taxonomy APIv1.0.0

AncestorReference

This type contains information about one of the ancestors of a suggested category. An ordered list of these references describes the path from the suggested category to the root of the category tree it belongs to.

Type that uses AncestorReference

Call that uses AncestorReference

Fields

Field
Type
Description
categoryId
The unique identifier of the eBay ancestor category.

Note: The root node of a full default category tree includes the categoryId field, but its value should not be relied upon. It provides no useful information for application development.
categoryName
The name of the ancestor category identified by categoryId.
categorySubtreeNodeHref
The href portion of the getCategorySubtree call that retrieves the subtree below the ancestor category node.
categoryTreeNodeLevel
The absolute level of the ancestor category node in the hierarchy of its category tree.

Note: The root node of any full category tree is always at level 0.