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An Update on Direct Checkout

Accepting credit cards directly through your shop is now even more seamless. And with free processing fees through September 30, how can you resist?

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Announcing Etsy Gift Cards!

This holiday season, everyone can get exactly what they want.

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Update on Weddings

We tried something new with the Weddings experience as part of a concentrated effort to make browsing on Etsy more engaging and useful.

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Demystifying Site Outages

Ever wonder what’s happening behind the scenes when the site is down? Our VP of Technical Operations shares a tale of two outages.

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Policy Update: Changes to the Prohibited Items List

The Policy Team has made some tweaks to the DOs and DON’Ts as part of their ongoing efforts to ensure a safe marketplace.

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Special Delivery: Etsy Shipping Labels Are Here!

Today we started releasing shipping labels to US sellers who accept credit cards through direct checkout.

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Announcing Direct Checkout

In our ongoing efforts to make checkout more streamlined, shop owners can now directly accept credit card payments.

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Sharing on Pinterest

We’ve been working with Pinterest to ensure better item attribution, and today they have made some changes that we think will help sellers even more.

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Sharing Favorites With Friends

Making discoveries on Etsy is even more satisfying now that you can add your Favorites to your Facebook Timeline.

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Introducing an About Page for Your Shop

In a continued effort to give shop owners more opportunities to tell their stories, today we’re launching an About page for your shop.