Many People have been asking how to put amazon products on their website. This is how you do it. First, If you want to sell products through amazon, You must become a member of Amazon Associates. It is free to join.


After you have Joined, you have a choice of creating an astore or you can create widgets. To begin creating your astore, you are going to click on at the top, astore, Then you are going to click on add astore. As you see I have three stores made.


Once you click on add astore, it's going to take you to a page where you will have to pick a tracking Id.



On the next page you will begin creating your store.


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hiamari Premium
I tried to join the affiliate program on Amazon a few days ago, before I run into WA, and I didn't complete my signing up because a pop up was warning me with some writings like "if you don't sell enough in x time, Amazon will remove you from affiliates". Is that so? Can somebody tell me the right link to become an Amazon affiliate or should I wait till I'll have some audience on my blog, that is currently 0? :D
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LynnB1 Premium
It's easy. Go to Amazon, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page. Affiliate program is right there. Click it and you are the way. It does take about 20 minutes and you must sell something within 180 day (6 months) or they close your account. You can reapply and get a new account.
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hiamari Premium
Thank you for your explanation. So if I don't sell anything there'll still be hope... good to know!
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SophiaMia Premium
I don't see the widget option on my amazon affiliate dashboard
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Jstylz87 Premium
This didnt help me at all.....
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BMLMkes22 Premium
Interesting I will need this info in the near future. Thank you.
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PieterStr Premium
Now this is what i was searching for . A step by step instruction on how to add Amazon.
Thanks very informative and helpful.
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Magmak Premium
when searching the plugin please enter 'Amazon Widgets Short codes'.
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herinnelson Premium
Very helpful! Thank you!
Erin
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jaipraveen Premium
are amazon widgets and astore the same thing? I see a notification in amazon affiliate program link saying astore will be decommissioned by oct 2017
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Labman Premium
Widgets are different. Astores typically convert badly that is why they are being obsoleted.
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SpacePirate Premium
They will be doing away with the astore feature on October 27,2017
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RobbieS2 Premium
What is the purpose here compared to just adding amazon affiliate links to your site?
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JackCutlip Premium
Sooo.. I use the text widget, click on link, paste my link. It comes up as text still, no widget, no ad. what do I do to get an ad in the widget?
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billyghawaii Premium
Paste the HTML code in the text window but to view it you must go to the visual tab

Then if the frame is too small.. grab the right bottom corner of the window and make it larger until the scroll bars disappear. If no handle then go back to text and play around with the width and length pixels numbers.
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HarveyBrown Premium
I think Billy has you covered Jack.
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m59 Premium
When I copy and paste to Wordpress site, The HTML code does not convert to a bookstore, it still has the code. Any suggestions?
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onmyownterms Premium
Make sure you are using the 'text' rather than the 'visual' tab in the editor.
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m59 Premium
Bam! Got it. Thanks . Happy Easter. Have a great week.
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MiLoW123 Premium
I am having problems with Amazon banner ads in that they do not display. I just read this article and tried to download 'amazon widgets short code' although I can not find it on the 'add plugins' section. I am in the UK, is there an alternative I can use?
Mark
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drjec Premium
Have you added the entire code for the banner in the text mode of WP?
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viyee Premium
Thanks for the training Eward. Bookmark your training.
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KarenR1 Premium
I'm wanting to sale products for amazon. What is an astore and a widget? I just want to put it on my website what do I do
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KatieMac Premium
this might help you with a store you can select your products however you can build a widget to
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itek Premium
my website is how to make money on the internete ​and i need to promote products from e bay, Walmart and amazon but am confused which products should i pick to promote on my site. help me
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Edwardtrave1 Premium
Does anyone know how to fix how your store looks on a page?
I used the iframe format. Or maybe take the sidebar off of one page only.
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Dominic82 Premium
I couldn't find that plugin in my WordPress
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SDuby Premium
I couldn't find it either. Did you find another by chance?
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JimSullivan1 Premium
Good stuff, Eward.I am off to try my luck.
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JimSullivan1 Premium
This info must be out dated.My Amazon Associate page does not have a place to click widgets. Any current info? Thanks
Jim
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albert1304 Premium
Everything changed in Amazon Associates when you registering but I made it though as completed.
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albert1304 Premium
went though your instructed about astore.. I find this so helpful.. Thank you.
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Reelika Premium
Hey! I did all of that as instructed (plus watched 2 youroube videos about the exact same thing) but when I publish the page all i see is an empty page. It is so simple yet it is not working for me. No idea what I can do?
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upsgirl Premium
This is a perfect tutorial...works like a charm!
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Reelika Premium
Thank you, I will take a look!
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upsgirl Premium
Great! You're welcome! Enjoy your Sunday!
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Chezbrown Premium
I have copied you up to here but can't find the plugin, could it be under something else as I can't see it anywhere. You have the best
training to do this as I have been tearing my hair out trying to do it. Thanks.
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upsgirl Premium
I am still waiting for you!
You don't need a Plug-In...
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Chezbrown Premium
Sorry what is it again you are looking for? Here is my url to my profile page if its any help. https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/chezbrown
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upsgirl Premium
Thanks but I was waiting for you to tell me you got it figured out.
Well?
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Chezbrown Premium
Not yet sorry lol. Can get it all done apart from it showing up on my page.
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upsgirl Premium
What? I don't understand.
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Chezbrown Premium
Neither to I and it's driving me daft but I won't give up till its done.
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upsgirl Premium
Start over.
I can help.
Be really clear and tell me what you want to do.
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Chezbrown Premium
Right here goes. On Amazon there are widgets you can put on your pages to let people go and look at amazon without leaving your page and these are instead of links or banners to one particular product. I am trying to put one of these widgets on to my pages where I am talking about kindles and ebooks. I have copied the code for the widget but when I put the code on my page in the text part then update or save the widget then go back to my document there is nothing there. It is the same if I use a widget in my side bar and insert the code there is nothing on the document.
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upsgirl Premium
Nothing goes under Text.
I am going to give you the same instructions.
Ready?

