ASA2 service update 1.13.2 with many fixes and improvements

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With the new ASA2 update there are some interesting new features. PA API support for Netherlands, Singapore, Turkey, United Arab Emirates With this update ASA2 gets Amazon PA API support for the following stores Netherlands Singapore Turkey United Arab Emirates As a result, ASA2 now supports all countries currently supported by Amazon’s Product Advertising API. Binding the Repo-Post ID with a …

New ASA2 Update 1.13 brings keyword search and PA API 5 optimizations

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Keywords Search With today’s ASA2 Update 1.13.0 all ASA2 users will get another powerful feature: The keyword search. It allows us to display the products from an Amazon search query directly on a page. The search query can be made more precise by using various options. Depending on the search settings, new products can be dynamically displayed on the page …

Shutdown of Amazon PA API 4. Now for real!

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After the date has been postponed twice already, it can be assumed that Amazon will make the current date of 9 March 2020 come true and switch off the PA API 4 at that time. The first scheduled date was the end of October 2019. Since Amazon communicated this at the beginning of September, this date seemed to be very …

ASA2 Update 1.11 brings support for WP Cron API

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WP Cron API With version 1.11 ASA2 gets a new function to use the WP Cron API. With WP Cron time-controlled commands can be executed. This makes WP Cron an alternative for server-side cron jobs that are not available on every web server. ASA2 can now use the WP Cron system to automatically and regularly update products via the Amazon …

ASA2 update notes (v1.10.8)

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Before the next feature update, with today’s update to version 1.10.8, there come some bug fixes and optimizations. URL Importer The Repo URL Importer (see https://docs.getasa2.com/import_url_importer.html) had problems processing search URLs. This now works again. Text link URL format The ASA2 text link shortcode (see https://docs.getasa2.com/shortcodes_asa2_textlink.html) had always used the same URL format. Now it uses the short URL format, …

ASA2 update 1.10.6 allows using the editor button in the Gutenberg Classic Block and deals with the RequestThrottle API issue

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Editor Button With the update 1.10.6 you can use the familiar editor button of ASA2 within the “Classic” block of Gutenberg. This is a good solution until there will be native ASA2 support for Gutenberg. The following video illustrates the process. Amazon API RequestThrottle Issue New pause option for the cronjob It has been known for some time that the …

Why does Amazon continue to make life harder for its affiliate partners? A summary of the current grievances.

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Over the past months and years, Amazon affiliate partners have had to accept a number of restrictions that have confronted quite a few with the collapse of their business model overnight. Since the situation has worsened since the beginning of the year 2019 with another restriction on the use of the Amazon Product Advertising API, I would like to summarize …