The name allows you to change
the name of the hidden form field if you do not wish to call
it AffiliateID. For example, changing Name=AffiliateID
to Name=Affiliate will result in:
Now that the AffiliateID is
being passed in the form as a hidden field you can then
capture the field and store it in your database. As an
example, suppose you have a signup form which posts to a page
which stores the information in your database. You can
AffiliateID is captured as a hidden form field. Once
posted to the page which inserts the form fields into a
database you can capture and insert the AffiliateID along with
the other form fields.
Note: This feature is
available in version 3.0 and higher only.