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WP-Amazon 1.x for WordPress 2.5+


WP-Amazon adds the ability to search and include items from Amazon to your entries. This plugin adds a button called “Amazon” on the post page. Make sure to configure the plugin before using. This Plugin was based on WP-Amazon Plugin 1.3.2 by Rich Manalang


If you have translated into your language, please let me know.


  1. Upload the entire wp-amazon-reborn folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Enter your ‘Associates ID’, ‘Subscription ID’ and ‘Secret Key’ of Amazon E-Commerce Service through the ‘Amazon’ menu under ‘Settings’ in your dashboard.

Contributors & Developers

“WP-Amazon 1.x for WordPress 2.5+” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.4.3 – Added “delete options” button.
wokamoto ( @ 2009.07.28
1.4.2 – Added support for Amazon Product Advertising API.
wokamoto ( @ 2009.07.28
1.4.1 – Fixed bug of “Multi language support”.
wokamoto ( @ 2009.01.07
1.4.0 – Added support for WordPress 2.5.x Still supports 2.3.x. or older
– Multi language support (but Japanese and English only…)
wokamoto ( @ 2008.06.19
1.3.2 – Reverted to using a hyperlink below the post textarea to launch
WP-Amazon… too many people complained about it not working
when a WYSIWYG plugin was enabled.
1.3.1 – Amazon changed their XML format which prevented WP-Amazon from
displaying images returned from results. Thanks go to Nick Walton
( for finding and reporting the problem.
1.3 – Added plugin options page so users can update the default country,
associate ID, and subscription ID without modifying the plugin source.
– Added a “check for update” feature that allows users to easily see if
their plugin is up-to-date.
– Dropped support for 1.2.x
1.2.8 – Changed the Amazon Link on the edit page to be a button in the
Quicktags region. Allows for WP-Amazon to work with the Tiger
Style Administration plugin.
1.2.7 – Added some inline CSS to hide the admin header
1.2.6 – Added Added Michiel Maandag’s enhancements
1.2.5 – Fixed code that checks if curl is installed. By default,
curl is preferred, but if your host doesn’t have it installed,
it downgrades to using fopen.
1.2.4 – Added support for WordPress 1.5. Still supports 1.2.x.
– Relocated wp-amazon.php to the plugins directory.
1.2.3 – Added support for Amazon ECS 4.0 France and Canada
1.2.2 – Added check to see if magic quotes is turned on or off. This was
causing a JavaScript problem with servers that had magic quotes turned
1.2.1 – Replaced htmlentities to htmlspecialchars to support special characters
in Japanese and German
1.2 – Upgraded to Amazon E-Commerce Service 4.0
– Removed dependency on NuSOAP and moved to using standard PHP XML support
– Added ability to change the Amazon country site to search form
1.1 – Cleanup
1.0 – David Schlosnagle’s blended search has been included (thanks David!)
0.92 – Removed target=”_blank” and properly encodes entities to preserve
XHTML compliance.
0.91 – Reworked search features. Removed search by and replaced with product
line search field. All searches are now by product.
– Added support for Amazon UK, Amazon Germany, and Amazon Japan. Needs
to be thoroughly tested still.
0.9 – Initial release