Product Advertising API Scratchpad

Scratchpad is a tool to help Amazon Associates send basic requests to the Product Advertising API. Follow the steps below and you can have a working request with sample code in minutes.

Getting Started

  1. If you have not already registered, sign up for the Product Advertising API.
  2. After you have your Associates Tag and AWS Access Keys, choose an operation from the left panel.
  3. Type the request parameters and choose Run request.
  4. Under the Response section, locate the returned response.

Additional Resources

Common parameters

The locale where you are making the request.

An alphanumeric token that uniquely identifies you as an Associate. To obtain an Associate Tag, go to Becoming an Associate.

Your AWS Access Key ID which uniquely identifies you.

A key that is used in conjunction with the Access Key ID to cryptographically sign an API request. To retrieve your Access Key ID or Secret Access Key, go to Manage Your Account.

Operation Name

Description

Request parameters
Extract parameters from an Amazon URL

Name

Value

Description

Description of the parameter + Exceptions

Request URL
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Response

XML response here
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Response time : 00.00 ms

Code snippets

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