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Create Test Actions

impact.com allows you to create test actions that you can use to check that your tracking integration and confirm your partners’ tracking links are working correctly.

In order to create and test actions, you should have a set of template terms with a Default payout set to 0% in order to test conversions on your site. Learn more about Creating Template Terms.

Create test actions

  1. From the left navigation bar, selectengage-icon__v69b8313.svg [Engage] → TransactionsTest Actions.

  2. Select Start New Test at the top-right of the page.

  3. Fill in the required fields.

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    • Refer to the Fields reference below for more information about the required fields.

      Fields reference

      Field

      Description

      Template Term

      Select your test terms. Learn more about Creating Template Terms.

      Ad

      Specify an additional parameter you can use to dynamically pay your partners.

      Shared ID

      toggle-on-solid.svg [Toggle icon] Shared ID and enter an ID, if you want one to appear in your partner performance reporting. The Shared ID is a tracking value shared with the brand.

      Custom Landing Page

      toggle-on-solid.svg [Toggle icon] Custom Landing Page and enter the custom page's URL.

  4. Start the test using the generated test link. You can select Copy to copy the URL to your clipboard, or select Start test in new window to open the test URL in a new tab.

View and manage test actions

  1. From the left navigation bar, select TransactionsTest Actions.

    • Refer to the Column reference below for more information about this screen.

      Column reference

      Column

      Description

      Status

      The test action’s status.

      Action Date

      The date of the test action.

      Order Id

      The test action’s unique order identifier.

      Event Type

      The type of action event.

      Shared Id

      An additional parameter that you can use to dynamically pay your partners.

      Promo Code

      The promo code associated with the test link, if one exists.

      Locking Date

      The date on which the generated actions will lock.

      Revenue

      The amount of revenue earned by the test action.

      Payout

      The payout accrued by the test action.

  2. Hover your cursor over a test action and select ellipsis-h-solid__1_.svg [More] → View Details to open the Test Event Details screen.

    • Here, you can approve or reject the test action, or view more information about the event. Refer to the Attribute reference for information about some of the available information on the Test Event Details screen.

      Attribute reference

      Attribute

      Description

      Test Status

      Current status of the test action.

      Action Event Date

      The date of the test action.

      Action Locking Date

      The date on which the generated actions will lock.

      Total Revenue

      The amount of revenue earned by the test action.

      Total Payout

      The payout accrued by the test action.

      Processing Latency (seconds)

      The amount of time, in seconds, that the test action took to process.

      Advertiser ID

      The Id of the brand (also known as an advertiser).

      Event Type

      The specific action by your partners' audience that was tracked, e.g., Online Sale, App Install, etc.

      Order ID

      The unique identifier of the test action order.

      Batch ID

      The unique identifier for a batch file.

      Landing Page Url

      The landing page URL that was specified during the creation of the test action.

      Click ID

      The clickId associated with the test action.

      Ad ID

      The unique ID that impact.com has assigned to the promotional asset.

      Region

      The state/region that impact.com believes the customer is based in from the IP address at the time of the conversion.

      Country

      The state/region that impact.com believes the customer is based in from the IP address at the time of the conversion.

      Referring URL

      The URL a consumer came from.

  3. At the top right of the page, select Approve or Reject to alter the status of the test action.

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