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iTunes Favorites

Description

Easily insert links to iTunes products within your blog posts and show your favorites in a sidebar widget. Formatting configuration allows you to choose if the icon for a product is displayed, if you want to use an affiliate ID, etc.

  1. Use the simple button in the editor to import a song/app/album/etc. from iTunes.
  2. The product will be added to your favorites. Favorites automatically appear in the widget. You can also manage your favorites and press a single button to insert a link to one of them from within your blog post.
  3. Change display options for the widget, or add an affiliate ID using the settings.

Version history

  • Version 1.0.1 fixed a readme bug
  • Version 1.0.0 was the initial release.

Screenshots

  • iTunes Favorites' popup window in a blog post

Installation

Installation

  1. Download the zip and install it from the ‘Add New’ plugins section in the admin area –OR–
  2. Download the zip file and extract the contents.
  3. Upload the ‘itunesfavorites’ folder to your plugins directory (wp-content/plugins/).
  4. Use the ‘Plugins’ page in the WP Admin area to activate the plugin
  5. See ‘Settings->iTunes Favorites’ to specify an affiliate ID or change post display settings
  6. Use ‘Appearance->Widgets’ to change the display options on the widget (number of items shown, etc.)

Using iTunes Favorites to embed videos

  1. Open the iTunes application and search for the item you are looking for
  2. Right-click (Mac: cmd+click) on the item in iTunes and select ‘Copy Link’
  3. Start a new blog post (or edit an existing one) and press the iTunes icon
  4. Select the “Import New App/Music” tab and paste the link you copied

FAQ

Why use this plugin?

Not only can you insert cool items directly into your blog with clean tags, but you can also share your favorite app/music recommendations with your readers via a sidebar widget.

What is an iTunes Affiliate?

iTunes affiliates earn 5% commission whenever they send a customer to the store who then buys the product which was linked to.

How do I become an iTunes Affiliate?

http://www.apple.com/itunes/affiliates/

How do I setup the plugin to use my affiliate account?

Please see the settings section of the plugin.

Contributors & Developers

“iTunes Favorites” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Interested in development?

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