Automatic Campaigns (autocampaigns) are a feature in NATS that gives Affiliates the option to automatically categorize their referral statistics by campaign. This allows affiliates to break down their referral statistics by whatever campaign they wish to use, allowing for a great deal of flexibility in sorting and analyzing referral statistics.
This can be done by appending the following parameter to a referral linkcode:
Replace "mycampaign" in the URL with your preferred campaign name. If you input a campaign name that does not yet exist, NATS will automatically create a campaign with that name. A campaign name can contain up to 64 characters, and must consist of only letters and numbers.
Adding Traffic Tags
NATS4.1 now offers the ability to use a comma-separated list of traffic tags to separate one campaign. By adding the desired traffic tags to the autocamp variable in the URL, affiliates can override the currently set campaign to use a campaign made up of the chosen traffic tags. This feature also offers compatibility with single-tag campaigns, so you do not necessarily have to split up your campaigns with multiple traffic tags.
To override your campaign, just add the following parameter with a comma-separated list of traffic tags to a referral linkcode:
Replace "campaign,traffic,tags" in the URL with a comma-separated list of traffic tags that make up the campaign with which the current campaign will be overridden.
In addition, NATS4.1 also offers the autotags feature, which allows affiliates to add new traffic tags to an existing campaign on the fly. For example, you may want to add the banner traffic tag to your campaign, which uses top and blog. By using the "autotags" feature, you can add that tag to create the top,blog,banner campaign on the fly.
To use "autotags", just append the following parameter to a referral linkcode:
Replace "my,traffic,tags" in the URL with a comma-separated list of your preferred traffic tags. If you input a traffic tag name that does not yet exist, NATS will automatically create tags with those names.