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How to make an AMAZON AFFILIATE WEBSITE 2017 – With WordPress, Woocommerce and Woozone.

In this video I take you through how to make an Amazon Affiliate Website with WordPress. The site you’ll be making allows you to own a mini ecommerce affiliate website with a Woocommerce powered shopping cart. When your visitor goes through the checkout they are seamlessly redirected to Amazon to make their purchase. With a 90 day cookie, any purchase made within this time will earn you a commission! If you don’t fancy a checkout and just want direct links, you can do that too.

Check out the DEMO site here: www.bootboutique.co.uk

This video tutorial includes everything you need from setting up your hosting through to creating the site and adding your products. You’ll also learn about SEO, what makes a successful site and how to add content. Don’t worry if you’ve never setup a website before, I take you through everything step by step as you look over my shoulder.

Amazon Affiliate Website essential links

Here’s the resources mentioned in the video. You’ll need these to complete the tutorial.

Recommended Links

These are all mentioned in the video, and you might find them useful.

Recommended videos

Bits of code you might want

Increasing your WordPress memory limit

Paste this into your wp-config.php

define('WP_MEMORY_LIMIT', '128M');

Homepage shortcodes

[kingdom_row] [kingdom_box_headline]FEATURED PRODUCTS[/kingdom_box_headline] [featured_products per_page="6" columns="1"] [/kingdom_row] [kingdom_row] [kingdom_box_headline]LATEST UGG BOOTS[/kingdom_box_headline] [product_category per_page="12" columns="4" category="ugg-australia"] [/kingdom_row] [kingdom_row] [kingdom_box_headline]LATEST FLY LONDON BOOTS[/kingdom_box_headline] [product_category per_page="12" columns="4" category="fly-london"] [/kingdom_row] [kingdom_row] [kingdom_box_headline]LATEST ROCKET DOG BOOTS[/kingdom_box_headline] [product_category per_page="12" columns="4" category="rocket-dog"] [/kingdom_row] [kingdom_row] [kingdom_box_headline]Latest blog posts[/kingdom_box_headline] [kingdom_blog_slideshow per_page="3"] [/kingdom_row]

Custom CSS

Reduce the “as of” text on the product pages:

em.WooZone-price-info {
font-size: 12px;
}

Make the logo backgrounds white:

#kd_footer_partners .item {
background-color: transparent;
}

Change the shape and size of the blog featured image:

.kd_simple_post_image {
border: 3px solid #f6f6f6;
float: left;
width: 100%;
overflow: hidden;
height: 220px;
margin-botton:20px;
}
.kd_hovereffect img {
width: 100%;
height: 100%;
left: 0px !important;
}

Set your permalinks:

/%category%/%postname%/

Need help?

If you get stuck or have a question please post in the comments below or get in touch on the contact page and i’ll do my best to help you out.

Made a site?

If you’ve made a site i’d love to hear how it’s going for you.

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  1. Hello, I am following your video to set up an Amazon Affiliate page. I got into a little of trouble because the Footer Content disappear from the home page (I am pretty sure I did something wrong)
    Is there any way I can make it show in the homepage again?
    Thank you in advance

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  2. Hi Alex I am in the middle of creating a website with the help of your excellent tutorial. One thing I was slightly worried about is the AWS sign up. For this I had to submit my credit card details. It says it is free for a year but after a year will I incur any charges that you know of.

    Thanks

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  3. Why is my homepage showing the entire shortcode instead of just “Feature Product”?

    This is what it’s on my homepage:

    [kingdom_row]
    [kingdom_box_headline]FEATURED PRODUCTS[/kingdom_box_headline]

    Thanks for your help!

  4. Why is my homepage showing the entire shortcode instead of just “Feature Product”?

    This is what it’s on my homepage:

    [kingdom_row]
    [kingdom_box_headline]FEATURED PRODUCTS[/kingdom_box_headline]

    Thanks in advance!

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  5. Hi Alex

    Like a a lot of things on the web, I found your site randomly. Did not expect to watch a full 2 hours – but it was that good!

