Setting up Search Terms
Using the top left tabs, go to “Keywords”.
- To add a new search term, click “NEW” first.
- NAME – This is the INTERNAL name you wish to give your search. This will allow you to easily recognize a search term in the main UI when you have many searches setup. For example: If I’m searching for both iPhone 5 and iPad 1st Gen, I would make the NAME for iPhone “iPhone 5”, or “i5” and for iPad “iPad 1″ or iPad 1st Gen”. This helps to quickly identify those searches where the actual search term you’ve setup could be complicated to help quickly identify from one search to the other. Ex: iPhone 5 KEYWORD: iPhone 5 -5s -5c -verizon -icloud -broken.
- KEYWORDS – This is the search term uBuyFirst will search eBay with. Identical to eBay.com’s search field.
- THREADS – Sets priority of search terms to be called. Best used with many search results. Will cover in advanced search article. For starters, keep it at 1.
- PRICE RANGE – Set price MIN/MAX (item price excluding potential shipping cost)
- CATEGORIES – Input the category ID NUMBER to filter your KEYWORD search results. More than one can be used in the following format: Example: “9355,10125” without the quotations
- SITE – Select which eBay site to search
- LOCATED IN – If wish to search for items from a particular eBay site where the item is located elsewhere (rare cases, best is to leave as default “ANY”)
- AVAILABLE TO – Item availability by country. Best to leave as default “ANY”.
- YOUR ZIP – Your shipping zip code. This will calculate the TOTAL PRICE field as the ITEM PRICE + LOWEST SHIPPING COST.
Once you’ve setup a keyword, CLICK SAVE.
Once you’ve clicked save, the keyword will show up under “Search Keywords” area above the search setup area.
- By default, the search will be enabled with the check box activated.
- If you wish to disable the search, you can uncheck this box without needing to delete the search setup.
- To delete a search keyword, click on the search keyword in the upper dialog box and then click REMOVE.