How to Set Up Pepperjam (Ascend) Server-Side Tracking


Before you can enable your Pepperjam Affiliate Server-Side Destination, you will need to:

  • Install the Shopify Source on your store. Follow our guide on How to Install the Shopify Source
  • Add an "ev_publisherId={subid}" query parameter to your Pepperjam landing pages. This can be done by a Pepperjam representative, or you can add it yourself in Creatives -> Generic Link within your Pepperjam account.

Navigate to My Tracking

Step 1 screenshot

Click on Add Destination

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Find and Select Pepperjam

Click on Get Started

Enter your Pepperjam API Key

How to find this.

Click on Save & Continue

If applicable, enable consent mode

If consent is required, follow these steps to enable consent mode & select your consent categories.

If consent is not required, select Save & Continue.

Select Transaction Identifier

Select Product Identifier

Filter Transactions

This step allows you to control exactly what purchase events are sent to Pepperjam. You can block or allow orders based on Source Channel Name, Order Tag, Customer Tag, or Order Gateway.

The most common scenario where retailers may want to block or send orders is with offline orders. Learn how to block these orders in this guide.

Not sure if you need to block orders? Look at what Sales Channels you have in Shopify!

Configure Subscription Settings

Do you sell subscription products? If you do, you can choose to send first-time orders only or first time + recurring orders to Pepperjam.

Press Go Live

Remove Previous Tracking

Remove your previous Pepperjam tracking. Your tracking may be added via Google Tag Manager (GTM) using the "Ascend by Partnerize" tag template, hardcoded in your theme, or added through the Pepperjam App in Shopify. How to disable Shopify integration.