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The Secret Key of Amazon Revisited

The Secret Key of Amazon Revisited
Several months ago, Amazon began to implement changes in how the two required AWS keys (public and private) are obtained. We’re going to take another look at one of the most popular topics ever covered in this blog, so that new users won’t get overly confused by out-of-date or conflicting information. A new video may also eventually follow suit. There... Read More

GoDaddy and the Blank White Screen

GoDaddy and the Blank White Screen
It’s been some time since we’ve had to examine the installation process for Associate-O-Matic on GoDaddy. But over the past few months we’ve been seeing a lot of users with very similar questions about how to do it, and it’s almost always the same answer. So to assist anyone else who might be having difficulties in the future, it’s time... Read More

Get Your Move On

Get Your Move On
There can be several reasons why you might wish to move or copy your Associate-O-Matic store. You could have an existing setup that you’d like to copy, rather then redo from scratch. Or you might be moving your store to a different server. We’ll examine some methods to help you achieve this, hopefully with a minimum amount of fuss. The... Read More

Common Installation Problems

Common Installation Problems
While the basic install process for Associate-O-Matic is not difficult, sometimes problems do crop up. These can have a variety of reasons, from errors in uploading the files, server configuration, or just overlooking the obvious. Many times, actually reading the error message shown (if any) will give you everything you need to sort it out. Listed below are some of... Read More

A Basic Store – The Basic Steps

A Basic Store – The Basic Steps
New users of AOM may often be overawed by the sheer number of options available when setting up their first store. This post will outline the basic steps required to make a site operational. It will not delve into advanced techniques or fancy addons to enhance the visual style of the typical layout. Many of those are already explained in... Read More

Installation: A Users Guide

Installation: A Users Guide
One of the most searched-for questions regarding AOM is, How do I install it? Which is interesting, since I think the online documentation explains it pretty well. However, some people might prefer it worded differently, so I will supply that here. We will assume that you have decided which flavor of AOM you want to install – Trial, Lite or... Read More