Changelog

Version 3.40.0 12th Feburary 2024

Fix
  • Search API error message regression
  • Undefined variable error when country is not set
  • Default products API limit until the API call

Version 3.33.1 1st Feburary 2024

Fix
  • Geotargeting cookie not set

Version 3.33.0 31st January 2024

New
  • Notice for AAWP API usage quota expiry

Version 3.32.0 29th January 2024

New
  • SiteStripe Migration
Tweak
  • Tools page restructure
  • AAWP related info moved to Site Health
  • Use public services instead of AAWP API for geotargeting functionality
Fix
  • Fatal error on PHP 8.3: duplicate declaration of static Variables
  • "Invalid license" error on AAWP API test connection
  • Inaccurate AAWP API connection status

Version 3.31.0 12th December 2023

New
  • Click tracking statistics export
Tweak
  • Elementor widget rebuild
  • Specific error message for the search API
Fix
  • Image proxy revers to "deny" when other settings are saved
  • Cache renewal checking interval causing high API calls
  • Amazon Prime not available for .com.br
  • Incorrect renewed products count in the logs
  • PHP Error with already deleted products in products listtable
  • Images fetched from AAWP API has incorrect source
  • Deprecated method screen_belongs_to_advanced_ads()

Version 3.30.14 28th November 2023

Fix
  • Renewal inconsistency when settings isn’t saved yet
Info
  • WordPress 6.4 compatibility

Version 3.30.13 7th November 2023

Tweak
  • Optimized clicks data
Fix
  • PHP Warning: Undefined array key 1 on image proxy
Info
  • Updated translations

Version 3.30.12 20th October 2023

Tweak
  • Admin pages redesign
  • Updated license servers

Version 3.30.11 4th October 2023

Fix
  • Images loading slowly when image proxy is enabled

Version 3.30.10 2nd October 2023

Tweak
  • Add a hook for "prepare_list_keywords"
Fix
  • Headers already sent issue when setting geotargeting cookie
  • Image proxy led to broken images after v3.30.9
  • Click Tracking bot detection consuming high server bandwidth

Version 3.30.9 16th September 2023

Fix
  • v3.30.8 breaking images when image proxy is used

Version 3.30.8 15th September 2023

Tweak
  • Expire proxy image URLs after 48 hours
  • Improved privacy of geolocation functionality

Version 3.30.7 5th September 2023

Fix
  • Missing required headers when testing AAWP API connection

Version 3.30.6 4th September 2023

Tweak
  • Soap extension is no longer a required dependency
  • Add image dimensions to prime logo
  • Confirmation popup box when using AAWP API setting
  • Send bloginfo as header when requesting AAWP API
Fix
  • Incorrect savings percentage for products fetched from AAWP API
  • License validation issue when there’s already a license activated
  • Incorrect total products count in products overview page due to cache
  • Trailing comma at the end of ASIN cause issues

Version 3.30.5 18th August 2023

Tweak
  • Add plugin version in every request to AAWP API
  • Exclude http call for clicks when on admin interface
Fix
  • Images & description not fetched for some categories like books with AAWP API
  • Creation of dynamic property is deprecated in PHP 8.2
  • Sorting issue when price contains a thousads separator in EUR currency

Version 3.30.4 1st August 2023

Tweak
  • Update Action Scheduler to v3.6.1
  • Remove built-in database garbase collection for AAWP API
Fix
  • Incorrect link to AAWP API documentation
  • get_bloginfo() might be empty causing null ‘wp_lang’ error in API
  • Grammatical mistake in credits text
  • Incorrect message when performing renewals via listtable for AAWP API products
  • Invalid ASINS don’t generate an error log anymore

Version 3.30.3 4th July 2023

New
  • AAWP API usage in usage tracking
Fix
  • Field name conflict between Amazon’s API & AAWP API connect

Version 3.30.2 3rd July 2023

New
  • Button to check connection with AAWP API
Tweak
  • Display technical error while placing products as well
Fix
  • Uncaught Error: Cannot use object of type WP_Error when site can’t send usage data
  • Send default telemetries values to API to avoid db error in AAWP API

Version 3.30.1 8th June 2023

Tweak
  • Make AAWP Products API usage limit depending on the license limit
Fix
  • Renewals via AAWP API even when Amazon is configured correctly
  • Undefined function aawp_empty_database_tables() when removing AAWP API products in background

Version 3.30.0 7th June 2023

New
  • Option to retrieve products from AAWP API
Fix
  • PHP error: Cannot access offset of type string on string

Version 3.22.1 18th May 2023

Fix
  • Incorrect comparison table number in usage data
  • Delete, Filter buttons not working on logs table

Version 3.22.0 11th May 2023

New
  • Telemetry usage data tracking
Tweak
  • Make Notifications multilingual
  • Usage tracking – increase API call interval to 3 days, also send one immediately on plugin update
  • Usage tracking – Only send major PHP versions
Fix
  • count(): Argument #1 ($value) must be of type Countable|array, null given – error on Products Overview page
  • Out of memory error on Products Overview page with large number of products
  • PHP Warning: Attempt to read property "post_content" on null

Version 3.21.0 25th April 2023

New
  • Option to display discarded product, enabled by default
Tweak
  • Invalid ASINs handling, all products that are not accessible via API are marked as "invalid"
  • Migrate default WP Cron Events to Action Scheduler
  • Scheduled Actions default filtering improvement
  • Usage callback run in "init" action
Fix
  • Location tracking issue with page cache
  • Incorrect prefix for canadian currency
  • Display the clicks/products/logs dates based on site settings
  • Output description on mobile devices option not working properly

Version 3.20.1 27th March 2023

Fix
  • Prime icon loading issue when the image is served from CDN
Info
  • Updated translations

Version 3.20.0 16th March 2023

New
  • Built-in click tracking with a "Clicks" submenu
  • Amazon Egypt is available as selectable store now
  • Introduce Action Scheduler library to run background tasks
  • AAWP API for Notifications box and Usage data
  • Sale ribbon text option in block
Tweak
  • Load frontend assets only where AAWP is used, respectively a new setting to load assets globally
  • Code Editor in Custom CSS box
  • Open editor general sidebar on AAWP Block click
  • Image proxy URL improvement
  • Products overview – filter by statuses
  • Load prime logo as image and no longer as background image
  • Introduce Tools page to combine "Support", "Logs" & "Scheduled Actions"
  • Products overview – when there are no products, the dropdown for search has been removed
  • Products overview – When image is not available, placeholder image is shown instead
  • Update AAWP logo on block & product search modal footer
  • Admin flyout hover color
Fix
  • Localized store not working for SA & AE stores
  • Incorrect add to cart link
  • Incorrect sorting of products by date
  • Products overview – when all products are deleted, it shows 0 products deleted
  • Advanced Ads icon for AAWP Ad type
  • Advanced Ads click statistics didn’t work properly for AAWP Ad type
  • Block logo size in widgets
  • PHP 8 Deprecated message – required parameter $context follows optional parameter $user_id
  • Use default value in case of no products found when settings isn’t saved yet
  • Incorrect print while missing dependencies
  • CSS conflict for Ninja Tables
Info
  • Updated translation files

Version 3.19.2 14th November 2022

Fix
  • Plugin update issue with v3.19
  • Database errors on activity logs when logs isn’t enabled
  • Typo on ‘Database Garbase Collection’
Info
  • New (RU & UK) & updated translations

