Plugin / Amazon Associates Link Builder

Amazon Associates Program



1.9.3 – August 05, 2019

  • Fix : Malformed URL for tracking IDs starting with numbers in v1.9.2.

1.9.2 – February 08, 2019

  • Fix : Clicks not appearing for v1.9.1.

1.9.1 – February 06, 2019

  • Fix : v1.9.0 not running for few associates.

1.9.0 – January 29, 2019

  • Added Product Advertising API (PA-API) response caching feature. This feature will prevent PA-API throttle by caching PA-API response and updating the cache asynchronously.
  • Added support for Gutenberg editor.

1.8.0 – July 25, 2018

  • Added support for Australia (AU) marketplace.
  • Fix: SearchBox not disabled in case no tracking-ids have been entered.
  • Fix: Plugin is not deactivated gracefully for PHP 5.2.
  • Fix: Wrong error message shown when marketplaces lists is not returned by PA-API.

1.7.0 – April 2, 2018

  • Added support for wider character set sent by Product Advertising API(PA-API). More details about change on PA-API can be found here.

1.6.0 – March 14, 2018

  • Added Impressions data in reports shown on respective associates website. This will work only for ads rendered after upgrade to this release.

1.5.4 – January 26, 2018

  • Fix: In case of failed call to Product-Advertising API, Fatal error thrown.

1.5.3 – January 24, 2018

  • Fix: Plugin failed with a FATAL error on activation/update for users on PHP version below 5.4.0, instead of the expected graceful de-activation.
  • Fix: Search button not working for few associates.
  • Fix: Loading CSS & JS of jquery-ui only on pages required by plugin.
  • Fix: Multi-tab not working for few associates.
  • Fix: Error in maxmind_db_manager:get_db:::WP_ERROR: Forbidden in logs that prevents IP2country database downloads.

1.5.2 – December 2, 2017

  • Fix: v1.5.1 not running for few associates.

1.5.1 – December 1, 2017

  • Fix: v1.5.0 not running for few associates.
  • Minimum supported PHP version changed to 5.4.0 from 5.3.0.

1.5.0 – November 29, 2017

  • Geo-targeted links that enables Amazon Associates to create content customized for and better monetize their international traffic. More details here.
  • Fix: amazon_link shortcode will also work with ProductLink template if text attribute is added separately.

1.4.13 – November 10, 2017

  • Fix: Tracking Ids section is not visible on settings page for few associates.
  • Fix: Save Changes button on settings page remains disabled for few associates.

1.4.12 – October 31, 2017

  • Revamped Settings Page: Tracking IDs are now associated with Marketplaces in the new settings page. If you are upgrading from a previous version of the plugin, all existing tracking ids have been associated with your default marketplace. Please review and configure available marketplaces and tracking ids from the revamped settings page.
  • Add shortcode popup now respects available marketplaces and tracking id associations configured in the revamped settings page.

1.4.11 – October 16, 2017

  • Plugin is now available in Spanish, French and Italian languages.

1.4.10 – September 13, 2017

  • Fix: Customize theme option is not working for few users after v1.4.8.
  • Fix: Page alignment distorted for some users after v1.4.9.

1.4.9 – September 4, 2017

  • Putting strings under translation function for Internationalization.
  • Fix: Product Grid not aligned properly on iOS devices.
  • Fix: Product Ad breaks the text on the right side on few mobile devices.

1.4.8 – August 10, 2017

  • Improvement in error display message on product search.
  • Fix: HandleBar template not being loaded for a few users on product search.

1.4.7 – July 27, 2017

  • Fix: Warning: DOMDocument::loadHTML(): Empty string supplied as input.
  • Fix: Ad would not be rendered even if one ASIN has expired for any multi-ASIN shortcode.
  • Fix: Trailing and leading spaces in ProductLink & PriceLink Templates. This fix applies to the default templates only, and you may have to re-create any custom template based off the ProductLink and PriceLink templates to benefit from this change.
  • Fix: No Timeout for Product Search.

1.4.6 – June 21, 2017

  • Fix: Amazon logo appears too big in some editors.
  • Fix: Plugin doesn’t work in some editors.
  • Fix: Custom template creation error message not correct.

1.4.5 – June 13, 2017

  • Prime branding changes.
  • UI Change: Settings page revamped.
  • Remove rel=”noreferrer” for Amazon Affiliate Links from all posts by clicking the checkbox in settings.
  • Fix: Naming conflict in function name

1.4.4 – May 25, 2017

  • Default Templates provided by the plugin will now render correctly on mobile devices. Your existing posts with default templates will reflect these changes after update. This does not affect custom templates and they will continue to render as before.
  • UI Change: Template, Country and Associate ID select boxes are now at the top of the ‘Add Shortcode’ dialog box to better reflect the order of operations.
  • PriceLink, ProductAd & ProductLink templates will now allow only a single product to be added. This does not affect existing posts. To add more than one product to the single product templates, create a custom template by cloning the original one.
  • A shortcode can now contain only one instance of a specific product. This does not affect existing posts.
  • Fix: After plugin update, changes not being reflected due to browser caching.

1.4.3 – April 19, 2017

  • Fix: Add shortcode button not clickable for some users after version 1.4.2.

1.4.2 – March 30, 2017

  • Changes to ensure minimum PHP version requirements are met before plugin activation.
  • Fix: Amazon search text box and button not showing for editors like Site Origin Page Builder and Advanced Custom Fields.

1.4.1 – February 23, 2017

  • Updated error messages to provide more detailed information on how to troubleshoot errors
  • Fix: Amazon search button not working in text mode.
  • Fix: Amazon logo size with other plugin editors
  • Fix: Problem with shortcode creation modal dialog hanging in some cases.
  • Fix: General fixes to remove PHP notices.

1.4 – January 18, 2017

  • Conditions of Use have been updated with a worldwide version. Please review the updated Conditions of Use for the terms which are applicable to your use.
  • Enhancement: Now, you can create text links to Amazon products using amazon_textlink short code. Check reference guide for more details.
  • Fix: Display Amazon buy box price.
  • General improvements to reduce the loading time of the links/ ad units created via the plugin.
  • Updated plugin user guide.

1.3.2 – December 30, 2016

  • If you are coming from any version other than v1.3 and are using custom templates, be sure to backup your custom templates before updating the plugin by following these instructions. If you have not created any custom template or if you are coming from v1.3, you can simply update the plugin using the update now link.
  • Fix: Problems with rendering ads when using custom templates.

1.3 – December 27, 2016

  • If you have created custom templates, be sure to take a backup of your templates before updating the plugin by following these instructions. If you have not created any custom template, you can simply update the plugin using the update now link.
  • Fix: Preserve custom templates with plugin updates. You will no longer need to back up your custom templates when updating the plugin in future.
  • Fix: Update tracking pixel to display:none.
  • Fix: Remove ! from PriceLink template.
  • Updated plugin user guide.

1.2 – December 19, 2016

  • If you have created custom templates, be sure to take a backup of your templates before updating the plugin by following these instructions. If you have not created any custom template, you can simply update the plugin using the update now link.
  • Fix: Array dereference issue with PHP version 5.3. You will no longer get PHP syntax issues while activating the plugin.
  • Administration of the plugin over a secured network (HTTPS) is recommended and not required.
  • Updated plugin user guide.

1.1 – December 13, 2016

  • Fix: Rendering of search results in Apple Safari browser.

1.0 – December 6, 2016

  • Plugin released for beta testing


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