eBay Feeds - User Guide

  1. About eBay Feeds
  2. Basic settings
  3. Advanced setting
  4. Generating the feed

About eBay Feeds

eBay RSS Feeds Generator

eBay Feeds generator will help you to search for targeted eBay listings by keywords, or by a specific eBay seller.

Search results will be combined into a self-updating content feed which will show all the latest products listed on eBay related to your search.

Your eBay campaign ID can be automatically embedded into product links and images. You can right away start promoting eBay products and earn your fair commissions.

Please note, eBay is officially deprecating its Dynamic Feeds Generator. All conversions from eBay RSS feeds will be globally decommissioned starting from August 2020. RSS Ground is using the official eBay API to generate its eBay feeds which guarantees conversion tracking.

Example of an eBay affiliate product:

To use the eBay Feeds generator you need to sign up for any of RSS Ground membership plans

eBay feeds are Private content feeds. The number of active private feeds may be subject to limitations depending on your RSS Ground membership plan.

Before you start using the eBay Feeds generator you need to sign up for eBay Partner Network - the official eBay affiliate program. See a quick guide.

If you already have an RSS Ground account find "Generate private feeds" > eBay Feeds the main menu:

You can also start creating eBay feeds from the MY ACCOUNT page by using the "Add content" option:

Or, you can use the same drop-down in your Feeds Box:

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Basic settings

eBay Feeds generator has Basic and Advanced settings. Advanced settings are optional and are used for a more targeted search. You can use only basic settings to start searching for eBay products.

First, you choose if you wish to search for eBay products by Keywords or by specific eBay Sellers. You can specify up to 10 keywords or seller names at once. A separate eBay feed will be generated for each search keyword or seller name. 

eBay marketplace - you choose one of the eBay local markets to search for targeted listings. 

Note that not all local marketplaces are supported at the moment. Please use the Preview option to make sure your search returns any results.

To get your affiliate commissions for promoting eBay products you need to specify your eBay Campaign ID. Campaign ID - is a 10-digit number associated with your eBay campaign. It is automatically embedded into product links to track clicks and sales. Learn more about eBay campaigns.

If you don't intend to promote eBay products or don't have an eBay affiliate account, you can uncheck " Use my eBay campaign ID" option and our service's default credentials will be used instead.

Custom ID - an alphanumeric identifier you create to identify your traffic. It is optional, you can leave this field empty if you don't want to use a custom ID.

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Advanced settings

Advanced settings are optional and are used for a more targeted search.

Categories - you can narrow down your search to a specific eBay category. Several categories can be selected for the same search. 

In the drop-down, you will find the list of eBay top-level categories. However, you can also specify any eBay category using Custom category ID option. Find it at the bottom of the list. Click it and enter the needed category ID:

Learn how to lookup a needed eBay category ID.

Exclude sellers - when you search from eBay products by keywords, you can specify one or several (up to 10) sellers to remove from the search results. You need to specify seller names here. Read what is eBay seller's name here.

Filter by negative keywords - for keyword search, you can also specify negative keywords. Products that mention any of the specified negative keywords will be removed from the search result.

Price range - you can limit your search results by a minimum and maximum product price. Enter only integers.

You can also search for products with a specific  Condition or that have other specific terms. "Buy It Now" items are returned by default if not specified otherwise.  

Sort by - you can sort search results in your eBay feeds to show the most relevant products on the top.

Use the  Preview option before you generating to make sure your feed displays products relevant to your search.

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Generating the feed.

Now that you are done with all Basic and Advanced settings, press the GENERATE button.

A single content feed will be generated for each keyword or eBay seller specified in basic settings. 

Use  Add to a posting campaign option to start promoting products from your eBay feeds (see user guide).    

Use  Add to a   content widget option to create a code snippet for your website or blog ( see user guide).
Use  Add to Feeds Reader option to follow all the latest updates from your eBay feeds ( see user guide).
But whatever option you choose, your new eBay feeds will be automatically saved to your  Feeds Box ( see user guide).
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