King Midas is popularly remembered in Greek mythology for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold.
Same as King Midas, this plugin will give your website the gift of turning daily visitors count into cash, by using the Envato Affiliate Marketing System!
What Can You Do With This Plugin?Hand of Midas – Envato Affiliate Money Generator Plugin is a breaking edge (made in 2017) referral affiliate autoblogging plugin that uses the Envato Market API to turn your website into a money making machine!
You can automatically generate post with your referral links based on a set of predefined rules. These rules can generate posts from:
- Latest items from: CodeCanyon, ThemeForest, AudioJungle, VideoHive, GraphicRiver, PhotoDune or 3DOcean (including their subcategories)
- Latest items from a specific user (based on user name)
- Popular items from Envato Marketplaces
- Featured items from Envato Marketplaces
- Random items from Envato Marketplaces
- Manual items by item ID
- Search Items by Keywords (v1.5 update)
- Grouped post generation (more items in one post) ex post title: “Check out these 5 cool plugins from Envato Marketplace!” Example post
- v1.6 update – Google Translate support – select the language in which you want to post your articles
- v1.6 update – Text Spinner support – automatically modify generated text, changing words with their synonyms – great SEO value!
- customizable generated post status (published, draft, pending, private, trash)
- automatically generate post categories or tags from marketplace items
- manually add post categories or tags to items
- generate post or page
- automatically generate a featured image for the post
- enable/disable comments for the generated post
- automatically import existing comments from the Envato Marketplace item at post generation or manually import comments at user request
- customize post title and content (with the included wide variety of relevant post shortcodes)
- link hiding using Goo.gl link shortener
- automatically update generated posts
- ‘Keyword Replacer Tool’ – It’s purpose is to define keywords that are substituted automatically with your affiliate links, anywhere they appear in the content of your site. For example, you can define a keyword ‘codecanyon’ and have it substituted by a link to http://www.codecanyon.net/?ref=user_name anywhere it appears in your site’s content.
- ‘Random Sentence Generator Tool’ (relevant sentences – as you define them)
- detailed plugin activity logging
- add referral ref=’username’ to all Envato related links in post content
- scheduled rule runs
- Maximum/minimum title length post limitation
- Maximum/minimum content length post limitation
- Add post only if predefined required keywords found in title/content
- Add post only if predefined banned keywords are not found in the title/content
ShortcodesYou can use 4 types of shortcodes:
- The first will include an Envato Style Item Thumbnail with mouse-over popup with image, item name, item author name, price and category. Example page
- The second will generate an Envato Style card for an item (the first thing you see in the Envato Marketplace item screen – the one that has the item image and description – see live preview for details) Example page
- The third one will include all relevant information about an item Example page
- The fourth one will include all relevant information about an author Example page
Testing this plugin
- You can test the plugin’s functionality using the ‘Test Site Generator’. Here you can try the plugin’s full functionality. Note that the generated testing blog will be deleted automatically after 24 hours.
- This blog is dedicated only to my items (my portfolio)! Try it out now!
- This other blog is fully dedicated to this plugin! It contains a wide variety of imported Envato Markeplaces items! Try it out now!
- v1.6 UPDATE: This blog is published fully in Spanish! (using automatic Google Translate API)
- Example which shows the ‘featured item Envato Style thumbnail’ shortcode
- Example which shows the ‘featured item Envato Style card’ shortcode
- Example which shows the ‘featured item’ shortcode
- Example which shows the ‘featured author’ shortcode
- ‘Grouped Items’ Post Example
PHP DOM -> how to install it (if you don’t have it, but probably you already have it): http://php.net/manual/en/dom.setup.php
Need support?Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will respond as soon as I can.
Changelog:Version 1.0 Release Date 2017-01-30
First version released!Version 1.1 Release Date 2017-02-02
Added 3d preview button to 3DOcean items that support it Added manual 'Comment Import' button for every generated post Added rule running timeout manual setting support Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.2 Release Date 2017-02-03
Added WordPress Multisite supportVersion 1.3 Release Date 2017-02-04
Improved control panel GUIVersion 1.4 Release Date 2017-02-10
Reworked rule settings interface -> now every rule has it's own advanced settings panel Added post creation date meta data Improved keyword replacer -> now it can add links, replace keywords or both Added the ability to disable pingbacks/trackbacks for generated posts Added the ability to set post format for generated posts Added the ability to send rule running log in email Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.5 Release Date 2017-02-11
Added the ability (new rule type) to search Envato Marketplaces and to import items based on search result!Version 1.6 Release Date 2017-02-13
Google Translate support added - choose the language of the generated articles! Text Spinner support added (automatically modify words in generated text with synonyms, great SEO value!) - 3 available options: 'The Best Spinner' (paid), 'WikiSynonyms' (free) and 'FreeThesaurus' (free)Version 1.7 Release Date 2017-02-14
Maximum/minimum title length post limitation added Maximum/minimum content length post limitation added Add post only if predefined required keywords found in title/content Add post only if predefined banned keywords are not found in the title/content Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 1.8 Release Date 2017-02-16
Shortcodes fix - added missing link to thumbnail Added fallback method if file_get_contents fails - fixes a recently reported problem Fixed rules running flags issuesVersion 1.9 Release Date 2017-02-17
Added social share buttons shortcodes Added option to add social buttons automatically to item preview Improved CSS, mostly of buttons Fix: allow html and shortcodes in post content settingsVersion 2.0 Release Date 2017-02-22
Fixed plugin auto-updating process Some minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.1 Release Date 2017-03-07
Added the ability to disable the Google Translate popup on translated text Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.2 Release Date 2017-03-12
Added a built in text spinning method Minor fixes and enhancementsVersion 2.3 Release Date 2017-03-25
Added the ability to resize featured image to desired sizes Minor fixes and improvementsVersion 2.4 Release Date 2017-03-31
Added support for custom post type generationVersion 2.5 Release Date 2017-04-04
Major performance improvementsVersion 2.6 Release Date 2017-04-29
Some fixes for some themes Visual fixes for rule running
Are you already a customer?If you already bought this and you have tried it out, please contact me in the item’s comment section and give me feedback, so I can make it a better WordPress plugin!
Future Update Plans
- New Rule: ‘Import More Items Like This’ – specified by item ID
- New Rule: ‘Import Items from a Collection’ – specified by collection ID
- And more new features to come!
WordPress 4.7 Tested!