Merchant Data API

Merchant Data API Release Notes Archive

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This archive document contains information about releases that go back longer than four quarters ago. For more recent releases, see the current Release Notes.

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Q2 2018
Version Release Date
1067 2018-Jun-22
1065 Not Released
1063 Not Released
1061 Not Released
1059 Not Released
1057 Not Released
Q1 2018
Version Release Date
1055 Not Released
1053 Not Released
1051 Not Released
1049 Not Released
1047 Not Released
1045 Not Released
1043 Not Released
Q4 2017
Version Release Date
1043 Not Released
1041 Not Released
1039 2017-Oct-27
1037 Not Released
Q3 2017
Version Release Date
1035 Not Released
1033 Not Released
1031 2017-Sep-01
1029 Not Released
1027 2017-Aug-04
1025 Not Released
1023 Not Released

These releases go back longer than four quarters ago. For more recent releases, see the current Release Notes.

Version 1067

Index of Changed Calls - 1067

Schema Changes - 1067

Announcements - 1067

New Features - 1067

Changed Functionality - 1067

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1067

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

Index of Changed Calls - 1067

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

Schema Changes - 1067

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.

Name Part of Schema Type of Change
OrderType.eBayCollectAndRemitTax Field New
TransactionType.eBayCollectAndRemitTax Field New
TransactionType.eBayCollectAndRemitTaxes Field New
TaxDescriptionCodeType.GST Enum New
TaxTypeCodeType.GST Enum New

Announcements - 1067

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 - 1067

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 - 1067.

New Tax Fields Added to OrderReport to Account for Australian Import Tax

New fields will be returned in OrderReport for orders that are subject to Australian import tax charged to the buyer. Australian import tax charged to the buyer is collected by eBay and remitted to the Australian government.

A Transaction.eBayCollectAndRemitTaxes container will be returned for any order line items subject to the import tax charged to the buyer, and the amount of this tax will be displayed in the TaxDetails.TaxAmount field under this container.

At this time, the Transaction.eBayCollectAndRemitTaxes container is only applicable to the Australia site and to the Australian import tax, but it is possible that this container may become applicable to other eBay sites and tax types in the future.

Changed Functionality - 1067

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 - 1067

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1067 and Changed Functionality - 1067.

None for this release.

Version 1039

Index of Changed Calls - 1039

Schema Changes - 1039

Announcements - 1039

New Features - 1039

Changed Functionality - 1039

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1039

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

Index of Changed Calls - 1039

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 - 1039

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 - 1039

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 - 1039

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 - 1039.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 1039

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 - 1039

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1039 and Changed Functionality - 1039.

None for this release.

Minor Edits and Cleanup for Numerous Type Files

A general documentation cleanup was performed for numerous type definitions.

Version 1031

Index of Changed Calls - 1031

Schema Changes - 1031

Announcements - 1031

New Features - 1031

Changed Functionality - 1031

Documentation Changes and Errata - 1031

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

Index of Changed Calls - 1031

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 - 1031

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 - 1031

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.

2017 Fall Seller Update Released

See the 2017 Fall Seller Update for information about upcoming selling changes, including the eBay Guaranteed Delivery feature, integration of Markdown Manager into Seller Hub, new Q&A feature on product pages, information on eBay policy updates, and updates to Returns.

New Features - 1031

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 - 1031.

None for this release.

Changed Functionality - 1031

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 - 1031

This section lists additional documentation changes and corrections that were made with this release and that are not already mentioned in New Features - 1031 and Changed Functionality - 1031.

Improved ShippingTimeMax and ShippingTimeMin Descriptions

In the ShippingTimeMax and ShippingTimeMin fields of MultiLegShipmentType, it was clarified that the shipping times are based on business days only. These fields are returned under the SellerShipmentToLogisticsProvider container in the OrderReport call.

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

Schema Changes - 1027

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 - 1027

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.

API Support for Half.com Listings is Getting Deprecated

Beginning on August 31, 2017, API support for Half.com listings is being fully deprecated. For a full list of API types, fields, and enumeration values 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.

Best Offer Feature Enabled for Auction Listings

Beginning with Version 1027, sellers on the US, UK, and DE sites can offer the Best Offer feature in auction listings. The seller can offer Buy It Now or Best Offer in an auction listing, but not both features.

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, Fields, and Enumeration Values Affected by Half.com Deprecation

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

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

The following Merchant Data API fields and enumeration values are exclusively for Half.com listings, and these fields/values will no longer be applicable beyond August 31:

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