WooCommerce Simple Auctions

WooCommerce Simple Auctions

WooCommerce Simple Auctions extends popular WooCommerce plugin with auction features. With this plugin you can easily make Ebay clone with regular and reverse auctions along with your regular products.

We wanted to create WooCommerce auction extension that is easy to use but also powerful enough so users get true WordPress auction solution which is both easy to setup and customize.

With our auction plugin you can setup WordPress auction website and start auctions in less than 30 minutes (assuming you have payment processor ready). If you are theme developer who wants to create WP theme for Envato with auction features just buy extended licence and you’re good to go.

Please read documentation and check our WooCommerce auction demo (demo runs on latest WordPress, latest WooCommerce and latest version of WooCommerce Simple Auctions). Many users asked if fee can be deducted / charged for auction – answer is short no, this plugin is simple and implements auction functionalities inside WooCommerce. Plugin does not interfere with checkout in any way, once item is won WooCommerce takes care of the rest via it’s checkout system – this is why any payment gateway you have in WooCommerce should work with our plugin.

Our Themes with WooCommerce Simple Auctions included:

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WooCommerce Simple Auctions Overview and Features:

  • WordPress 4.3+ ready
  • WooCommerce 2.4+ ready
  • Seamless integration into WooCommerce via its hooks
  • You get new type of WooCommerce product type – auction
  • Normal or reverse auctions
  • Proxy / auto bidding
  • Define start price, price increment, reserve price, buy it now price
  • Set start and end time for auction
  • Easily control how you want to display auctions – along with other items or on separate page
  • Widgets with ending soon, latest, featured, recently viewed, my auctions and random auctions
  • Email notifications (with editable email templates) for won auction, failed auction, pay for won auction, outbid notification, reserve not met fail, auction sold for buy now price, admin notification when user places a bid
  • Auction product has auction icon (label) on thumbnail
  • If user is logged in and winning in auction, item has winning badge on thumbnail
  • Product single page has new tab “Auction History”
  • User has “My auctions” option where auctions in which user placed a bid are listed (for both active and won auctions)
  • Auction filtering in product list (wp-admin)
  • Auction product has icon which describes different auction status: active, finished, finished and paid, failed (wp-admin)
  • Shortcode to show my auctions for logged in user
  • Make auction from virtual or downloadable products
  • Enable users to create and submit their auctions using multiple vendors extension for WooCommerce (to find one just google “woocommerce multiple vendors plugin”, Socio Multi Vendors, WC Vendors, Product Vendors)
  • Manually delete any bid
  • Manually relist auction if there was no bid or was not paid in time
  • Automatically relist auction if there was no bid or was not paid in time (from v1.1.16)
  • WPML compatible
  • Easy install via WordPress “Add New” plugin (download zip with plugin only)
  • Cronjobs required – if your host does not support 1 minute cronjobs you need to use service like easycron
  • Easily get 99/100 speed rank score



Couple widgets

My auctions

Auction tab in product data

WooCommerce product list with auctions


** Version 1.1.21 **
    - Fix: Buy now button appears even if bid is bigger than buy now price
    - Fix: Non standard thousand and decimal separator bid problem

** Version 1.1.20 **
    - Add: Added parametar show_buy_it_now='true' for shortcode [woocommerce_simple_auctions_my_auctions]
    - Fix: Improved plugin show/hide future and past auctions queries
    - Fix: Non standard thousand and decimal separator problem

** Version 1.1.19 **
    - Fix: Bug in [woocommerce_simple_auctions_my_auctions] short code not showing active auctions

** Version 1.1.18 **
    - Fix: Improved plugin queries
    - Fix: Modified capability role for view auction activity to manage_woocommerce
    - Fix: Ajax interval bug and optimization for WC >= 2.4
    - Fix: Table prefix bug when viewing auction activity in WP backend
    - Fix: Rounding bug if bid value is between 0.00 and 1.00
    - Add: Added [vendor] tag for sending mail to auction author/vendor on auction_fail, auction_finished, auction_relist, bid_note emails - useful with multivendor plugins like WC Vendors or if you want to send email to auction author or owner in case of multivendor site

** Version 1.1.17 **
    - Fix: Compatibility with WP 4.3
    - Fix: Auction activity on MU sites bug
    - Fix: Delete first bid but not deleting max bid bug    

View complete WooCommerce Simple Auctions change log here.

Make sure to read documentation and ofcourse check demo.