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Amazon Associates Bookmarklet v1.2
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Amazon Associates Bookmarklet v1.2

I’ve just made a minor modification to the bookmarklet I created for tagging the URI of any Amazon product page with your Amazon Associates ID. I was compelled by Marco Arment to make this change, when the other day he tweeted the following:

I’ve been doing my Amazon affiliate links wrong most of the time.

Can’t do: /yourname–20

Must be: /?tag=yourname–20

That’s actually incorrect–according to Amazon’s Link Checker either way is fine–but I’ve seen the &tag syntax more frequently of late and even Amazon’s own Link to Any Page dingus uses it, and so I thought I’d make sure my bookmarklet does too. Future-proofing is never wrong.

Enjoy.

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