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Important: Due to EU & UK Payments regulatory requirements, an additional security verification via Digital Signatures is required for certain API calls that are made by EU/UK sellers. Please refer to Digital Signatures for APIs to learn more on the impacted APIs and the process to create signature to be included in the HTTP payload.

You can use the eBay Developers Program to build and offer any of the following tools or services:

  • Selling—create listings, manage inventory, and post-order activities
  • Buying—discover inventory and manage checkout and bidding tasks
  • Searching—customized interfaces for searching the eBay marketplace
  • Affiliate—tools to drive buyers to eBay
  • Customer service functionality—feedback, customer communications
  • Marketing—promoted listings, coupons, discounts, and item promotions

Some of our available services and program resources include:

  • Loyalty Program—The Loyalty Program recognizes and rewards our partners based on a developer's eBay business scale and solution sophistication.
  • EPN Program—Join the eBay Partner Network to earn money by driving traffic and prompting sales across one of the world's largest and most diverse marketplaces.
  • SDKs—Use our downloadable SDKs (software development kits) to make application development easier and more efficient via our SDKs pre-coded solutions for common programming tasks.
  • OpenAPI—Use our Open API to generate clients in one of 40+ supported programming languages, and successfully invoke an eBay API in minutes.
  • WSDLs—Every traditional API has an XML-based WSDL available that will help a user get up and running making API calls. The location of the WSDLs for each API can be found on the "Making a Call" page of that API's documentation set.
  • Support—Explore our support page to learn more about account and technical support available for developers, our API status page, knowledge base, and various partner solutions.
  • Forums—Interact with and ask questions of the eBay developer community. Explore the numerous categories such as Buy APIs - Browse, New Sell APIs - Marketing, Analytics, Metadata, and Token, Messaging, Sandbox related issues.
  • Development resources—Explore our free resources to help in your development process including API reference docs, samples, tutorials, and user guides.