eBay Category Updates and Additions

Category-Changes As many of you know, from time to time eBay updates its categories in order improve the customer experience. This week several category changes went into effect. We’ve outlined all changes below, and you’ll see that most involve the addition of new meta-categories, as well as a few category name changes and one newly combined category.

If you’re using Category IDs with tools such as Custom Banners, RSS feeds, Link Generator or any widgets or configurations that offer a Category ID option, you’ll want to ensure that your category numbers are up to date.

Updated categories include:

  • Clothing, Shoes and Accessories
  • Coins & Paper Money
  • Collectibles
  • Home & Garden
  • Jewelry & Watches

You can see specifics on the US changes and additions here.

Though the above referenced document represents only US changes, please note that category changes affect eBay sites worldwide, including US, CA, UK, AU, AT, BEFR, FR, DE, IT, CH, IE, MY, CAFR.

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