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Why won't Link Maker work??
« on: October 27, 2020, 10:22:07 am »
I click Link Maker. It takes me to a page with a box to choose Kindle Store, Books CDs and a few other things. I leave it saying Kindle Store. I type the book title into the box and click the Search button. It says "API call did not execute successfully". I've tried multiple books and it never works. What does one have to do to get it to work?
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    Re: Why won't Link Maker work??
    « Reply #1 on: October 27, 2020, 12:37:37 pm »
    The short answer is that Amazon changed something -- probably well over a year ago now -- and the new owners haven't bothered to update the code that Harvey did years ago.

    The longer answer is: if you go to the link maker page and click the hyperlink on "here" in the sentence about the old manual link maker, that one does work. Or, at least, it did last time I wanted to make a fresh link.
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    Re: Why won't Link Maker work??
    « Reply #2 on: October 27, 2020, 12:49:42 pm »
    Thank you for the help. Now if I could just find a new owner butt to kick to get them to fix it. :)
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    Re: Why won't Link Maker work??
    « Reply #3 on: October 27, 2020, 02:37:03 pm »
    Thank you for the help. Now if I could just find a new owner butt to kick to get them to fix it. :)

    Yeah .... good luck with that. The screen name is vsAdmin, but they pretty much ignore all communication. At least, I know they've been advised of this issue and done nothing.
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    Re: Why won't Link Maker work??
    « Reply #4 on: October 27, 2020, 04:46:39 pm »
    Well, I sent a message. We'll see what happens. Thanks for your help.
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