Updates to eBay Categories Coming in October


A few times a year, eBay announces changes to its item category structure in order to improve the buying, selling and search experience. The Fall update is scheduled for October 12 in AT, AU, BENL, CA, CAFR, CH, DE, ES, FR, IE, IT, Motors, NL, RU, UK and US. It includes category and item-specific updates across the following categories:

  • Baby
  • Coins & Paper Money
  • Collectibles
  • Crafts
  • Health & Beauty
  • Home & Garden
  • Jewelry & Watches
  • Motors
  • Musical Instruments & Gear
  • Sporting Goods
  • Stamps

For the complete list of item and ID additions, removals and renames, please click here and select your relevant categories to see specific changes. If you’re using Category IDs in custom banners, RSS feeds, link generators or other widgets that contains a Category ID field, you’ll want check out this list to see which updates apply to you.

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