WooCommerce Simple Auctions - Wordpress Auctions

WooCommerce Simple Auctions - Wordpress 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. Wordpress auctions have never been easier to setup!

This WooCommerce and Wordpress auction plugin is easy to use but also powerful so users get true WordPress auctions solution which is both easy to setup and customize.

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

Please read documentation and check our WooCommerce auction demo (demo runs on latest WordPress, 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 auctions functionalities inside WooCommerce. Plugin does not interfere with checkout in any way, once item is won WooCommerce takes care of the checkout process via its checkout system – this is why any payment gateway you have in WooCommerce should work with our plugin.

Auction WordPress themes with Simple Auctions plugin bundled:

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WooCommerce Simple Auctions Overview and Features:

  • WordPress 4.6+ ready, WooCommerce 2.6+ ready
  • Seamless integration into WooCommerce via its hooks – You get new type of WooCommerce product type – auction
  • Normal, reverse and sealed (silent) 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, future, latest, featured, recently viewed, my auctions and random auctions
  • Email notifications Email notifications (with editable email templates) for outbid note, auction won, payment reminder, auction fail, reserve fail, auction buy now, auction finish, administrator bid notification (bid not), customer bid notification, auction relist admin notice, auction relist user notice
  • 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”
  • Plenty of shortcodes – please check documentation for all available shortcodes
  • 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)
  • Frontend auction sorting by current bid, date, buy now price, activity, ending date (ending soonest), start date (recently started) – available in WordPress 4.2 and higher
  • Auction product has icon which describes different auction status: active, finished, finished and paid, failed (wp-admin)
  • Auction activity (shortcode), auction watchlist feature (shortcode and widget)
  • Ajax live updating for current bid and auction history
  • Make auction from virtual or downloadable products
  • Manually delete bid
  • Manually or automatically relist auction if there was no bid or was not paid in time
  • WPML compatible, PO file available for translations in lang/ dir
  • 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)
  • Cronjobs required – if your host does not support 1 minute cronjobs you can use 3rd party cron service like easycron



Couple widgets

My auctions

Auction tab in product data

WooCommerce product list with auctions

Changelog: (always backup WordPress db before updating to latest version!)

** Version 1.2.3 **
    - Fix: Bug when sending finished mail notification to admin after auction has failed
    - Fix: Issue with page title on auction base page
    - Fix: Issue with wpml language switcher
    - Add: Option to hide buy now button after first bid was placed
    - Add: Option to have start price (min/max) for sealed bid auctions

** Version 1.2.2 **
    - Fix: Bug with showing auctions when "Shop Page Display: Show categories" is selected 
    - Fix: Sorting select dropdown bug

** Version 1.2.1 **
    - Fix: Bug when saving auction

View complete WooCommerce Simple Auctions change log here.

Make sure to read documentation and check our demo.