Please don't top post it makes it difficult to follow the thread.
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I'm not really a expert. Advanced begineer you can say.
I'll elaborate a bit.
1. Generate referral URL's
A user signs up and user is given a referral URL e.g. www.mysite.com/435
, where 435 is the refer ID. This URL can be shared by the user.
You are talking about referrals so possibly you want a Referral model.
Then the /435 above is the referral id and the url will go to the
show for that referral.
2. Tracking referral URL's
Now I want to be able to track how many people have clicked no
www.mysite.com/435 and how many have signed up using a particular
Possibly increment a column in the referral object each time someone
goes there and a different one if they sign up using it.