Details in the response include: the feed's file_id, the date it became available, eBay categories that support the feed, its frequency (currently only HOURLY is supported), the time span it covers, its feed type, its format (currently only TSV is available), its size in bytes, the schema under which it was pulled, and the marketplaces it applies to.
Resource URI (production)
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.
|access||AccessEnum||Indicates whether the application is permitted to access the feed file. One of |
|dimensions||array of Dimension||An array of dimensions supported by the corresponding feed file. |
Currently the only dimension available is CATEGORY.
|dimensions.dimensionKey||DimensionKeyEnum||The key element for a value in the dimensions array, paired with its value(s). Currently, only CATEGORY (available L1 category) is available. |
|dimensions.values||array of string||The dimension value(s) paired with the dimensionKey in the dimensions array. Currently, the only supported dimension is CATEGORY, so the values in this array will be L1 eBay categories.” |
|feedDate||string||The date on which the feed was created. |
Format: UTC format
|feedScope||FeedScopeEnum||Specifies the frequency with which the feed file is made available (|
|feedTypeId||string||Unique identifier of the feed type. Currently only |
|fileId||string||The file's unique identifier. This fileid is used to select the feed file when using the downloadFile method. |
|format||FormatEnum||Format of the returned feed file. Currently only TSV is supported. |
|marketplaceId||MarketplaceIdEnum||The eBay marketplace identifier for the marketplace(s) to which the feed applies.|
|schemaVersion||string||Version of the API schema under which the feed was created. |
|size||integer||Size of the feed file in bytes. |
|span||TimeDuration||The time span between feed files that applies to the feed type (e.g., hourly, daily, weekly). This is returned in hours. |
|span.unit||TimeDurationUnitEnum||This enumeration value indicates the time unit used for the time period. |
|span.value||integer||The number of units of time in the span. |
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.|
|13014||API_FEED||REQUEST||Invalid or missing header X-EBAY-C-MARKETPLACE-ID.|
|14004||API_FEED||REQUEST||The specified file Id does not exist for marketplace specified or may have expired. Please check the maximum allowed look back for the feed type and scope.|
|14009||API_FEED||REQUEST||Insufficient permissions for the feed type for the specified marketplace. Please contact eBay Technical Support for further assistance.|
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: Retrieve a List of a File's Details
test_feedapi_file.gzipfile. The metadata in the response indicates that the feed file is for Category 1 (‘Collectables’) on the eBay Australia marketplace for November 10, 2021.