EI vs CE vs AE

External Importer vs. Content Egg vs. Affiliate Egg

Our team has developed several plugins to work with affiliate programs and add products to your WordPress websites. Here's a quick comparison of all three plugins so you could select the best solution for your tasks.

External Importer Pro

  • Does not require access to the API. Extracts data directly from store websites.

  • Has a fixed set of advanced parsers that can extract complete product data (attributes, description, images, reviews).

  • Has generic structured parsers that can retrieve data from 75-85% of random eCommerce websites.

  • Only works with WooCommerce. It also offers a user-friendly interface to quickly auto import to WooCommerce.

  • Can import both individual products by URL and products from listing pages.

  • Offers auto import, which can import new products from listing pages to your website.

  • Is the best choice for creating niche affiliate catalogs on WooCommerce.

Content Egg Pro

  • Works via official Product APIs and has a large number of modules for various affiliate networks.

  • Requires you to search for products by keyword.

  • Has modules to add additional relevant content (images, vedeos, news, etc.).

  • Offers autoblogging based on keywords.

  • Can synchronize with WooCommerce.

  • Lets you add many products to one post.

  • Allows you to display products via shortcodes. It also includes various display templates.

  • It's the best choice for product review blogs, price comparison websites, daily deals websites.

Affiliate Egg Pro

  • Works as a web parser; no API access required.

  • Has a fixed set of supported stores.

  • Extracts products by product direct URL or listing URLs.

  • Doesn't support WooCommerce (still possible via integration with Content Egg).

  • Lets you Affiliate Egg parsers as separate modules for the Content Egg plugin.

  • The best choice is to embed product blocks in a blogpost and as a data source for the Content Egg plugin (to support stores without an API).