API Documentation

eBay REST Guide

Using eBay RESTful APIs: From authentication (OAuth) to error handling, a guide to working with eBay's RESTful APIs.

New Sell APIs  New APIs

Create end-to-end selling applications to help professional sellers with their selling activity on eBay. From configuring account settings and listing inventory on eBay to marketing listings and reporting on seller performance. The new selling APIs help you create applications that enable sellers to grow their business on eBay.

Selling Integration Guide: How to use eBay APIs to help professional sellers add their inventory and grow their business on eBay.

  Overview API Reference Release Notes
Account API
Inventory API
Fulfillment API
Marketing API
Analytics API
Metadata API

New Buy APIs (Beta)  New APIs

Turnkey solution for creating buying experiences completely off of eBay. Retrieve purchasable items and check out without visiting the eBay site. Then, track your orders.

Buying Integration Guide: How to use eBay APIs to create great buying applications.

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Browse API (Search, Item, Item Feed)
Order API (Checkout, Order Tracking)

Searching APIs

Search eBay; build search and browse experiences.

  Overview API Reference Release Notes
Finding API

Traditional Shopping/Buying APIs

Retrieve public item and user data create shopping and marketing applications.

  Overview API Reference Release Notes
Shopping API
Merchandising API

Traditional Selling APIs

List and manage inventory, fulfill orders, communicate with customers, and more.

eBay Features Guide: How to use eBay APIs to implement eBay features. Find use cases; learn workflows.

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Trading API
Platform Notifications
Product Services
Related Items Management API
Client Alerts API
Listing Recommendation API*
Large Merchant Servicws
Business Policies
Open eBay Apps§

* Work is underway to replace the Listing Recommendation API. We recommend you integrate with the new, updated API when it becomes available.

 eBay recommends the Merchant Integration Platform for bulk inventory management. The Large Merchant Services documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

 eBay recommends the Account API for managing seller business policies. The Business Policies API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

§ 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.

After Sale APIs

eBay Features Guide: How to use eBay APIs to implement eBay

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Post Order API
Feedback API
Resolution Case Management API*
Return Management API

* eBay recommends the Post Order API for managing after-sale problems, such as cancellations and returns. The Resolution Case Management API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

 eBay recommends the Post Order API for managing seller business policies. The Return Management API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.