Stay Ahead of the Curve with Walmart Spec 5.0

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We’re excited to announce that SellerActive by is fully integrated with Walmart Marketplace’s latest advancement in marketplace technology: Spec 5.0. This update introduces new category taxonomy and additional listing properties designed to enhance product discovery and improve listing quality.

By adopting Spec 5.0, sellers can significantly boost their product rankings and attract more shoppers. Here’s everything you need to know about this update and how SellerActive by helps you stay ahead.

What is Walmart Spec 5.0?

Walmart Spec 5.0 is a major update aimed at providing a more refined and effective selling experience. Key features of this update include:

  • New Category Taxonomy: More granular and detailed categories to help your products get seen
  • Enhanced Listing Properties: Additional attributes for better product differentiation
  • Content Quality Scoring Tool: Offers detailed insights into attribute improvements and suggests changes for better listing performance

By leveraging these new features, sellers can ensure their products are more discoverable and relevant to potential buyers, ultimately leading to higher sales.

Why Should Sellers Upgrade?

1. Improved Listing Quality and Search Rankings:

  • Spec 5.0’s detailed categories and properties mean your products are more likely to match shopper searches accurately
  • Higher quality listings are ranked better in search results, increasing visibility

2. Take Advantage of Walmart Marketplace’s Content Quality Tool:

  • This tool, built on the new Spec 5.0 model, provides actionable feedback on how to enhance your listings
  • Receive suggestions for attribute improvements to maximize listing effectiveness

3. Future-Proof Your Listings:

  • Walmart plans to deprecate Item Spec 4.5 by mid-Q3 (2024). Transitioning now ensures you stay ahead of these changes and avoid any disruptions to your listings

How Supports Your Transition

At, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of marketplace integration. We ensure that our users can seamlessly adapt to these important updates without hassle. Here’s how we’re making the transition to Spec 5.0 smooth for you:

  • Automatic Updates for New Listings: Any new listings created in SellerActive will automatically use the 5.0 category structure and properties
  • Simplified Migration for Existing Listings: We provide comprehensive support for migrating your existing 4.5 listings to the new 5.0 standards

For detailed instructions on migrating your existing catalog, click here.

Maximizing Your Listings with SellerActive by

SellerActive's robust tools and features ensure that you can get the most out of your listings on Walmart:

  • Centralized Management: Easily manage listings across multiple marketplaces, including Walmart, from a single platform
  • Optimized Listings: Use SellerActive’s advanced listing tools to enhance your product content and stay ahead of the competition
  • Data-Driven Insights: Gain valuable insights into your listing performance and make data-driven decisions to boost your sales


Embrace the future of online selling with Walmart Spec 5.0 and SellerActive. By staying updated with the latest advancements, you ensure your products stand out and reach more potential buyers. Transition today to take full advantage of improved listing quality, higher search rankings, and comprehensive support tools designed to boost your marketplace success.

For more information on migrating to Walmart Spec 5.0 with SellerActive, click here.

Stay ahead, stay active, and let SellerActive drive your success on Walmart!

About SellerActive by

SellerActive, powered by, is a leading multichannel management platform founded in 2011. Our platform enables e-commerce businesses to effortlessly expand their product reach across numerous channels, including Amazon, Walmart, TikTok, eBay, and more. With features such as centralized product catalog creation, automated repricing technology capturing the Buy Box up to 72% of the time, and streamlined inventory syncing and order routing. Whether you're seeking managed services or a DIY approach, SellerActive by offers top-rated support and proven success in online sales channels and marketplaces. New customers have achieved an average sales growth of 22% in the first 60-days, without expanding their workforce. Unlock the full potential of your online business with