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Custom Form as an Alternative to Iframing?

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by twmas52712, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. twmas52712

    twmas52712 Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    I recently ran into a problem with the iframe that an affiliate network was offering. This was for a CC submit and had two steps. The first step was First Name/Last Name/Email. Once submitted, the second step was the CC submit.

    My problem was that the form for the first step was too wide. So, I was thinking about solutions.

    First, let me tell you how the network's form works. For the sake of explaining, the URL for page 1 of the form is hxxp://affnetwork.com/iframe. When you go to this URL, a form is displayed asking for name/email. When submitted, this form posts to the exact same URL (hxxp://affnetwork.com/iframe). When the page detects a post, it presumably stores the posted information and displays the second step.

    What I was thinking of doing was creating my own form that asks for First Name/Last Name/Email using the same input field names, etc. When a user submits their information on my form, it posts the information to the page that the network's form would post to (hxxp://affnetwork.com/iframe). The only hole in this is that it would never be tracked to my affiliate screenname, but I believe if I load my affiliate link in a 1x1 pixel iframe, it will track properly.

    I am currently running this by my AM to make sure it's ok. I wanted to post this here, and see if anybody can foresee a problem. If not, this may help people who want to improve on the design of a two step iframe.
     
  2. twmas52712

    twmas52712 Junior Member

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    Anyone have any thoughts on this? My AM is not sure if it will track properly.
     
  3. twmas52712

    twmas52712 Junior Member

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    bump bump...last try
     
  4. MarketerMac

    MarketerMac Regular Member

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    why don't you run a test lead through it to see if it tracks? without knowing how your network is tracking conversions its impossible for anyone here to tell you if it will track from the info you provided above.