Arrow Trader V - Installation
Arrow Trader 5 is very easy to install, all that is required is a web browser.
After completing this guide, your site will be using AT5 to track and control all visitor activity.
step 1/4: server selection
Open the following page - http://www.arrowscripts.com/register_at5.php
Select a location that is geographically closest to your surfers
step 2/4: domain registration
On the Arrow Trader 5 server of your choice, click the link Register new domain and fill out the form
step 3/4: tracking visitors
After registering your domain, you will be presented with a couple of links and codes.
which looks something like this
<script>var __AT5ID = '123abc456def789ghi';var __AT5params = '';</script>
Copy this code between the <head> </head>
tags of the homepage of your website.
* copy the code from the registration page, the code above doesn't include your personal tracking code!
step 4/4: tracking & controlling clicks
The second textarea shows an example links to track and control clicks made by visitors
<a href='http://surfus.me/cgi-bin/at5/out.cgi?a=123abc456def789ghi&u=http://content.com'>content page</a>
Arrow Trader 5 can track all clicks on links, and distribute those clicks to content pages and to the websites of traffic trade partners.
To do so, the format of your links need to be slightly adjusted.
A regular link on your website may currently look like this
To integrate AT5 within your links, modify the code so it looks like this
* <a href="'http://surfus.me/cgi-bin/at5/out.cgi?a=123abc456def789ghi&s=60&l=vid&c=1&u=http://google.com">google</a>
make sure that you use the correct url and installation ID; you can find the correct code in your email inbox.
The following flags can be set for out.cgi
&u=http://www.site.com/ must always be at the end of your link to out.cgi
||This identifies your installation to the ArrowTrader servers. Fill out your personal id code, which is available in your email inbox.
|s=60 ||Set the skim percentage: the surfer has a chance of 60% to be redirected to the gallery, 40% to see a trade ||optional, recommended
|c=0 ||sends the click always to a gallery ||optional
|c=3 ||sends the first 3 click to a gallery ||optional
|l=topgallery ||set the linktag to topgallery ||optional
|gr=videos ||load trades from the group videos ||optional
|id=15 ||credit trade id 15 with +1 out (toplist only!) ||optional, only for toplists
|u=http://www.gallery.com ||sets the content/toplist page url ||required
Everything behind &u=
is considered to be the content page url.