Version 3.19.1 9th November 2022

Fix
  • Syntax error on PHP 7.2 or lower due to trailing comma in function call

Version 3.19.0 7th November 2022

New
  • Amazon Belgium is available as selectable store now
  • "Welcome Page" in admin area
  • "Products Overview" in admin area
  • "Activity Logs" in admin area
  • Advanced Ads Integration
  • Added "Link Overwrite" field for fields variant in Gutenberg block settings
Tweak
  • Use Textrea instead of text field for custom description in block settings
  • Verify SSL when connecting to Bitly’s API
Fix
  • Non-printable characters in ASIN lead to incorrect DB results
  • PHP 8 Deprecated: required parameter $table_row_id follows optional parameter $default_class
  • Tracking ID per block wasn’t working for comparison tables
  • Syntax error on PHP 7.2 or lower with Elementor
Info
  • Updated & Improved translations
  • WordPress 6.1 compatibility

Version 3.18.3 21st August 2022

New
  • Elementor widget
  • Gutenberg block now allows you to define grid layout options
Fix
  • Using the Gutenberg block, disclaimer wasn’t displayed as expected
  • Optimized several incorrect translations
  • Assets didn’t load properly when using the Full Site Editor
Info
  • Updated translation files

Version 3.18.2 14th July 2022

Fix
  • TinyMCE issue when using page builders like Elementor and Thrive Architect
  • PHP notice WP_Block_Type_Registry::register was called incorrectly
  • Updated translations
Info
  • WordPress v6.0.1 compatibility

Version 3.18.1 11th July 2022

Fix
  • Performance issues when using multiple ASINs in a single shortcode
  • Comparison table’s confirm selection no longer worked

Version 3.18.0 6th July 2022

New
  • Introducing Gutenberg Block incl. product search
  • Classic editor now comes along with a button for generating shortcodes
  • Affiliate links can be shortened to amzn.to
  • Comparison tables can now be duplicated with one click
  • Tracking ID can now be replaced by post/page
Tweak
  • Decimal places in the price information can now be hidden via settings
  • Shortcodes for comparison tables can now be copied to the clipboard faster
  • The plugin is now 100% translated into the following languages: Spanish, French, Italian
Fix
  • The hiding of the price information in the case of missing price information, did not work properly
  • Filter type exclude didn’t work when showing offers only
Info
  • Updated translation files
  • Updated plugin updater to version 1.9.2
  • WordPress v6.0 compatibility

Version 3.17.3 27th January 2022

Info
  • WordPress v5.9 compatibility

Version 3.17.2 18th January 2022

Fix
  • Uncaught TypeError: method_exists which sometimes occurred in the context of the list-helper-functions.php file
Info
  • Updated plugin updater to version 1.9.1

Version 3.17.1 7th January 2022

Fix
  • Improved escaping on settings page to address XSS concerns
Info
  • WordPress v5.8.3 compatibility

Version 3.17 17th November 2021

New
  • Included "max_input_vars" in debug information
Tweak
  • Using new endpoint for license & update server requests
Info
  • Updated plugin updater to version 1.8
  • Updated translation files
  • WordPress v5.8.2 compatibility

Version 3.16 10th August 2021

New
  • Added rel="sponsored" to all outgoing Amazon affiliate links
  • Added rel="noopener" to all outgoing links with target="_blank"
Fix
  • Currency symbol/format for Amazon.se was incorrect
Info
  • Updated all template files
  • WordPress v5.8 compatibility

Version 3.15.2 22th April 2021

Tweak
  • Moved away from "spacer images" in templates
Info
  • Updated template files vertical.php, list.php, widget-small.php
  • WordPress v5.7.1 compatibility

Version 3.15.1 18th March 2021

New
  • Added support for Amazon Poland
Tweak
  • Optimized bestseller results returned by the Amazon API
  • Removed no longer needed simplexml dependency checks
  • Optimized output of admin notice for AMP compatibility
  • Minor text adjustments on the settings page
Fix
  • Geotargeting for Amazon Sweden didn’t work as expected
Info
  • Updated translation files
  • WordPress v5.7 compatibility

Version 3.15 9th February 2021

Tweak
  • Optimized assets building and moved files to /assets/dist/ instead of /public/assets/
  • Optimized license data handling for better performance
Fix
  • Click tracking incorrectly used product title when ASIN was selected
  • Product images available as PNG file could not be displayed correctly
  • Browser console JavaScript "sameSite" warning
info
  • PHP v8.0.0 compatibility
  • WordPress v5.6.1 compatibility

Version 3.14.3 11th November 2020

New
  • Added support for Amazon Sweden
Fix
  • The placeholder %post_title% didn’t work as expected with special chars
  • License check slowed down a site in case there was a response issue
  • License check failed in case the plugin has stored a deprecated license server URL
info
  • Updated translation files
  • Plugin Updater v1.8
  • WordPress v5.5.3 compatibility

Version 3.14.2 16th October 2020

New
  • Added filter "aawp_admin_menu_cap" for overwriting the admin menu capability
Fix
  • Geotargeting didn’t work as expected when a site’s default store was set to Canada
  • In a specific case, the plugin settings page tab "Amazon API" showed broken HTML output when informing about a connection issue

Version 3.14.1 22nd September 2020

Tweak
  • Minor adjustments related to the license handling

Version 3.14 22nd September 2020

New
  • Added Google Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) support for all templates incl. comparison tables (view documentation)
Tweak
  • Optimized license handling
info
  • Updated translation files
  • WordPress v5.5.1 compatibility

Version 3.13 17th August 2020

New
  • Introducing our "Database Garbage Collection" which regularly cleans up your products and lists database tables (view documentation)
  • As an affiliate, you can now enter your affiliate id on the settings page (tab "general") which will be taken for the credits link
Tweak
  • Removed deprecated and no longer internal functions
info
  • Updated translation files
  • WordPress v5.5 compatibility

Version 3.12.4 20th July 2020

New
  • You can now place products from Amazon.se
  • Added geo targeting rule for New Zealand
  • Added price currency formatting for Amazon.ae and Amazon.sg
Tweak
  • Optimized debug logging in order to reduce amount of data stored
  • Debug logging is no longer activated by default
Fix
  • Updated "Add to cart" documentation link on the settings page
info
  • Updated translation files
  • PHP v7.4.1 compatibility
  • WordPress v5.4.2 compatibility

Version 3.12.3 14th May 2020

Fix
  • Image proxy didn’t work properly for medium or small sized images

Version 3.12.2 13th May 2020

Tweak
  • Optimized image proxy

Version 3.12.1 11th May 2020

Tweak
  • Optimized image proxy
Fix
  • New releases lists didn’t return the expected results from API
info
  • Plugin Updater v1.7
  • WordPress v5.4.1 compatibility

Version 3.12 8th April 2020

New
  • Switched over to our Amazon API library to avoid third-party dependencies
  • Added support for Amazon Netherlands
  • Added support for Amazon Singapore
Tweak
  • Shortcode attribute items limit increased to 20 products now
  • Shortcode attributes filter_items and order_items now accepts values up to 20 again
  • Field shortcode value list_price now returns nothing instead of a text string, in case there is no list price available
  • Instead of API status undefined, the plugin now returns the real API error code/message
  • Updated admin flag icons
Fix
  • Shortcode attribute filter="available" didn’t work properly
info
  • WordPress v5.4 compatibility

Version 3.11 20th March 2020

Tweak
  • Converted the plugin’s database tables to utf8mb4
Fix
  • Product titles and descriptions weren’t able to display special characters properly after the last update