First, you need a TEXT WIDGET in your SIDEBAR.
Go to Appearance.
Widgets.
You need a TEXT WIDGET FOR YOUR SIDEBAR.
Click and drag a TEXT WIDGET, from the left side, to the right side.
Save.

Next, paste your Amazon code IN THIS WIDGET.
Save.
Publish.
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Chezbrown Premium
Have already tried this but have had no luck. Could it be because I'm trying to do it on pages that are already published.
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upsgirl Premium
No.
You missed something.
Try again...
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Chezbrown Premium
Have tried it again and still no luck.
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Chezbrown Premium
I had done everything as you asked and you will never believe it but because there was an adblocker on, once I turned it off it showed up. If I hadn't come across someone else asking about it I would never have known to turn it off. All working ok now and thanks for all your help.
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upsgirl Premium
FINALLY! YAY! You're welcome!
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upsgirl Premium
Come on!!!
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Hello,
Can someone help me in getting to my woocommerce products the folowing information
price discount number of customer reviews and stars?
thank you
Miguel
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KatieMac Premium
Hi Miguel

You will need a plugin there are a few good ones that you pay for not a high cost though, however there is a nice free one called WP Product review lite, to have a look go to your site then select plugins and type the name in
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BarbaraJP Premium
I can find the Widget maker on Amazon??
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upsgirl Premium
You'll see Banners and Links.
Use this...
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ThreeAngels6 Premium
I embeded the store as inline frame in a new page i created. However, it is not responsive on mobile. Is there a way to make it become responsive?
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upsgirl Premium
Choose a Responsive Theme.
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ThreeAngels6 Premium
My theme is responsive, but I found out a way to scroll by changing the code I little
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Jhalonen Premium
Hello and thank you for this.I have just opened my account with Amazon and needed this.Thanks again.
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Silole2 Premium
Thank you for this!
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emilyjean22 Premium
if im going to sign up for an amazon affiliate will i get accepted?
professionalteethwhite.com
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StuartI Premium
Hi Emily, I don't see why not, however, make sure you get the amazon product links and post them to your site. You will also need to submit the website addresses with those links to Amazon.

I made the mistake of not having any links, I was building content, and they cancelled my account stating basically: "they could not find Amazon links on my website."

Good luck!
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emilyjean22 Premium
thank you!! i can only link the amazon links on my site after i am accepted right?
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StuartI Premium
That is correct! if you did otherwise, you wouldn't get paid for a sale.
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emilyjean22 Premium
Perfect thank you for clearing this up for me :)
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upsgirl Premium
You can't post Amazon links without being approved.
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upsgirl Premium
Don't worry about adding anything from Amazon until you're accepted...YOU CAN'T!
I didn't have any Traffic and my site was one week old. I was accepted.
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emilyjean22 Premium
okay so i need to just make sure my content is good and complete and then apply to the amazon affiliate site THEN once im approved i can link my website to amazon correct? :)
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eric100 Premium
If I publish already the page and my astore that I make is a astore itself I still can change to the widget my astore?
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upsgirl Premium
Yes.
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eric100 Premium
okay thank you upsgirl.
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eric100 Premium
how can I do that?thanks again
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upsgirl Premium
You're welcome!
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AriefWibowo Premium
Thank you so much for the training.
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wills173 Premium
I am under 18, can I still be an affiliate member?
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Missa3 Premium
I believe so, but you could message Kyle just to be sure.

