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How to Make an Amazon Affiliate site with WordPress using a Free Theme

In this video we create an Amazon Affiliate website using WordPress and the excellent free WordPress theme, Storefront. To make managing our products really easy we’ll also be using the Woocommerce and Woozone.

Check out the site I made in this video over at BeerShirts.co.uk

Get hosting here: http://wpeagle.com/hostgator – use code EAGLE30
Get the plugin here: http://wpeagle.com/woozone
Get the theme here: https://woocommerce.com/storefront/

Other things mentioned in this lesson..

  • Amazon Commission Rates EU https://affiliate-program.amazon.co.uk/welcome/compensation?ac-ms-src=ac-nav
  • Amazon Commission Rates US https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/help/operating/policies
  • Find a niche: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDcvaGX121E&t=131s
  • Find a niche 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOHoCnl6gSY

Bits of code you’re going to need..

Line of code for you wp-config.php to increase the memory limit:

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

CSS for Paralax header


<p class="p1">display:none;</p>

CSS to adjust the homepage spacing etc


<p class="p1">.page-template-template-homepage .entry-header h1 {
display: none;
}
.hentry {
margin: 0 0 1.235801em;
}</p>

Copy and paste CSS code in to the additional code section of your customize area found in Appearance.

Video Chapter Timings:

  • What is an amazon affiliate: 00:01:15
  • What you need and what it costs: 00:02:58
  • How much you can make and an example site: 00:04:40
  • Setting up your hosting: 00:07:04
  • Logging into the hosting control panel: 00:15:23
  • Repointing and domain name you already own: 00:16:27
  • Installing WordPress: 00:18:43
  • Changing your WordPress password: 00:22:34
  • Removing unnecessary plugins: 00:23:23
  • Installing Woocommerce: 00:24:34
  • Installing Woozone Amazon Affiliate Plugin: 00:26:20
  • Increasing the memory limit: 00:30:51
  • Changing you Hostgator control panel password : 00:31:35
  • Woozone Amazon Affiliate Configuration: 00:34:42
  • Signing up as an Amazon Affiliate: 00:36:24
  • Enabling the advertising API: 00:41:06
  • Importing products from Amazon into our website: 00:41:47
  • Creating product categories: 00:42:41
  • Installing the Theme Storefront: 00:52:31
  • Adding Your Logo: 00:55:04
  • Creating a logo from a template: 00:55:15
  • Removing the country availability box from product pages: 01:02:28
  • Setting up the homepage: 01:04:16
  • Adding the top Parralax image to the homepage: 01:05:41
  • Editing the text on the homepage: 01:13:01
  • Adding images to product categories: 01:17:39
  • Changing the size of the product images: 01:20:41
  • Adjusting the menus: 01:23:05
  • Creating pages: 01:25:37
  • Customising the footer: 01:29:28
  • Adjusting the sidebar: 01:32:39
  • Adding a blog page: 01:34:42
  • Adding a blog post: 01:36:13
  • Adding a contact us page: 01:40:18
  • Customising Colours and other storefront options: 01:43:13

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Comments 2

  1. Alex, love your videos, I get a lot of tips from them.

    I’ve purchased the Woozone package while it is on offer, as I think it’s pretty reasonable. However, I’m not sure whether to stick with the Kingdom theme or use the free Storefront theme. Which do you prefer?

    Thanks

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