Version 3.10.4 12th March 2020

Tweak
  • API response errors will now show up in the plugin log (which can be found in the admin menu "Support")
Fix
  • Products couldn’t be placed if their descriptions included emojis or so-called "fancy letters"

Version 3.10.3 10th March 2020

Tweak
  • Rebuilt review crawler to no longer be dependant on the third-party PHP library "simple_html_dom"
  • Optimized "outdated PHP cURL notice" on the settings pages

Version 3.10.2 5th March 2020

Tweak
  • Geotargeting API "geoip-db.com" changed URL to "geolocation-db.com"
  • Removed admin menu "dasboard" item
Fix
  • Crawling reviews with the "simple_html_dom" library lead to issues when using certain PHP versions

Version 3.10.1 14th January 2020

Tweak
  • Plugin now displays product data even when the API is temporary disconnected (Note: this data comes from the database directly and may be outdated)
Fix
  • Geotargeting was applied to links which weren’t placed by our plugin
  • Shortcodes couldn’t be hidden via settings when the API was disconnected
  • Product price didn’t show up when price data was stored with a comma instead of a dot as decimal point

Version 3.10 7th January 2020

New
  • Added settings for description in list template
  • Filtering and sorting of products with API v5 (Note: "filter_items" and "order_items" is limited to a maximum of 10)
info
  • WordPress v5.3.2 compatibility

Version 3.9.7 11th December 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized product data before storing in the database in order to avoid the missing output of product prices
  • Settings tab "Amazon API" now shows some additional technical information for troubleshooting
  • Optimized settings tab "Licensing" CSS styles for WordPress v5.3+

Version 3.9.6 27th November 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized list template teaser text generation and length
Fix
  • Shortcode attribute "link_type" and its values "cart" and "reviews" didn’t work properly after API v5 migration
  • Setting "add to cart links" didn’t work properly
  • Setting star-/rating link target "reviews" didn’t work properly
info
  • WordPress v5.3 compatibility

Version 3.9.5 8th November 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized settings "licensing" tab for better usability and troubleshooting
  • Shortcode notice for used Browse Node IDs (after Amazon API v5 migration) will now only show up for logged in editors/administrators

Version 3.9.4 6th November 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized loading of dependencies in order to avoid conflicts with third party plugins
  • Creating and emptying of the plugin’s database tables can now be initiated via the plugin’s support page

Version 3.9.3 3rd November 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized loading of dependencies in order to avoid conflicts with third party plugins
  • Updated bestseller and new releases widget labels
  • Extended error messages shown on the plugin settings "Amazon API" tab
  • Extended documentation links on plugin settings "Amazon API" tab
Fix
  • Product search on the comparison tables admin page did not work anymore
  • "Cannot redeclare GuzzleHttp\Promise\coroutine()"
  • "Cannot redeclare GuzzleHttp\Promise\queue()"

Version 3.9.2 30th October 2019

Fix
  • "Error message: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function GuzzleHttp\Psr7\build_query()"
  • "Error message: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function Promise\promise_for()"

Version 3.9.1 30th October 2019

Tweak
  • Comparison tables saved as "draft" won’t show up on the frontend anymore
Fix
  • "Error message: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function GuzzleHttp\choose_handler()"
  • "Undefined index: highlight_text in /includes/functions/components/table-builder.php on line 1654"

Version 3.9.0 29th October 2019

New
info
  • WordPress v5.2.4 compatibility

Version 3.8.14 7th October 2019

Tweak
  • Further enhancements related to the previously experienced ‘simple_html_dom’ issue

Version 3.8.13 1st October 2019

Tweak
  • Optimized loading of third party libraries in order to prevent issues with other plugins
Fix
  • "Uncaught Error: Class ‘simple_html_dom’ not found in class.aawp-api.php"

Version 3.8.12 30th September 2019

Fix
  • Table builder product search didn’t work properly after the last plugin updates

Version 3.8.11 28th September 2019

Fix
  • "PHP Warning: Use of undefined constant AAWP_DEBUG in /includes/scripts.php"

Version 3.8.10 27th September 2019

New
  • Added support for Amazon United Arab States
Tweak
  • Use minus sign instead of dash for price reduction
  • The plugin’s shortcode cleanup function now fires later in order to avoid conflicts with third party plugins
  • Added description for error code "RequestThrottled" to the API settings page
Fix
  • PHP warnings related to "simple_html_dom.php" library
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes
  • PHP v7.3.8 compatibility
  • WordPress v5.2.3 compatibility

Version 3.8.9 14th December 2018

New
  • Added geotargeting support for Amazon Turkey
  • Added geotargeting service provider "db-ip.com" as new option
Tweak
  • Accidentally entered white spaces at the beginning and end of main shortcode attributes will be removed automatically
  • License key will now be hidden to all users on by default
Fix
  • Field value "old_price" didn’t work as expected
  • Removed geotargeting service provider "ipdata.co" due to API key requirement
  • Geotargeting for Amazon Australia didn’t work as expected
info
  • WordPress v5.0.1 compatibility

Version 3.8.8 1st December 2018

New
  • Added support for Amazon Turkey
  • Added support for "tagDiv AMP" plugin
  • Added field value "old_price" which displays the old (list) price if a product is on sale, otherwise it outputs nothing
Tweak
  • Accidentally entered HTML will now be stripped out automatically from the main shortcode attributes (box, bestseller, new, link & fields)
  • From now on you can enter HTML into the "products not found" notice input field
Fix
  • Geotargeting service "geoip-db.com" API url was missing a slash which may lead into redirecting the API call
  • "TypeError: Argument 1 passed to AAWP_API::is_associative_array() must be of the type array, null given, called in /includes/aawp/class.aawp-api.php on line 948"

Version 3.8.7 31th August 2018

Tweak
  • Shortcode attribute numbering="none" allows you to hide the numbering column of the table template
Fix
  • Links to product review pages were broken, due to latest changes of Amazon. Added a temporary fix.

Version 3.8.6 21th August 2018

Tweak
  • Optimized product variation handling
Fix
  • WP Rocket’s "Combine Javascript Files" setting striped out AAWP’s geotargeting inline javascript code
  • "Column ‘title’ cannot be null for query INSERT INTO aawp_products
info
  • WordPress v4.9.8 compatibility

Version 3.8.5 14th June 2018

Fix
  • Since the last update, geotargeting didn’t work properly for every site visitor

Version 3.8.4 11th June 2018

New
  • Added new geotargeting setting which allows you to choose from multiple API services
Tweak
  • From now on "geoip-db.com" is the new default geotargeting API service
Fix
  • Using the recently added geotargeting API may lead into the issue "No ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ header is present on the requested resource"

Version 3.8.3 4th June 2018

Tweak
  • Optimized error handling of image proxy
  • Added .htaccess file in order to prevent "Permission Denied" when accessing the image proxy file

Version 3.8.2 24th May 2018

New
  • Added shortcode attribute "button_style", which allows adjusting the button style on a shortcode basis
Tweak
  • Image proxy requires PHP "allow_url_fopen"; added note to settings and as well as a dependency checks to the output itself
  • Image proxy will now be applied even when passing custom Amazon images via shortcode
  • Optimized CSS for templates with spacer images (comparison table and grid)

Version 3.8.1 16th May 2018

Fix
  • Image proxy (introduced with v3.8) didn’t work properly

Version 3.8.0 15th May 2018

New
  • Added support for Amazon Australia
  • Added new setting which allows delivering product images via a privacy proxy (GDPR)
Tweak
  • Geo-targeting now makes use of the faster and more reliable API "ipdata.co"
  • Removed output of cron events which may occur in cron logs
Fix
  • "PHP Notice: Undefined index: filter in /aawp/includes/functions/components/items.php on line 352"

