Back on 28th August 2020 I
spotted that some of my listings were showing a message saying
that, "The seller is away and is not processing orders at this
time." This is what normally happens when you go into
your shop settings and say that you are on holiday.
Depending on the settings you choose, you can allow people to
still buy things, but they shouldn't expect it to be sent
until you get back. As a result, you should expect
considerably reduced sales. In practice, that is indeed
what you see. Given that I have not used the shop
holiday settings for some weeks, I am rather upset to see that
my sales are being ruined by another ebay site error.
The error was not present on every listing, but it was on many
of them. They were not difficult to find. Here are
some examples that were seen:
11:01 Example 1
01-SEP-2020 11:57 Example 2
01-SEP-2020 12:00 Example 3
02-SEP-2020 16:45 Example 5, Same as above via an Opera VPN set to Oslo
The above example again, after editing to add
more stock and a promotion. It is still incorrectly
showing "Seller Away."