~Debra
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Why is amazon promoting the affiliate program on my shop page instead of my astore?
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KatieMac Premium
Amazon done away with astores they no longer support them, the newest thing for promoting is call native adverts
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VonnieOh Premium
I can't seem to find Amazon Widgets Short code. Is it still available?
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judebanks Premium
You don't need to use a short code. Amazon gives several ways to add links. You can simply copy and paste the HTML code that Amazon provides, whether via a text link on your site, or by creating product image links.

https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/promo/buildlinks.html

~Jude
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rushmore1954 Premium
Eward I am having an installation problem with my Astore. Can you help me out. The small sidebar does not line up with the large one. Help please. http://marystefanski.siterubix.com/products
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Ebony
All things amazon this is excellent , have been looking at the amazon trail. Your tutorial is so helpful, thankyou very much for sharing very helpful.
Alexander
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munasco Premium
how do i add an amazon bottom on my edit toolbar
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you know what. I only wanted to do was set up a web site and then place an ad to see how it is done. I wanted to do this myself.v You offer all this free stuff and I created a web site and got affiliated, but now I can't install a plugin, which is needed in wordpress to put an ad on my website. You are forcing me to join before I can even learn and that disturbs me greatly.
All I want to do is put a ad on my website and nothing more. Then I would be a happy man. If there is any other learning and wanting have a method of getting your ads on your website please let me know.
God Bless
Glenn
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ssteel22 Premium
thank you
So helpful
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larryf20865 Premium
This is what I was looking for!!

Thank you for the help.

Larry
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Sbaxter Premium
this was super helpful!
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pinkheather Premium
Thank you so much! With your help this took me 2 minutes to accomplish!
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IEllis Premium
Very helpful. Thanks
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skyline2178 Premium
That is helpful. Thanks for sharing. Cheers!
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MizLiz Premium
i have not seen an answer to why the Amazon drop down does not appear after installing the Amazon Widget Shortcodes?
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bryonbrewer Premium
Probably because the person who made this training left WA over 2 years ago. I'm not familiar with that plugin, but all plugins have a support area, so try Googling to find out.
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MizLiz Premium
Thanks, DomW. I also cannot add an Amazon (My Favorites) Widget to the home page. I do not want it in a post and cannot find how to put it on the side of the page. Can you help?
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KyleKim Premium
I can't find "Amazon Widgets short code" in Plugin... How should I type?
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murphaloid Premium
I found this plugin page but the plugin is no longer updated so it's perhaps not the best to use: https://wordpress.org/plugins/amazon-widgets-shortcodes/
Not sure what else might be suitable!
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flipt Premium
Hey Kylekim, you do not need a plugin amazon. You can go to the text only option for your amazon link, and when you see the link code, look of the " mark in front of the http, this should be close to the beginning of the code, and then follow that until the " ends. Copy just that part and then ad link like you normally would on you site. If you have any question just let me know :)
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MizLiz Premium
Try Amazon Widgets Shortcodes.
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MizLiz Premium
Is the plug-in necessary if you want to add 'MY FAVORITES' to the website, not the post?
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JINZ1623 Premium
Having trouble adding a Contextual Recommendation widget from amazon to my website do i just add the link like you do a photo or picture or with the link button where you have to select a word first? not sure i just want to add my widget i created from amazon to my site.
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KatieMac Premium
Wondered if perhaps this might help you with it.

Adding an Amazon Widget To Your Wordpress Website
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rob147 Premium
installed plugin, but cant see the dropdown on my edit post?
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flipt Premium
You do not need to install plugin at all, you just have to add link like you would anything else "Highlight a word or phrase then go to add link in the edit post". The thing is, is that the affiliate link you are given from amazon is too big and will not work if you highlight the whole link. Choose the TEXT ONLY option for the affiliate link, then find the quotation marks at the front of the HTTP, so "http, then follow that to the end quote. That is all you need. Then use that as your link, it will work. If you have any troubles just let me know Rob147!
Phil
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rob147 Premium
Thanks Phil, I'm trying to get amazon widget , sorry I should of made myself clearer. Best of luck
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flipt Premium
Hey eward, I added the plugin, which said it had not been tested in two years, but I did it anyway. But I can not see any Amazon Drop Down Menu in my edit. Please help if you can.
Phil
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flipt Premium
Never mind, figured it out :) Still do not have the drop down Amazon in the edit text, but I was just adding my link wrong, I was adding everything in the link, not just the stuff in quotations :) It is all good now:)
Phil
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rob147 Premium
im adding it as a new page, when you say click on text , where do you mean , sorry im a bit lost , thanks for your patience
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cghudspeth Premium
This was a big help
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anandjyoti Premium
eward, i do the same as you guide in your tutorial but my page is not opening in real size and some widgets not showing in it, kindly advise, how to rectify it,

