Returned reviews are read-only. You can retrieve, but cannot create, reviews.
Get Editorial Reviews
EditorialReviews response group provides the item
description. This information is less of a customer review and more of a product
description. The content of the
EditorialReviews response group can be
displayed individually as part of an
For books, Editorial Reviews is a separate listing on the product detail page.
The following snippet shows part of the equivalent
<EditorialReview> <Source>Bookwire, April 07, 2006</Source> <Content>——Rich characters, unexpected plot development,and underlying themes of hope, lofty ideals, educational excellence, and historical pride.</Content> </EditorialReview>
Copyrighted editorial reviews are not returned. Reviews returned may be different from the reviews you see on the Amazon.com marketplace. For more information, see EditorialReview.
Get Customer Reviews
Reviews response group returns an iframe URL that displays
customer reviews for an item.
The iframe URL expires 24 hours from the date of the request. The expiration parameter appears in the URL. To get the latest iframe URL, you need to submit a new request. For example, when a customer views an item, your code should trigger a request to return the latest customer reviews.
The reviews are returned in the Customer Reviews section of the product detail page.
The following snippet shows part of the equivalent Customer Reviews response
returned by an
<ItemLookupResponse> <Items> <Item> <ASIN>0316067938</ASIN> <CustomerReviews> <IFrameURL> https://www.amazon.com/reviews/iframe?akid=[AWS Access Key ID]&asin=0316067938&exp=2013-08-01T17%3A54%3A07Z&linkCode=xm2&summary=0&tag=ws&truncate=256&v=2&sig=[Signature] </IFrameURL> </CustomerReviews> </Item> </Items> </ItemLookupResponse>
After you have the
IFrameURL, you can embed it on a web page, as
shown in the following example:
<iframe src="https://www.amazon.com/reviews/iframe?akid=[AWS Access Key ID]&asin=0316067938&exp=2011-08-01T17%3A54%3A07Z&linkCode=xm2&summary=0&tag=ws&truncate=256&v=2&sig=[Signature]" />