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Ebay 2.5

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Shows eBay widget in sidebar while viewing a thread.
Compatible XF 1.x versions
1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

Shows eBay widget in sidebar while viewing a thread.

This add-on is designed to work with threads that describe a product.

(Example of eBay widget in sidebar - Pic 1)


(Example of Ebay link in visitor tab - Pic 2)


(Example of eBay link - Pic 3)


(Example of Options page - Pic 4)


(Example of Group Permissions - Pic 5)


  • Ebay widget is shown in sidebar while viewing a thread.
  • Shows specific Ebay widget for targeted advertising.
  • Optional random widget selected from predefined widgets shown to visitors.
  • Compatible with the Amazon add-on located here:


  • All phrases start with ebay_ for your convenience.
  • You must have an eBay partner ID (campaign ID).
  1. Download ebay_v2.5.zip and unzip it.
  2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
  3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
  4. Upload the addon-Ebay_v2.5.xml file
  5. Click the Install Add-on button.
Configuration step 1:

User Group Permissions
  1. Set the Administrative group to "Allow".
Configuration step 2:

Options page
  1. Add Program ID.
  2. Add your eBay partner ID (campaign ID).
  3. Add Category items.
  4. Make changes to colors as needed.
Note 1: If you also have the Amazon add-on installed, select one of the Master Switches but not both.

Adding items to the eBay page:
  1. Click the Visitors tab and from the menu click the eBay link.

    If you don't see the link, you can access this page with the following URL: http://www.example.com/ebay/admin/

  2. On the eBay page (Pic 3) click the Add link.
  3. Fill out the three fields and Submit the form.

    Category: Select one.
    Name: This will be the search criteria for the widget.
    Thread ID: The thread the widget will show on.
Each item added to the eBay page will show in the corresponding thread.

Table creation:

This add-on will create a table called xf_ebay in your database.

Sending a donation:

If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.


Thank you.
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Latest reviews

Works great. More customization than the widgets from ebay, plust it looks better on tablets/mobile devices.