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Retrieve Amazon Product Affiliate API Access Key and Secret Key

Once the Amazon Affiliate Program for Magento 2 extension is successfully installed on the Merchant’s store, Amazon Affiliate tab appears on the left navigation bar of the Magento Admin Panel. The merchant has to retrieve and fill-in the API credentials in the Amazon Affiliate Configuration page of the admin panel.

The admin has to log in the Amazon Affiliate Program account to obtain the following API credentials:

Magento Admin Panel

Amazon Affiliate

Amazon Affiliate Api keyAccess Key ID
Amazon Affiliate Tag keyStore ID
Amazon Affiliate Secret KeySecret Access Key

The admin needs these API Key and Secret key credentials to build up the communication between the Amazon marketplace and the Magento 2 store.

To retrieve Amazon API Access Key and Secret Key

  1. Access the https://affiliate-program.amazon.com link.
  2. Log in with the registered credentials.
    The page appears as shown in the following figure:
    AmazonAffiliate_Homepage
  3. Copy the Id appearing next to the Store field as highlighted in the figure.
    Note: Keep the ID ready to paste it in the Amazon Affiliate Tag key while setting up the configuration setting in the Magento 2 Admin panel.
  4. On the Tools menu, click Product Advertising API.
    The page appears as shown in the following figure:
    AdvertiseAmazonProductonYourSite
  5. Click the Sign Up Now button.
    The Sign in dialog box appears as shown in the following figure:
    SignIn
  6. Enter the login credentials and then click the Sign in button.
    The page appears as shown in the following figure:
    ManageYourAccount_Link
  7. Click the Manage Your Account link.
    The Manage Your Account page appears as shown in the following figure:
    ManageYourAccount_Page
  8. Click the AWS Security Credentials Console link.
    A dialog box appears as shown in the following figure:
    CreateAWSAccount
  9. Enter the login credentials, and then click the Sign in using our secure server button.
    The dialog box appears as shown in the following figure:
    SecurityCredentials
  10. Click the Continue to Security Credentials button.
    The page appears as shown in the following figure:
    YourSecurityCredentials_Page
  11. Click the Access Keys (Access Key ID and Secret Access Key) tab.
    The tab is expanded and the page appears as shown in the following figure:
    Access Keys (Access Key ID and Secret Access Key)_TabExpanded
  12. Click the Create New Access Key button.
    The Access Key ID and the Secret Access Key are created and appears as shown in the following figure:
    CretedKeysAndId
    Note: Copy and keep the Access Key ID and the Secret Access Key ready to use it while setting up the configuration setting in the Magento 2 Admin panel.
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