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[Basic Information Rules] Rules for Filling of Product Information on Alibaba.com

 

Revised on June 5, 2017

 

Article 1 General Rules

These Rules are formulated in accordance with Alibaba.com International Platform’s General Provisions for the purposes of regulating the filling of product information by Users on Alibaba.com, maintaining the market order on the platform, and enhancing user experience.

 

Article 2 Product Names, Attributes and Keywords

(1) Product names must be consistent with the other product-related information, including product photos, product descriptions, etc. They must be as accurate, complete and concise as possible. Any Users may use product names, generic names and etc.

(2) Product attributes must be consistent with the actual condition of the product, and accurately showing the ingredients, materials, sizes, brands, models, places of origin, etc.

(3) Users may set 1-3 keywords that match the products to facilitate buyers’ searches.

 

 

Article 3 Product Description

Any brief and detailed descriptions of a product shall be based on the actual condition of the product. Such descriptions can introduce functions, characteristics, specific instructions for use, packaging information and accessories of the product in details, and display pictures of products, product details and packaging as well as the design sketches, etc..

 

Article 4 Product Groups

All Users must categorise products according to their types, attributes, materials, functions, etc., and set up product groups to facilitate buyers to browse, select and pinpoint the products they want to purchase. Without the authorization of the trademark owner, any third party trademark shall not be used as the name of the product group. Click to see how to provide certificates of authorization.

 

Article 5 Product Images

Product images must be consistent with the text information and must accurately reflect the actual situation of the product. Unless otherwise specified, images must be clear, complete, without smear or cover. More detailed instructions are as below:

(1) There must not be any trace of smearing on the product or product packaging.

(2) The product or product packaging cannot be completely or partially covered by items unrelated to the product, unless otherwise specified in these rules.

(3) Image specifications: the size of the image must not exceed 3MB; the image ratio must be between 1:1 and 1:1.3 and the resolution must be greater than 350px * 350px. Images that do not meet the specifications will not be uploaded to the product release interface.

 

Article 6 Special Products

Product images must be consistent with the text information and must accurately reflect the actual condition of the product. Unless otherwise specified, images must be clear, complete, without smear or cover. Detailed instructions are as below:

(1) There must not be any trace of smearing on the product or product packaging.

(2) The product or product packaging cannot be completely or partially covered by items unrelated to the product, unless otherwise specified in these rules.

 

Article 7 Payment and Shipping

Payment and shipping options must be consistent with the actual service capability of suppliers. The suppliers must accurately fill in the minimum order quantity, port, packaging, shipment time, payment method, unit of measurement, total supply quantity, unit price, etc.

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