Create New Item

Creates an item not currently listed in the account.

Available platform: Newegg.com, Neweggbusiness.com, Newegg.ca

How-To:

  1. Seller Portal > Manage Items > Item Creation > click CREATE A NEW ITEM 
  2. Select Industry and Subcategory, click CONTINUE to move forward.
    • Subcategories in GRAY, not available for account.
    • Subcategories in ORANGE, scheduled to be closed to ALL Marketplace sellers within 30 days.
    • Subcategories NOT GRAY, available for account.
    • the refurbished icon indicates subcategory is eligible for Refurbished item creation. (Available Newegg.com, NeweggBusiness.com, Newegg.ca)
    • the used icon indicates subcategory is eligible for Used item creation. (Only available for Newegg.com)
    • Subcategories not available for the account, contact assigned Newegg Category Manager or Newegg Marketplace Integration team to get the restriction lifted.
  3. Basic Information: All fields indicated with red asterisk *, must enter.  click CONTINUE to move forward.
    • Item Condition: Create product as either New or Refurbished. Used – Like NewUsed – Very GoodUsed – Good, or Used – Acceptable if applicable.
      • New: The product is brand-new and has never been used. It is in manufacturer original packaging, which has not been opened.
      • Refurbished: The product has been professionally inspected, cleaned, and repaired to meet manufacturer specifications. The manufacturer or refurbisher warranty must apply.
      • Used – Like New: The product has been opened, possibly used but is in perfect factory condition with no signs of cosmetic or functional defect. The product includes a warranty, and accessories found with the original product. Product may or may not be in the original packaging. Returned items with minor packaging defects fall under this category.
      • Used – Very Good: The product has been opened, may show slight signs of use and cosmetic blemish, and may be missing minor accessories, but remain in excellent condition. The product does not come with a warranty unless stated otherwise in the product description.
      • Used – Good: The product has been used, may show clear signs of use and may be missing minor accessories, it remains in good condition. The product does not come with a warranty unless stated otherwise in the product description.
      • Used – Acceptable: The product shows clear signs of use, cosmetic defect, and may be missing minor accessories and manual, but remain in working condition. The product does not come with a warranty unless stated otherwise in the product description. Functionality issues beyond signs of use should be disclosed in the product description.
    • Condition Detail: This field will be available only if Item Condition is USED. Enter information related to the product’s condition it can be described here to help customers understand the product.

    • Website Short Title: Enter a short, easily identifiable title. It will be used as the Product Title for product on all store pages. Do not include any specific item details such as item condition.

    • Manufacturer: The manufacturer name for the product. Predefined value from Newegg system. If the manufacturer does not exist in Newegg system sellers may add it by clicking on ADD MANUFACTURER under Seller Portal > Manage Items > Manufacturer > Manufacturer Request.

    • Manufacturer Part#: Enter the manufacturer’s unique part number of the product.

    • Packs or Sets: Identifies the package count of product, a product with same UPC or Manufacturer Part# may be manufactured or packaged to different unit counts. Identify the package count correctly to avoid mismatch.

    • UPC/ISBN: Enter the UPC or ISBN code of the product.

    • Seller Part#: Enter unique identification number that you will use to keep track of product on your end. 
  4. Specific Information: All fields indicated with red asterisk *, required input. Click CONTINUE to move forward.
    • Item Dimension: Enter individual unit shipping Length x Width x Height in inch.

    • Item Weight: Enter individual unit shipping Weight in pounds.

    • Item Package: Select the item’s package if Retail or OEM packaging. Default is Retail.

