Fall Category Changes – Starting September 10th

If you’ve been with eBay Partner Network for a period of time, you know that sometimes eBay updates categories as part of the seasonal Seller Releases. On Monday, September 10th the latest changes will go into effect. These changes will affect those publishers that put Category IDs in Custom Banner, RSS feeds, Link Generator or any widget that contains Category IDs as an option.

Updated categories include:

  • Art
  • Business & Industrial
  • Cameras & Photo
  • Clothing, Shoes & Accessories
  • Coins & Paper Money
  • Computers/Tablets & Networking
  • Consumer Electronics
  • DVDs & Movies
  • eBay Motors
  • Health & Beauty
  • Home & Garden
  • Jewelry & Watches
  • Music
  • Musical Instruments & Gear
  • Specialty Services
  • Toys & Hobbies
  • Everything Else

You can see the detailed changes HERE.

These changes affect many eBay sites around the world including: US, CA, UK, AU, AT, FR, DE, Motors, IT, BENL, NL, ES, CH, IN, IE and CAFR. In all between 30 and 50 millions items may be moved as part of this update. You can check out the complete 2012 Fall Seller Update for more information.

Questions about any of these changes? Feel free to leave your comments below.