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Import: Merge Files - Shopify GraphQL & eBay REST Inventory Guide

Sarah B
Sarah B
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Shopify GraphQL and eBay REST have been added as new sources for Merge Files

Merging inventory files into your main source is now easier than ever. 🎉

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This guide offers step-by-step instructions for using the Merge Files feature to import inventory data from Shopify (GraphQL) and eBay (REST).




  • Refresh Token
  • Optional Marketplace ID

What will be in your merge files?

 Label Merge File Field Name
Shopify.svg Product SKU shopify_sku
Shopify.svg Variant ID shopify_id
Shopify.svg Parent ID shopify_product_id
Shopify.svg Inventory Quantity shopify_inventory
Shopify.svg Product Price shopify_price
Ebay_US.svg Product SKU ebay_sku
Ebay_US.svg Item ID ebay_itemId
Ebay_US.svg Parentage (Child, Parent) ebay_parentage
Ebay_US.svg Inventory quantity ebay_quantity
Ebay_US.svg Product Price ebay_price
Ebay_US.svg Parent SKU (Variant Only) ebay_parentSku
Ebay_US.svg Currency ID ebay_currency

Step-by-step Guide

    1. Go to Imports > Merge Files
    2. Click on Add button
    3. Paste your shop base url and access token here
    4. Select Shopify Inventory from dropdown list

      Make sure to use shopify_ prefix, i.e: shopify_id, shopify_product_id, etc. Verify field names under What will be in your merge files? section above.

    5. Save and run your import

      1. Select Add"Go to Imports > Merge Files
      2. Add eBay feed" Click on Add button
      3. Follow through the OAuth Connect "Paste your shop base url and access token here
      4. When done, Go to next section Get Refresh Token from existing eBay feed
      5. Steps for Existing eBay Feed
        1. Click on Feeds Select eBay feed that you want to get inventory from
        2. Once you have a successful connection from eBay Dashboard. Go to next step
        3. Go to Feed Settings Scroll down to Feed Submission section
        4. Unhide and copy Refresh Token
        5. Now, go to next step
        6. Next Step In this step, you should have Refresh Token ready. If not, please go back to the previous step
          1. Click on Imports Merge Files
          2. Select eBay Inventory from dropdown list
          3. Paste your Refresh Token here. (Optional) Marketplace ID leaves blank for EBAY_US
  • Make sure to use ebay_ prefix i.e: ebay_id, ebay_itemId, etc. Verify merge field name under What will be in your merge files? section

        1. Save and run your import.
  • Remember, you should download and review your product catalog after the import is complete.

    Navigate to the 'Import' tab 'Catalog' click “Download” from left-side menu open the downloaded. csv file to make sure all of your data has merged as intended. You will find the merge file fields (column names) are automatically mapped to the next available custom fields in the import mapping table (see the 'Import' 'Mapping' page).

Contact our support team for further assistance with this issue. Be sure to provide any affected sku's or screenshots of where you are encountering an issue.

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Related Help articles: 

📌 Import: Merge files - Merging supplemental files with your primary import source

📌 Import: Merge files - Importing a merge file using Google Sheets

📌 Import: Merge files - Troubleshooting: I’ve saved a new merge file and I’m not seeing the new fields in the latest import.

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