thanks
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wyo1934 Premium
eward: thanks for the help-i have been trying to figure this out. You are to be rewarded.
Thanks ever so much.
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vgbrown Premium
thx for the help.
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Okay i have ot it now but wont to fit it to my page size how do i do that cheers
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Cjcormier17 Premium
Omg thank you for this I was having problems last night figuring this out wasn't sure if it was because I was tired as hell or just dumb lol
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LevisLaws Premium
What if I installed this amazon shortcodes plugin and set it up but did not get the amazon drop down on my editor page?
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judebanks Premium
I don't know how up to date that plugin is, or if it still works. Have you checked for updates?
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Bmartin Premium
I cant get my Astore to be center cutting off whole right side what should I do???
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Tallell97 Premium
Doing you have your sidebars on your theme? I just read a post that some guy said you needed to remove sidebars to be able to fit the astore on your page.
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Bmartin Premium
Ill check it out thank you so much
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chowie Premium
Thank you very much eward for this extremely useful tutorial! Even though it seems that the aStore setup procedure has changed somewhat since you created this tutorial, your efforts have made the process a lot clearer and implementable.
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don1923 Premium
Ok, I've been working on this for 2 days. I give up. It just doesn't fit on my page. So I made a link to my Amazon Store but I cannot add or delete the products that are on there. They are not relevant and I want to remove them and add others. Where can I do that????
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je1777 Premium
don, can you send me a link? I might be able to help you out.
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don1923 Premium
I can but I already removed it and made a link to the store instead. But I will add a separate page and put it on there and shoot you the link. Just gonna have to do it in the morning....Done for tonight....Need a break. Thanks--I will be in touch.
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don1923 Premium
Not sure if I ever sent you that link but I like having a store page where I can put my own items..pretty cool
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KennieTheDux Premium
thanks it was helpfull
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Patrick007 Premium
I can't seem to find the plugin "Amazon widgets shortcodes". Is this widget still available/compatible? Are there any alternative, newer widgets that fulfill the purpose of allowing you to insert an Amazon widget into the body of your page/post?
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Patrick007 Premium
My mistake, I was able to find the plugin when I searched for "Amazon Widgets Shortcodes" with capital letters at the beginning of each word -- I didn't realize that the search was case-sensitive (or maybe I just missed it)?
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marydoll Premium
At Last, I managed to to add amazon to my site!!
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Russ1969 Premium
Hi eward that is a good lesson it is going to help me out a lot.
Thanks,
Russell
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MarianMartin Premium
I do not want to link 1 product or 1 page, I want to link a complete astore or "I recommend list". Would that me possible too?
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anitab Premium
You might want to rethink that. I used to rely on those astores and widgets in my sidebars and here at WA I learned that a single text link to a product within your post converts better than those astores. And so I have been slowly fixing my articles. Almost all of my December sales have come from those single product text links! Our goal is to get them into Amazon and let Amazon do the selling, which they are good at!
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MarianMartin Premium
I am looking for the best way to conect a picture to a "store" or "I recommend list". Would that be possible?
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Scott363 Premium
yes. go the page of the product you want to post and select link to page at the top on your affiliate bar in amazon. then you can select image only, text only, or image and text. copy the HTML it gives you and Paste in the text editor where you want it placed.
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bettahman Premium
If You want learn the best easiest strategy for this Go To https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/amazon-links-adding-and-editing-your-amazon-links.Thank anyway for the tutorial but this is quicker and sure way!
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Unfortunately this link says Sorry not found Then I realized that the word 'Thank' became part of the URL address. I backspace & deleted up to the s and was able to open the page. Thank You
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jeremyngyw Premium
Hi I'm having problems with an Amazon widget not showing up correctly on my sidebar. It's displaying the numbers below vertically instead of horizontally in a very disorderly fashion, and no matter how I change the customization of the widget, nothing changes.. I've read elsewhere that it's something to do with CSS clashing or something? I'm terrible at these html stuff.
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Sarah3 Premium
Hi
I followed these steps but the plugin would not work for me so instead I have just created my Amazon widget and copied the code into the text editor in my WP site. It works fine and you can make changes if your widget doesn't look right but it can take a while to reflect your changes. I got very frustrated yesterday as my widget was too large and I kept changing it and seeing no difference. When I checked this morning it had changed to the new size and color I chose yestrerday.. Hope this helps :)
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SimonLucas Premium
Hi

