New Release: WPAA Plugin version 1.6.0 – Static Link Geo Localization

Today I’m proud to announce the release of version 1.6.0 of the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin. Although there aren’t a large number of changes in this release I think it deserves special attention as it truly makes the plugin a must have for WordPress & Amazon Associate users. In this release Geo-Localization has been extended

New Release: WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin version 1.4.1

Today we released a patch to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin to correct an error in the Quick Links Module as well as providing additional styling for Amazon product images created through ShortCode. The latest available version (1.4.1) contains these changes and are worth getting if you utilize the HTML editor for writing content on

Version 1.4.0 released for the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin

Well, as it turns out version 1.3.0 was not the last release of the 1.X branch. Let me announce that Version 1.4.0 of the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin has been released! This release incorporates a few key features that I think will open up the plugin to an even wider audience. First this releases includes

5,000 downloads and counting

Today is a momentous occasion for us, and it is all thanks to you! As of early this morning the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin has reached 5,000 downloads according to official WordPress plugin statistics. I never imagined that this plugin would reach 5,000 downloads in less than a month. Thank you for your continued support,

New Release: Version 1.3.0 of the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin

Today (December 3rd) we released version 1.3.0 of our WordPress plugin: WordPress Amazon Associate. We’re really excited about the new features that have been included in this release and think that you will be as well. Everybody loves widgets and in this release we have added support for the Amazon Omakase Widget. This widget (shown

1.2.X Bug Fixes and Optimizations to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin

As you may have noticed there have been a few 1.2.x releases to the WordPress Amazon Associate Plugin over the last few days. In version 1.2.0 we introduced support for multiple Amazon locales and Geo localization of product links through the use of ip2nation. After the release it was brought to my attention by Per

How to Correctly include jQuery in your WordPress Plugin

One of the most frustrating items I’ve come across recently is that alot of WordPress plugins include their own version of jQuery or similar JavaScript library. Please Stop!!!! What you may not realize is that WordPress comes bundled with the jQuery library and to boot they provide a simple method to not only include it

WordPress Amazon Associate now supports multiple locales!

Yesterday, 11-20-2010 we released version 1.2 of the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin. This release was a major milestone to the plugin as it know supports multiple locales. This means that individuals that have associate ids for multiple amazon locales can insert them all into the plugin. In addition we integrated ip2nation support so that Geo

APaPi version 1.0.1 released

Early today 11-19-2010 we have released version 1.0.1 of the Amazon Product API (APaPi) library. This release corrects 2 main bugs that were in the first official release: Japan Domain correction – updated japan domain to .jp from setLocale validation fix – logic corrected for false negative. If you are using the library to

WordPress Amazon Associate update: Supporting I18n and Plugin Compliance

Yesterday (11/14/2010) saw the release of Version 1.1.0 of the WordPress Amazon Associate plugin. I am very excited about this release as we feel a couple key features were introduced. First WPAA now fully support I18n localization and includes a .pot file that users can use to translate the plugin into their language. If you