In addition to this, you will need to assemble a product datafeed of your inventory, required for a number of our tools. This can be in either XML format (such as in a Google Shopping product feed), or as a text file in CSV, tab-delimited or pipe-delimited format. It should be hosted somewhere so that we can pull it regularly (once per day) from the URL. There's information on that here:
When those are done, the final step is to test the setup and ensure that it works. When ready to test your integration, use the following link:
By clicking the above link you'll simulate a user following an actual affiliate link. You should then place an order through your website. If the order information comes through to AvantLink.com you'll receive an email with a success/failure status in it - if no order comes through within 10 minutes the test will be considered a failure.