Installing LeadDyno

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Pre-Installation: Account Setup

Before installing LeadDyno, please sign up for an account here. Once you've signed up, you can access your public and private keys via Settings (Account Info section).

Installation

Installing LeadDyno for your site typically involves three simple steps:

  1. Installing Visitor Tracking;
  2. Configuring Lead Tracking;
  3. Adding Purchase Tracking.

With this guide, we will help you through each step. If you're ever stuck, please contact us. We are here to help you get setup, quick and pain free.

Note: If you are using one of our integration partners, such as PayPal or Shopify, your installation may be even simpler. View all our available integrations here.

Visitor Tracking

To get visitor tracking setup, add the following code to each page on your website:

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://static.leaddyno.com/js"></script>
<script>
  // If you use multiple sub-domains, set the root domain here
  // LeadDyno.domain = "yourdomain.com";
  LeadDyno.key = "YOUR_PUBLIC_KEY"
  LeadDyno.recordVisit();
</script>

Replace "YOUR_PUBLIC_KEY" with the public key from the Settings (Account Info section). This will load the LeadDyno library and begin tracking where your visitors are coming from!

Note: This code should be on every page of your website, similar to Google Analytics.

Lead Tracking

Your next step in your LeadDyno setup is to capture the email address of your visitors. 

There are three different ways to do this:

Option 1: AutoWatch

The easiest way to track leads is to call  autoWatch(), which will automatically watch all inputs on your site for a lead email. To enable this, simply add the following code to the LeadDyno tracking script:

LeadDyno.autoWatch();

Option 2: Watch

Alternatively, if you are familiar with jQuery, you can use selectors to tell LeadDyno to watch particular inputs for a lead email:

LeadDyno.watch("#email"); // will watch fields with the ID 'email'

Option 3: Record Lead

If you want more control over when the lead email is captured, you can call the  recordLead() function in your own client site event listeners (e.g. on a form.submit () event handler): PayPal or Stripe )

$('#my-form').submit(function(){       LeadDyno.recordLead($("#email").val());     });

Your LeadDyno code

After adding the domain, your public key, and the lead tracking call to the LeadDyno code, here is how your code should look:

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://static.leaddyno.com/js"></script>
<script>
  LeadDyno.domain = "yourdomain.com";
  LeadDyno.key = "1234567890"
  LeadDyno.recordVisit();
  LeadDyno.autoWatch();
</script>

In case your LeadDyno code has a different structure, or if you're stuck on any of the steps above, please contact us at support@leaddyno.com so that we can lend a helping hand.

Purchase Tracking

Next up is purchase tracking, and it can be done in one of three ways:

  1. Using a purchase tracking integration (e.g. PayPal or Stripe);
  2. Using the LeadDyno REST API;
  3. Using the LeadDyno Javascript Library.

Option 1: Using Integrations

If you are using a billing system that we integrate with, purchase tracking is very simple: a link to documentation for supported integrations is in the sidebar of every documentation page.

Option 2: The REST API

If you are not using one of the systems we integrate with, the next option is to use LeadDyno’s REST API.

You will issue  POST and DELETE requests to the http://api.leaddyno.com/v1/purchases URL to create and cancel purchases, respectively.

Additional parameters and documentation can be found in the Purchases API docs.

If all of this sounds foreign to you, don't panic. We're here to help. Simply contact us and we'll help you navigate your setup with ease.

Option 3: Using Javascript

Your final option is to track purchases via the Javascript library. You can do this by adding the following javascript code to the ‘Thank You’ page  after a user has purchased:

  LeadDyno.recordPurchase("john@example.com", {
    purchase_amount: "12345" 
  });

and, to record cancellations, invoke the following javascript:

  LeadDyno.recordCancellation();
Note:  Purchases created via the Javascript API will need to be approved via the Purchases Page before they are credited to affiliates, in order to prevent fraudulent purchases.
Note on setting up the Purchase Tracking:  Please note that setting up the purchase tracking requires coding knowledge, as the documentation mentioned above needs to be modified to fit your use case. In the situation where the purchases don't get tracked through your REST API/Javascript implementation, we would recommend contacting a REST API/Javascript developer that can help with reviewing & editing the purchase tracking implementation.

As always, we are here to help. Contact us at any time and we'll help you get started!

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