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Selecting your eBay Category

Warning: Category ID’s are required for all eBay listings and can not be skipped or your listing will fail.

Categories are used to organize products displayed in eBay. An example would be “Fashion” as the broader category and “Women” as the more specific category. Choosing the best category and sub-category for your products will help customers find your products. In SureDone, you must choose a category for your product to be successfully listed to eBay.

1. Go to the Editor and choose one of your products by clicking edit, or in the case of a new product, click Add Item.

2. Once in the item, scroll down to the eBay Section.

3. In the search box beside the Category ID field, enter keywords to find an eBay Category and click the search button. A drop down field will appear.

Note: If you know the category number you can just enter it in the first box. One website that can be used to find eBay category numbers easily is http://www.isoldwhat.com/

4. Now, click the Choose Category drop-down and pick the Category you’d like your product displayed in.

5. Once you are completely done, click “Update” at the bottom of the page to save your work.

How to use the category ID in bulk:


Use the header “ebaycatid” and input the numeric category ID in the field.


Use the header “ebaysecondcategory” and input the numeric category ID in the field to add a second category.