Version 3.7.1 13th April 2018

Tweak
  • For security reasons, the previously introduced "local images" functionality must be enabled by using the filter "aawp_product_local_images_enabled" first
  • Added routine in order to remove local images on a daily basis

Version 3.7.0 12th April 2018

New
  • Added new setting in order to download and serve product images locally instead of using Amazon’s server
Tweak
  • Optimized Plugin Update Checker

Version 3.6.12 10th April 2018

New
  • Added filter value "prime", in order to show only products which are available via Amazon Prime
  • Field thumbnails can now be centered, by adding image_align="center" to the shortcode
Tweak
  • Optimize product description for downloadable music tracks
  • Added dependency check for "PHP XML" extension
Fix
  • Google AMP validator criticized markup issues when using "Better AMP" plugin
  • Using a combination of "filter" and "order" didn’t return the expected results
  • Custom bestseller ribbon text was not used properly in combination with the "table" template
  • "PHP Warning: sizeof(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in ../includes/aawp/class.aawp-api.php on line 744"
info
  • PHP v7.2 compatibility
  • WordPress v4.9.5 compatibility

Version 3.6.11 6th March 2018

New
  • Added new setting which allows customizing the "Reviews" label
  • Added field value "used_price" in order to display the used price of a product
  • Added support for "Better AMP" plugin
Tweak
  • Optimized Click Tracking for Google Analytics
  • Optimized performance of link shortcode
  • Optimized formatting of reviews number
  • Added HTML wrapper to "No rating yet" notice inside the table template
Fix
  • "Cannot redeclare class simple_html_dom_node"
  • "PHP Warning: sizeof(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in ../includes/aawp/class.aawp-api.php on line 328"
  • "PHP Warning: sizeof(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in product-helper-functions.php on line 56"
info
  • Minor CSS improvements
  • Updated translations
  • Updated the following templates: /table.php
  • WordPress v4.9.4 compatibility

Version 3.6.10 23th January 2018

Tweak
  • Amazon France and Spain now use "Prime" instead of "Premium" logo
Fix
  • Manually renewing cache via settings was broken after last plugin update
  • Undo programmatically setting of image width/height
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes
  • Updated translations
  • WordPress v4.9.2 compatibility

Version 3.6.9 15th January 2018

New
  • Added placeholder %yoast_focus_keyword% which can be used as keyword for bestseller lists
  • Added shortcode attribute "button_class", which allows using your own button classes
Tweak
  • Advertised price can be shown/hidden by using the shortcode attribute price="show" respectively price="hide"
  • Optimized geotargeting in order to provide better results, especially for North and South America
  • Optimized handling of HTML attributes "title" and "alt"
  • Better escaping of polysyllabic super url keyword parameters
  • Added fallback for loading AMP styles
  • Table builder field type "Custom HTML" now executes shortcodes
Fix
  • Products with emojis in their description couldn’t be stored in the database
  • Settings paged used non-unique html ids
  • Table builder edit screen showed an invalid settings link

Version 3.6.8 5th December 2017

New
  • Added sale price info to "table" template
Tweak
  • Optimized comparison table settings in order to hide labels (first column)
  • Setting "show description on mobile devices" will now be applied to "AMP" template too
  • Shortcode attribute "title_length" now works with link shortcode too
  • Optimized button html
Fix
  • When using the "table" template, shortcode attribute price="none" didn’t hide the price column correctly
  • Due to latest WordPress core updates, our color picker in admin area was displayed incorrect
  • In case of a long browse node id and a 32-bit web hosting server, the API didn’t return the desired results
  • In some cases Amazon’s API returned "png" images which led into broken product images
  • Adding super-url parameter lead into broken "add to cart" links
  • PHP version required notice showed 5.3 instead of 5.6
info
  • WordPress v4.9.1 compatibility

Version 3.6.7 5th November 2017

Fix
  • Cache renewal didn’t not working properly after the latest update
  • Added missing "jquery-ui-sortable" for admin scripts
info
  • Increased requirements to PHP v5.6 or newer (v7.0+ recommended)

Version 3.6.6 31th October 2017

New
  • Shortcode attribute "tracking_id" now works for comparison tables as well
  • Added shortcode attribute "keywords", which allows passing the "Super-URL" parameter
  • Super-URL parameter will be applied to keyword-based bestseller lists automatically
Tweak
  • Optimized and reduced AMP styles
  • Optimized product images when using the following templates: vertical, widget-small
  • Optimized cache handler in order to dynamically renew more products/lists during our routine
Fix
  • In some cases Amazon’s API returned "png" images which led into broken product images
  • Filtering didn’t return items correctly
  • Filter "offer" may include items which are not on sale
  • Ordering didn’t return items correctly
  • "filter_items" and "order_items" didn’t provide the correct amount of products
info
  • WordPress v4.8.3 compatibility
  • Updated plugin updater class to v1.6.15
  • Updated the following templates: /products/vertical.php

Version 3.6.5 9th October 2017

New
  • Added shortcode attribute "image_align" to field shortcode, in order to float images (values "left" & "right")
  • Added setting to comparison table, which allows hiding the first column
  • Added button text placeholder %price%
  • Added setting in order to hide buttons globally
Tweak
  • The first column on a comparison table will automatically be hidden, when no labels were entered
  • "ribbon.php" was removed from template parts and will now be handled inside the plugin functions again
  • Optimized handling of user input when using the widgets
  • Optimized handling of user input when entering Amazon API credentials
  • Optimized handling of passing a custom tracking id via shortcode
  • From now on it’s possible to use html along with the button text
Fix
  • Price difference for a specific product
  • Geotargeting and click tracking was not applied correctly to thumbnails and custom text (table builder)
  • "Fatal error: Cannot unset string offsets in /includes/aawp/class.aawp-db-products.php on line 593"

Version 3.6.4 25th September 2017

Tweak
  • Optimize output of thumbnails inside comparison tables
Fix
  • Setting "image size" didn’t work
  • Support page showed older version than actually installed
info

Version 3.6.3 21th September 2017

Tweak
  • Optimized product description generation
  • Optimized image id collection
info
  • WordPress v4.8.2 compatibility

Version 3.6.2 19th September 2017

Tweak
  • When changing the default Amazon store, the database tables get flushed now
Fix
  • Product boxes showed current price instead of list price
  • Button title wasn’t set correctly
  • Hiding products didn’t work (table builder)
  • Product links were broken in particular cases
  • Buy now button was missing inside product boxes in particular cases
  • Description items were missing inside product boxes in particular cases
  • Thumbnails didn’t show up correctly for Amazon.co.jp
  • Pricing data was incorrect for Amazon.co.jp
  • Division by zero in class.aawp-product.php on line 263

Version 3.6.1 14th September 2017

Tweak
  • Optimized plugin upgrade handling
  • Reset database tables and remove products/lists via admin page "support"
Fix
  • Table data showing "reviews" label two times (table builder)
  • Field values "percentage_saved" and "amount_saved" accidentally returned the current price
  • "Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Class ‘AAWP_DB_Lists’ not found in install.php"

Version 3.6.0 13th September 2017

New
  • Introducing keyword placeholders %post_title%, %page_title%, %post_category% for bestseller lists
Tweak
  • Optimized performance
Fix
  • Resolved performance issues which which were related to the database storage
  • Overwriting custom_text with custom_html field didn’t save inputs (table builder)
  • Custom CSS removed backslashes
info
  • Rebuild database storage of products and lists
  • Minor improvements and fixes

