Navigating the eBay Website:
The Areas of eBay's Website Explained
Navigating the eBay Website
If you're looking for a place to begin
Using eBay's Front Page
eBay's front page can be intimidating, but in reality it's not all that complicated once you know what to look for. Learn how to sign in and out, how to search for items you'd like to buy, and what the other links you'll find on the front page are for.
Using Your My eBay Pages
Your "My eBay" pages are the tools you'll use to manage your entire eBay life. Whether you're a shopper or a seller, knowing what's available to you in "My eBay" will make your trading life on eBay not only more easy, but also more successful.
Using Search or Browse Results
Searching for items is the most fun part of the eBay shopping experience. It's also one of the most confusing, especially if you're accustomed to shopping at online stores and are using eBay for the first time. Here's how to interpret what you see when you search on eBay, and what to click on when you want to get a closer look at something you think you might want to buy.
Accessing and Using the eBay Help Center
eBay knows that new users (and even experienced users) will need detailed help from time to time, so eBay has designed and implemented an extensive help system with thousands of useful documents, tutorials, and links to make your eBay experience a smooth one. Here's how to use eBay help.
Browsing Items For Sale by Category
Searching for items by typing in keyword after keyword isn't for everybody, and sometimes search results on eBay don't actually show you what you're hoping to buy. There is, however, another way: browse eBay's huge selection according to a system of categories. Here's how.
Finding Community on eBay
You've heard that eBay is a community, but if you're just visiting eBay for the first time, it may not be clear to you where that community actually is. Read on to learn how to step beyond lists and lists of items for sale and into the world of the eBay community.