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Subcategories: A Users Guide

Subcategories: A Users Guide
Back in 2009, a guide to AOM Categories was rolled out, and gave a general overview of that feature. Since then a great number of people have struggled with setting up custom sub-categories. It probably hasn’t helped that the system for creating custom subcats has changed numerous times since then, as Amazon has allowed more leeway into what can be... Read More

How To Add Product: A Users Guide

How To Add Product: A Users Guide
It may seem obvious to anyone who has used Associate-O-Matic for any length of time, but many new and inexperienced users seem to struggle with this basic question. So it seems worthy of discussion in some detail. Unlike previous users guides, which focused on specific features of AOM, this one will instead delve into a more general concept. It will... Read More

Analytics: A Users Guide

Analytics: A Users Guide
While previous versions of AOM allowed you to use Google’s Analytics tracking code, integrating information from the shopping cart was always a mystery. The building blocks were there, yet few people understood how to put the pieces together. But now with v5.x, the process has been internalized, resulting in a much simpler application of the code, and enhanced tracking of... Read More

The Site Tab: A Users Guide

The Site Tab: A Users Guide
The options available under the Site tab of the AOM control panel are often misunderstood. Setting them up properly can avoid many common errors and make your Associate-O-Matic store operate smoothly. This brief guide will attempt to explain what each option is for, and how to fill them out correctly. Site Default Keyword – This is an optional one or... Read More

Categories: A Users Guide

Categories: A Users Guide
For many new users, once they get the Associate-O-Matic files set up and functioning, they log into the control panel and wonder: now what? For all the available options to customize and define their stores, many struggle with the most basic question of how to get started putting products into their site. This process starts with Categories, and this guide... Read More

Ioncube: A Users Guide

Ioncube: A Users Guide
Since its introduction into AOM with V4.2.0, Ioncube has probably been one of the most misunderstood components of the entire program. Certainly, people who were originally attracted to Associate-O-Matic because of its ease of use were horrified at the level of programming complexity that seemed to suddenly be required. I will admit that I found it a struggle at first,... Read More