The site administrator can also choose to allow authors to use their own associates id.
You can specify a particular product by its Amazon ASIN or ISBN number. Alternatively the plugin can automatically search Amazon using keywords related to your articles, to find the most suitable product.
Much of the output is customizable, for example you can choose whether or not to show ratings and reviews. The plugin handles signed Amazon requests, and allows choice of Amazon country marketplace services.
There are two ways to render the plugin in your Joomla articles: (1) by adding some simple code to embed the plugin. (2) you can simply select the section, categories or articles for which you wish to render it through the plugin manager. The plugin will then conduct a keyword search of the Amazon site using your article metatags, and append the product information to your articles
* compatible with Joomla 1.5, Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.0
* The plugin includes templating system that allows for template overriding of the plugin output
* translateable: the plugin uses language .ini files, plus many of the output labels can be set as parameters
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Version 3.0 adds compatibility with Joomla 3.0, and also includes an additional template which displays customer reviews in a popup window
This plugin gives you the opportunity to create a custom store with amazon. Easily pick the products you would like to sale.
Customer support is AAA+ . I had a few questions and Fiona responded quickly and provided the information that was needed.
I would recommend getting this plugin for anyone who wants a simple way to productize their website with Amazon.
Thanks for the positive feedback. Your tip about using the ASIN as a meta tag is useful - I had not thought of that myself.
If you want to target a specific product you can also use embedding code with the plugin, but it is a less convenient way to do it.
You can also restrict the product search to specific categories, eg books as a way to restrict the results. There is a bit of trial and error I have found with Amazon search.