zStore - an amazon affiliate Store

zStore - an amazon affiliate Store

zStore 1.15 – an amazon Affiliate Store Jan 15th 2019

note: this item description is still under construction

V1.15: added some admin features (additional filters for product listings, custom titles modifications for multiple items at once), ratings from amazon items (experimental because it’s not officially supported by amazon), improvements and fixes allover … more info can be found in the changelog and in the comments

V1.10: added subcategories, improvements product maps, other fixes and updates allover  :) more info can be found here

german demo is updated to 1.15

What’s next
V1.16 will come these days with some smaller updates containing:
  • wrong language key usage fix for layout default (hl_products_map)
  • all layouts: breakpoint fix for item suggestions of same group when having less then 4 items to suggest

★ using Amazon Product Advertising API
★ can be used with suitable marktplace (de,, in, fr, it, es, ...)
★ easy to add/modify languages
★ and much more ☺

see what’s new to 1.05 here

zStore - an amazon affiliate Store - 1 zStore - an amazon affiliate Store - 2

Requirements for running you own zStore and start earning money with amazon


  • Apache Webserver
  • activated mod_rewrite module
  • PHP 5.x, 7.x
  • mysqli
  • curl with the possibility to grab content from amazon webservice servers
  • Mysqli 5.6

Nice to have

  • possibility to handle cron jobs on server

Data requirements

  • way to access your server via ftp, ssh, scp..
  • credentials for a mysql database or the possibility to create a database with needed credentials
  • amazon Account
    and signed in to the amazon affiliate program
    and having an active Amazon Product Advertising API Key
    more details in the help section in the zStore Manual in the Backend
    You can test your API key in the backend (of the demo) too

If you are already a member of the amazon affiliate program but still having no Amazon Product Advertising API Key you might find this youtube videos useful: AMAZON product API Associates policy changes – How to get your KEY and How to get APPROVED for AMAZON Affiliate / Associates – 8 top TIPS


  • add items from amazon to your store with the greatest of ease by
    - searching amazon items inside backend
    - copy/paste html blocks containing links to amazon items (e.g. from amazon deals site)
    - single ASIN
    - list of ASINs
  • items can be categorized
  • items are seamless integrated into the store
  • items details can be modified and extended
  • youtube/vimeo video can be added to each item
  • items can be put into a wishlist/favorites list by your visitors
  • items can be put into a cart and checkout leads directly to amazon
  • any amazon search result or amazon suggestion item is also seamless integrated to your store
  • items have links that leads to amazon too, where you could get commission from too
  • 2 layouts are integrated – more will come after zStore get’s more acceptance ;)
  • a language manager is integrated to the backend of your store where you are able modify language relevant parts of the frontend and add add another one with one click – language for the frontend can be set in backend config
  • ...

you can read the full manual in the backend

Project Site:
Backend (de store):
User: admin
Pass: pass