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Using eBay RESTful APIs: From authentication (OAuth) to error handling, a guide to working with eBay's RESTful APIs.

Release indicators (see API launch phases):        Beta Experimental Limited Release

Sell APIs

Create end-to-end selling applications to help professional sellers with their selling activity on eBay. From configuring account settings and listing inventory on eBay to marketing listings and reporting on seller performance. The selling APIs help you create applications that enable sellers to grow their business on eBay.

Selling Integration Guide: How to use eBay APIs to help professional sellers add their inventory and grow their business on eBay.

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Account API
Inventory API
Compliance API
Fulfillment API
Marketing API
Analytics API
Metadata API

Buy APIs

These APIs are for eligible developers only. For details of what is requried and how to apply, see Buy APIs Requirements

Turnkey solution for creating buying experiences in your app or website. Retrieve purchasable items, check out, then track orders without visiting the eBay site.

Buying Integration Guide: How to use eBay APIs to create great buying applications.

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Browse API
Feed API
Marketing API
Order API
Marketplace Insights
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Commerce APIs

The Commerce APIs are designed for use with both the Sell and Buy APIs.

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Taxonomy API 
Catalog API 
Translation API

Developer APIs

The Developer APIs provide capabilities that will give developers insights into their API integrations.

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Analytics API 

Searching APIs

Search eBay; build search and browse experiences.

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Finding API

Traditional Shopping/Buying APIs

Retrieve public items and user data to create shopping and marketing applications.

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Shopping API
Merchandising API

Traditional Selling APIs

List and manage inventory, fulfill orders, communicate with customers, and more.

eBay Features Guide: How to use eBay APIs to implement eBay features. Find use cases; learn workflows.

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Trading API
Platform Notifications
Product Services
Client Alerts API
Listing Recommendation API 1
Large Merchant Services 2
Business Policies 3
Related Items Management API 4
Open eBay Apps 5

1 Work is underway to replace the Listing Recommendation API. We recommend you integrate with the new, updated API when it becomes available.

2 eBay recommends the Merchant Integration Platform for bulk inventory management. The Large Merchant Services documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

3 eBay recommends the Account API for managing seller business policies. The Business Policies API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

4 The Related Items Management API has been deprecated and is no longer functional. We recommend you integrate with the Marketing API for managing sales promotions for seller inventory.

5 The Open eBay Apps program is no longer accepting new applications. The Open eBay Apps documentation is provided as a convenience for existing Open eBay Apps developers only .

After Sale APIs

Manage cancellations, returns, and disputes, as well as provide communication between buyers and sellers.

eBay Features Guide: How to use eBay APIs to implement eBay features. Find use cases; learn workflows.

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Post Order API
Feedback API
Resolution Case Management API *
Return Management API

* eBay recommends the Post Order API for managing after-sale problems, such as cancellations and returns. The Resolution Case Management API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.

 eBay recommends the Post Order API for managing seller business policies. The Return Management API documentation is still available for anyone who has already integrated.