eBay Glossary


Buy It Now —  the feature allows a buyer to get an item straight away at a fixed price. Sellers can add a Buy It Now price to an auction-style listing. The Buy It Now price should be at least 30% higher than the auction price.

Best Offer —  an offer made by a buyer to a seller instead of bidding or using Buy It Now price.


Description Settings —  settings where you define how product information will be provided on eBay, including product title, brand, images, condition, etc.


EAN — European Article Number: it is a unique code used in global trade to identify a product type, its manufacturer and other specifics.

eBay Listing —  an item\product listed on eBay.

eBay Order —  information about a purchase, including product quantity, price, and buyer’s data, based on eBay transactions. You can use it to control the purchasing process.

eBay Store — the feature lets eBay sellers gather all their listings in a single branded location within eBay.


Feedback —  buyers and sellers can rate each other by leaving Feedback.


General Settings —  the settings where you choose a title for an M2E Listing, your eBay Account and Magento Store View settings which you wish to use.


Item —  a physical product which will be sold on eBay.


Linking — the association of Magento Products with products that are already listed on eBay without using M2E Pro, i.e. the Unmanaged Items.


Magento Order — information about a purchase, including product quantity, price, and buyer’s data, based on eBay Order. You can use it to control the purchasing process.

Magento Simple Product — a product which you sell without variations such as sizes, colors, etc.

Magento Variational Product with Selected Variation — Magento Variational Product that can be sold as an individual product on eBay.

Magento Child Product — a certain variation of a Parent Product, e.g. Black T-shirt. Child Products (Variations) are physical products which are presented on the eBay interface and can be purchased.


Offer — conditions under which a seller makes a specific item available. Conditions include price, shipping, and return policies.


Payment and Shipping Settings — the setting where you choose shipping methods and charges, Payment methods and Returns conditions.

Private auction listing —  a listing in which the user IDs of bidders are not displayed. Sellers may want to use this option when they believe that potential bidders for an item may not want their user IDs disclosed.


Return Settings —  the settings where you define your return policy options for a product.


SKU — Stock Keeping Unit: a unique code you create to identify Magento products in your inventory.

Seller Center —  a dedicated information resource where you can find useful articles about different aspects of selling experience on eBay.


Unmanaged Listing — a list of Items that were added to eBay without using M2E Pro Extension.

User ID —  the unique name used to identify eBay users. As you sell on eBay, your user ID may become an important part of your reputation on eBay.


Variational Attribute — a characteristic by which a Variational Product varies on eBay, e.g. size, color, manufacturer, etc.