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Active Content

By Dan Wilson June 18, 2017 - 11:24 am

Create eBay templates with CrazyLister, webinar: 21/6/17

What is the future of eBay listing templates in the age of no active content? Find out more in this webinar.

All EU sellers need to check their eBay listings

From the 7th of June, eBay started to block active content in all eBay listings. This means that if you have any JavaScript, Flash, plug-ins and form actions they not only won't work, but they could make your listing look pretty ropey at best if

eBay UK Spring 2017 Seller Release: Active Content (and impact to sales)

A final reminder that if you haven't removed any active content from listings before the 7th of June 2017 eBay will simply block it. This isn't news (apart from the exact date is now known to be the 7th of June). Hopefully you've already eradicated active

Removing Active Content from existing eBay listings

This post is by Jonathan Pollard CEO & Co-founder of Codisto – a provider of Amazon & eBay integration and listings tools. ‘Marketplace Connect’ is a lightweight extension offering full integration for Magento, WooCommerce & Shopify. ‘Xpress Lister’ is a browser based tool offering bulk

Embedding video into eBay listings without Active Content

We wrote recently about the use of videos on eBay listings and how you will be able to continue using them even when the new Active Content rules comes into force in the Summer. Find the article here: What about videos and the new eBay

What about videos and the new eBay Active Content rules?

Later in the year eBay will be putting to place a series of new rules that will restrict the use of Active Content in eBay listings. It's banned already in new listings but must be removed from older listings by summer. Here's the eBay page

To template, or not to template?

Jane Bell is the eBay Anorak, business consultant for marketplace sellers and contributor to Tamebay. Yesterday she looked at eBay's new template designer. Today she looks at eBay templates in general. First off, I prefer text descriptions for eBay listings for a few reasons, the keywords

Is eBay custom shop design to be retired?

Dan and I have long been of the opinion that eBay will be forced to move towards a text only based item description in the future. This will make mobile views easy and they have already provided specific fields for postage, returns, business information, images,

eBay Seller release: Active content ban enforced from June 2017

eBay have confirmed that the final deadline to remove all active content in eBay listing descriptions will be June 2017. From June next year eBay will be removing active content including JavaScript, Flash, plug-ins and form actions. eBay say that "This is to help make

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