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Extension for Magento v1.x

eBay Integration

M2E Pro for Magento v2.x is available. Information about releases can be found here.

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Under this section, you may choose the right listing format, provide a competitive price for your Items, etc. to achieve the best results from selling.

Tip

In M2E Pro advanced mode, you can:

  • customize selling settings for each product individually by switching to the Settings View Mode in M2E Pro Listing
  • save selling settings as a Policy to reuse them in the future
  • add a new Selling Policy by navigating to eBay > Configuration > Policies and clicking Add Policy.

Simple Mode

Duration

  • Listing Duration - defines how long your eBay Item will be shown on the eBay site. Select the most suitable value: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 30 days or Good 'Til Cancelled.

Note

1-day option is available only if you have a feedback score of at least 10. 

Tip

eBay automatically renews the 'Good Till Cancelled' Items every 30 days until the stock is sold out or you end the Item, or the Item breaches eBay Policy.

Note

'Good Till Cancelled' eBay Item will be stopped once it becomes out of stock. To remain the Item active but hide it from eBay site, you may enable the out-of-stock option in your eBay seller account: My eBay > My Account > Site Preferences > Selling Preferences.

Please be advised that the feature will impact all your existing and future Good 'Til Cancelled listings.

Tip

In M2E Pro Advanced mode, you can enable the Out Of Stock Control feature for a specific group of Items or individual Items via Selling Policy. Please find the details below.

Price

  • Source - allows you to define an Item price by selecting the relevant Magento Attribute.

  • Price Change - allows adjusting an Item price on eBay. The following options are available:

- Absolute Value increase - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified number of units.

- Absolute Value decrease - reduces eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified number of units.

- Percentage increase (%) - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.

- Percentage decrease (%) - reduces eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.

Advanced Mode

How You Want To Sell Your Item

  • Listing Type – select an Item format:

- Auction – buyers can place bids to win the Item;

- Fixed Price – buyers can purchase the Item immediately without bidding.

Tip

Find more information in eBay documentation.

  • Private Listing – select 'Yes' to allow buyers to remain anonymous to other eBay users when they bid on or buy an Item. The usernames will only be seen by the seller.
  • For Business Users Only - select 'Yes' to offer an Item to business users only.

Note

'For Business Users Only' option can be used by business sellers in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland who are offering the items only in B2B-enabled categories on eBay Germany (DE), Austria (AT), or Switzerland (CH) sites. A valid VAT-ID registered with eBay is required.

Quantity And Duration

  • Listing Duration – defines how long your eBay Item will be shown on the eBay site. For Auction-style Items, you can select 1, 3, 5, 7, 10 days, for Fixed price Items - 3, 5, 7, 10, 30 days and Good 'Til Cancelled.

Note

1-day option is available only if you have a feedback score of at least 10.

Tip

eBay automatically renews the 'Good Till Cancelled' Items every 30 days until the stock is sold out or you end the Item, or the Item breaches eBay Policy.

  • Out Of Stock Control - allows hiding an Item from the search results when its quantity becomes 0 but remain it active. If the option is enabled, the out-of-stock Item will be updated to Listed (Hidden) on eBay based on the Stop Rules you set. After the Item is restocked, M2E Pro will reactivate the Item on the website based on your Relist Rules.

    Please be advised that the Out Of Stock Control feature works only for the Items with Fixed Price format and Good 'Til Cancelled (GTC) duration. Please read more details here.

Note

The Out Of Stock Control feature cannot be disabled for an Item once it is listed. To switch off the option for the Item, you need to stop this Item, then list it again with the updated settings.

  • Quantity – the number of Items you want to sell on eBay. Please select the most suitable option:

- Product QTY – the number of Items displayed on eBay will be equal to Product quantity in Magento.

- Single Item – only one Item will be available on eBay.

- Custom Value – allows specifying the particular number of Items to be shown on eBay.

- Magento Attribute – Item quantity value will be taken from the selected Attribute.