I have followed all the information and tried everything suggested in this post and still I am still getting part of the store. I am on Food and Diet theme. Check it out creativekitchenrecipes.com

Please Help!!
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I did same but it doesn't even works
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Willow Tech Premium
Amazon now needs a lot of things before they allow some one to become their associate.
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iridowoes Premium
DO YOU HAVE TO HAVE A LICENSE TO SELL THESE PRODUCTS?
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FMillionaire Premium
No, you just need to join the amazon affiliate program
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iridowoes Premium
THANK YOU FMILLIONAIRE.
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FMillionaire Premium
Has anyone here managed to see good results through using an astore, as opposed to just embedding links?
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wendyk Premium
I have astores on some of my sites, but I get 90% of my orders through my blog posts where I link to a specific product.
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FMillionaire Premium
Hi Wendy, that is pretty much my experience of astores/links as well. Thanks for your comment, Paul
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bryonbrewer Premium
Have you ever ordered off an a store? I know I haven't, they look cheesy
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Willow Tech Premium
Is there any difference between e-store and amazon affiliate site?
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kiwinana Premium
I think there is, I tried to make a e-Store, but I didn't succeed, so I left it for a later date.
But I am not sure I think a e-Store is lots of products, only I couldn't set up with the products I wanted even though I added the asins, I ended up with completely different. store than the one I was trying to build.
I think the next lesson explains how to build your store.
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kiwinana Premium
Thank you.
I really had no idea how to do this. Very helpful information.
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Thanks this really helped
I Dont really know alot about building websites and stuff but all the info is here
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what you have to do is edit the size through the html code.
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lee1969 Premium
I followed the training but all of the products does not appear on my word press site Their cut in half
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vsap2000 Premium
Ya that too happened with me , it was because of wordpress layout size. check with layout size, probably that could solve your issue
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you have to go into the html code and change the width and height, change the width to 600 and the height should be 1000. you have to play around with the width and height but it will fit.
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go back into your html code and change the numbers on the width and height. you will get it. for the width try 600 and the height 1000. do not go no lower that 600
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wendyk Premium
This has been very helpful. Thank you.
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wiliah14 Premium
good job eward, thanks!
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Just the kind of information I was looking for, I've been a little confused about how to proceed with Amazon but you've answered a lot of my questions...thank you =)
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you are very welcome.
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alfredfernandes Premium
Thank you for this useful training, step by step, so cool!
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you are welcome please hit the like button
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You are welcome
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Freedomseekr Premium
Thank you for sharing this training! Very helpful..this was something that I have been wondering about whether to do or not, but was kind of confused on how to do this and what it would even look like. Thanks again!
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YOu are very welcome.
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WVLadyRebel Premium
Such a wonderful training post and I certainly did need to learn this! Thank you so much for this Edward! I truly enjoyed reading and learning how to do this. I may need to ask you questions when i do this as I may get myself confused! LOL I can understand the process much better now. I have been putting off doing this as a result, you have helped me to move forward and take action with adding the astore. I am sure everyone will find this training very helpful!
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jellison Premium
Wow, this is pretty good. Great post. Thanks
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Thank you
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Hudson Premium
Hi there, this is a great training post. Thanks for taking the time to bring this to us. The amount of detail makes it so easy to use,
Regards
Hudson
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Thank you
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Thanks for making this so easy!
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You are welcome
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vsap2000 Premium
Ya there are plugins, but need to be careful. Therefore i have not done so, and so using just copying links
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I would use only the plugins that have good ratings. I use the amazon shortcodes widget and it works good.
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This is revealing, I hope to get something valuable from this.
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vsap2000 Premium
Thanks for sharing, i have added individual items and also gone for widgets. do you have any idea if we can use any wordpress amazon plugins.
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bryonbrewer Premium
i use "Amazon links localizer" which lets you send people to the correct amazon (.com /.co.uk etc)
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yess there are amazon plugins you can use. Just search them up.
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bryonbrewer Premium
This is interesting to see. I don't actually use either of these methods for adding products! I don't think the amazon link localizer works with widgets or astores so I just use normal text links, if I want a picture, I will put a product image with the clickable link a normal text link. I can see the appeal in these, but I'd rather someone clicking from UK gets redirected to UK amazon
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That plugin don't work, I tried using it and couldn't get it to work.
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Sherion Premium
Thank you for sharing this! I have always added just single products to my website but I can see how maybe doing a store would be more beneficial too!
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You are welcome
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