Making Listings Available by Default on Another Site

The listing upgrade called International Site Visibility enables you to make your listing available in the default search results of another site. Also see Prerequisites for the International Site Visibility Listing Upgrade.

The following table describes the availability of this upgrade, based on the site on which you are listing (that is, based on the primary site):

Table: Relationships of Primary Sites to Secondary Sites
Primary Site (Site of Item Listing) Secondary Sites Available for International Site Visibility
US (ebay.com) eBay UK (ebay.co.uk and ebay.ie)
Canada (ebay.ca) eBay UK (ebay.co.uk and ebay.ie)
UK (ebay.co.uk) eBay North America (ebay.com and ebay.ca)
Ireland (ebay.ie) eBay North America (ebay.com and ebay.ca)

Thus, if your primary site is the US site or Canada (English) site, the upgrade provides default visibility on the eBay UK sites (England and Ireland). And if your primary site is the UK site or Ireland site, the upgrade provides default visibility on the eBay North America (ebay.com and ebay.ca) sites. For more information on the International Site Visibility feature, see the following eBay Help Page: Getting exposure on international sites.

If your primary site is the US site or Canada site, and you want a listing to be available in the default search results of the UK site, the following tag and value are used (in the Item container of AddItem or a related call):

Example: Sample XML for Visibility on the UK Site
...
<Item>
...
  <CrossBorderTrade>UK</CrossBorderTrade>
...
</Item>
...

If your primary site is the UK or Ireland site, and you want a listing to be available in the default search results of the eBay North America (ebay.com and ebay.ca) sites, the following tag and value are used (in the Item container of AddItem or a related call):

Example: Sample XML for Visibility on the US and Canada Sites
...
<Item>
...
  <CrossBorderTrade>North America</CrossBorderTrade>
...
</Item>
...

After an item is listed using the CrossBorderTrade field, the field is returned in the GetItem and GetSellerList calls.

If a seller decided to remove the listing from the search results of another country when he/she was relisting the item with a RelistItem or RelistFixedPriceItem call, that seller would again include the CrossBorderTrade field, but would set that field's value to None, as shown below:

Example: Sample XML for Removing the CrossBorderTrade field
...
<Item>
...
  <CrossBorderTrade>None</CrossBorderTrade>
...
</Item>
...

Prerequisites for the International Site Visibility Listing Upgrade

For a seller to list an item using the International Site Visibility feature, the item must be in a category that is valid for this feature (see GetCategoryFeatures).

Additionally, several other requirements must be met. For information about these requirements, see the following location:

Showing your items in search results on other eBay sites

Selling internationally

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