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Published: January 02 2013, 2:00:00 PMUpdated: November 28 2020, 10:45:36 PM

I am trying to list in category-80759 "Daycab Semi Trucks" category on Motors site but getting error-22147. Why ?

  <ShortMessage>Category not supported.</ShortMessage>
  <LongMessage>The category {0} is not available for local listings. Please select another category and resubmit the listing.</LongMessage>
  <ErrorCode>22147</ErrorCode>

If you are getting the above error while listing in category-80759 on Motors site, please follow the below steps to figure out the root cause :

1. Make a call to GetCatgeoryFeatures api with siteid-100 and category id-80759. In the response look for the tag <LocalMarketAdFormatEnabled>

  <LocalMarketAdFormatEnabled>LocalMarketBestOfferOnly</LocalMarketAdFormatEnabled>

This means category does support the lead generation Motors Local Market feature only.

2. The other important thing to know about classified listings in this category is that the LMS(Local Market Subscribed for Motors) users are not allowed to list in this category. Now you need to check if the user belongs to LMS group or not. To do so, please make a call to GetUser api and check <UserSubscription> and <EBaySubscription> tags in the response. For LMS users, it will show the following in GetUser api response :

<UserSubscription>LocalMarketRegular</UserSubscription> 
 <EBaySubscription>LocalMarketRegular</EBaySubscription>

This means you will not be able to list in category-80759 on Motors site

 

 

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