  • QTY Percentage (available when the Product Quantity / Magento Attribute is selected) – the number of Items displayed on eBay will be calculated as a percentage of Product Quantity or Magento Attribute value. For example, if QTY Percentage = 80% and Product Quantity = 10, the Item quantity available on eBay will be 8.
  • Conditional Quantity (available when Product Quantity / Magento Attribute is selected) – allows specifying the maximum and minimum number of Items to be shown on eBay.

- Minimum Quantity to Be Listed - e.g. if you have 2 Items in stock and the 'Min Quantity to be Listed' of 5, the Item will not be listed on eBay.

 - Maximum Quantity to Be Listed - e.g. if you have 10 Items in stock and want to keep 2 Items back, set the 'Maximum Quantity to Be Listed' of 8.

  • Lot Size - switch to 'Custom Value' to enter the number of Items in Lot or select an appropriate Magento Attribute.

Tip

The lot is a set of two or more identical or similar Items that must be purchased together.

Note

 the Lot Size value does not affect the number of ordered Items and Magento Product quantity. It only informs the customers how many Items are included in the Lot they bought.

  • Ignore Variations – select how to list Configurable, Bundle, Grouped, Simple with Custom Options and Downloadable Products on eBay. To list as Simple product set 'Yes'. If 'No', the Item will be listed as a Multi-Variational Item.

Note

If you use 'Backorders' or 'Do not Manage Stock' options, additional settings are required. Please read more information here.

Taxation

Specify a VAT Rate if you sell your Items on European eBay Sites or use eBay Tax Table hen selling on the US, CA or eBay Motors sites.

  • VAT Rate - to use this option, you have to be registered as a business seller on eBay and list the Item on the VAT-enabled sites: Ireland, India, Switzerland, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Germany, France, Austria or the United Kingdom. The VAT information will be displayed on eBay Item page if specified.
  • Use eBay Tax Table - enable if you want to use the tax tables you configured in your Seller Account on eBay. The feature is only available for Canada, Canada (Fr), USA and eBay Motors sites.

Tip

The Tax value can be shown next to an Item price or included in the price value. In this latter case, the 'Add VAT Percentage' option must be enabled under the Price section.

Price

The available Price settings depend on the Item format you selected.

Fixed Price Item

  • Add VAT Percentage - enable to include a VAT value into an Item price on eBay.

For example:

Initial dataCalculationsResult
VAT incl.VAT excl.VAT incl.VAT excl.
Price£10
£10 + £1.90 = £11.90
£10Price £12,14Price £10,2VAT £1.90
VAT Rate, %19% or £1.90£1.90
Price change+ 2%£11.90 * 2% = £0.24£10 * 2% = £0.2
  • Price – select an Item Price source:

- Product Price – eBay Item price will be equal to the corresponding Magento Product price.

 - Special Price – Special Price of the corresponding Magento Product will be sent on eBay.

- Magento Attribute – the price value for eBay Item will be taken from the selected Attribute. Magento Attribute must contain a numeric value.

Tip

If the Special Price terms are expired or not set, the Product Price will be used instead. Please see the examples in the table below:

Current Date(dd/mm)Product Price

Special Price

from: 05/01

to: 10/01

Price on eBay
04/01$20$15$20
05/01$20$15$15
06/01$20$15$15
09/01$20$15$15
10/01$20$15$15
11/01$20$15$20
N/A$20N/A$20

Note

If the Special Price attribute is selected from Magento Attribute group and it does not contain any value, the Product Price will not be used instead. An error will be returned by eBay.

 

  • Price Change - allows adjusting an Item price on eBay. The following options are available:

- Absolute Value increase - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified number of units.

- Absolute Value decrease - reduces eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified number of units.

- Percentage increase (%) - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.

- Percentage decrease (%) - reduces eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.

  • Variation Price (only for Magento Configurable and Bundle Products) – select a price source for the Item variations:

- Main Product – the price value for Item variations will be taken from Magento Parent Product.

- Associated Products – the price values for Item variations will be taken from the relevant Magento Child Products.

