Browse Nodes

When displaying single products, you can use article numbers (ASIN, or ISBN for books). However, lists (e.g. Bestseller, New Releases) be an exception due to the fact that we need to use the id of the specific product group. Only when submitting the so-called “Browse Nodes”, the Amazon Product Advertising API will return exact results. Note: When using a browse node, Amazon’s API returns a maximum…

Find out article numbers

In order to display any data on your website it’s necessary to get the article number (ASIN) or ISBN (for books) right from the Amazon page. The numbers can be found on the product details or inside the URL. Example: Amazon ASIN Example: Books ISBN

Amazon API “not connected” – Frequent causes

In case the plugin was not able to establish a connection to the Amazon API, here you find a collection of all API connection error codes, messages, and their solutions. AccessDenied This error occurs when the access key provided is not registered with Product Advertising API or the credentials being used are AWS credentials. Solution: Please visit your Amazon associates central and create API keys…

Signup for Amazon API

If you don’t have signed up for the Amazon Product Advertising API until now, let’s do it together. Locale Product Advertising API URL Brazil http://associados.amazon.com.br/gp/associates/apply/main.html Canada https://associates.amazon.ca/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html China https://associates.amazon.cn/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.html France https://partenaires.amazon.fr/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html Germany https://partnernet.amazon.de/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html India http://affiliate-program.amazon.in/gp/associates/apply/main.html Italy https://programma-affiliazione.amazon.it/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.html Japan https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in-jp.html Mexico https://afiliados.amazon.com.mx/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.html Spain https://afiliados.amazon.es/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html United Kingdom https://affiliate-program.amazon.co.uk/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html United States https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/flex/advertising/api/sign-in.html On this page click on “Sign up” on the right and fill in registration. It’s possible to…

Install via uploader or FTP

Install via uploader Login to your website and go to the admin dashboard. Select Plugins -> Add New from the side menu. Click the Upload link. Upload the aawp.zip file included in the downloaded package. Click the Activate Plugin link. Install via FTP Extract the aawp.zip file locally Connect to your server and navigate the folder /wp-content/plugins/ Upload the local folder aawp into the plugins directory on your server…

Technical requirements

Please ensure that your web hosting meets the following requirements: PHP 5.6 or newer MySQL 5.0.3 or newer WordPress 4.7.5 or newer PHP “SOAP“, “cURL” and “mbstring” extensions installed and enabled PHP “curl_exec“ and “allow_url_fopen” enabled PHP “XML“ enabled WebHosting recommendation In general the above-mentioned requirements are easily met by all web hosting providers. Server Check Tool We are happy to provide you a very easy tool in…

Version 3.0.0 – Release and Changelog

We’re glad to announce version 3 of the Amazon Affiliate WordPress plugin. One of the principal points of the update was the switch over to a new Amazon API library. This step was necessary in order to fix some connection issues and prepare the plugin for some upcoming features.