your Affluent data to your Supermetrics reporting.


If you need to connect this data source to one of our data warehouse or cloud storage destinations, explore our prerequisite and filling guides.


Before you begin

To connect Affluent to Supermetrics, you need:

  • An API key
  • An API URL


How to find your API key and API URL

Contact your Affluent administrator to get the API key. Remember to keep it safe once you have it.


To get your API URL:

  • For the API URL, replace {server} in this URL with the name of your Affluent server: https://{server}-api.affluent.io/
    • Find your Affluent server name in your Affluent URL.
    • For example, if your Affluent URL was accountname.affluent.io/, your server name would be accountname.
  • Don't forget to include / at the end of your API URL.


Query types

Supermetrics offers the Performance query type, which fetches detailed performance data for affiliate marketing campaigns.


Instructions

For Excel users

If your team uses Supermetrics for Excel, you'll see different options for managing and sharing data source connections in that destination. Learn more.


Google Sheets Data StudioExcel

Make sure you've installed the Supermetrics add-on before you connect.

  1. Open a new Google Sheets file.
  2. Navigate to ExtensionsSupermetricsLaunch sidebar to open Supermetrics.
  3. Click Create new query.
  4. Under Data source, select Affluent.
  5. Click Start.
  6. Enter your credentials, and click Log in.
  7. Click Allow.
  8. Select the accounts you'd like to use in your Affluent reporting.

Learn about advanced settings, best practices, and troubleshooting tips for Supermetrics for Google Sheets.


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