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Spotlight: Amazon Module

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    with Addison Berry
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    Amazon.com is one of many websites out there today
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    that provides the data that they have for other sites
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    to be able to access over the internet.
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    Specifically, we're going to be looking at product information.
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    On our website we're going to want things like the product photo,
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    the pricing, maybe some manufacturer information.
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    And we don't want to have to look that up and enter it in manually,
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    every single time we create a new review.
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    So the Amazon module will let our site talk to amazon.com directly,

Spotlight: Amazon Module

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Amazon.com is one of a large number of web-based businesses that have opened up their product information databases for other sites to access. In the case of Super Duper Chefs, we want to retrieve useful data like product photos, pricing, and manufacturer information for display on our own website. The Amazon module for Drupal allows us to do just that. In this lesson we'll take a look at the Amazon module, by starting with:

  • What’s Included?
  • Locale
  • Referral settings
  • Amazon keys