Version 3.5.5 31th August 2017

Tweak
  • Disclaimer text now executes shortcodes
info
  • Preparations for upcoming v3.6 update

Version 3.5.4 23th August 2017

Tweak
  • Optimized click tracking Google Analytics code detection
  • Optimize CSS in order to prevent description items from out-sizing the html container
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes

Version 3.5.3 14th August 2017

Tweak
  • Optimized embedding "custom css"
  • Geo-targeting is now disabled for logged in administrators
  • Optimized comparison table CSS for mobile devices
  • Added star-/ratings info link to settings page
Fix
  • After the last update, geo-targeting in some cases didn’t work as it should
  • Javascript "media" related errors blocked comparison table builder

Version 3.5.2 10th August 2017

New
  • Added a new setting in order to force disclaimer to show up after widgets
Fix
  • After the last update, saving a comparison table in some cases lead into removing the last product(s)
  • Disclaimer notice placeholder %last_update% was not replaced when in combination with comparison tables

Version 3.5.1 9th August 2017

New
  • Table builder product search results now show prime status
  • Added Amazon Prime support for India & Mexico
Tweak
  • Increased comparison table row limit from 20 up to 30
  • Optimized comparison table styles
  • Optimized comparison table product highlighting configuration
  • Optimized grid size limitation handling
  • Optimized CSS/JS loading
  • Optimized geotargeting country detection handling
Fix
  • When showing multiple comparison tables on the same post/page, styles weren’t applied correctly
  • Disclaimer didn’t show up after comparison tables
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes
  • Updated translations

Version 3.5.0 31th July 2017

New
  • Comparison Tables (Builder)
  • Template Variables
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes
  • Updated translations

Version 3.4.9 10th July 2017

Tweak
  • Optimized product titles used for geotargeting search mode
Fix
  • Geotargeting was not being applied correctly to buttons when using field shortcodes
  • In some cases the product detail page links were broken due to special chars

Version 3.4.8 25th June 2017

Tweak
  • Debug logging is now enabled by default in order to ensure better support
Fix
  • In some cases the wrong product image was taken from API
  • Fixed an issue which occasionally lead into API disconnects

Version 3.4.7 22th June 2017

New
  • Added template function "get_product_numbering()" in order to get the number/index of the current product
Tweak
  • Optimized "no products found" notice conditions in order to make it easier for new plugin users
  • Optimized CSS styles for product images
  • Adding a debug log entry when plugin disconnects rom API due to a bad response
  • From now on the plugin tries reconnecting to the API after being disconnected due to a bad API response
Fix
  • Placing shortcodes in text widgets might lead into an unattractive output

Version 3.4.6 13th June 2017

Tweak
  • Setting shortcode "disabled" now returns nothing instead of showing the shortcode itself
Fix
  • Removed debugging and optimized debugging functions

Version 3.4.5 12th June 2017

Tweak
  • When renewing a product manually, the plugin tries to update the ratings as well
  • Optimized storage of lists
  • Optimized general product rating renewals
Fix
  • Renewing lists might not work correctly regarding when using browsenode="none"
info
  • WordPress 4.8 compatibility checks

Version 3.4.4 23th May 2017

New
  • Added shortcode attribute "button_detail_rel" in order to pass values as "nofollow"
Tweak
  • In case the server does not support "allow_url_fopen", a notice will be shown on "licensing" tab
  • API status will automatically turn to disconnected in case there’s something wrong with your API keys after some time
Fix
  • Geo targeting mode "product search" did not work correctly outside of standard product containers
  • Shortcode parameter browsenode="none" didn’t work correctly
  • When using "order_items", in some cases the lists might not contain the desired amount of items
  • "PHP Notice: Array to string conversion in /aawp/templates/products/list.php on line 25"

Version 3.4.3 9th May 2017

New
  • Float product boxes by using shortcode attribute float="left" (or right); Recommended templates: vertical (standard), list, widget-vertical, widget-small
  • Hide price column when using "table" template via shortcode attribute price="none"
  • When using fields "thumb" shortcode, you can define the width/height as follows: e.g. image_width="150", image_height="150"
  • Hide bestseller/new/sale ribbon via shortcode as follows: ribbon="none" / sale_ribbon="none"
Tweak
  • Rebuild price reduction settings
  • Optimized geotargeting and use search links instead of direct links as default link target
  • Added new shortcode setting option in order to deactivate shortcode activation
  • Optimized empty p/br fix when executing shortcodes
  • Optimized thumbnail CSS "background-size" for templates "vertical" and "widget-small"
Fix
  • Grid template was overwritten when selecting a non-standard template via settings
  • Amount saved calculation was wrong for products with very small discounts
info
  • Updated the following templates: amp.php, /products/horizontal.php, /products/list.php, /products/vertical.php, /products/widget-vertical.php

Version 3.4.2 24th April 2017

New
  • Added latest plugin version check and dashboard info
Tweak
  • When using "list" template, the teaser can now be hidden with description="none" too (by default it’s teaser="none")
  • Added extra styles for Thrive Content Builder
  • Minor global and template related style optimizations
  • Removed and disabled "editorial review" again in order to unload database
Fix
  • Product and list posts were accidentally accessible on frontend and listed in sitemaps
  • Ratings were not available in floating point numbers and lead to incorrect star ratings
  • In some cases available plugin updates were not shown correctly
  • Prime logo was not returned correctly when using the fields PHP function
  • Shortcode usage was not detected correctly when using setting "disclaimer bottom"
  • PHP Notice "Use of undefined constant in … sysinfo.php on line 71"
info
  • Updated plugin updater class to v1.6.12

Version 3.4.1 27th March 2017

Fix
  • First product image was not taken correctly from the API result
  • Button icons didn’t show up
  • Settings link on plugins overview page was wrong
  • Using shortcode attribute "image" with a numeric value lead into a broken image
  • Reviews link target "reviews" pointed to wishlist by mistake
  • Using fields PHP function with description was not able to return an array

Version 3.4 21th March 2017

New
  • Introducing our new admin pages setup
  • Introducing our new product and list handling setup
  • The default product image can now be selected very comfortable via its product edit page (more of this coming soon!)
  • The "products not found" notice can now be edited via plugin settings (tab "functions")
  • Bestseller ribbon text can now be edited via plugin settings (tab "functions") and overwritten via shortcode attribute "ribbon_text"
  • New releases ribbon text can now be edited via plugin settings (tab "functions") and overwritten via shortcode attribute "ribbon_text"
  • Added new value "reviews" for ordering of items
  • Added fields "timestamp" parameter which returns the timestamp of the last update for a product (only makes sense when using the php functions)
  • Re-added fields "editorial_review" parameter
Tweak
  • Optimized shortcode cleanup and added an extra plugin setting
  • From now on the plugin itself frequently checks that all service events are running properly
  • Tracking ids are not longer stored in the database and can be changed immediately
  • Optimized fetching products from API (regarding no more available and not accessible products)
  • Optimized cache handling and renewing workflows
  • Optimized uninstall.php in order to remove data and settings only when activated via settings
Fix
  • In some cases the shortcode cleanup prevented the content to be displayed properly
info
  • Minor enhancements and fixes

