FAQ: ASA1 / ASA2 EU-GDPR (EU-DSGVO) compliance

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This article summarizes all important facts about the EU-GDPR / EU-DSGVO compliant use of ASA1 and ASA2. General questions regarding WordPress plugins and EU-GDPR As an owner of a WordPress website, one must ensure that the plugins used are EU-GDPR / EU-DSGVO compliant. In this context, the following questions are in the spotlight: Does the plugin collect personal data of website …

Amazon announces the new Amazon Associates Education Center

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Yesterday Amazon announced the launch of the Amazon Associates Education Center. It’s a new website section featuring in-depth Articles & Tutorials for Amazon Affiliates. You will find tips and practical guidelines based on real-world examples on many useful areas including: Content Marketing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Conversion Optimization For us WordPress users there is an interesting …

New update adds Amazon India and backend translation

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Hello ASA friends, today I released the new version 0.9.13. It supports the Amazon Product Advertising API for India. If you’re an affiliate and want to make money with Amazon India it is possible now with AmazonSimpleAdmin. Additionally I added backend translation. This version includes the english default and a german translation. If you want to translate the AmazonSimpleAdmin backend to …

Announcing version 0.9.12

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As promised some days ago, a new version of AmazonSimpleAdmin is now available. A new feature is an option in the cache setup panel “Do not use cache when logged in as admin“. If checked the plugin will not load the products on a page from cache when you are logged in as admin. Another cool feature is the possibility …

An update is on its way

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Hi ASA users, I am preparing a little feature update for ASA these days. It will fix some issues and bring some new features. The two new features I like most are: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] The possibility to place your template files in a subdirectory (“asa”) of your theme. This will keep them safe from getting deleted on update (what should …

Here we go again: Bugfix release 0.9.11.2 is out

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Sorry for the daily updates recently, but the new Ajax mode had some teething problems (this is why I declared it beta ;-)). With this update the Ajax mode should finally work for not logged-in users too. Additionally I added two more placeholders: {$Prime} and {$PrimePic} If a product is a prime product, {$Prime} shows “AmazonPrime” and {$PrimePic} will show …

Bugfix release 0.9.11.1

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There is a new version out: 0.9.11.1. It fixes a bug with the functions asa_item und asa_get_item. They resulted in an error when used with custom templates (file_get_contents warning). Additionally the placeholder {$PercentageSaved} now shows “0” if nothing is saved instead of it being blank. And I added a dynamical CSS class for the Ajax container (if Ajax mode is …

New version 0.9.11 is out!

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Hi ASA users! I am proud to announce that I just released the new version 0.9.11 Next to some fixes and improvements I added one major feature: the AJAX mode. Please keep in mind that it is still beta. It will boost up your page load time noticeable. You can activate it in the new options panel you’ll find in …

Issue with using the Amazon Product Advertising API for Associates (“Request from blacklist_[xyz] is throttled”)

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In the last few days I got several requests about a not working plugin status. The error message always is “Request from blacklist_[xyz] is throttled” where [xyz] is a individual ID. I did a lot of research on the official Amazon associates/developer forums. Amazon tries to split the API users in associates and sellers. For both sides there is a …

Website update: Facelift, Multilingual and Forums!

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After several nights of hard work I finally updated the ASA homepage. The facelift is nice, but the real new features are the german translations and the forums. Constantly receiving mails from the german speaking part of the world (what is where I am coming from too by the way), I decided to start this page multilingual. As of now …