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Amazon Product in a Post Plugin

Add formatted Amazon Products to any page by using just the Amazon ASIN. Great for monetizing your posts. Uses Amazon Product Advertising Keys (FREE)

3.5.2

  • Fix to issue with Add New Amazon Post page not loading.
  • Fix to the Shortcode for amazon-elements.
  • Added a container parameter and container class parameter to the amazon-elements shortcode to make styling multiple ASINs easier.
  • Fixed Readme.txt file for screenshots for WordPress repository.

3.5.1

  • Basic template integration (for future use - or if you are good at hooks and filters and can figure it out on your own - go ahead - the structure is there!)
  • Removed traces of Developer Keys at Amazon's request.
  • Added Amazon Elements shortcode to add bits and pieces of a product to a post - very handy for making a custom layout.
  • Added Amazon Cache Viewer - allows you to manually delete a product cache to initiate a new amazon Call. Caches are stored for 60 minutes and updated as the calls are needed.
  • Added Getting Started page to help users set up affiliate and API Key signup. This is becoming more and more complex, so a little help was needed.
  • Added Shortcode Help Page to give examples of how to use the shortcodes effectively.
  • Added feed driven FAQs page - easier for me to update FAQs on the fly that way.
  • Added several Filters and Hooks - will lay them all out in next revision.

3.1 to 3.5.0

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  • Added New Shortcode [AMAZONPRODUCTS] (instead of [AMAZONPRODUCT=B0084IG8TM]) - old method will still work
  • Added Bulk API Call to limit number of calls to API (can use up to 10 ASINs at one time)
  • Updated the deprecated function calls
  • Increased API return values for use in theme - puts all items in the array now
  • Updated styles to include some new elements
  • Updated database field for amazoncache table to allow for larger data size of cached XML body (as API can now return up to 10 items at a time)
  • Updated aws_request function
  • Wrapped generic helper functions in !function_exists wrapper to eliminate conflicts with some other Amazon plugins.
  • Updated Install function with styles and database upgrade
  • Added amazon icon button to editor to easily add shortcode.
  • Added new parameters to shortcode to allow custom additions to any post/page:
    • asin - this is the ASIN or ASINs up to 10 comma separated
    • locale - this is the Amazon locale you want to get the product from, i.e., com, co.uk, fr, etc. default is your plugin setting
    • desc - using 1 shows Amazon description (if available) and 0 hides it - default is 0.
    • features - using 1 shows Amazon Features (if available) and 0 hides it - default is 0.
    • listprice - using 1 shows the list price and 0 hides it - default is 1.
    • partner_id - allows you to add a different parent ID if different for other locale - default is ID in settings.
    • private_key - allows you to add different private key for locale if different - default is private key in settings.
    • public_key - allows you to add a different private key for locale if different - default is public key in settings.
  • New Shortcode would be used like this:
    • If you want to add a .com item and you have the same partner id, public key, private key and want the features showing: [AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="B0084IG8TM" features="1" locale="com"]
    • If you want to add a .com item and you have a different partner id, public key, private key and want the description showing but features not showing: **[AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="B0084IG8TM,B005LAIHPE" locale="com" public_key="AKDAJDANJ6OU527HKGXQ" private_key="Ns3FXyeVysc5yjcZwrIV3bhDti/OGyRHEYOWO005" partner_id="wordseen-20"] -If you just want to use your same locale but want 2 items with no list price and features showing: **[AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="B0084IG8TM,B005LAIHPE" features="1" listprice="0"] -If you just want 2 products with regular settings: **[AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="B0084IG8TM,B005LAIHPE"] -If you want to add text to a product: **[AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="B0084IG8TM"]your text can go here![/AMAZONPRODUCTS]

2.0

  • Added Database for caching API calls (10/20/2010)
  • Added Options for Private and Public Keys in the options panel. (10/22/2010)
  • Added Options for Complete Removal and Partial Removal of Plugin on Deactivate. (10/24/2010)
  • Added new error checks to comply with API changes.
  • Added new Display checks to not display anything on error (except an HTML Comment in the code) (10/24/2010)
  • Fixed option naming convention to resolve a few issues with previous versions (10/24/2010)
  • Fixed some code to resolve headers sent issues. (10/23/2010)
  • Modified Style calls to fix issues with earlier versions upgrading to newer version (10/23/2010)
  • Updated FAQs (10/24/2010)

1.9.1

  • Fix to WordPress Core location assumption. Caused Problem when WP core was located outside root. (1/3/2010)
  • Added German Language. (special thanks to Henri Sequeira for translations). (1/3/2010)

1.9

  • fix to not defined function error. (12/28/2009)

1.8

  • Added Fix for users without encoding functions in PHP4 to be able to use. This may have caused some problems with users on 1.7. (12/21/2009)
  • Added Options for Language selection. (12/21/2009)
  • Added French Language and buttons (special thanks to Henri Sequeira for translations). (12/21/2009)
  • Added Lightbox type effect for "View Larger Image" function.(12/22/2009)
  • Modified Style Call to use a more WP friendly method to not rely on a "guess" as to where the core WP files are located. (12/22/2009)
  • Fixed Open in new window functionality - was not working 100% of the time. (12/22/2009)

1.7

  • Add Curl option for users that cant use file_get_contents() for some reason or another. (12/1/2009)
  • Added Show on Single Page Only option to Options Page.(11/30/2009)
  • Added a way to change encoding display of prices from API if funny characters are showing.(12/1/2009)

1.6

  • Added Options to let admin choose if they want to "Hook" into the_excerpt and the_content hooks in Main Options with override on each post/page.(10/3/2009)
  • Added Open in a New Window Option (for Amazon button) in Main Options with override on each page/post.(10/3/2009)
  • Added "Show Only on Single Page" option to individual post/page options.(10/4/2009)
  • Added Shortcode functionality to allow addition of unlimited products in the post/page content.(10/4/2009)
  • Added "Quick Fix - Hide Warnings" option in Main Options. Adds ini_set("display_errors", 0) to code to help some admins hide any Warnings if their PHP settings are set to show them.(10/3/2009)
  • Fixed Array Merge Warning when item is not an array.(10/3/2009)
  • Fixed "This Items not available in your locale" message as to when it actually displays and spelling.(10/3/2009)
  • Added Options to let admin add their own Error Messages for Item Not available and Amazon Hidden Price notification.(10/3/2009)
  • Updated Default CSS styles to include in Stock and Out of Stock classes and made adjustments to other improper styles. (10/3/2009)

1.5

  • Remove hook to the_excerpt because it could cause problems in themes that only want to show text. (9/17/2009)

1.4

  • Added method to restore default CSS if needed - by deleting all CSS in options panel and saving - default css will re-appear in box. (9/16/2009)

1.3

  • Added new feature to be able to adjust or add your own styles. (9/16/2009)

1.2

  • Fix to image call procedure to help with "no image available" issue. (9/15/2009)

1.1

  • Minor Fixes/Spelling Error corrections & code cleanup to prep for WordPress hosting of Plugin. (9/14/2009)

1.0

  • Plugin Release (9/12/2009)

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2013-6-16
Downloads: 68,976

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