eBay - Allowing API Access

The Application Programming Interface (API) allows for automated communication between connected systems. In order to automate fulfillment, API Access must be enabled. Steps include:
  1. Gathering API Credentials from eBay
  2. Entering API Credentials in DropStream
  3. Authorizing Connection in eBay

Gathering API Credentials from eBay

In order to enable API Access, the following credentials must be gathered:

  • eBay user ID
  • eBay username
  • eBay password

Entering API Credentials in DropStream

To enter the API Credential:
  1. Go to your eBay Store in DropStream

  2. Click Actions > Settings


  3. Enter API Credential in Connection Details


  4. Click the blue Add Store / Save Changes button

  5. You will be directed to eBay to sign in and Authorize


Authorizing Connection in eBay

To authorize the connection in eBay:
  1. After entering your API Credential in DropStream, you will be directed to an eBay sign-in page where you will need to add your username and password to authenticate the connection.


  2. Click on Sign-In

  3. Click on "I Agree". eBay will then redirect you back to DropStream.

    NOTE: In order to track inventory, sellers are required to have a Selling Manager Pro subscription with eBay.