Competitive Analysis

eBay AttributeRequired?Valid EntriesHow to set value:
Advanced command
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ActionYes – user must setAdd
Revise
Relist
End
Status
VerifyAdd
AddToItemDescription
setAttributeDefault Action as VerifyAdd69
CategoryYes – auto setthe category idtype a category in the category field72
TitleYes – auto setMax 80 chars; alphanumeric stringAutomatically pulled from title field85
DescriptionYes – auto setAutomatically pulled from long/short description field76
ConditionIDYes – auto set
1000 default
1000 = new
3000 = used
2750 = like new (category dependent)
Automatically set to 1000 (new).
Otherwise, use advanced command:
setAttributeDefault ConditionID to 1000
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QuantityYes – auto set[Integers]Automatically uses stock quantity
Or set a default value:
setAttributeDefault Quantity as 15
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FormatYes – auto set
FixedPrice is the default value
Auction
FixedPrice (default)
ClassifiedAd
RealEstateAd
Automatically set to FixedPrice

setAttributeDefault Format to Auction

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StartPriceYes – auto set
Price to buy item
[Numeric amounts]Automatically pulled from regular price or sale price field.105
DurationYes – auto set
How long the listing will be posted on eBay.
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10
30
GTC (good till canceled – FixedPrices only)
Automatic default value is GTC

setAttributeDefault Duration as 30

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Location or,
PostalCode
Yes – user must set
Indicates location of the item
[zip code]
[postal code]
Must set one attribute

setAttributeDefault Location as 12345

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