  • Strike Through Price - allows sellers to show historical / recommended Item price as strikethrough text. Please find more details here.
  • Minimum Advertised Price -  it is the lowest price that a retailer can advertise a product for sale. You can find more details here.

Note

If your Item price is below the manufacturer's Minimum Advertised Price, it will not be displayed on the eBay Item page. Buyers will see your retail price only after they add the Item to the cart.

Tip

If you are a Business Seller and need to specify the Unit Price, please, review this article to learn the details


Auction Listing

  • Add VAT Percentage - enable to include a VAT value into an Item price on eBay.

For example:

Initial dataCalculationsResult
VAT incl.VAT excl.VAT incl.VAT excl.
Price£10
£10 + £1.90 = £11.90
£10Price £12,14Price £10,2VAT £1.90
VAT Rate, %19% or £1.90£1.90
Price change+ 2%£11.90 * 2% = £0.24£10 * 2% = £0.2
  • Start Price – the lowest price at which an Auction can be stated.
- Product Price – eBay Item price will be equal to the corresponding Magento Product price.- Special Price – Special Price of the corresponding Magento Product will be sent on eBay.- Magento Attribute – the price value for eBay Item will be taken from the selected Attribute. Magento Attribute must contain a numeric value.
  • "Buy It Now" Price – the fixed price for the immediate purchase. Select either Product Price or Special Price, or Magento Attribute. Please read more information about the "Buy It Now" price.
  • Reserve Price – the lowest price at which you are selling an Item. Select either Product Price or Special Price, or Magento Attribute. eBay may charge an additional fee for using this feature.
  • Price Change - allows adjusting the Item price on eBay. The following options are available:
- Absolute Value increase - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified number of units.- Absolute Value decrease- Percentage increase (%) - increases eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.- Percentage decrease (%) - reduces eBay Item price compared to the corresponding Magento Product price by the specified percent value.

Currency Rate

Magento default functionality allows automatically converting Product Price and Special Price values once eBay site currency does not match Magento Base currency. You will see the following notification:

If the exchange rate settings are incorrect, you will be alerted:

Example 1

To fix this issue, navigate to System > Configuration > Currency Setup > Currency Options, select the required currencies in the 'Allowed Currencies' option and Save Configuration.

Example 2

To fix this issue, navigate to System > Manage Currency > Rates, set up necessary exchange rates and save Currency Rates.

Tip

The conversion will be performed based on Base Currency and Currency Rates of your Magento. Find the details on how to provide the currency settings in Magento documentation.

Tip

M2E Pro allows converting the values of Magento Attributes with Price input type.

If are going to list products on the Marketplace which has different Base Currency compared to your Magento one, and the price values are set to be taken from Magento Attribute with Price input type, you can enable an automatic currency conversion. M2E Pro will automatically convert the relevant Magento Attribute value based on the Currency Rates in your Magento.

Donation

You can support the charities using the Donation feature. Please set up a donation percentage which will be transferred to the selected organization. 

Tip

eBay returns an organization list per marketplace. You can define the Donation only in Selling Settings of M2E Pro Listing after you select eBay site.

The Donation option is not available in M2E Pro Selling Policy as there is no eBay site assigned.

Best Offer

  • Allow Best Offer – allows you to accept offers from buyers and negotiate a Price. You can accept Best Offers on Fixed Price and Classified Ads in certain categories, such as eBay Motors. Click here to find out more details.
You can respond to buyers manually (directly from the eBay site) or use auto Accept and Decline options:
  • Accept Offers of at Least – the Price at which (or greater than) an offer will be automatically accepted.
  • Decline Offers Less Than – the Price at which (or less than) an offer will be automatically declined.

If you use % of Price to set auto respond settings, Accept and Decline values will be calculated as:
- Accept Offers >= Buy It Now Price * percentage value;
- Decline Offers <= Buy It Now Price *percentage value. 

 Magento Attribute selected for this option must contain an appropriate Price value in the numeric format.

Note

eBay requires the following condition to be met: Decline Best Offers price < Accept Best Offers price < Buy It Now price.