eBay to Update Categories in June


Several times a year, eBay refines its item category structure to provide a more intuitive buying, selling and search experience. The next update is scheduled for June, and will include category and item-specific updates, as well as the addition of more than 200 new categories. Notable updates will affect the following categories:

  • Books
  • Business & Industrial
  • Clothing, Shoes & Accessories
  • Crafts
  • Health & Beauty
  • Jewelry & Watches
  • Musical Instruments & Gear
  • Toys & Hobbies
  • Everything Else
  • Motors

For the complete list of changes and additions to category names and IDs, please click here. If you’re using Category IDs in custom banners, RSS feeds, link generators or any other widget that contains Category IDs as an option, you’ll want check out this list to see which updates apply to you.

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