Version 3.3.8 31th January 2017

New
  • Added black and white Amazon icons for buttons
Tweak
  • Optimized AMP style handling
  • Optimized cache handler
Fix
  • In some cases lists showed an incorrect order of products
  • The currency label setting (EUR vs. €) was not applied correctly for products with pricing variations
  • "PHP Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in … cache-handler.php on line 252"
info
  • Minor CSS enhancements and fixes
  • Updated plugin updater class to v1.6.10

Version 3.3.7 26th January 2017

Tweak
  • Filter attributes "offer" and "available" can now be used in combination: e.g. filter="price" filterby="offer,available"
  • Optimized HTML & CSS for empty pricing inside boxes
Fix
  • The last update 3.3.6 produced a fatal PHP error on web servers running PHP lower than 5.5. Sorry for this! 🙁
  • "Can’t use method return value in write context in … class.aawp-functions.php on line 1555"
  • Pricing col in table template was missing

Version 3.3.6 25th January 2017

New
  • Select default product thumbnail image size via plugin settings
Tweak
  • Optimized styles when using image_size="large" shortcode attribute with horizontal template
  • Added shortcut for products available filter by using the attributes: filter="price" filterby="available"
  • In case a product is not available via API there will be a proper info instead of the previous "product not found" message
  • Support tab from now on shows feedback if cron events are running properly
Fix
  • New releases lists with only 1 result didn’t show up correctly
  • Cached lists showed incorrect order of products
  • In some cases product boxes showing an discount which was not visible on the Amazon product page
  • Click-tracking didn’t work when using Yoast’s Google Analytics plugins
  • Optimized url rewriting for geotargeting
  • "PHP Warning: file_get_contents(): http:// wrapper is disabled in the server configuration by allow_url_fopen=0"
info
  • Minor enhancements and fixes
  • Updated plugin updater class to v1.6.9

Version 3.3.5 25th December 2016

Fix
  • Plugin updates didn’t show up correctly

Version 3.3.4 23th December 2016

New
  • Added a shortcode ("amazon_last_update" respectively "aawp_last_update") in order to display the global last update date/time wherever you want to
  • Added a shortcode ("amazon_disclaimer" respectively "aawp_disclaimer") in order to display the disclaimer wherever you want to
  • Widget templates ("widget-vertical" and "widget-small") can now be used in main content as well
Tweak
  • Linked field values from now on make use the standard class "aawp-field-link"; additionally you can use "link_class" in order to set a custom class
  • Amazon API from now on delivers secured image urls by default
Fix
  • Link shortcode didn’t find a product since the last update
  • Geotargeting functionality accidentally added an uneeded tracking id to masked amzn.to links
  • Removed the duplicated licensing settings tab issue
info
  • Updated plugin updater class to v1.6.7

Version 3.3.3 19th December 2016

New
  • Data field values can be linked by adding the shortcode attribute format="linked"
  • Shortcode attribute button_detail can now be used with lists as well
  • Added shortcode attribute "order_items" – which can be used in combination with "items" – in order to increase product radius
  • Added (partial) French and Italian translations
Tweak
  • Optimized sale price handling
  • Allow selecting templates when using certain page builder widgets
  • Optimized CSS styles when using vertical template and button_detail together
  • Optimized last update timestamp handling
  • Optimized cache renewal handling
  • Optimized AMP CSS styles
Fix
  • Removed "adding a trailing slash" for detail_button urls
  • Disclaimer "at bottom of the page" didn’t show up when using widgets only
  • In certain cases book descriptions showed "Array"
  • Using orderby="amount_saved" accidentally lead into a fatal PHP error
  • SQL syntax error when list keywords included apostrophes
  • Link shortcode didn’t return the product correctly
  • "PHP Notice: Undefined offset:" when using link shortcodes
  • "PHP Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in class.aawp-api.php"

Version 3.3.2 21th November 2016

New
  • Added a separate template and CSS file for Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) only
  • Amazon Prime logo can be unlinked via plugin settings
  • The "sale" ribbon can be hidden via plugin settings
  • Added separate cronjob for updating product ratings
Tweak
  • Product ratings will be updated separately and use an alternative new source
  • From now on the plugin automatically detects when your site is secured by a SSL certificate
  • From now on "add to cart" links only affect buttons
  • Optimized custom CSS loading position in order to avoid being overwritten
Fix
  • Geo-targeting didn’t with Amazon.com didn’t work correctly
  • AMP validation showed "The author stylesheet specified in tag ‘style amp-custom’ is too long"
  • CSS fix when using vertical template with "Thrive Content Builder"
  • Table template might be displayed incorrectly on Chrome
  • A previously entered custom template was used without selecting "custom" on plugin settings
  • Increased prices lead to negative sale discounts
  • Template "widget-small" wasn’t loaded correctly due to some changes of the last updates
info
  • Minor improvements and fixes

Version 3.3.1 9th November 2016

Fix
  • Grids by default used a wrong template and lead into incorrect presentation
  • Shortcodes in text widgets selected the wrong template
  • Field values reviews/rating_count didn’t return the number correctly

Version 3.3.0 7th November 2016

New
  • From now on filtering can be applied to box shortcodes too
  • Added fields "salesrank" parameter which returns the current salesrank the product’s main category
  • Smart Caching functionality which can be enabled on the settings page (tab "general")
Fix
  • Shortcode attribute "store" didn’t overwrite Amazon Prime urls correctly
  • Settings page, tab "functions", listed deprecated templates only
  • "Memory exhausted" issue
  • "Error while sending QUERY packet. PID=XXXXX in /wp-includes/wp-db.php on line XXXX" issue

Version 3.2.2 30th October 2016

New
  • Added fields "format" parameter which allows returning the numeric amount of prices
  • Added fields "raw" parameter which allows returning the description as array
Tweak
  • Optimized sale price calculation
  • Optimized star rating styles
  • Updated custom CSS example on settings page
  • Optimized table template styles
Fix
  • Field template functions threw an error when API was not connected
  • AMP styles weren’t included correctly

Version 3.2.1 26th October 2016

New
  • Added scripts compatibility mode
  • Added shortcode attribute "select" for specifying ranges without using start/end
Tweak
  • Optimized table template styles
  • Optimized shortcode value decoding in order use special chars probably
  • Shortcode attribute star_rating="none" can now be used to hide the rating col of the table template
  • Field value "reviews" replaces "rating_count"
Fix
  • Button didn’t show up correctly when using PHP field function
  • Include error when displaying buttons via field shortcode

Version 3.2.0 23th October 2016

New
  • Added Geo-targeting functionality
  • Added list template
  • Added grid template
  • Added widgets for box, bestseller and new releases
  • Added small widget template
  • Added Google Tag Manager support for click tracking
  • Added multiple star rating icon options
  • Added "class" shortcode attribute in order to set a custom class for product container
  • Added "star_rating_link" shortcode attribute in order to remove/overwrite the star rating link
  • Added "image_title" shortcode attribute in order to set image title attribute
  • Added "rating" shortcode attribute in order to manually set a rating value between 1 and 5
  • Added settings which allows you to enable shortcodes execution for text widgets and taxonomy descriptions
  • Added "Add to Cart" links (90-days-cookie)
Tweak
  • Rebuild templating
  • Rebuild caching system
  • Optimized rating handling
  • Optimized table templates
  • Optimized presentation of settings functions tab
  • Last update placeholder can now be used at the bottom of the page as well
  • You can shown/hide product descriptions on mobile devices via plugin settings
  • Optimized scripts handling
  • Shortcode attribute "tracking_id" now works with long affiliate urls as well
Fix
  • Description items showing "0"
  • Box shortcodes including more than 10 asin returned an error
info
  • Plenty of smaller enhancements and fixes
  • !!! Thank you very much for all of your feedback !!!