    • Bullet Description: Enter concise descriptions of selected product features or functions which will be listed by bullet point below the Website Short Title on the product page. This information will be used to identify the item’s original information. Do not include any specific item details such as item condition.
    • Product Description: Enter a detailed description to be featured on the item page. This description should state the features and functions of the product. It should be the same for all items in the product family. (4000 character limit.)
      • This information will be used to identify the item’s original information. Do not include any specific item details such as item condition.
      • HTML Guidelines:
        • Accepted tags <ol>, <ul>, <li>, <br>, <p>, <b>, <i>, <u>, <em>, <strong>, <sub>, <sup>, and <img>
        • HTML tags must be well-formatted (all open tags must have closing tags, the exception is <br>)
        • No HTML attributes
        • Using <img> tag allows to include externally hosted images in the description  To ensure your images can be displayed correctly, please review the following recommendations and requirements:
          • Recommendation:
            • Add images that will highlight specific product details
            • Use the content of the image as keywords to define image names
            • Do not set width and height in the <img> tag
          • Requirement:
            • Image link can only be supported within HTML formatted product description
            • Only HTTPS can be accepted. A non-qualified link will error out
            • Accepted format: JPG or PNG
            • Do not set inline CSS in the <img> tag
            • Up to 10 images can be accepted for each item. Every image must meet the following criteria:
              • The maximum width allowance is 1000 pixels for both width and height
              • Maximum file size for each image is 200KB
    • Shipping Hazardous Materials: Certain items have shipping restrictions where the item cannot be shipped by air. If the item has such restriction, set value to Yes. Otherwise, set it to No. The default is No.
    • Country of Origin The country of manufacture/production of the item. Newegg only accepts ISO standard three-letter codes for the various countries of the world.
      • For a complete list, please refer to the following: International Country Guide
      • This is required if you intend to sell your items globally through Newegg.
    • Age 18+ Verification: Whether the item contains graphics or content that is inappropriate for a person under 18 years old. The default is No.
    • California Proposition 65 Whether the item contains chemicals that are known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity and the item is a motherboard.
    • Choking Hazard: If the item contains choking hazard, please select choking hazard here. Please refer to the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) for more information. 
  5. Detail Information: The information is subcategory specific, enter accordingly.  Click CONTINUE to move forward.
    • Fields indicated with red asterisk *, required to enter.
    • Fields indicated with blue asterisk *, optional to enter. However, if planning on creating a variant listing then this must be entered. These fields are referred to as group-by fields.
    • Fields with text box not grayed out are free to enter non-predefined values.
    • Required fields and/or group-by have predefined values. If the values do not exist at the selection, to add value, please send a request to our Newegg Marketplace Content team.  Include the following:
      • Subcategory ID
      • Property Name
      • Property Value
  6. Price;Inventory;Shipping and Images: All fields indicated with red asterisk *, required input. Click SUBMIT to complete item creation.
    • MSRP: Enter the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) or list price for the item.
    • Selling Price: Enter the actual price at which the item is offered for sale.
    • MAP Price: This field allows you to dictate the “minimum advertised price” for the item. If the Selling Price is below the defined MAP, the website will ask the customer to add the item to shopping cart to see the item’s price.
    • Checkout MAP: If checked, regardless of Selling Price and MAP Price, the website will ask the customer to add the item to shopping cart AND go to the checkout page to see the item’s price.
    • Inventory: Enter the quantity available for sale for the item.
    • Shipping: Select either Default or Free.
      • Default: Item’s shipping charge will be based on the account Shipping Settings. Refer to Estimated Shipping Charge in Item list to get an idea of how the default setting will affect the shipping charge for the item.
        • Go to Seller Portal > Manage Account > Shipping Settings to update the shipping rate of default item accordingly.
      • Free: Item will not be charged shipping.
    • Item Images: Enter image(s) for the item. Either by URL or direct upload.
      • No blank/coming soon images.
      • Image minimum requirements:
        • 640 pixels width and 480 pixels height
        • Format: JPG or PNG
        • Maximum file size for each image will be 10MB. All images larger than the 10MB limit will fail to process.
        • Image upload by URL must be a direct link to the actual image.
      • If Item Condition is USED required to enter a new image of the item, if and only if, there is no current image(s) under Item Images.
    • Item Image – Used Item Description: Only Available if Item Condition is USED.
      • Click tab to enter the used image(s) here.
      • This is dedicated to better describe the characteristics of the used condition.
      • The image(s) should not be of a NEW item.
      • Enter image(s) either by URL or direct upload.
        • No blank/coming soon images.
        • Image minimum requirements:
          • 640 pixels width and 480 pixels height
          • Format JPG or PNG
          • Maximum file size for each image will be 10MB. All images larger than the 10MB limit will fail to process.
          • Image upload by URL must be a direct link to the actual image.
  7. [Optional] Create Similar Item will create a variant listing.
    • Click CONTINUE WITHOUT ADDING SIMILAR ITEM to finalize item creation.
    • Click ADD A SIMILAR ITEM to create a variant listing. Click more to add more than one.
      • Minimal information is required:
        •  Mfr Par#: Enter the manufacturer’s unique part number of the product.
        • UPC/ISBN: Enter the UPC or ISBN code of the product.

        • Seller Part#: Enter unique identification number that you will use to keep track of product on your end.
        • Condition Detail: This field will be available only if Item Condition is USED. Enter information related to the product’s condition it can be described here to help customers understand the product.
        • Group-by field(s): Enter the variant value(s) for each field.
        • Length, Width, Height, Weight, MSRP, Selling PriceShipping, Inventory:  Enter values accordingly.
        • Item Images and/or Item Image – Used Item Description:  Click Upload Images.  Refer to image details in Step 6.
        • Click SAVE ALL, at confirmation click OK to complete.
      • Adding similar item, all group-by field(s) must be entered in parent item (i.e. “Your Item”).  If group-by fields are not all populated then the request cannot be completed, an example below.
        • Click CONTINUE WITHOUT ADDING SIMILAR ITEM to finalize item create item.  Update the group-by field(s) after the item has been created to Item List.

Note: Once the product is created Item Condition, Manufacturer, Manufacturer Part#, Packs or Sets, UPC/ISBN, or Seller Part# cannot be updated.

Updated on March 12, 2021

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