Main Settings

Overview
In this section of the configurator, listings Main settings can be configured.

Table of Contents

 Account

  • Account: The eBay account this configurator will use when creating new listings
  • Site: The geographical eBay site used when creating new listings
  • Currency: The default currency for the listings
  • Listing type: Set the eBay selling format when creating new listings
    • FixedPriceItem - You list your items at a set price, so buyers can purchase right away (with no bidding).
    • Auction - You receive bids on your item and sell to the highest bidder
  • Duration: Define how long the listing will be active for
    • You can list FixedPriceItem-style for 3, 5, 7, 10, or 30 days, or Good 'Til Cancelled
    • You can list auction-style for 1, 3, 5, 7, or 10 days
  • Include VAT: When this option is enabled the system will automatically add the value (e.g. 20%) on top of your specified listing prices. Please enable this option if your prices in Linnworks are not your final prices (exclude VAT)
  • Search in Catalog: When this option is ticked, Linnworks will use the item's barcode to search for an eBay catalogue listing for the same item and use that listing instead. If the item is not found in the eBay catalog, a new listing will be created

 Condition

  • Item Condition: Used to set a default eBay item condition for all items listed using this configurator
    • For more details on eBay Item Conditions please refer to the following eBay guide
  • Extended property for condition: Used to retrieve the item condition from a stock item extended property. Using this will override the default condition
  • Extended property for condition note: When selling items that are not new this is used to retrieve the item condition note from a stock item extended property
    • For more details on describing item's condition please refer to the following eBay guide

 Listing Settings

  • Photo Display: If available on the eBay account, this option can be used to toggle eBay SuperSize images on or off
  • Default max quantity: When creating, updating or revising a listing through a configurator this is the maximum stock level that will be submitted to eBay.
    • Please note: subsequent inventory synchronisation from Linnworks may increase the level on the listing if the real stock level is higher and if Max Listed on the channel config or the individual item is defined via a Data Import using a Stock Item Linking import type
  • Default min quantity: When creating, updating or revising a listing through a configurator this is the minimum stock level that will be submitted to eBay regardless of the real stock level in Linnworks.
    • Please note: subsequent inventory synchronisation from Linnworks will reduce the stock level or end the listing if the real stock level is less than the min level defined by the configurator
  • Max quantity per buyer: Restricts how many of the same item an individual buyer can purchase from a fixed price listing
  • International visibility: Toggle whether or not listings created using this configurator are visible from outside the specified country
    • For details on getting exposure on international site please refer to the following eBay guide
  • Use tax table: Used for USA sellers to define if the configurator should use the state sales tax table that has been set up on eBay when applying and calculating sales tax for an order line item
  • Enable best offer: Allows buyers to give display the Best Offer option on fixed price listings. 
    • Accept Price and Decline Price for Best Offer listings need to be entered manually in each individual listing template, however Best Offer will also work without Accept Price and Decline Price
    • For more details on Best Offer listings please refer to the following ebay guide
  • Use suggested by eBay categories: When this option is ticked, a list of most relevant categories for a specific listing will be automatically retrieved from ebay
  • Global shipping program: If the eBay account associated with this configurator is part or eBay's global shipping program, tick this box
  • Sold on eBay: This feature allows to you place an item on sale and is only available for large enterprise sellers via a whitelist (set up on eBay)
    • Please contact eBay support to inquire about the eligibility.
    • Note that you must enter the discount price in the RRP extended property
  • Scheduling listing: This enables listings to be set to start at a specific time. For more information, please see our knowledge base article
  • Auto select all images: When ticked, this option will automatically select all the images when listing. If it is unticked, by default, the only main image will be selected and listed. 
  • Increase Variation Specification Limit: Tick to allow unlimited variation specifications to be added to the configurator. This is useful when creating configurators that can be used for different items that share mutual attributes.
  • Use Lots: When this option is enabled the configurator may be used to send lots to the eBay channel. A lot template can be created from the composite stock item which has a single child. The count of child items will be sent to the eBay as the 'LotSize' option. Please Note! The setting works with composition items only.

 Product Identifier

eBay configurators can now link to an Extended Property for the barcode instead of using the standard barcode field from the inventory item. In the drop-down select the extended property to be used.

If the extended property selected does not exist on an SKU listed through the configurator the standard barcode field will be used instead.

 Charity

  • Send profits to charity: Enable this option to a percentage of this listings profits to go to charity
    • For more details on eBay for charity please refer to the following eBay guide
  • Charity organization: Select the charity organisation that will receive your donations
  • Charity percent: Define how much of the sale's profits will be donated to the selected charity

Additional Settings