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.
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.
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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.