Shopping API

Shopping API Release Notes

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Q3 2017
Version Release Date
1035 2017-Sep-29
1033 2017-Sep-15
1031 2017-Sep-01
1029 2017-Aug-18
1027 2017-Aug-04
1025 No schema or doc changes
1023 Not Released
Q2 2017
Version Release Date
1021 No schema or doc changes
1019 No schema or doc changes
1017 No schema or doc changes
1015 No schema or doc changes
1013 No schema or doc changes
1011 No schema or doc changes
Q1 2017
Version Release Date
1009 No schema or doc changes
1007 2017-Mar-17
1005 2017-Mar-03
1003 No schema or doc changes
1001 No schema or doc changes
999 Skipped
997 2017-Jan-20
995 2017-Jan-06
Q4 2016
Version Release Date
993 No schema or doc changes
991 2016-Oct-21
989 No schema or doc changes

These release notes go back four quarters. For older release notes, see the Release Notes archive.

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Version 1027

Index of Changed Calls - 1027

Schema Changes - 1027

Announcements - 1027

New Features - 1027

Changed Functionality - 1027

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1027

For a current list of known issues, see Site Status Updates and the Knowledge Base.

Index of Changed Calls - 1027

These calls were added, modified, deprecated, or affected by documentation changes in this release. The changes are described below as well as in each call's Change History.

New Calls

No new calls in this release.

Changed Calls

No changed calls in this release.

Schema Changes - 1027

None for this release.

Announcements - 1027

Change Requests

See the Site Status Updates for bug fixes related to this release.

API Support for Half.com Listings is Getting Deprecated

Beginning on August 31, 2017, API support for Half.com listings is being fully deprecated. Due to this, the FindHalfProducts call, and all of the types and fields (used exclusively with this call), is being deprecated. For a full list of typs and fields affected by this change, see the Documentation Changes and Errata section.

New Features - 1027

This section describes new features that have been added as of this release. New features can involve new calls, new capabilities, and/or new fields added to existing calls.

For logical or functional changes to existing features and calls, including code list changes, see Changed Functionality - 1027.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 1027

This section describes logical or functional changes that have been made to existing functionality, including new code list values and/or changes in validation rules.

None for this release.

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1027

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1027 and Changed Functionality - 1027.

API Types and Fields Affected by Half.com Deprecation

Beginning on August 31, 2017, API support for Half.com listings (and the FindHalfProducts call) is being fully deprecated. This section will discuss the full list of types and fields affected by this change.

The following Shopping API types are exclusively for Half.com listings, and these types will no longer be applicable beyond August 31:

The following Shopping API field is exclusively for Half.com listings, and this field will no longer be applicable beyond August 31:

Version 1007

Index of Changed Calls - 1007

Schema Changes - 1007

Announcements - 1007

New Features - 1007

Changed Functionality - 1007

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1007

For a current list of known issues, see Site Status Updates and the Knowledge Base.

Index of Changed Calls - 1007

These calls were added, modified, deprecated, or affected by documentation changes in this release. The changes are described below as well as in each call's Change History.

New Calls

No new calls in this release.

Changed Calls

No changed calls in this release.

Schema Changes - 1007

Enumeration note: You need to use this release version or higher to retrieve new code list values that were added in this release. See Code Lists.

No schema changes in this release.

Announcements - 1007

Change Requests

See the API Site Status for announcements regarding recently resolved or current system wide issues. Visit the Developer Support page for support options and information on filing bugs.

New Features - 1007

This section describes new features that have been added as of this release. New features can involve new calls, new capabilities, and/or new fields added to existing calls.

For logical or functional changes to existing features and calls, including code list changes, see Changed Functionality - 1007.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 1007

This section describes logical or functional changes that have been made to existing functionality, including new code list values and/or changes in validation rules.

None for this release.

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1007

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1007 and Changed Functionality - 1007.

ItemArray Container Removed from FindProducts Call Ref

Although active items associated with products found through the FindProducts call have not been returned in that call for quite awhile now, the ItemArray container and all of its subfields in the response were still shown in the Call Ref documentation for that call. This container has now been removed from the Call Ref documentation.

Version 1005

Index of Changed Calls - 1005

Schema Changes - 1005

Announcements - 1005

New Features - 1005

Changed Functionality - 1005

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1005

For a current list of known issues, see Site Status Updates and the Knowledge Base.

Index of Changed Calls - 1005

These calls were added, modified, deprecated, or affected by documentation changes in this release. The changes are described below as well as in each call's Change History.

New Calls

No new calls in this release.

Changed Calls

No changed calls in this release.

Schema Changes - 1005

Enumeration note: You need to use this release version or higher to retrieve new code list values that were added in this release. See Code Lists.

No schema changes in this release.

Announcements - 1005

Change Requests

See the API Site Status for announcements regarding recently resolved or current system wide issues. Visit the Developer Support page for support options and information on filing bugs.

Max Length of Category Names Increasing

The maximum length of an eBay category name (returned in CategoryName field of numerous Trading API calls will be increasing from 30 characters to 50 characters. This change is expected to go into effect on train 1019, scheduled for release in the middle of June 2017. This change will affect the GetCategoryInfo call.

New Features - 1005

This section describes new features that have been added as of this release. New features can involve new calls, new capabilities, and/or new fields added to existing calls.

For logical or functional changes to existing features and calls, including code list changes, see Changed Functionality - 1005.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 1005

This section describes logical or functional changes that have been made to existing functionality, including new code list values and/or changes in validation rules.

None for this release.

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1005

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1005 and Changed Functionality - 1005.

Cleanup of Some Types

General documentation cleanup was performed for several types.

Version 997

Index of Changed Calls - 997

Schema Changes - 997

Announcements - 997

New Features - 997

Changed Functionality - 997

Documentation Changes and Errata - 997

For a current list of known issues, see Site Status Updates and the Knowledge Base.

Index of Changed Calls - 997

These calls were added, modified, deprecated, or affected by documentation changes in this release. The changes are described below as well as in each call's Change History.

New Calls

No new calls in this release.

Changed Calls

No changed calls in this release.

Schema Changes - 997

None for this release.

Announcements - 997

Change Requests

See the Site Status Updates for bug fixes related to this release.

New Features - 997

This section describes new features that have been added as of this release. New features can involve new calls, new capabilities, and/or new fields added to existing calls.

For logical or functional changes to existing features and calls, including code list changes, see Changed Functionality - 997.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 997

This section describes logical or functional changes that have been made to existing functionality, including new code list values and/or changes in validation rules.

None for this release.

Documentation Changes and Errata - 997

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 997 and Changed Functionality - 997.

Made Updates to Numerous Shopping API Types

Made numerous minor updates to numerous Shopping API types.

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