The AffiliateViewModel is the primary view model that's used across the various affiliate views. It's used to generate the rendered views, as we as to help update affiliate information. This article will help you understand what's available to you in the view model.


The following pre-requisites will be necessary to accomplish the goals of this article:

  • General understanding of template engines
  • Understanding HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Familiarity with template languages
  • Familiarity with ASP.NET MVC Razor

Getting Started

There are no tasks needed to get started with understanding this object. 


The AffiliateViewModel object will contain all of the details of a single affiliate in your Hotcakes Commerce store.


The following table gives you details on the various members of the AffiliateViewModel object.  The descriptions are based upon default functionality and the default Viewset included with Hotcakes.

Member Type Description
AddressLine String

The address line of the street address, such as 123 Main Street.

AgreementText String Agreement text needs to be shown to end user.
AllowReferral Bool Used to determine whether referrals are allowed for this affiliate or not.
Approved Bool Flag which indicates whether affiliate has been approved or not.
City String The name of the city.
Company String If this is not a individual customer, a company name should be specified.
ConfirmPassword String Confirmation value of the desired password
ConfirmTerms Bool Checkbox to confirm the terms
Countries List<Country> List of the countries needs to be shown on view
CountryId String This should container valid country id
Email String E-mail address of the affiliate.
FirstName String  The first name of the affiliate
Id Long The unique ID for the affiliate
LastName String  The last name or surname of the affiliate.
MyAffiliateId String  User friendly/readable ID for the affiliate
Password String  Value used as the password to login using the affiliate account
Phone String  A telephone number for the affiliate.
PostalCode String  Contains the zip or postal code of the address, as necessary.
ReferralAffiliateId String  If another affiliate referred the current affiliate applicant, the referring affiliate ID should be here.
Regions List<Region> List of valid regions needs to be shown on view
State String The name of the state.
UserId Int Current logged in customer id
Username String  Current logged in customer username


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