Product Advertising API
Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)


The Small response group returns basic information about each item in a response. The information includes the item's ASIN, title, product group, and author.

This response group is often used with ItemLookup, ItemSearch, or SimilarityLookup to return basic information about the items in the response.

Relevant Operations

Operations that can use this response group include:

Response Elements

The following table describes the elements returned by Small.

Small also returns the elements that all response groups return, as described in Elements Common to All Response Groups.

Parent Response Group

The following response groups are parent response groups of Small.

Child Response Group

The following response groups are child response groups of Small.

  • None

Sample REST Use Case

The following request uses the Small response group. Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKey=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate ID]& Operation=ItemSearch& Condition=All& SearchIndex=Blended& Keywords=Mustan& Merchant=All& ResponseGroup=Small& Version=2013-08-01 &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request Signature]

Sample Response Snippet

The following response snippet shows the elements returned by Small.

<CorrectedQuery> <Keywords>mustang</Keywords> <Message>We found no matches for (keywords=Mustan). Below are results for (keywords=mustang).</Message> </CorrectedQuery> <Item> <ASIN>B0002Y69UO</ASIN> <ItemAttributes> <Actor>America's Favorite Cars</Actor> <ProductGroup>DVD</ProductGroup> <Title>America's Favorite Cars - The Complete Mustang 40th Anniversary</Title> </ItemAttributes> </Item>

Notice that the Keywords value, Mustan, was considered misspelled. The search results were for the word, Mustang, instead.