1. AAWP
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  3. Getting Started

Starting with AAWP: Main functions and how to use them

In this guide, we’re going to introduce you to the AAWP’s main functions and show you how to use them on your site. Basics Using shortcodes By way of example, we'll show you how to use a shortcode and insert it into your posts (or pages). Step 1: Get your shortcode Navigate to our shortcodes overview page. Right under the heading “Basic Shortcodes” you are going to find an overview of the plugin’s main functions. Copy the shortcode you want to use, by clicking on the blue button on the right side. Step 2: Select a post/page Inside your WordPress’...

Quickstart

Here you can find a short tutorial for starting with the Amazon Affiliate WordPress plugin. Please be aware that this is not a complete documentation. You will find more information about the settings and all functions on the documentation pages. 1. Step: Install plugin After finishing your purchase you received an email including the download link and your personal license key. Please download the plugin, login to your WordPress dashboard and install the plugin via the “upload plugin” functionality. Afterwards activate the Amazon Affiliate WordPress Plugin. Tip: In case you need more detailed information about the installation, please take a look into...

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 order to check if your your web hosting meets all requirements. Click here to download our Server Check Tool. The downloaded file “aawp-server-check.php” must be uploaded via FTP (e.g. in the root directory of your...

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 Login to your website and go to the admin dashboard. Select Plugins from the side menu. Click the Activate Plugin link. You have now successfully installed the plugin.