catalog APIv1_beta.3.0

Beta Catalog API release notes

Just getting started with the Catalog API? See the following documents for details on using this API:

The API release history

The following table lists the beta releases for the Catalog API:

Version

Release Date

Summary of Release

Version 1_beta.3.0

2018-07-31

New fields returned in Product Metadata calls

Version 1_beta.2.0

2018-05-24

Two new calls were added to the API

Version 1_beta.1.0

2018-04-15

Three new calls were added to the API

Version 1_beta.0.0

2018-02-15

Initial release of Version 1_beta.0.0

Version 1_beta.3.0

The getProductMetadata and getProductMetadataForCategories calls were updated to return the following new metadata:

  • GTIN fields (ean, isbn, and upc): constraint container will indicate whether the GTIN type is required or not, and if known/applicable, actual GTIN values will be returned under the valueAssociatedWithProduct and/or values fields.
  • importance field will be returned under the constraint container for both product aspects and identfiers to indicate the importance of providing that aspect/identifier in a catalog product record. The ImportanceEnum type was added to define the importance values.

Note: The getProductMetadata and getProductMetadataForCategories calls are currently supported in the eBay Sandbox and Production environments for testing purposes. For more information, see Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in sandbox and Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in production.

Version 1_beta.2.0

To provide sellers with aspect information they can use to better define their change requests for the eBay catalog, the following two calls were added to the Catalog API:

Note: These calls are currently supported in the eBay Sandbox and Production environments for testing purposes. For more information, see Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in sandbox and Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in production.

Version 1_beta.1.0

To support the ability of sellers to submit feedback and request changes and improvements to the eBay catalog, the following three calls were added to the Catalog API:

Note: These calls are currently supported in the eBay Sandbox and Production environments for testing purposes. For more information, see Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in sandbox and Testing Product-Based Shopping Experience APIs in production.

Version 1_beta.0.0

This is the initial release of the Catalog API, Version 1_beta.0.0. For a list of the new calls, see the Catalog API Reference.