eBay Trading APIVersion 1139

UsageConstraintCodeType ( token )

This enumerated type is used by the NameRecommendation.ValidationRules.UsageConstraint field that is returned in GetCategorySpecifics for each item specific that is returned in the response. The enumeration value returned in the UsageConstraint will indicate whether the item specific is required, recommended, or optional.

Type that uses UsageConstraintCodeType:

Call that uses one or more values of UsageConstraintCodeType:

Enumeration Values

Value Description
CustomCode Reserved for internal or future use.
Optional This enumeration value indicates that the corresponding item specific is completely optional for a listing in the category, but the seller should still include it if the item specific is relevant to the product and its value is known.
Recommended This enumeration value indicates that the corresponding item specific is typical and recommended for a listing in the category, but not fully required. The seller should include this item specific if its value is known because including it may improve search results and sale conversion.
Required This enumeration value indicates that the corresponding item specific is required for a listing in the category. The seller must include this item specific or the listing may be blocked.
  * See the Enumeration Index to see exact use of each enumeration value in the API.