With the response, you can compare the eBay marketplaces and categories with the eBay marketplaces and categories that your application is enabled to access. By making these comparisons, you can avoid attempting to download feed files that you do not have access to.
For a list of supported sites and other restrictions, see API Restrictions.
Resource URI (production)
|feed_type_id||string||The unique idendifier for the feed type to be used as a search filter. Use the getFeedTypes method to identify the available feed types. Currently |
Note: For any feed types besides
HTTP request headers
This request requires an access token created with the client credentials grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):
See OAuth access tokens for more information.
|description||string||A description of the feed type. |
|feedTypeId||string||Unique identifier of the feed type. Currently only |
|supportedFeeds||array of SupportedFeed||An array of the feed files of the indicated feed type that are available to be downloaded. |
|supportedFeeds.||array of string|
|supportedFeeds.constraint||Constraint||This container shows the eBay marketplaces that support the corresponding feed type. If no constraints are returned, all marketplaces are supported. |
|supportedFeeds.constraint.marketplaceIds||array of MarketplaceIdEnum||A list of the marketplaces to which the application is constrained within the feed type.|
Example: A value of
Note: The Buy Feed API is not supported by all eBay marketplaces. See API restrictionsfor information regional constraints.
|supportedFeeds.feedScope||FeedScopeEnum||Specifies the frequency with which the feed file is made available (|
|supportedFeeds.lookBack||TimeDuration||How far back from the current time to limit the returned feed files. The returned feed files will be those generated between the current time and the look-back time.|
Example: A value of
|supportedFeeds.lookBack.unit||TimeDurationUnitEnum||This enumeration value indicates the time unit used for the time period. |
|supportedFeeds.lookBack.value||integer||The number of units of time in the span. |
|supportedFeeds.status||FeedStatusEnum||The status for this feed. One of |
|supportedFeeds.supportedSchemas||array of SupportedSchema||An array of the supported Feed API schemas for this feed type. |
|supportedFeeds.supportedSchemas.definition||string||A list of the fields that will be returned in the feed file. For a detailed description of possible fields that may be included in a feed file, see Feed File Fields. |
|supportedFeeds.supportedSchemas.deprecated||boolean||Indicates whether the schema is still functional or deprecated. One of either |
|supportedFeeds.supportedSchemas.formats||array of FormatEnum||An list of the available formats in which the schema can be downloaded. Currently only TSV (Tab Separated Values) is supported. |
|supportedFeeds.supportedSchemas.schemaVersion||string||The version of the Feed API schema under which the feed type was created.|
For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.
|13006||API_FEED||APPLICATION||There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process. Contact eBay developer support for assistance.|
|14000||API_FEED||REQUEST||Invalid feed type id.|
New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.
Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.
Sample 1: Retrieving feedType details
CURATED_ITEM_FEEDis appended to the end of the URI.
EBAY_AU) and French (
EBAY_FR) marketplaces (but all L1 categories within those markets are supported). The maximum time period that one can search back for this feed type (
lookBack) is 10 days.
Note: The definition sample here is deliberately shortened for space. An typical definition would include many more fields than are listed here.