What are Category IDs?

  • Category IDs are numerical identifiers of eBay categories and custom Store categories.

  • Category IDs are also used in the URL when buyers search for items:


When to use Category IDs and why?

  • We recommend using Category IDs when importing or updating listings via CSV.

  • Using Category IDs ensures your listings are placed in the correct categories.

Category

Category2

StoreCategory

184655

122839

33103728012

177003

632

33103728012

  • If you use the name of the category (no breadcrumbs), our system will attempt to match it with the correct eBay category. However, this may not work 100% of the time.

Category

Category2

Cordless Drills

Screw Guns & Screwdrivers

Rotary Tools

Other Power Tools


How to find Category IDs with 3Dsellers:

  • Visit the Upload CSV tab in the Listings Manager,

  • and click the Import Items button:

  • In the pop-up, use the Find Category IDs buttons to search and copy:

Note: only eBay Store subscribers can access the Find Store Category button.

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