Buy This Book URL pattern

If the Buy This Book URLs for all your books follow an ISBN-based pattern, we can automatically generate the Buy This Book URL for each ISBN in your account. This purchase link will display on the preview pages for your book.

You can choose to use either the 10- or 13- digit versions of your ISBNs depending on which version you uploaded to your account, or always use the 13-digit version.

Enter the pattern in your default settings. To determine the pattern, you can take one of your URLs and replace the ISBN with the appropriate variable listed below:

Variable Explanation
<ISBN> ISBNs without hyphens, either 10- or 13-digit depending on which version you uploaded to your account

Example pattern:
http://www.mysite.com/books/<ISBN>.html

Example URL generated:
http://www.mysite.com/books/0123456789.html
<ISBN13> 13-digit ISBNs without hyphens

Example pattern:
http://www.publisher.com/book.asp?pg=products&ISBN=<ISBN13>

Example URL generated:
http://www.publisher.com/book.asp?pg=products&ISBN=9780123456786
<I-S-B-N> ISBNs with hyphens, either 10- or 13-digit depending on which version you uploaded to your account (must follow hyphenation standards)

Example pattern:
http://www.mysite.com/books/<I-S-B-N>.html

Example URL generated:
http://www.mysite.com/books/0-123-45678-9.html
<I-S-B-N-13> 13-digit ISBNs with hyphens (must follow hyphenation standards)

Example pattern:
http://www.publisher.com/book.asp?pg=products&ISBN=<I-S-B-N-13>

Example URL generated:
http://www.publisher.com/book.asp?pg=products&ISBN=978-0-123-45678-6
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