How to automatically add a (free) product to a user’s cart when they visit through a referral link?

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Let’s say you want to reward users coming through a referral link by giving them a free product. In order to do so, copy this code to the theme functions.php file and change $product_id = 64 to your product ID. 

add_action( 'gens_raf_auto_apply_coupon', 'gens_add_product_to_cart' );
function gens_add_product_to_cart() {
		if(!isset($_COOKIE["gens_raf"])) {
			return false;
		$product_id = 64;
		$found = false;
		//check if product already in cart
		if ( sizeof( WC()->cart->get_cart() ) > 0 ) {
			foreach ( WC()->cart->get_cart() as $cart_item_key => $values ) {
				$_product = $values['data'];
				if ( $_product->id == $product_id )
					$found = true;
			// if product not found, add it
			if ( ! $found )
				WC()->cart->add_to_cart( $product_id );
		} else {
			// if no products in cart, add it
			WC()->cart->add_to_cart( $product_id );

Once you add this code, every user that comes through referral link will get that product added to their cart.

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