The table below lists the API capabilities that are, or will soon be, deprecated.
|API||Method(s)||Deprecation Date||Decommission Date||Notes|
|Taxonomy Beta API||All||2020/10/22||2021/03/31||The General Availability (GA) version of the Taxonomy API has been released. Developers currently using the Beta version should make plans to migrate to the new GA version.|
|Finding API||findCompletedItems||2020/10/15||TBD||The findCompletedItems call is deprecated as of October 15, 2020, and access is restricted.
An alternative to the findCompletedItems call is the Marketplace Insights API, but please note that this API is restricted and requires eBay Business approval for access. Please contact the Developer Technical Support team if you are interested in getting access to the Marketplace Insights API.
|Trading API||ReviseSellingManagerSaleRecord||2020/08/01||2021/03/30||eBay recommends that sellers use the CompleteSale Trading API call to mark orders as paid, mark orders as shipped, and provide shipment tracking details.|
|Trading API||GetCategorySpecifics||2020/08/01||2022/01/31||eBay recommends that large sellers and developers migrate to the Taxonomy API RESTful methods.
Refer to the Taxonomy API Migration Guide for more information.
|Trading API||ReviseInventoryStatus *||2020/08/01||2022/04/30||eBay has found that the values returned for the
|Merchant Data API||SoldReport||2020/05/30||2021/01/30||eBay recommends that large sellers and developers migrate to the Sell Feed API order_task RESTful methods, or to the Large Merchant Services OrderReport call.|
|Trading API||ReviseCheckoutStatus||2020/03/01||2021/07/31||eBay recommends that sellers use the CompleteSale Trading API call to update the status and/or details of orders.
Sellers can also use the Fulfillment API createShippingFulfillment RESTful method to provide shipment tracking information for one or more line items of a paid order.
|Feedback API||CreateDSRSummaryByCategory CreateDSRSummaryByPeriod CreateDSRSummaryByShippingDetail CreateDSRSummaryByTransaction GetDSRSummary||2020/01/30||2020/09/30||There is not a direct API equivalent to customize a Detailed Seller Ratings (DSR) report, but the GetFeedback call in the Trading API can be used to retrieve DSRs through the SellerRatingSummaryArray container.
Buyers can also leave DSR feedback using the LeaveFeedback call in the Trading API.
* Only a partial deprecation; please read Notes column.