What are EAN/UPC/ISBN numbers?
The European Article Number (EAN) is a barcode standard, a 12- or 13-digit product identification code. Each EAN uniquely identifies the product, manufacturer, and its attributes; typically, the EAN is printed on a product label or packaging as a bar code. eBay requires EAN codes to improve the quality of search results and the quality of the catalog as a whole. You can obtain EANs from the manufacturer. If your products do not have manufacturer EANs, and you need to buy EAN codes, you; should go directly to GS1 UK https://www.gs1uk.org
Universal Product Code (UPC) is a 12-digit bar code used extensively for retail packaging in the United States.
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique commercial book identifier barcode. Each ISBN code identifies uniquely a book. ISBN have either 10 or 13 digits. All ISBN assigned after 1 Jan 2007 have 13 digits. Typically, the ISBN is printed on the back cover of the book.
How to Bulk update EAN/UPC/ISBN numbers in Ad-Lister
To update the EAN/UPC/ ISBN numbers, please follow these steps:
- Go to the Products page and select the items you would like to update
- Now click on the Edit product dropdown and select EAN/UPC/ISBN
- Choose what reference you want to edit by selecting it from the dropdown, and input the value on the field next to it
- When you’ve finished adding the identifiers and you’d like to apply the changes to eBay, please press Save and Revise and choose the right option for revision
If you would like to update the EAN/UPC/ISBN of variations, they won’t appear here. You will have to edit them manually or using a spreadsheet!