What is active content ?

Active content includes the use of Javascript, Flash, dynamic widgets & plugins, and form actions. In simple terms, any element in your code that runs scripts & performs actions on the page is classified as active content. Here are some examples of the use of active content:

  • Flash animations on your listing
  • Dynamic multiple item images in the description
  • Top navigation drop-down category menus
  • Item specific feedback widgets
  • Buy It Now, Watch Item buttons in the listing description template
  • Items cross-promotion widgets
  • Shipping calculators based on postcode entries
  • Custom store search bars
  • Dynamic display of store categories in the listing description

Some real examples for active content

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Do you have Active Content in your current listings?

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Existing PushAuction Customers

PushAuction customers who are concerned that they may have active content in their listings should

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