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


The Variations response group is a parent response group that returns the contents of the VariationSummary response group plus other variation details, such as item attributes, offers, and offer listings for each variation in the response.

Relevant Operations

Operations that can use this response group include:

Response Elements

The following table describes the elements returned by Variations.

Variations 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 Variations.

  • None

Child Response Group

The following response groups are child response groups of Variations.

Sample REST Use Case

The following request uses the Variations response group. Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKeyId=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate ID]& Operation=ItemSearch& SearchIndex=Apparel& Keywords=Hooded%20Short%20Down%20Jacket& ResponseGroup=Variations& 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 Variations. This response shows that the ASIN in the response has 10 variations.

<ItemSearchRequest> <Keywords>Hooded Short Down Jacket</Keywords> <ResponseGroup>Variations</ResponseGroup> <SearchIndex>Apparel</SearchIndex> </ItemSearchRequest> </Request> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCIIT6</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCIITQ</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCONPO</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCMQ1W</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CDDRJ6</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCIISC</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCIIRI</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000BVA9AE</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CCMQFS</ASIN> </Item> <Item> <ASIN>B000CDDRJG</ASIN> </Item> </Items>