Shipping Improvements UPDATE: "Apply Shipping Settings" tool now affects active listings only

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Original Post

Adam from asaponara says

Hello team,

The bulk shipping edit tool[1] we released last week now applies to active listings only. Previously it affected all listings, even sold out and expired listings. This was causing some confusion, so we reduced the scope to work on active listings only.

Please continue to submit bug reports, questions, and suggestions here. Your feedback is invaluable for improving the shipping experience on Etsy.



Posted at 6:01 pm May 9, 2012 EDT


Hi Adam,
Thanks for the news!

I still see all the options: Ships from France / Ships from Croatia / Ships from Saudi Arabia / Ships from US - I'm sure none of the active listings have any other setting than Ships from Croatia.

Is there a way to eliminate FR, SA & US from the list?


Posted at 7:13 pm May 9, 2012 EDT

Yup, we're still grabbing all of the ship froms from all of your listings, and not just the active ones.

We're working on resolving this issue and we'll post again here when we have more info.

Posted at 5:06 pm May 10, 2012 EDT

Thanks, Eric!

Posted at 6:46 pm May 10, 2012 EDT

newhopebeading from newhopebeading says
Edited on May 11, 2012

Hi Eric... thanks for the update. That will help :)

Any word on timeline as to if and when this will be able to change the dates on "groupings" of items as opposed to all items? Because really most people who have production times have different production times on different types of items in their shop .

I am excited to be able to use this tool but really until it is able to be applied to just selected items in the shop as opposed to all I can't really use it :(

What would be ideal is almost like when you go down your listing and can check the box next to the ones you want to renew and renew a bunch at ones... can this new tool ever be were like we set a time at the top and then scroll down and click say 40 listings and it is like "ok change these 40 listings to XYZ time I just entered at top" ???

Did that make sense? cuz that would be SUPER cool if it could ever do that! :)

Posted at 9:37 am May 11, 2012 EDT

newhopebeading: thanks. We do understand that many sellers would benefit from being able to select and apply settings on groups of listings.

We're currently evaluating enhancements to the bulk editor tool along these lines. I don't expect any imminent release on this front, but any changes in this area will roll out to the Shipping Improvements team first.

Posted at 12:08 pm May 11, 2012 EDT

Awesome! thanks Eric for the update... I shall cross my fingers and toes for the future :)

Posted at 12:26 pm May 11, 2012 EDT

Lori from riskybeads says

I need exactly what newhope needs so I wait patiently...

Posted at 9:50 pm May 12, 2012 EDT

Is there anything in the works with bulk editor that will allow us to apply our shipping profiles to all listing, instead of the current way of doing it one at a time? I know that you are constantly working on bulk editing and hope that you are considering this. Recently International Shipping rates changed and to edit 500 listings one at a time is really time consuming.

Anyway, keep spoiling us!

Posted at 3:13 am May 26, 2012 EDT

Awesome, thank you so much!

Posted at 4:19 pm May 26, 2012 EDT

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