How the affiliates system works?
There are two types of affiliation:
New user is registred.
New user is registred bought a pro package.
What "New user is registred" means ?
The referer will get paid once a new user registred using his affiliate link.
What "New user is registred bought a pro package" means ?
The referer will get paid once a new user is registred purchased any of your site pro packages using his affiliate link.
When is the user counted as referred ?
The user will be counted as referred once he has unqie IP address, and if the referred user has not visited your site before (NEVER).
Can i test my affiliate link?
Yes, you can test it by sending it to new users. But you're not able to test it by your self, or by creating new accounts using your IP.