    I could not decide if I wanted to spend on theme – like everyone else, I have downloaded and bought a bunch already. But I decided it was worth the purchase (through your affiliate link) of both the theme and the plugin. Happy to send a few dollars your way for all the instruction.

    You make it dead simple to get the shop up and running and so rather than messing about with another theme, I figured my time was worth it to just follow along and get it done once and for all.

    I will post my site when it’s done. Thanks for the kick that I needed to get my site monetized.

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  6. Hello
    I’m in the process of setting up my website. But experiencing a HUGE problem. Now I was able to upload my products. But when it comes to choosing anoption, nothing highlights making it impossible to sync with Amazon. If you by any chance get this message, much assistance is greatly need. Thank you

  7. Awesome tutorial. I was able to follow along after I installed. Wish I found you before getting the plug-in. I already had another theme and didn’t want to go through all of the trouble with a whole new theme. Your instructions were spot on, I think I’ll go back and edit so it looks a little better. Still have to figure out how to get the product categories to appear on shop page but overall, very simple thanks to your tutorial.

    Please have a look and let me know what you think at livesoapschool.com

  8. Hi Alex @WP Eagle, thanks for the great videos. I am following all of your videos to start up my own. but here I am going to set up one affiliate site but the error message comes up. in this video @ 39:26 min, u r setting up the PHP memory but while I called Hostgator people they set up to 128MB to my primary and 256MB to my addon domain. but still the error message in on my dashboard. could you plz help me out on this plz? I will really appreciate on this. thanks in advance.

  9. i solved it by adding to custom css:

    .kd_breadcrumbs_bk{
    display:none;
    }

    its for removing the breadcrumbs or details, that shows below the menu, and its margins, finally its more appealing

  10. Hey, I keep getting an error everytime i try to sync woozone with my Amazon keys. I’ve checked the keys and everything is the same it just wont take them. Is there a certain step I am missing?

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  11. Hey Alex,

    Fab stuff, thank you for sharing!

    I am thinking about getting this plugin, and I’ve been wondering whether Woozone allows the automation of product price updates, as Amazon ToS are pretty strict about displaying the correct price on the affiliate website. Do I have to run a refresh manually each time, or is there a way for me to set it up and forget about it?

    Thanks in advance,
    M

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  12. Hi alex i heard wZone has a lot of problems. The biggest is prices are not updated on website. Any suggested fix?

  13. Hi, thanks so much for this video, my question is that I can use HOMEPAGE SHORTCODES in any othes theme like Price compare WP theme
    Thanks

  14. Hi Alex, As this is your demo site I was wondering if you could give us a rough or average breakdown of monthly earnings for site. As we have seen it go up from scratch would be interesting to see how it performs. Cheers

  15. How do I take individual products I find on Amazon and import them? The Insane Mode is not working well for me. A lot of the prices are wrong and/or the products don’t exist when a customer checks out.

  16. Hi Alex,

    Great video tutorial! I am creating a site, however the Kingdom theme is not working correctly. It appears the CSS folder is not attached because the site looks very plain and doesn’t look like the kingdom theme at all. Could there be an error with the kingdom theme that i downloaded or am I missing something?

    Thanks for your help!

  17. I am curious why the blog posts are not showing up on the home page. I noticed on your example site it’s also not showing up. Is there something wrong with the shortcode?

  18. Hey Alex!
    I’m the big fan of your videos, keep continue these kind of knowledgeable videos. Please make more videos on SEO, Traffic Generation Methods and The Case Studies.

  19. Hello,

    I have seen most website and seems everyone has some or the other issue and website are looking good to convert. If you wish i can be a help to you guys. reach me out on skype – seodewang

    Thanks

  20. Hi,
    I follow your video to build a affiliate website. In the homepage, I find there is no pagination of products for woocommerce featured products on the right corner of the same row. Could you show how to do this as your demo site? Thanks!

  21. hi ,
    Firstly thanks.
    I did all but blog slider now showing up at homepage at all…..
    can you help me out here ?

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