Install An Amazon Browser Extension

Autostraddle can get a small referral fee on purchases if you click through to Amazon from our site through their affiliate program. This is one of the ways we can pay to keep this site online.

However it’s hard to remember to do that every time you buy something on Amazon, so we found a few extensions which automatically add the tag to the Amazon URL without having to go through our site first. If you install these extensions in your browser and buy things on Amazon, you’re helping us without having to remember anything!

Chrome:

  1. Right click on our custom Autostraddle extension and “Save Link As”. Don’t regular click on it because Chrome will give you a security warning.
  2. Go to Chrome > Preferences > Extensions (or type the shortcut chrome://extensions/ in your URL bar).
  3. Drag the file you downloaded onto that extensions page and install it!
  4. Note for Windows users: you may get a security message that this extension was disabled because it’s not from the Chrome store. Unfortunately if that happens we can’t do anything, and you can either use Firefox or try to remember to click through the site first.

Firefox:

Install Affiliatefox, then in Tools > Add-ons > Extensions > AffiliateFox > Preferences, type in the affiliate code autowin-20 in all the boxes except amazon.ca which is autostraddle-20, and amazon.co.uk which is autostraddle-21.

Safari:

Install Affiliatizer, then go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions and type in autowin-20 in all the boxes except amazon.ca which is autostraddle-20, and amazon.co.uk which is autostraddle-21.