Amazon Ads

Amazon Ads 1.3

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Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.2
  2. 1.3
  3. 1.4
  4. 1.5

Shows Amazon Ads on Forum List, Forum View and Thread View.

The location of the Amazon Ads is located above the bottom breadcrumb.

(Example of Amazon Ads)


(Example of Options Page)


(Example of User Group permissions)


  • Options page allows adding search phrases.
  • Amazon Ads randomly displayed with each page load.
  • User Groups determine which group sees ads.
  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-AmazonAds_v1.3.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Setup step 1:

Go to Amazon Associates and get your code:

Amazon Associates -> Product Linking -> Native Shopping Ads -> Search Ads -> Create Search Ads

Setup step 2:

Edit the andy_amazonads template.

Copy the code you got in step 1 and paste it overwriting the <script> portion in the template.

Paste the two lines shown in red overwriting the default amazon code you just pasted.

Rich (BB code):
<br />
<br />

<script type="text/javascript">
amzn_assoc_placement = "adunit0";
amzn_assoc_search_bar = "true";
amzn_assoc_tracking_id = "soubayrid-20";
amzn_assoc_search_bar_position = "top";
amzn_assoc_ad_mode = "search";
amzn_assoc_ad_type = "smart";
amzn_assoc_marketplace = "amazon";
amzn_assoc_region = "US";
amzn_assoc_title = "";
amzn_assoc_default_search_phrase = "{$amazonSearchPhrase}";
amzn_assoc_default_category = "All";
amzn_assoc_linkid = "63ac96d49dbb806f1df8fb191ccda54e";
<script src="//"></script>

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Setup step 3:

Go to the Amazon Ads Options page and enter Search Phrases that will show Amazon items related to your forum niche.

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If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.

Thank you.
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