eBay Trading APIVersion 1371


This type defines the ShippingCategoryDetails container. When the DetailName field is set to ShippingCategoryDetails in a GeteBayDetails request, one ShippingCategoryDetails container is returned for each valid shipping category used on the eBay site. Besides being useful to view the list of valid shipping categories, this container is also useful to discover when the last update to shipping categories was made by eBay.

Type that uses ShippingCategoryDetailsType:

Call that uses ShippingCategoryDetailsType:


Description ( string ) [0..1]
Display string that applications can use to present a list of shipping categories in a more user-friendly format (such as in a drop-down list). This field is localized per site.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use Description.

DetailVersion ( string ) [0..1]
The current version number for shipping categories. Sellers can compare this version number to their version number to determine if and when to refresh cached client data.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use DetailVersion.

ShippingCategory ( token ) [0..1]
Indicates the shipping category. Shipping categories include the following: ECONOMY, STANDARD, EXPEDITED, ONE_DAY, PICKUP, OTHER, and NONE. International shipping services are generally grouped into the NONE category. For more information on these shipping categories, and which services fall into which category, see the Shipping Basics page on the eBay Shipping Center site.

Note: This field is returned only for those sites that support shipping categories: US (0), CA (2), CAFR (210), UK (3), AU (15), FR (71), DE (77), IT (101) and ES (186).
See the Field Index to learn which calls use ShippingCategory.

UpdateTime ( dateTime ) [0..1]
Indicates the time of the last version update.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use UpdateTime.