The eBay Sandbox test site gives you an opportunity to test and understand the working of live eBay Production site using sandbox user.
Within eBay Sandbox account you need to login with sandbox test users account instead of production eBay account. Sandbox test users are virtual eBay accounts that exist only in the Sandbox environment. So in this article, we will see the step by step procedure to create an eBay sandbox test user account:-
Note: – You must have an eBay Developer Program account before you can log in to the eBay Developer Program and configure test user accounts.
Visit https://developer.ebay.com/signin and sign in with your eBay developer account credential.
Once you successfully logged into your eBay developer account now go to Navigation menu under Tools & Samples -> eBay Sandbox and click on Sandbox User Registration setting. After clicking on Sandbox User Registration setting below Sandbox Registration page will be shown.
Complete the Register for Sandbox form and then click the Register button to create your new Sandbox test user account. You can create a number of test users depends upon your need. When you register a new test user eBay allocate a predefined amount of credit to that test user account. In addition to this seed money, eBay automatically allocates $5000000 each weekend to each test user ability to complete many transactions week after week.
By default, eBay precedes the username of all Sandbox test users with TESTUSER_. i.e. If you have created test user account with David username then your eBay sandbox test username will be TESTUSER_David and you have to login into sandbox account with this username.
Now your eBay test user has been created successfully. You can log in to sandbox account http://sandbox.ebay.com/ with newly created test user account details