Install the latest version of Refer A Friend from Magento Connect. In order to complete the installation, there are 3 steps that will need to be completed:

  1. Prepare your store
  2. Install the extension
  3. Add the credentials to your store

If you happen to get stuck along the way, be sure to check out our FAQs section that may help you along the way.

Prepare Your Magento Store For Installation

1. Backup all files and databases before installation.

2. Disable your cache by going to System > Cache Management > Disable the Cache.

3. Flush your cache by going to System > Cache Management > Flush Cache Storage.

4. Disable compilation mode by going to System > Tools >> Compilation > Disable Compilation Mode.

Install The Extension To Your Magento Store

1. You must have a user account for Magento Connect & Magento Admin account with access to Magento Connect Manager.

2. Login to Magento Connect.

3. Visit the Refer A Friend by RewardStream Extension page.

4. Copy the Magento Connect link by clicking “Install Now” > Agree to Extension License Agreement > Click “Get Extension Key” > Copy the Extension Key. 

5. Login to your store admin console and go to System > Magento Connect > Magento Connect Manager.

6. Re-enter your Magento Admin Panel administrator credentials.

7. Paste the extension key into the text box and click “Install”.

8. Refresh your Magento Admin Panel by logging out and logging in again.

9. Verify extension has been installed by checking System > Configuration > Advance > RewardStream_ReferAFriend.

10. From RewardStream_ReferAFriend, click on 'Get Started Here' to complete the configuration page. Based on the details you provide, we will spin your environment and provide you with the credentials needed for the next step.  

Add program domain, API key and API secret to your store

1. Once you've installed Refer A Friend, go to System > Configuration > Refer A Friend and enter the credentials we provided to you (program domain, API key, and API secret) to the Refer A Friend extension settings page and click Save Config.

2. Click on the the Log In to the RewardStream Portal to log in and set up your referral program. 

What's next? Check out the article on set up your campaign, and configure your campaign for your store.

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