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Amazon 1.9

Shows Amazon widget in sidebar while viewing a thread.

  1. AndyB
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.2
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5

    Shows Amazon widget in sidebar while viewing a thread.

    This add-on is designed to work with threads that describe a product.

    (Example of Amazon widget in sidebar - Pic 1)


    (Example of Amazon link in visitor tab - Pic 2)


    (Example of Amazon link - Pic 3)


    (Example of Options page - Pic 4)


    (Example of User Group Permissions - Pic 5)


    • Amazon widget is shown in sidebar while viewing a thread.
    • Shows specific Amazon widget for targeted advertising.
    • Optional random widget selected from predefined widgets shown to visitors.
    • Compatible with the Ebay add-on located here:


    • All phrases start with amazon_ for your convenience.
    • You must have an Amazon affiliate ID.
    1. Download amazon_v1.9.zip 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-Amazon_v1.9.xml file
    5. Click the Install Add-on button.
    Configuration step 1:

    User Group Permissions
    1. Set the Administrative group to "Allow".
    Configuration step 2:

    Options page
    1. Add your Tracking ID (affiliate ID).
    2. Add Category items.
    3. Make changes to colors as needed.
    Note 1: If you also have the Ebay add-on installed, select one of the Master Switches but not both.

    Note 2: The Background Color field only partially works, I have reported the issue to Amazon.

    Adding items to the Amazon page:
    1. Click the Visitors tab and from the menu click the Amazon link.

      If you don't see the link, you can access this page with the following URL: http://www.example.com/amazon/admin/

    2. On the Amazon page (Pic 3) click the Add link.
    3. Fill out the three fields and Submit the form.

      Category: Select one.
      Name: This will be the search criteria for the widget.
      Thread ID: The thread the widget will show on.
    Each item added to the Amazon page will show in the corresponding thread.

    Table creation:

    This add-on will create a table called xf_amazon in your database.

    Sending a donation:

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


    Thank you.

Recent Updates

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