eBay Category Update

Category Changes As you may know, eBay regularly evaluates and refines its category structure to deliver a more intuitive shopping experience. Several such category changes will go into effect beginning today, June 16, with details outlined below.

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

The updates will affect the following categories:

New Categories

  • Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (179654)
  • Cameras & Photo > Camera Drones (179697)
  • Health & Beauty > Vision Care > Prescription Glasses (179693)
  • Home & Garden > Furniture > Furniture Parts & Accessories (179690)
  • Home & Garden > Home Improvement > Building & Hardware > Garage Doors & Openers > Garage Door Parts & Accs (179687)
  • Home & Garden > Home Improvement > Building & Hardware > Garage Doors & Openers > Opener Parts & Accessories (179688)
  • Home & Garden > Home Improvement > Building & Hardware > Painting Supplies & Sprayers > Painting Prep (179689)
  • Home & Garden > Tools > Power Tools > Jigs & Templates (179686)
  • Everything Else > Funeral & Cemetery > Casket Parts & Accessories (179691)
  • Everything Else > Funeral & Cemetery > Headstones, Grave Markers (179692)

Combined Categories

  • Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (63599) is being combined into Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (179654)

Renamed Categories

  • Coins & Paper Money > Coins: US > Gold (39467) is being renamed to Coins & Paper Money > Coins: US > Gold (Pre-1933) (39467)
  • Coins & Paper Money > Coins: Canada > Dollars (Loonies) (3383) is being renamed to Coins & Paper Money > Coins: Canada > Dollars (3383)

Moved Categories

  • Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (63599) > Pre-1900 (163075) is being moved to Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (179654) > Pre-1900 (163075)
  • Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (63599) > 1900-Now (93125) is being moved to Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (179654) > 1900-Now (93125)
  • Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (63599) > Unknown (163076) is being moved to Antiques > Maps, Atlases & Globes > North America (179654) > Unknown (163076)

Please let us know of any questions you may have in the comments below.