feed APIv1_beta.13.0

API Reference : Resources

The Feed API provides the ability to download TSV_GZIP feed files containing eBay items and an hourly snapshot file of the items that have changed within an hour for a specific category, date and marketplace.

In addition to the API, there is an open source Feed SDK written in Java that downloads, combines files into a single file when needed, and unzips the entire feed file. It also lets you specify field filters to curate the items in the file.

item

Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getItemFeedGET
/item

Returns the following item TSV_GZIP feed files:

  • The daily Item feed file containing all the newly listed items for a specific category, date, and marketplace.
  • The weekly Item Bootstrap feed file containing all the items in a specific category and marketplace.

View getItemFeed - /item

item_group

Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getItemGroupFeedGET
/item_group

Returns the following item group TSV_GZIP feed files:

  • The daily Item Group feed file containing the item group variation information associated with items returned in the Item feed file for a specific day, category, and marketplace.
  • The weekly Item Group Bootstrap feed file containing all the item group variation information associated with items returned in the Item Bootstrap feed file for a specific category and marketplace.

An item group is an item that has various aspect differences, such as color, size, storage capacity, etc.

View getItemGroupFeed - /item_group

item_snapshot

Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getItemSnapshotFeedGET
/item_snapshot
Returns an Hourly Snapshot TSV_GZIP feed file containing the details of the items that have changed within a specific day/hour/category/marketplace.View getItemSnapshotFeed - /item_snapshot