Affiliate Link Builder and URL Shortener for Amazon


With this plugin, all you need to do is paste any number of standard Amazon product links into a new blog post and hit publish.

It will automatically detect the presence of Amazon links in a blog post and convert them: It will remove the query, including a possible existing affiliate ID. Then it will append your affiliate ID at the end of the URL.

Optionally, you can even have the plugin shorten the link using Amazon’s own URL shortening service (powered by You will get a short link that looks like this: Perfect for sharing on social media!

If you opt for using, you also get access to click analytics (total clicks per link, referrers, locations) by logging in to your account.

The plugin has its own settings page, where you can provide your Amazon Affiliate ID and and Generic Access Token (optional). To request an access token, sign up for and verify your email address.

Additionally, you can control whether the links should be made “nofollow” and/or opened in a new browser tab.


  • Affiliate Link Builder Settings


Unzip in wp-content/plugins/ and activate in the Plugins section.

Contributors & Developers

“Affiliate Link Builder and URL Shortener for Amazon” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Release Date – 26 December 2018

  • Initial release