When integrating products from your Amazon shop onto your website, it’s best to use a WordPress plugin. To do so, you can choose between a number of “Amazon Affiliate Plugins”, which are very useful.

So, what important functions do the individual plugins have to offer and which is the right one for you? To help you decide, here are 5 Amazon affiliate plugins that we can recommend:

  1. Amazon Affiliate for WordPress (AAWP)
  2. Amazilon
  3. Amazon Simple Affilate (ASA2)
  4. Amazon Associates – Official Link Builder
  5. Easy Amazon Links

At the end of this article you also find an overview of all plugins and their features compared!


1. Amazon Affiliate for WordPress (AAWP)

AAWP Amazon Plugin
Source: aawp.de

The Amazon Affiliate for WordPress (AAWP) plugin is effective for promoting Amazon products and you don’t need any programing skills. This plugin offers numerous functions and you can use these to advertise products in your shop.

To integrate these products, all you need to do is insert a shortcode in the right place on your website.

Using the AAWP plugin means you don't have to carry out any maintenance. Once the relevant data has been added, it’s automatically updated, including prices, images, discounts/offers and descriptions.

The functions of this plugin allow you to publish Amazon products and benefit from a lovely design. It also allows you to create your own templates.

AAWP Amazon Plugin Functions
Source: aawp.de

The main functions

The Amazon Affiliate for WordPress Plugin (AAWP) offers users the following features:

  • Text links
  • Product boxes
  • Lists (best sellers/new releases)
  • Data fields
  • Widgets
  • Comparison tables

Single or multiple product boxes

AAWP Product Box

Comparison tables

AAWP Comparison Table

Prices/licenses

The Amazon Affiliate for WordPress Plugin comes with 4 different license types. The cheapest is the personal package, which costs €39.00. This is for just one domain.

The Plus package, which costs €99.00 and supports multiple WordPress sites, can be used on up to 3 domains.

If you need more than 3 domains, choose the Pro package at €199.00. The Ultimate package has the most extensive license, with up to 25 domains included.

Prices and licenses at a glance:

  • Personal: €39.00 (1 domain)
  • Plus: €99.00 (3 domains)
  • Pro: €199.00 (10 domains)
  • Ultimate: €299.00 (25 domains)

2. Amazilon

Amazilion Amazon WordPress Plugin
Source: amazilon.com

Amazilon is the ideal Amazon plugin for the layperson. Once again, you can integrate products very easily using shortcode and don’t need any additional specialist knowledge. The plugin offers various templates for its users.

It also offers generators that help you to integrate Amazon products. If a visitor can't find the right product on your website, they can use the live product search that Amazon also offers as a feature.

If a product is no longer available through your shop, Amazilon will send you an email to let you know. This means you can easily exchange products that are out of stock with other products that are in stock.

Amazilion WordPress Statistics
Source: amazilon.com

The main functions

The Amazilon plugin offers the following functions to its users:

  • A template generator for ready-made product templates
  • Buttons
  • Product boxes
  • Text links
  • Widgets
  • Comparison tables

Single (or multiple) product boxes

Amazilion Product Box
Source: amazilon.com

Comparison tables

Amazilion Comparison Table
Source: amazilon.com

Prices/licenses

The Amazilon plugin offers 3 different license types. The cheapest is the Small license for €39.00. This license covers the plugin for use on one domain.

The Medium license at €99.00 covers the Amazon plugin on 6 domains. If you want to use Amazillon on up to 25 domains, you need the Big license for €225.00.

Prices and licenses at a glance:

  • Small License: €39.00 (1 domain)
  • Medium License: €99.00 (6 domains)
  • Big License: €225.00 (25 domains)

3. Amazon Simple Affilate (ASA2)

ASA2 Amazon Plugin
Source: getasa2.com

The Amazon Simple Affiliate (ASA 2) plugin also allows you to embed product images from your shop onto your website. ASA 2 has ready-made templates for this.

You can manage the templates for all functions through the backend and adjust them to suit your needs and purposes. This means that it's easy to publish different designs and you don't need any programing knowledge.

If you want to integrate products directly through the WordPress editor, you only need to use the search term and category. Then, you can add the product with just one click.

As already mentioned, the ASA 2 Amazon plugin lets you know about products that are no longer available in your Amazon shop. This means you can always ensure that available products are published.

ASA2 Pro Amazon Plugin
Source: getasa2.com

The main functions

The Amazon Simple Affiliate plugin has the following functions:

  • Text links
  • Bestseller lists
  • Product boxes
  • Lists
  • Product searches
  • Templates

Product boxes

ASA2 Product Boxes
Source: getasa2.com

Lists

ASA2 Amazon Plugin Lists
Source: getasa2.com

Prices/licenses

There are 3 different types of license for the ASA 2 plugin. The entry-level “Personal” license at $59.00 allows you to manage one domain.

If one domain isn't enough, you can choose the next license up, which is the “Professional”. This costs $119.00 and can be used on up to 5 domains. The largest license for managing up to 25 domains is the “Business” license, which you can purchase for €249.00

Prices and licenses at a glance:

  • Personal: $59.00 (1 domain)
  • Professional: $119.00 (5 domains)
  • Business: $249.00 (25 domains)

4. Amazon Associates – Official Link Builder

The Amazon Associates Link Builder is a free affiliate plugin direct from Amazon. The plugin functions focus on the simple integration of products.

This plugin allows you to search for products and integrate these  directly from the WordPress editor. It also gives you a live view of the products that are currently unavailable.

You can edit templates for the various product boxes and save these as a new template. You can use the Link Builder as a free alternative to the previously mentioned affiliate plugins as this provides sufficient features to help you add products without much effort.

However, this plugin is not ideal if you want more features and to be able to add products with greater flexibly or perhaps design your own templates.

Product boxes

Amazon Link Builder Product Box
Source: amazon-affiliate.eu

Template selection

Amazon Link Builder Templates
Source: amazon-affiliate.eu

The main functions

The Amazon Associates Link Builder plug-in has the following features:

  • Text links
  • Product boxes
  • Carousel
  • Product searches

Prices/licenses

You can use the Amazon Associates Link Builder free of charge.


Just like the Amazon Associates Link Builder, the Easy Amazon Links plugin is free and allows you to integrate affiliate links quickly and easily via the WordPress editor.

You just need to be aware that this plugin can only generate text links and doesn’t offer other features at the present time. A TinyMCE button allows you to generate a link quickly.

There are two ways of integrating a link: either through a search or using the ASIN. In addition, the Easy Amazon Links plugin supports all available countries and stores.

Amazon Tracking IDs

Easy Amazon Links Plugin Tracking
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General settings

Easy Amazon Links Settings
Source: wordpress.org

An overview of the Amazon Plugins

Functions AAWP Amazilon ASA2 Amazon Associates Easy Amazon Links
Text links
Product Boxes
Bestseller list
Widget
Comparison tables
Caching
SSL
Price for a domain €39.00 €39.00 $59.00 free of charge free of charge
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Conclusion

The Premium Amazon Affiliate Plugins offer many features to choose from. Each of the plugins we’ve reviewed above has standard features such as text links or product boxes.

Some of the plugins also offer you widgets, lists and comparison tables in addition to these functions. The prices of the premium plug-ins and their licenses are quite similar so it’s worthwhile to compare them.

The free plugins are also very good for getting started and easily incorporating links.

Are you already using an Amazon affiliate plugin for? If so, what’s your experience?

Florian D.

About the author: Florian is the project owner and lead developer of MH Themes and other awesome WordPress related tools. Besides coding, he loves doing sports and watching his favorite series. Follow him on Twitter