- Release notes v1.4.4, December 2017
- Release notes v1.4.0, October 2017
- Release notes v1.3.0, July 2017
- We now support eBay API version 1085.
List of fields added on for order export:
- transaction[*].eBayCollectAndRemitTaxes node
List of new fields added for item import:
- We now support uninstallation of the eBay connector.
- Under Settings > Order > Orders, when syncing orders from eBay to NetSuite, you can now select a pre-configured non-inventory item (Sale or Resale) to add it as a Shipping Cost item in the NetSuite Sales Order. Note: This setting is optional.
Support for Virtual Variations (parent/child relationship without using matrix item feature)
To support this feature, the NetSuite Item to eBay Item Add/Update flow has been enhanced to accommodate creating virtual variation items. This feature allows you to leverage the virtual variation functionality by Celigo to set up a parent-child relationship between the Inventory (Matrix & Non-Matrix), Assembly (Matrix & Non-Matrix), and Kit Items without using the matrix item feature in NetSuite.
As part of this enhancement, you are no longer required to use NetSuite's native Matrix Item functionality to set up a parent-child relationship instead you can use simple items and a custom field to create a virtual parent-child relationship between their SKUs.
For more information see, Setup a parent-child relationship without NetSuite's Matrix Item functionality.
Support for displaying images for matrix children from child not parent
Prior to this release, a matrix item always displayed images associated with the Parent SKU on eBay. This was the case even when a child SKU having its own image was selected on eBay. For example, consider a shirt has been listed on eBay with variation type:
- Size- Small, Medium, Large
- Color- Red, Blue, Green.
In this case, eBay was displaying only Red color shirt for the item regardless of selecting different colors in the various choices. By making a few simple changes in the Celigo eBay Item Export Search saved search, you can now display the images associated with the child items on eBay.
To enable this feature, look for Celigo eBay Item Export Search saved search in NetSuite. Open the saved search in the Edit mode and go to the Results tab and do one of the following:
- Add a new row as highlighted in green and displayed in the following image, if you want to hard-code a specific variation theme as a varying option for images. In this image, color has been hardcoded as a varying option for images. Therefore, an image specific to the child SKU will only be displayed when the available color is selected by a buyer on eBay. If the only Size is selected, only the parent item image will be displayed as color is selected as the varying option.
- If you do not want to hardcode a variation theme as a varying option for images, add a new row as highlighted in red in the following image, and in the Field column, select the field that will govern among all variation theme options which variation theme needs to be used as a varying option for images. In this image, Primary Variant is the example of a custom field that has been used in the saved search that will govern which varying option for images needs to be selected for every item individually.
After making one of these changes in the saved search, when the buyer selects a blue shirt from the drop-down, the image will be updated to the blue one, similarly, when a white shirt is selected, eBay will show the white shirt image.
Support to add multiple item specifics for an item on eBay
Item Specifics let you provide details about the item you're selling, such as brand, size type, size, color, and style. These details appear at the top of your listing description, in a consistent format, making it easy for buyers to get the facts about your item.
Via connector, you can add multiple item specifics details for an item on eBay by using a custom field in the item record of type “Multiple Select”. Once you add such a field in the NetSuite item record, all you need to do next is to add the internal id of the same field in Product > Advanced Settings > General > Map Item Specifics > NetSuite Field Id > add the internal id of the custom field > Save.
New integration flow added in the Inventory section
Prior to this enhancement, an error was generated in the Dashboard page of the connector, while trying to update information or price for an item that has been deactivated by you or eBay (typically eBay ends listing for the out of stock listing after 90 days).
With this enhancement a new, eBay Ended Listings to NetSuite Update, integration flow has been added in the connector to bring ended listings information from eBay to NetSuite, so that the deactivated item record is not selected by the saved searches associated with item and pricing integration flow.
With this release, you can also use the LISTING ENDED checkbox in the Celigo eBay Item Id Account Map record to relist the item and update information. For more information, see How to activate an ended listing for an item on eBay?
For more information, see the eBay Ended Listings to NetSuite Update topic in the Inventory article.
Capability to use eBay Listing Id in NetSuite global search to find the item
With this enhancement, you can now use eBay Listing Id in the NetSuite’s global search to find associated Celigo eBay Item Id Account Map record > Item record in NetSuite.
