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When a customer buys something in your eBay store, the order is downloaded (almost instantly) to your Miva Merchant store. But you can use this field to control what orders from your eBay store will be downloaded to your Miva Merchant store. Your eBay orders can be viewed and edited in:
>Order Processing > Orders tab.
|Allocate Inventory When a Listing is Posted:||
This checkbox is only used if you are tracking inventory in your Miva Merchant store. See Inventory Management.
|Share Inventory With eBay on Good Until Cancelled Listings:||
It will be a lot easier to understand this section if you read To Use eBay Item Specifics first.
When you create an eBay listing (actually when you select a category for your listing) eBay shows you a list of descriptive fields that are appropriate for the product. For example, if you are creating an eBay listing for a shirt, eBay asks you to fill out fields like the shirt brand and the sleeve length.
If you sell the same shirt in your Miva Merchant store, you might wonder how you can get the eBay Item Specific fields to show up in your Miva store. That way, customers see the same information about the product, regardless of which store they are looking at.
The purpose of the Custom Fields section is to "link" eBay Item Specific fields in your eBay store listings with custom product fields in your Miva Merchant store product pages.
If you want, you could fill out the fields in the listing settings tab after you create the custom field. However, you do need to know the exact name of the eBay Item Specific field that you want to duplicate in Miva Merchant. There's several ways to do this, but one way is to fill out the fields in the listing settings tab.
When you select a Primary Category in the listing settings tab, Miva Merchant will download the Item Specific fields for that category. For our Hawaiian shirt, we set the Primary Category to:
As soon as we selected this Primary Category, Miva Merchant downloaded the eBay Item Specific fields for men's casual shirts:
One of these fields is "Brand". This field exists in the eBay listing, but it won't show up when the customer looks at the shirt in our Miva Merchant store.
3.1. Go to > Utilities > Custom Fields tab.
3.2. In the custom fields tab, click Add Custom Field
3.3. Go to > User Interface > Pages > edit page PROD > Page tab > Product Display Layout section.
3.4. Under Custom Fields, select the custom field that you just created and click Select, then click Update.
4.1. Go to > Marketplaces - eBay > Settings tab > Custom Fields section. The custom field that you created will show up.
4.2. Type in (or copy/paste) the exact name of the eBay item specific field and click Update.
5.1. Edit a product and select the Custom Fields tab.
5.2. We'll edit our Hawaiian shirt, enter a value for the Brand field, and then click Update.
6.1. Edit a product and select the eBay Listing Settings tab
6.2. Delete the value in the Brand field (if any), then click the Update button.