You need your Amazon Product Advertising API Keys to allow Lasso to connect to your Amazon Associates account. Lasso can then search Amazon and add affiliate links without you leaving WordPress. Pretty neat, right?
You won’t be able to use the Amazon Associates feature without your API Key and Secret Key. The good news is it’s only a few steps!
1. Log Into Your Amazon Associates Account
Once you’re logged in, hover over the “Tools” button on the navigation bar and choose “Product Advertising API.
2. Join or Add Credentials
If you’ve just created a brand new Amazon Associates account, or have never requested to use the Product Advertising API, click “Join.
First, copy the Access Key and paste it into Amazon Associates Settings in Earnist. Then, do the same for the Secret Key.
NOTE: Once you leave this page, you won’t have access to the Secret Key, so we recommend you download your credentials.
If you already joined and only see your Access Key (and you don’t have the credentials downloaded) you can click “Add Credentials” to generate a new set of Keys (which you should now download).
NOTE: You can only have a max of two sets of Keys. But you only need one set.