Review change history for Celigo eBay Item Id Account Map record
The functionality of the Celigo eBay Item Id Account Map record has been enhanced to allow you to review the change history associated with this record. To review the change history from the Celigo eBay Item Id Account Map record in NetSuite, go to Notes> System Notes.
Multi-domain support for eBay HTML Templates feature
The HTML Template feature has been enhanced with this release to support multiple accounts and domains.
To enable multi-domain support for this feature, a new field, Rendered Html Template Item, has been added to the Celigo eBay HTML Template record within NetSuite. Enter the internal id of the field you wish to use for storing the rendered information in the Rendered Html Template Item field. It is required for you to define a different internal id for every template when selecting multiple domains for one item.
If you do not provide any value for the Rendered Html Template Item field, the connector will render the default item field 'eBay Rendered HTML Template' which comes from the bundle.
For more information, see Support for using HTML templates for listing items using the information in NetSuite.
Support for rendering Images in the HTML Template from custom record
The NetSuite-eBay connector has been enhanced to support processing images stored in custom records through the HTML template. To enable this functionality, you are required to edit the Celigo eBay Item Html Template Export Search saved search. In the saved search > Results tab> Field column, add NetSuite fields where you have stored images and in the CUSTOM LABEL column add the corresponding custom label you want to add in the HTML template.
Note: The connector only supports this feature when the custom label you wish to use has “__IMAGE” as a prefix. Images will not be rendered when this prefix is not used in the custom label. This field is case sensitive, so the prefix “__IMAGE” must always be added in the upper case.
CustLabel__IMAGE and __imageCustLabel are incorrect ways of defining the custom label. The correct way to define this custom label is __IMAGECustLabel.
Support for using HTML templates to list item on eBay
eBay provides its sellers with an option to use HTML templates for listing items, where sellers could provide a rich HTML content template (on an item level) and fully control the appearance of the listing on the eBay front end. This feature enables you to use the same HTML template for multiple product listings, yet display information that is specific to a product in your eBay store. Celigo doesn’t provide any HTML template. This feature only allows you to leverage the HTML template feature for importing item information from NetSuite to eBay. For more information see Support for using HTML templates for listing items using the information in NetSuite.
Support for Token-Based Authentication (TBA)
With this release, eBay supports Token Based Authentication (TBA) which uses revocable tokens instead of username and passwords. It is a more secure way of connecting to NetSuite. Another advantage of using it is that unlike passwords that expire after an interval, the Tokens do not expire and can be revoked if required to control access by an application.
As a user, you can choose between basic and token-based authentications at any point in time and update your connection accordingly. Once you have configured your NetSuite Account Credentials using the Basic authentication type, you can go to the Connections option, locate the NetSuite Connection, and click the Edit icon. The connection page is displayed. From this page, select the Authentication type value as Token and enter the required information.For more information see, How to change NetSuite Connection from Basic to Token?
Support for eBay motor category
Prior to this enhancement the Motor category was not supported for importing items from NetSuite to eBay as the way item information is received from the connector for items belonging to the Motors category is different from items belonging to other categories. In order to support selling in the Motor category, the following changes have been made in NetSuite:
- The IS EBAY MOTORS checkbox has been added to the Celigo eBay Item Category record
- The additional parameter has been introduced to identify eBay motor item in the item saved search
For more information see Support for listing items in the eBay motor category.
Support for linking existing eBay listings with NetSuite Items
Added a new data flow, eBay Item ID to NetSuite Mass Update flow in the Inventory section, to mass update Listing IDs associated with SKUs from eBay into NetSuite. Flow can be scheduled or run on-demand to mass import the eBay Listing Ids in NetSuite required for keeping the Inventory levels in sync between eBay and NetSuite. For more information on this enhancement, see Inventory.
Support the GST/VAT tax during Order Import and Pricing Export
A new field, GST/VAT rate, has been added in the General Section that allows you specify the GST/VAT value to be used for deducting tax from the order during order sync and adding tax to the item price during pricing and item sync.
You can use this feature for order, product, and pricing flow as follows:
- Enable the Deduct GST/VAT from order total checkbox in the General tab of Advanced Settings of the Order section to control if GST/VAT should be deducted from the order total before it is added to NetSuite.
- Enable the Add GST/VAT to item price checkbox in Advanced Settings of the Pricing and Product section to control if GST/VAT should be added to the item price when you import an item from NetSuite into eBay.
For more information on this enhancement, see Handling GST during Order Import and Pricing Export.