I am having a similar problem. I can access ebay, but when I navigate/ click on a link ie. cart, inbox, or try to view an item for sale. It starts to try to load and seems to stop. The progress bar on the bottom gets about half way and stops. Then i get a message from norton saying my browser is using high memory... I am using IE 8, and Norton 360. Win XP. . .Also, is Firefox any better than IE
...is Firefox any better than IE...???
Firefox 0.9 is better than I.E. 9.0...!!!
(Dumped Internot Exploder over 7 years ago...No regrets...!!!). B-)
Hello. I was searchin gfor a solution at my problem and I found this post and I decided to give it a try and ask.
I usually use Chrome for navigate and sometimes (quite often lately) it happens that if I'm looking at an item of a seller and I try to go to the shop page it results that he doesn't have anything in his shop (instead he has). I tried to open that same pages in internet explorer and it does open showing all the items in the shop.
Now that I'm using Linux and I can't use internet explorer, I don't have any solution to solve the problem. Have you a clue of what it could be that blocks me to see certain sellers shop?
Thank you very much for your help. Erica
I am an ebay seller who edits my html and uploads using photobucket, source code = my items descriptions. The reason some of the buyers are complaining that they cannot see any content displayed under some seller's descriptions is not the fault of the seller. The problem lies within web browsers. For instance mozilla firefox web browser you shouldn't have any problems viewing any listing. internet explorer lots of problems viewing the descriptions on listings and google chrome, lately also lots of problems. As a top rated seller myself, I've had to deal with big sales drop because of all my customers using the google chrome browsers and internet explorer browsers could not even see my listings. Here is how I fixed mine today, and I'm publishing this tip so that all ebay sellers can fix it too. Do not wait for an updated ver. of google chrome or internet explorer to fix the issues as they may never be fixed and your sales will continue to suffer as a result of all the people not using firefox browser. Edit your listing, click revise, delete source code under html tab, click on standard tap, type any two characters on the keyboard example, v* and hit enter approximately 50 times again type any two characters such as vr And now click your tab "html" and paste your source code of your listing again. Once you publish this now, it fixes the previous problems with internet explorer browsers that you've probably been dealing with for years where internet explorer browsers does not display at all your ebay selling descriptions, and also fixes the probably that has been occuring for at least the past few months with google chrome also not showing the description but instead collapsing and only showing a super narrow window of your description. This is the only thing that has solved my problem and I'm going out of my way to provide this tip for all sellers out there to be able to fix this problem. Since I found this simple fix tonight and did this for all my listings, there is now no problems viewing my descriptions with any web browser out of internet explorer, google chrome, and mozilla firefox! I'm expecting sales improvement because of it. Hope I've helped. Dan, DG Mods stores.ebay.com/dg-mods email@example.com If I've helped tell me thank you and I'll know I did something good
There is one, and only one, reason your listings collapse into a tiny strip — and it is easily remedied.
The fault lies not in eBay or in the various browsers, the fault lies in the CSS/HTML used to create the template, which expects to own the entire page. eBay Item Descriptions do not own the entire page. Instead, they reside in a window that eBay defines inside their listing page.
The problem (and this is an age-old problem we've see on these forums over the years) is that the template was created with absolute positioning attached to every single element, causing those elements to float over the page at specified locations. There is no element that is actually nailed to the page with relative positioning, holding the page open.
eBay resizes the Description window to fit content that it finds nailed down inside. Just like you can put a fence in the soil around a house and can't put a fence in the soil around a cluster of balloons bobbing in the breeze overhead, eBay can resize that window to fit nailed-down content, but can't determine the size or shape for floating content.
When you typed in that string of 100 carriage returns by holding down the enter key, you added 100 lines of text that are actually nailed to the page and the page thus opened to accommodate those new lines. With the page somewhat open, your floating content became visible with scrollbars.
The solution will require you to change the way your tool creates your document so that at least the background container is nailed to the page, or else you will need to manually edit your HTML code.
There is an outer wrapper container in your page, and if you give that wrapper a relative position and a height, it will hold the page open.
I used this listing in the example fix below
Your listing container is called:
The stylesheet says it is 6727px high, and that the template is shifted down 44px below the top.
You could edit the stylesheet like this:
or, if it is easier, you can edit the HTML like this:
Of course, you would need to remove those 100 lines you added to the top of the page.
There are a few different changes that would optimize the appearance, but this basic change will open the window.
ZippyPractice has an iframe window that is somewhat similar to eBay's, so you can practice your code there.
A problem which has started fairly recently is that photos of items do not load immediately and sometimes not at all.
If there are several photos clicking on one of the thumbnails will load the photos. Sometimes, but not always, hovering over the loading space opens up the zoom view.
It happens with my listings as well as those I'm watching or searching. I've read through this thread but if the answer has been given I would be grateful if someone could repeat it as I haven't understood what to do?
I am using Windows 7, and McAfee security.
I am having a similar problem, but may not be the same.
I am getting a small window on the right of the ebay page that shows a list of 'suggestions' of the product I am searching for on ebay, but it covers the side of my ebay page where the prices are and I cannot see the prices AND the little window will not go away. I cannot find a 'close' button or anything. So I cannot browse ebay and make my purchase. Thsi thing is in the way.
To make things more difficult, I am Visually Disabled and have a hard time focusing on the page normally. I have my computer screen turned to high contrast black with white and this little side bar pop up is hard to deal with, making it very stressful to try to use ebay.
PLEASE tell me how to get rid of it!
I use windows 7 internet explorer.
I did a properties check on the popup and it said: http://cdn.sharedaddomain.com but I couldn't get that page to come up.
I am getting a small window on the right of the ebay page that shows a list of 'suggestions' of the product I am searching for on ebay, but it covers the side of my ebay page where the prices are and I cannot see the prices AND the little window will not go away. I cannot find a 'close' button or anything....I use windows 7 internet explorer.
I did a properties check on the popup and it said: http://cdn.sharedaddomain.com
Your situation is unrelated to the others in this thread. I don't believe eBay is allowing third-party popups within their pages. It could actually be stealthware or adware installed with some other program. I would phone customer support and try to get confirmation from one of their managers on whether that SharedAdDomain content delivery network is a legitimate eBay affiliate. If it is, then register your complaint with customer service.
If it is not, you may have to remove something from your computer.