The Disclosure for Amazon Affiliate plugin is the fastest and easiest way to get your Amazon Affiliate site fully compliant with both the:
- FTC and Amazon required Affiliate Disclosure
- Amazon Trademark disclaimer
It places the pre-loaded disclosure text from Amazon in the right locations on your website with the bonus of tagging it so search engines will ignore the disclaimer and rank your content.
More to Amazon Affiliate Requirements than just a disclosure!
This plugin covers off two of the most important and difficult to execute parts of being compliant with the Amazon Associates program. However, there are other considerations as well which you can see here – Complete Guide on Amazon Associate Site requirements
Benefits of the Amazon Associate Disclosure Plugin
ONE – Simple Fast and No Setting Changes Required
It is rare that you can use a tool that achieves everything you need it to with so little effort on your end.
With this plugin in seconds you can have a compliant disclosure properly setup on your site. Simply…
- Done – You are compliant
TWO – Proper Google On Off Tags
Many people have recently and correctly moved their affiliate disclosure to the top of their articles. This affiliate disclosure text is incorrectly now being picked up by Google as the page description. This is a large problem for both search rankings and click through rate.
The solution is that using this plugin the Google Off / On tags are properly placed so that the disclosure text will be ignored by Google and your great content will be why they rank your page.
THREE – Fully Editable Text and Customizable Appearance
Although it is not needed and comes installed following your sites design with the text provided by Amazon you can both…
- Change the text to add additional disclosures or modify the words however you see fit
- Fully customize the section however you see fit
FOUR – Control Globally or on the Page/Post Level
Not every one of your posts/pages likely need the disclosure and you may not want them on every website.
You can easily and efficiently control which of the posts & pages see the disclosure text blocks.
Both global and local level controls are available.
What Else Is Needed to Stay Compliant With Amazon?
This plugin is the fastest most efficient way at getting compliant without impacting your SEO with 2 of Amazons requirements…
- Affiliate Disclosure
- Trademark Disclaimer
However there are many other requirements that the Amazon Associate program requires of a site. To get a complete list checkout this free Amazon Affiliate requirements guide.
Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
1. From the dashboard of your site, navigate to Plugins –> Add New.
2. Select the Upload option and hit “Choose File.”
3. Upload the Amazon Associate Disclosure directory to the /wp-content/plugins directory
4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
Configure (none required):
Go to settings – Amazon Associates Disclosure. They will automatically be enabled but you can customize the disclosure and formatting if you choose to.