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Finding items

With millions of items for sale on eBay, knowing a few tips can help you quickly find just the right thing.

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You can refine your search and customise and organise your search results from the left side of the search results page. In some cases, you'll see a shortcut. This shortcut will appear with a magnifying glass icon in search results. You can use the shortcut to refine your search. If you still get too many results, try using the Advanced search link at the top of most pages.
To get more results, you can search within sellers' descriptions as well as in item titles. Tick Include title and description below the Search button and click Search again. If this doesn't work, try using different search words. Experiment using 2 or 3 different words at a time so you get a variety of results.
You can expand your search to search within sellers' descriptions, as well as in listing titles. Tick Include title and description below the Search button, and click Search again.

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