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Note: As of July 8th 2024, promotions are now being referred to as discounts on Seller Hub and eBay help pages. Sell Marketing API documentation has been updated to reflect this product name change, but note that no API interface changes have been made.
This method restarts a threshold discount that was previously paused and changes the state of the discount from PAUSED to RUNNING. Only discounts that have been previously paused can be resumed. Resuming a discount reinstates the teasers and any transactions that were in motion before the discount was paused will again be eligible for the discount.

Pass the ID of the discount you want to resume using the promotion_id path parameter. Call getPromotions to retrieve the IDs of the seller's discounts.


Resource URI


This method is supported in Sandbox environment. To access the endpoint, just replace the root URI with

URI parameters

promotion_idstringThis path parameter takes a concatenation of the ID of the paused discount being resumed with the listing set plus the marketplace ID on which the discount is hosted. Concatenate the two values by separating them with an "at sign" (@).

The ID of the discount (promotionId) is a unique eBay-assigned value that's generated when the discount is created. The Marketplace ID is the ENUM value of eBay marketplace where the discount is hosted.

Use the getPromotions method to retrieve promotion Ids. See MarketplaceIdEnum for supported Marketplace ID values.

Example: 1********5@EBAY_US

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.


HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

This call has no payload.

Response fields

This call has no field definitions.

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

400Bad Request
404Not Found
500Internal Server Error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

38201API_MARKETINGAPPLICATIONInternal server error encountered. If this problem persists, contact the eBay Developers Program for support.
38203API_MARKETINGREQUESTResource not found. Check the ID and try the call again.
38204API_MARKETINGREQUESTThe seller is not eligible for promotions because they do not have an eBay Store or they have not accepted the terms and conditions for creating a promotion on this Marketplace, see the documentation for this call.
38209API_MARKETINGREQUESTYou cannot resume a promotion that is not paused or has already ended.
345077API_MARKETINGREQUESTYou cannot update a promotion that was not created through the API.


This call has no warnings.


New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Resume Discount

This sample restarts a paused discount.


Specify the markdown discount you want to resume using the promotion ID concatenated with the marketplace ENUM as a URI query parameter. See the endpoint below for an example.



A successful call returns the HTTP status code 204 No content. This method has no response payload.

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