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Published: October 29 2007, 12:16:00 PMUpdated: November 28 2020, 4:02:06 PM

This article makes a very simple introduction to the eBay Trading API by making direct XML calls

Detailed Description

The sample code in this article is a stripped-down, simplified version of the PHP 5 samples available on our code samples page.

The code on the code samples page includes samples of two different types :
This article simply shows how to make Trading API calls with straight XML. This is a good example to try when you're starting out and just want to confirm your configuration is OK. In other words, this will help you confirm :
  • Your keyset (DevID, AppID, CertID)
  • Your token
  • Sandbox or production environment
  • Your PHP setup (cURL, XML parsers)

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