Generate Token for eBay due to Invalidation | Linnworks Integration

Last Updated on July 8, 2019 by

In this article, we will discuss how to generate or re-generate token for eBay sales channel. We will generate the token using Linnworks Channel Integration feature when token becomes invalidated or Expired.

Token:

The concept of the token is like a key. When we want to work on eBay from a Third Party Software, tool or web apps like Linnworks we need a Key from marketplace to integrate both platforms. In Linnworks, that key is called ‘Token’. We use it to integrate eBay with Linnworks. As a result, Linnworks recognizes eBay system and can communicate easily.

Linnworks must need a Valid Token to work perfectly on eBay. If we don’t generate a token, we will miss most of the features of Linnworks. Like Order can’t be sync, Inventory or Quantity will not sync, Listing Management will not work properly and many others feature for which we mainly use Linnworks.

The Token is a kind of identifier for our account and permits us to get and send data in eBay. A token can be invalidated for many reasons and when it does we just need to generate a new Token to make sure that Linnworks working successfully with eBay.

To create or generate a new Token on eBay, the Token will first need to be revoked on the  My eBay page and will need to re-create in Linnworks. The steps are shown below.

eBay → My eBay → My Account → Site Preferences → Third-party authorizations

Fig: eBay Site Preference

Select the Application for which you want to revoke the token → Apply. Third Party Software, Tool or Web Apps section of eBay

Fig: eBay Third-Party Tool Section

After completing this step on eBay you need to test the eBay Configuration on Linnworks. For this, you need to follow the below step

Linnworks Token Generation:

Settings → Channel Integration → eBay Configuration and click on ‘Test’. By clicking ‘Test’, there will be a prompt with a message that the ‘eBay Authorization Token has expired and needs to be re-created’. We need to follow the instructions on the screen to re-generate the Token.

Fig: eBay Channel Edit and Test

Now we need to click on ‘Test’ again, this time a popup message will say ‘Token has been re-created successfully’ which confirms that the Token has been generated and validated.

Fig: Successful

In this documentation, we have discussed Token validation between Linnworks and eBay.  Please keep reading our Blog, We will come again with another article about Linnworks integration and documentation.

Leave a Comment

BLOG CATEGORIES

BOOK FOR FREE CONSULTATION

    Sign Up For Our Newsletter

    Keep yourself updated with latest trends to maximize revenues across all of your sales channels.

    POPULAR TAGS

    What Clients Say About Us?

    Wow, their team has been great! I have been working with freelancers and remote marketing agencies for about a decade and they are among the best.

    Isaac Curtiss

    Office Furniture Outlet INC.

    Helped overcome difficult tasks that would have taken us a lot of time. We do recommend their services!

    Blake Tanner

    Tanner International INC.

    I’ve been working with Fred and his team for the past few months and have been very happy with their work.

    Dan Hawkins

    Mixles Limited

    Great help/addition to our business. All tasks are fully completed in a timely manner.

    Maurice Embry

    Sam Tucker LLC

    Used for years now and wil continue to use for many more years. I also have no doubt recommending friends and colleagues to use too.

    Nathan Reeves

    Xenons Online Limited

    Our company has worked with Ecomclips for over a year now. I’ve found the team to be very flexible, easy to coach, and adaptable. You won’t regret working with them.

    Abraham Kwan

    PG Incorporation

    The team at Ecomclips has served all my needs with excellence. They are very attentive to my requirements. Communication is fast and crystal clear. I definitely recommend them.

    PR

    Right Parts Group INC.

    So far I have hired Freddy and his team has been excellent, they are guiding me as grow my business. I will continue to work with them.

    Bev Matushewski

    FiTTeck INC.

    Excellent friendly prompt service

    Ahmedani

    Ahmedani Canada INC.

    We’ve been working with Ecomclips for a couple of years now and we are more than happy and appreciative of the their service. Definitely recommend.

    Michael Burnley

    Zooshoo INC.

    A+++ Perfect!!

    Imran Hassam

    Amedeo Apparels Limited

    RECENT BLOG POSTS

    Stylization Effect that Creates a Soft Blur at the Edge of an Object

    What is the stylization effect? The Stylize filter family has some amazing effects to offe

    Read More

    Set up your photoshop workspace to be your mind palace

    When you initially launch Photoshop, you’ll see something like this as your workspac

    Read More

    Create Language Variations for Your Amazon A+ Content

    Not everyone who shops on Amazon listing will be speaking English, so to address this, We

    Read More