WordPress is the top most popular publishing system for creating websites online. It is free to use. However, a lot of companies are offering premium web design themes and plugins for it. And even though WordPress can be hosted on most web hosting plans, a lot of hosts are offering tailored plans suitable for WordPress.
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1Template Monster 30% - 50% revenue share. 5% 2-tier commission.
Big on WordPress themes and other web themes and templates. They’ve been around for a long time now and have got a huge selection of WordPress themes with over 2,400 different ones. They share some stats on their website: 5 million buyers, 1,600 authors, and close to 50,000 products. They’ve got a nice active blog... Read more.
2Envato Market 30% revenue share for first sale or first deposit.
Almost like an affiliate network for web design and other creative work. The Envato Market consists of several marketplaces where people can sell and buy web templates, themes, scripts, video clips, audio clips and much more. These are the go-to sites for many webmasters and web designers to get the best creative work to use... Read more.
3InkThemes 30% revenue share.
InkThemes has pretty popular marketplace website. They list over 2.300 WordPress themes, close to 300 plugins, as well as close to 300 PHP scripts for sale on their website. They’ve also got some graphics, like infographic and flyer designs element packs. All products pay 30% revenue share. Read more.
4WP Engine $200 CPA or more. $50 2-tier commission.
This web host is a premium WordPress hosting provider with high commission rates. Affiliates get $200 CPA or 100% revenue share for the initial month of hosting, whichever is higher. WP Engine prices start at $35/mo and goes up to $290/mo. They also offer custom hosting solutions that can cost more. All plans come with... Read more.
5Kinsta $50 - $500 CPA + 10% recurring revenue share.
Kinsta offers top of the shelf managed WordPress hosting with white-glove website migrations included with most plans. Currently, they also offer unlimited free migrations from WP Engine – another top WP host with an affiliate program part of the Share A Sale network. Each plan has a 30-day money-back guarantee and includes a free premium... Read more.
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6My Theme Shop 55% revenue share. 10% 2-tier commission.
My Theme Shop is a well-established WordPress theme shop for single themes and membership site for full access to all ~100 premium themes and ~20 premium plugins. The site has some plugins and themes are available for free. They state on their website that they’ve got over 650,000 customers. 55% of sales makes this a... Read more.
7Creative Market 10% recurring revenue share for a year.
Creative Market is a large marketplace for a lot of web design, photo and other design related items. Not quite as popular as the Envato Market though. They also have a different commission rate. While Envato Market pays 30% revenue share for the first purchase or deposit, Creative Market pays 10% recurring for a full year.... Read more.
8SEOPressor Connect JV 50% recurring revenue share.
SEOPressor Connect JV is maybe the highest paying SEO affiliate program out there offering a neat 50% recurring revenue share. Note though that their price point is lower than many other SEO products. They charge $9/mo. This means you can earn $4.5/mo for each referred customer. SEOPressor Connect, which is the product you can promote... Read more.
9LiteSpeed 10% recurring revenue share.
I am a LiteSpeed customer myself. I believe they have a great tech that helps webmasters getting their websites loading faster and use fewer resources of their server compared with the traditional Apache web server. I believe their tech is especially useful for WordPress websites. Faster loading websites are great not only for the customer... Read more.
10Themify 40% revenue share.
Themify is a premium WordPress theme and plugin club. They’ve currently got 42 themes and 12 plugins. They’ve also got a WordPress drag and drop website builder with 25 addons. They charge $39 for all of those addons. A single theme costs $59 and access to all themes and plugins are just a little bit... Read more.
11Elegant Themes 50% recurring revenue share.
Elegant Themes has been around for a long time designing great premium WordPress themes. They offer a rather cheap membership that grants access to all of their themes. Elegant Themes is the web design company that has managed to create the most popular WordPress theme in the world – and gosh do they have competition,... Read more.
12SEO Reseller You set your prices. 6% 2-tier commission, 1% 3-tier commission.
Great for integrating SEO services with your business and giving your clients a fully branded SEO dashboard.This white label solution is currently only available for agencies. Some of the tools included with SEO Reseller is: White label website audit, keyword research, on-page optimization, content creation, organic link acquisition and of course keyword rank tracking. The... Read more.
13DreamHost $15 - $150 CPA.
DreamHost has the best money-back guarantee lasting an amazing 97 days. This also means that you will have to wait 97 days for commissions to be paid to your affiliate account though. Data centers located in the USA. Commission rates depend on what kind of web hosting plan your referral purchases as well as if... Read more.
14WP Manage Ninja 20% revenue share.
The affiliate program for WP Manage Ninja has a decent commission rate of 20%. With it, you can promote several premium WordPress plugins, including FluentCRM which is a self-hosted email marketing automation plugin for WordPress. It costs $129/year for a single site license. Then there’s the WP Fluent Forms Pro plugin which is $59/year for... Read more.
15My Template Storage 30% revenue share. Then, 10% on further purchases.
This white label affiliate program lets you build your own online store selling WordPress themes and plugins. Several years ago I created a white label web design theme shop with these guys which was very easy to set up. This is the white label affiliate program for Template Monster. They’ve separated it. I don’t know... Read more.
16WPForms 20% revenue share.
WPForms is one of the most popular form creation plugins for WordPress. If not one of the most popular plugins overall. They’ve got over 3 million active installs at the time of writing this. I am using it myself and have been for a while now. The newsletter opt-in form and the contact form on... Read more.