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Ebay API Node.js

Ebay API Client for node js.

The intent is to simplify the request process by handling the tedious logic. It's a thin wrapper around eBay Api.

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Documentation: https://pajaydev.github.io/ebay-node-api

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npm install ebay-node-api


let eBay = require("ebay-node-api");

let ebay = new eBay({
  clientID: "-- Client APP ID ----",
  env: "SANDBOX", // optional default = 'PRODUCTION'
  headers: {
    // optional
    "X-EBAY-C-MARKETPLACE-ID": "EBAY_GB" // For Great Britain https://www.ebay.co.uk

For Country Code and Marketplace id check here


Check out the Starter Guide documentation with examples to get started.

Using Express js

You can consume these ebay node api's using Express. You can checkout the sample app in Codesandbox playground.

API details

Without Auth flow

HTTP Method Methods Description Usage Offical doc
GET findItemsByKeywords Searches for items on eBay by a keyword query. Example doc
GET findCompletedItems Searches for items whose listings are completed and are no longer available for sale by category (using categoryId), by keywords (using keywords), or a combination of the two. Example doc
GET findItemsByProduct Searches for items on eBay using specific eBay product values. Example doc
GET findItemsAdvanced Searches items on eBay by category or keyword or both. Example doc
GET getSingleItem Retrieves publicly visible details about one listing on eBay. Example doc
GET getMultipleItems Retrieves publicly available data for one or more listings. Example doc
GET getShippingCosts Retrieve estimated shipping cost to ship an active item to a specified destination country and postal code. Example doc
GET getItemStatus Get item status for given item ids. Example doc
GET getUserDetails Get User Profile. Example doc
GET getDeals(Deprecated) Get details about the deals across eBay. Example doc

With Auth flow

HTTP Method Methods Description Usage Offical doc
GET searchItems Searches for eBay items by various query parameters and retrieves summaries of the items. You can search by keyword, category, eBay product ID (ePID), or GTIN, charity ID, or a combination of these. Example doc
GET getItem Retrieve the complete details of a specific item. Example doc
GET getItemsByItemGroup Retrieve all the individual items in a group. Example doc
GET getItemByLegacyId Returns the RESTful item ID, which can then be used in any of other Buy API methods. Example doc
GET searchByImage Returns the RESTful item ID, which can then be used in any of other Buy API methods. Example doc
GET getMostWatchedItems Retrieves data for items with the highest watch counts for the entire site or for a specific category. Example doc
GET getSimilarItems Retrieves recommended similar items for a specified item. Example doc
GET getItemAspectsForCategory Retrieve an array of aspects that are appropriate for describing items in a specified category. Example doc
GET getDefaultCategoryTreeId Retrieve the default category tree reference for a specific eBay marketplace. Example doc
GET getCategoryTree Retrieve the complete category tree for category id. Example doc


// findItemsBykeyword
    keywords: "Garmin nuvi 1300 Automotive GPS Receiver",
    sortOrder: "PricePlusShippingLowest", //https://developer.ebay.com/devzone/finding/callref/extra/fndcmpltditms.rqst.srtordr.html
    pageNumber: 2,
    limit: 10
    data => {
    error => {

// Get Single item listing on eBay
ebay.getSingleItem("153265274986").then(data => {

// Search Items by Keyword
ebay.getAccessToken().then(data => {
      keyword: "drone",
      limit: "3"
    .then(data => {
      // Data is in format of JSON
      // To check the format of Data, Go to this url (https://developer.ebay.com/api-     docs/buy/browse/resources/item_summary/methods/search#w4-w1-w4-SearchforItemsbyKeyword-0)

// perform Advance Search Items by Keyword or category or both
// Search Buy It Now ipad items with one day shipping. (https://developer.ebay.com/DevZone/finding/CallRef/findItemsAdvanced.html)
    entriesPerPage: 2,
    keywords: "ipad",
    ExpeditedShippingType: "OneDayShipping",
    ListingType: "AuctionWithBIN"
    data => {
    error => {

More Examples


All test files are present inside test folder. You can run using

npm run test


If you are facing any issues or missing something, you can create the issues here.

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