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Published: June 09 2011, 6:40:00 AMUpdated: November 28 2020, 9:49:15 PM

If you list an item with product data, your item has better chances of being surfaced in the search results. Here is a C# AddFixedPriceItem sample for listing an item with eBay's product identifier (ePID). This sample has been written using the .NET SDK v715

References:

Listing with Product Data

Finding ePID

Below is the code. Corresponding SOAP request is attached with this article.

/* 2012-2013 eBay Inc., All Rights Reserved */
/* Licensed under CDDL 1.0 - http://opensource.org/licenses/cddl1.php */

using eBay.Service.Call;
using eBay.Service.Core.Sdk;
using eBay.Service.Util;
using eBay.Service.Core.Soap;

namespace Trading_Samples
{
    public class AddFixedPriceItem
    {
       //AddFPItem - listing using ePID
        private void AddFPItemCatalog()
   {
                        
            //create the context
            ApiContext context = new ApiContext();

            //set the User token
            context.ApiCredential.eBayToken = "Your token";

            //set the server url
            context.SoapApiServerUrl = "https://api.sandbox.ebay.com/wsapi";

            //enable logging
            context.ApiLogManager = new ApiLogManager();
            context.ApiLogManager.ApiLoggerList.Add(new FileLogger("../../log.txt", true, true, true));
            context.ApiLogManager.EnableLogging = true;

            //set the version
            context.Version = "715";
            context.Site = SiteCodeType.Australia;

            string ePID = "ePID85135201"; //Apple iPhone 3GS Black (16GB) Cell Phone

            //create the call object
            AddFixedPriceItemCall AddFPItemCall = new AddFixedPriceItemCall(context);

            AddFPItemCall.AutoSetItemUUID = true;

            //create an item object and set the properties
            ItemType item = new ItemType();

            //set the item condition depending on the value from GetCategoryFeatures
            item.ConditionID = 1000; //new

            //Basic properties of a listing
            item.Country = CountryCodeType.AU;
            item.Currency = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;

            //Track item by SKU
            item.InventoryTrackingMethod = InventoryTrackingMethodCodeType.SKU;
            item.SKU = "PROD1234";

            item.Description = "test - do not bid or buy";
            item.Title = "test - do not bid or buy";
            item.SubTitle = "Test Item";
            item.ListingDuration = "Days_7";

            item.PaymentMethods = new BuyerPaymentMethodCodeTypeCollection();
            item.PaymentMethods.Add(BuyerPaymentMethodCodeType.PayPal);
            item.PayPalEmailAddress = "test@test.com";
            item.Location = "Australia";

            //Specify Shipping Services
            item.DispatchTimeMax = 3;
            item.ShippingDetails = new ShippingDetailsType();
            item.ShippingDetails.ShippingServiceOptions = new ShippingServiceOptionsTypeCollection();

            ShippingServiceOptionsType shipservice1 = new ShippingServiceOptionsType();
            shipservice1.ShippingService = "AU_Regular";
            shipservice1.ShippingServicePriority = 1;
            shipservice1.ShippingServiceCost = new AmountType();
            shipservice1.ShippingServiceCost.currencyID = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;
            shipservice1.ShippingServiceCost.Value = 1.0;

            shipservice1.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost = new AmountType();
            shipservice1.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost.currencyID = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;
            shipservice1.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost.Value = 1.0;

            item.ShippingDetails.ShippingServiceOptions.Add(shipservice1);

            ShippingServiceOptionsType shipservice2 = new ShippingServiceOptionsType();
            shipservice2.ShippingService = "AU_Express";
            shipservice2.ShippingServicePriority = 2;
            shipservice2.ShippingServiceCost = new AmountType();
            shipservice2.ShippingServiceCost.currencyID = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;
            shipservice2.ShippingServiceCost.Value = 4.0;

            shipservice2.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost = new AmountType();
            shipservice2.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost.currencyID = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;
            shipservice2.ShippingServiceAdditionalCost.Value = 1.0;

            item.ShippingDetails.ShippingServiceOptions.Add(shipservice2);

            //Specify Return Policy
            item.ReturnPolicy = new ReturnPolicyType();
            item.ReturnPolicy.ReturnsAcceptedOption = "ReturnsAccepted";

            item.Quantity = 10;
            item.StartPrice = new AmountType();
            item.StartPrice.currencyID = CurrencyCodeType.AUD;
            item.StartPrice.Value = 10;

            //item.PrimaryCategory.CategoryID = "";
            item.ProductListingDetails = new ProductListingDetailsType();
            item.ProductListingDetails.ProductReferenceID = ePID;
            item.ProductListingDetails.IncludePrefilledItemInformation = true;
            item.ProductListingDetails.IncludeStockPhotoURL = true;

            AddFPItemCall.Item = item;

            //set the item and make the call
            AddFPItemCall.Execute();

            Console.WriteLine(AddFPItemCall.ApiResponse.Ack + " " + AddFPItemCall.ApiResponse.ItemID + " listed against " + ePID);

        }
   }

}

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