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Amazon Machine Tags

The plugin checks for machine tags with ISBN or ASIN numbers, gets the product data from Amazon, and displays it in the sidebar or in a blog article.

  • 3.0.2: Bugfix in SHA256 calculation.
  • 3.0.1: Fixed a bug in setting the timestamp that caused the key validation to fail. The included SHA256 encryption now has a GNU Lesser GPL.
  • 3.0: Added signed requests for the new Amazon authorization requirement. Updated the API version to 2009-07-01 (please note: if you use your own XSL files, you must update the version in the XML namespace URL). Updated links.
  • 2.0: Added fields for editing the sidebar headline, link target, and displaying rating stars. Added an error message if the plugin is run from a private IP address space. Changed priorities for price selection, they are now: LowestNewPrice, ListPrice, first offer, LowestUsedPrice. Added support for the display of an artist name. Added rating stars. Fixed EAN numbers with a dash. Fixed cutting of titles after a period. Changed CSS and XSL files.
  • 1.1.3: Changed amtap-admin.css and amtap-admin.inc.php to make the admin interface look prettier with WordPress 2.5.
  • 1.1.2: Fixed a bug in amtap.php when there are no other tags but default tags.
  • 1.1.1: Fixed the sort order of inline items, a bug for returning an error message when the cache file is not writable, and added Amazon’s limit of 10 items per request.
  • 1.1.0: Fixed the display of inline tags on the home page. Improved regular expression for filtering inline tags.
  • 1.0.6: Fixed a bug introduced through the new function when there were no items to be displayed in the sidebar.
  • 1.0.5: Added an option for default items on every page. Changed amtap-html-sidebar.xsl to sort items in the order of the request.
  • 1.0.4: Bugfix for replacement of dollar characters in content. Also content items are now cached separately.
  • 1.0.3: Fixed the display of inline tags on category pages.
  • 1.0.2: Changed the plugin path from amtap to amazon-machine-tags for consistency with the file structure in the zipped file.
  • 1.0.1: Bugfix for native WordPress tags.

Requires: 2.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.9.2
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 100+


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