In June 2017, eBay will ban active content from listings. I’ve discussed this topic extensively in a dedicated post ,covering everything you need to know about the eBay active content ban. In this post, I’m going to provide you with a step by step tutorial for making your listings compliant with the eBay active content policy.
eBay has recently began to actively message and warn sellers about the expected ban of active content from listings, starting from June 2017. CrazyLister’s new version is already 100% compliant with the upcoming changes. This post is a wake-up call for all sellers – don’t wait till the last moment, make sure your listings are ready for the new policy in time!
The short answer – eBay is perfectly fine with HTML in listings and has no plans of banning it. [updated on August 10th, 2017] We’ve just returned from the 2nd eBay Open annual conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This year, I lectured at the eBay workshops about how constantly changing your listings can increase the conversion to sales. Just like last year, the CrazyLister team and I were bombarded with questions about eBay’s…
“Many tools and services include active content in features added to an item description or your eBay Store, such as scrolling galleries, cross-merchandising widgets, drop-down menus and search-box functionality.” “In 2017, eBay will limit use of active content in sellers’ listings and will provide more information about 2017 plans to limit active content later this year.”