Open eBay Apps

Embed your application directly within eBay.com. Open eBay Apps allows developers to integrate applications directly in the eBay.com interface where US sellers can subscribe to them and use them. 

Note: The Open eBay Apps program is no longer accepting new applications. The Open eBay Apps documentation is provided as a convenience for existing Open eBay Apps developers only.

eBay's professional sellers benefit from a streamlined and trusted site experience with access to advanced selling tools that meet their specific needs. Developers benefit by integrating, promoting, and monetizing their applications on the world's largest e-commerce site.


  • Exposure to hundreds of thousands of professional sellers
    Be listed in our Apps Center, viewable from My eBay.
  • Robust integration
    Have your application be an integrated part of sellers Selling Manager experience.
  • Simplified billing
    Focus on building great applications and eBay will manage subscription and billing.
  • Enhanced access
    Open eBay Apps provides developers with access to a set of enhanced and exclusive seller-focused APIs.
  • Make money
    You choose how much to charge, whether a one-time fee, ongoing subscription, or pay-as-you-go.


  • Use Selling Manager APIs and also the Trading, Shopping, Merchandising, Feedback, and Notifications & Alerts APIs
  • Advertise your application to millions of sellers for free in the Apps Center
  • Support a seamless and rich subscription flow and plan management by implementing the Open eBay Participant Interface
  • Integrate your application directly into the new My eBay Applications Tab, with the flexibility of the full width and custom height
  • Build one or more optional summary views of your application, integrated directly into the main Selling Manager summary page
  • Bill your customers through our managed billing platform and make it simple to collect payments

Getting Started and Resources