Referee Orders
Referee Orders

Knowledge Base

The Referee Orders action is used to give points to sponsors when people they sponsored place an order on your website. The amount of points doesn’t take the order amount into account.

Referee order
The referee places an order on your website
Order validation
After delivering the order products, you validate the order and change its status to “Processing” or “Complete”
Points distribution
WooRewards gives the fixed amount of points to the sponsor

Set up the action

To add this customer action, you first need to create a points and rewards system. If you haven’t already, please create one by following this part of the documentation.

Now that you are in the points and rewards system edition, do the following

Follow these steps

Points Group
Click Add
Select Referral
Select Referee Orders

In the popup, you’ll see a lot of options. Let’s detail them below so that you understand how to use them.

Let’s review the different options available :

Action to perform

  • Action title : Name of the action. This information will be displayed to your customers. You can rename it how you want.
  • Priority : Can only be used if the feature is activated. You can activate it going here Settings > General Settings > General Settings

Points settings

  • Earned points : The amount of points earned when the sponsored order is placed.


  • Guest order : Check this box if you want to allow sponsors to get points for guest orders. If so, sponsored won’t have to register for the sponsor to earn points.
  • First order only : If checked, only the first order placed by a customer will give points.
  • Minimum order amount : Set a minimum order amount under which no points will be given.


  • Sponsorship Origin : If you only want to give points for certain kinds of sponsorships. Here are the different possibilities :
    • Sponsorship email : Gives points for people sponsored by email
    • Sponsorship link : Gives points for people sponsored by a sponsorship link.
    • Any social network : Gives points for people sponsored by a link shared on a social network.
    • Specific social networks : Select the social network for which you want to give points.
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