Version 3.1.8 5th September 2016

Tweak
  • Optimized fetching product ratings

Version 3.1.7 15th August 2016

Tweak
  • Short affiliate links using https instead of http from now on
Fix
  • Pricing issues for Amazon.co.jp
  • "box_table" template couldn’t be selected via plugin settings
  • Admin menu might not show up when using older WP versions

Version 3.1.6 10th July 2016

New
  • Added "price" shortcode attribute in order to set/overwrite the advertised price
  • By using the "price" shortcode attribute and passing the value "none" you can hide the advertised price
  • Default item amounts for lists can be predefined via plugin settings (tab "functions")
  • You can hide the "price unavailable" message via plugin settings
Tweak
  • Optimized data handling for products having multiple variations
Fix
  • Four-digit rating counts weren’t displayed correctly
  • Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in …/includes/aawp/admin-actions.php on line 26

Version 3.1.5 5rd June 2016

Tweak
  • Optimized advertised price for Amazon (Prime) Videos
Fix
  • Prime logo didn’t show up

Version 3.1.4 3rd June 2016

Tweak
  • Optimized description and pricing for downloadable movies/series
Fix
  • Empty cache didn’t delete all transients
  • Star rating wasn’t displayed correctly in a certain case
  • Cache didn’t refresh correctly when updating filter_items value
  • Filtering didn’t work as expected in a certain case

Version 3.1.3 29th May 2016

New
  • Added WP filter for replacing the "no products found" message
Tweak
  • Added click tracking to fields
  • Prevent click tracking for detail button
  • Gallery image (when available) will be the fallback when thumbnail is not available too
Fix
  • Filtering returned wrong amount of items if "filter" attribute was missing

Version 3.1.2 26th May 2016

New
  • Added affiliate link click tracking which can be enabled via settings. Currently supporting Google Analytics & Piwik
  • Added Amazon logo for link shortcode which can be selected via settings and/or shortcode
  • Added "star_rating" shortcode attribute accepting the value "none" for hiding the star rating
  • Added "reviews" shortcode attribute accepting the value "none" for hiding the star rating
  • Added field values "asin", "ean" and "isbn"
Tweak
  • Optimized cache handling when using third party caching plugins and object cache
  • Enhanced filter functionality, added opportunities by filtering prices and checking multiple strings for titles
Fix
  • Error message: Could not resolve host: webservices.amazon.de
  • PHP implode warning: class.aawp-api.php
  • eBooks with costs accidentally showed 0.00 EUR as price
  • Remove double quotes from html titel/alt tags which broke up the markup
  • Affiliate links table on settings page broke layout on small window sizes using Chrome browser
info
  • !! IMPORTANT: Please update your custom templates !!

Version 3.1.1 28th April 2016

Fix
  • White page issue on several hosters after the last update
  • Missing button preview text after plugin activation
  • PHP Notice "Undefined index: status"
  • PHP Notice "Undefined property: $items_amount"

Version 3.1.0 28th April 2016

New
  • Added "Amazon.com.mx" as new country
  • Added useful links regarding the Amazon API setup to the settings page
  • Added filter functionality for lists
Tweak
  • Shortcode "aawp" now available by default, "amazon" can be added/used as before
  • Added CSS class for "not available" price label
  • Optimized star rating and reviews options handling
  • Optimized Amazon API credentials validation
Fix
  • Amazon.it API credentials validation issue
  • Product boxes in some cases linked to the same page instead of the Amazon detail page

Version 3.0.06 16th April 2016

Tweak
  • Optimized API reviews handling
Fix
  • "Unsupported operand types" issue

Version 3.0.05 10th April 2016

New
  • Added field value "editorial_review" for displaying an extended description
Tweak
  • Optimized responsive box styles
  • Rebuild and optimized price reduction handling
  • AMP now includes custom styles as well
Fix
  • AMP important declarations removal didn’t work
  • PHP Warning include() http:// wrapper is disabled in the server configuration
  • FOLLOW_LOCATION issue

Version 3.0.04 28th March 2016

New
  • Added "button" shortcode attribute accepting the value "none" for hiding the default amazon buy button
  • Added "link_text" shortcode attribute in order to set a custom, or hide (value "none") the default text for link shortcodes
  • Added "link_overwrite" shortcode attribute for orverwriting the default product url
Tweak
  • Optimized button styles in order to prevent text decoration underline
Fix
  • eBooks pricing accidently showed a "not available" note. Pricing temporarily hidden. eBook price crawling will be implemented very soon!
  • The recently added AMP important filter didn’t work

Version 3.0.03 24th March 2016

New
  • Multiple boxes, bestseller and new releases lists results can now be reordered
  • Added "orderby" shortcode attribute accepting the following values: title, price, amount_saved, percentage_saved, rating
  • Added "order" shortcode attribute accepting the following values: ASC, DESC. Default value is DESC
  • Added "description_text" attribute for adding extra text as a paragraph right under the description items via shortcode
  • Added settings option which allows you to select the currency format (EUR or €). Available only for EURO countries
  • Added settings option which allows you to enable AMP support (please reactivate if you prefer to use it)
  • Added "box_table" template in order to display multiple boxes inside a table (according to the bestseller template)
Tweak
  • Optimized affiliate links settings and set long api urls as default (switch back to short ones if you prefer)
  • Removed !important declarations from AMP styles
Fix
  • Rating counts over 999 were wrongly displayed as a three-digit number
  • "array_merge(): Argument #2 is not an array…" warning

Version 3.0.02 9th March 2016

New
  • Added field value "prime" for displaying the prime/premium logo if available for the related product
  • Added "image" attribute for overwriting (custom url) or selecting one of the other product images (max of 5) via shortcode: e.g. image="2"
  • Added "aawp_button_detail" shortcode which accepting the attributes link, text, target, title, style (similar to the field "button_detail")
  • Added AAWP settings link to the plugins overview list
Tweak
  • Optimized advertised price handling for products with variations
info
  • Added missing and updated existing translations on the plugin settings

Version 3.0.01 7th March 2016

Fix
  • Amazon API couldn’t establish a connection
  • "simple_html_dom.php" not found

Version 3.0.0 6th March 2016

New
  • Added "connect", "disconnect" and "reconnect" buttons to the API settings page
  • Added support for Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) when using official WordPress AMP plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/amp/
  • Added short affiliate urls
  • Added settings option which allows you to force long affiliate urls
  • Added "image_link" attribute for overwriting or removing (use "none") product thumbnail links via shortcode
  • Added settings option which allows you apply the title adding on thumbnail link titles as well
  • Added settings option which allows you display an Amazon Prime logo besides the pricing whenever Prime is available for the related product (not available for all countries)
  • Earn extra commissions with the newly added Amazon Prime logo whenever a user clicks the logo and signs up for the free trial (not available for all countries)
  • Added "tracking_id" attribute for overwriting the used Amazon affiliate tracking id via shortcode (doesn’t work for long affiliate urls)
  • Added Spanish translations (thanks Hendrik!)
  • Added PHP 7 support
Tweak
  • Better product description building for items of the following categories: Shoes, AudioCDs, Movies and Prime Videos
  • Products which are out of stock now show a note instead of an empty pricing
  • Products which are only available for "used" condition now show a note instead of an empty pricing
  • Enhanced plugin settings "Support" tab in order to give better (and visual) feedback about your current system and possibly missing PHP extensions
  • Enhanced plugin settings "Amazon API" in order to give visual feedback whenever the API is not connected
  • Updated plugin settings "tracking id" translations and added description in order to avoid unclarity
Fix
  • Occasionally occurred missing product images
  • Connection issues result in "Amazon Product Advertising API is currently not available" notice
  • Removed some error notices coming from the API library
  • Removed API routine checks to prevent connection issues
  • Accidentally the product title adding was shown on image alt tags
info
  • Replaced Amazon API library
  • Removed support for PHP versions older than 5.3
  • Renamed plugin folder and main file
  • PHP templates files were updated and might require your custom templates to be adjusted!

