The following parameters can be used for the shortcode,
[amazon_auto_links] or the PHP function of the plugin,
label - the label associated with the units
<?php AmazonAutoLinks( array( 'id' => 123 ) ); ?>
<?php AmazonAutoLinks( array( 'label' => 'WordPress' ) ); ?>
Copy an existing template that is located in
...wp-content/plugins/amazon-auto-links/template and rename the copied folder.
Remove the files besides
template.php as other files are optional.
template.php to customize the layout.
Create a folder named
amazon-auto-links in your theme's folder. If you are using Twenty Thirteen, the location would be
Move the working folder(the copied one) to it (the
amazon-auto-links folder you just created).
The plugin will automatically detect your template and add it in the template listing table. So activate it.
When upgrading v1 to v2, a few options will be lost. That includes:
These options need to be reconfigured.
For the search unit type, an access key and its secret key are required to perform API requests.
We need to deal with additional two separate Amazon services apart from the Amazon Associates.Step 1 - Create a Product Advertising API Account
Before you create an access key, you have to make sure you have singed up with Amazon Product Advertising API.Step 2 - Sign up with Amazon Web Service
Next, create an account with Amazon Web Service(http://aws.amazon.com/). At the top right pull-down menu, you can navigate to
My Account/Console ->
In the Security Credentials page, find the section named
Access Keys (Access Key ID and Secret Access Key) and click on that.
Then press the
Create New Access Key button to create a key. Don't forget to keep the secret access key as well. Amazon has changed the policy not to let the user to obtain the secret key later on.
Also note that at the point that an access key is issued, if you have not created an account with Product Advertising API, the key will be invalid. If that happens, delete the created access key and go back to the previous step.
You can check if your access key is valid or not with this tool (http://associates-amazon.s3.amazonaws.com/scratchpad/index.html).
Requires: 3.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-3-22
2 of 7 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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