Version 2.1.05 17th January 2016

New
  • Added field value "rating_count" in order to show the total amount of reviews
  • Bestseller Table template now supports hiding advertised price as well
Tweak
  • Hide price reduction when advertised price is hidden
  • Added paragraph around "no products found" message
  • Optimized box heights and reduced empty spaces
Fix
  • Added exception handling when Amazon Product Advertising API is not available

Version 2.1.04 10th January 2016

New
  • Advertised price can be hidden via plugin settings (templates were updated!)
Tweak
  • Moved responsive table note above the related table
Fix
  • Custom styles were not executed when using only a widget
  • Setting description items 0 via plugin settings was not possible
info
  • Updated plugin updater class

Version 2.1.03 29th December 2015

Fix
  • "Call to a member function find() on null" issue when products don’t have reviews
Tweak
  • Better image handling for API results
  • Added a swipe not under bestseller tables on mobile devices

Version 2.1.02 20th December 2015

New
  • Added "title_length" attribute for overwriting the title length via shortcode
  • Added "description_length" attribute for overwriting the length of each description list item via shortcode
  • Added "button_detail_title" attribute for overwriting the detail button link title via shortcode
  • Star ratings can be hidden via plugin settings
  • Added reset plugin database option on "support" settings tab (this action is not reversible!)
Tweak
  • Removed bottom margin for last box when using widgets
  • Remove line breaks and empty paragraphs from shortcode output
  • Renamed button classes to prevent conflicts with other plugins/theme styles or icon fonts
info
  • Fow now re-added global style include to avoid issues with caching/minify/autoptimize plugins
  • Re-added API support for India and Brazil
  • Optimized box styles e.g. buttons margins and info box max-width
  • Added missing translations for plugin settings

Version 2.1.01 15th December 2015

Fix
  • Issue with frontend style loading for fields, tablepress and pagebuilder

Version 2.1.0 13th December 2015

New
  • Added field value "list_price"
  • Added "link_icon" attribute for overwriting the link icon via shortcode
Fix
  • Disclaimer text at the bottom of the page didn’t show up
  • Custom CSS was not executed
  • Issue when multiple box items contain at least one wrong id
  • Placeholder image url was broken
  • Issue when bestseller items couldn’t be fetched due to environment problems

Version 2.0.02 7th December 2015

Fix
  • Bestseller search lead to results from a wrong category

Version 2.0.01 7th December 2015

Fix
  • White page after plugin update/activation (occured only on webhostings with PHP < v5.3.0)
  • Undefined infobox function call
  • Missing button default German translation

Version 2.0.0 6th December 2015

info
  • Complete rebuild, please take a look onto our website for the changelog

Version 1.9.4 29th November 2015

info
  • Update 2.0 pre-release fixes and improvements

Version 1.9.3 22th November 2015

New
  • Hide description by using desciption_items="none" or description="none" (box only)
  • Added link_title attribute to set a custom link attribute
Fix
  • Link icon now separated from anchor element to avoid whitespace underlines
info
  • Added plugin 2.0 rebuild upgrade handler
  • Added infobox on settings page

Version 1.9.2 19th November 2015

New
  • Added inline info textfield to provide additional information within the product box
  • Added field values: link, button, button_detail
  • Added widget templates
info
  • Field value thumb now includes a link
  • Optimized widget & button styles
  • Moved cart icon for buttons from img to css handling
  • Details button shortcode attribute is now "button_detail" instead of "button"
  • Added routine dependency checks

Version 1.9.1 15th November 2015

info
  • Beta fixes

Version 1.7.3 15th November 2015

info
  • Fixed some notices for empty results

Version 1.7.2 1st November 2015

Fix
  • In some cases the list price was shown instead of the sale price

Version 1.7.1 24th October 2015

Fix
  • Prefixed left function to solve "plugin_settings_link" issue
info
  • Added new version of the integrated plugin updater

Version 1.7.0 23th October 2015

Fix
  • Activation issue when installed PHP version is older than 5.3.0
New
  • Added French & Italian translations. Thanks for your support!

Version 1.6.0 10th October 2015

info
  • Optimized styles
  • Cleared unneeded and old MySQL handling
  • Rebuild license server handling (AAWP only)

Version 1.5.2 26th September 2015

info
  • Optimized bestseller count handling

Version 1.5.1 13th September 2015

info
  • Optimized bestseller count handling

Version 1.5.0 13th September 2015

Fix
  • Half-star ratings sometimes were broken
info
  • Reduced default bestseller entry count from 25 to 10. Max limit is still 25.
  • Added SOAP check and notice if extension is missing

Version 1.4.2 7th September 2015

info
  • Cleaned up settings code

Version 1.4.1 7th September 2015

Fix
  • Description – especially books – sometimes showed "Array"

Version 1.4.0 28th August 2015

info
  • Updated license server
  • Optimized license activation error handling

Version 1.3.0 21th August 2015

Fix
  • PHP notices for missing product attributes

Version 1.2.5 7th August 2015

info
  • Optimized widget styles

Version 1.2.4 7th August 2015

info
  • Optimized widget styles

Version 1.2.3 7th August 2015

info
  • Optimized update checker implementation
  • Added style support when placing shortcodes to widgets

Version 1.2.2 15th July 2015

info
  • Optimized plugin update checker handling
  • Included new plugin update checker v2.1 library

Version 1.2.1 15th June 2015

info
  • Prefixed included Amazon library to avoid foreign plugin conflicts

Version 1.2.0 24th May 2015

New
  • Templating
  • Clear cache after entering a new tracking id

Version 1.1.2 12th May 2015

info
  • Updated shortcode registration
  • Optimized code and fixed PHP notices

Version 1.1.1 11th May 2015

info
  • Rebuild caching including a tremendous performance optimization
  • Cleaned up plugin assets

Version 1.1.0 3rd May 2015

New
  • Added the first new style "Compact"
  • Select a style on settings page and shortcode
  • Set the number of description items on settings page and shortcode
Fix
  • Book description will show up correctly now
  • Removed broken disclaimer links
info
  • Moved Disclaimer to the end of a page/post and show only once

Version 1.0.8 1st May 2015

New
  • Added link to product thumbnails

Version 1.0.7 18th April 2015

New
  • Added disclaimer option
info
  • Sidebar settings menu name
  • Default caching time increased to 1 day
  • Redesigned and optimized settings page

Version 1.0.6 7th April 2015

New
  • Added Amazon India and Brazil
info
  • Updated settings page

Version 1.0.5 3rd April 2015

New
  • Display error message when disconnected

Version 1.0.4 29th March 2015

Fix
  • "No products found" problem
info
  • Improved caching functionality

Version 1.0.3 27th March 2015

New
  • Added automatic updates
  • Added star ratings
Fix
  • Configuration page link
info
  • Smaller improvements and fixes

Version 1.0 20th March 2015

info
  • Initial release

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