YITH Auctions for WooCommerce
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Do you know what an online auction is?

I bet you do, and you probably already considered selling products on the Ebay network, the number one name in the field who built an empire on this method of sales and got millions of people used to buying online for their best offers, taking part in a sort of race to the purchase.

Users who are interested in auctions are moved by the chance to get items at low prices and motivated to make a bid which in most cases turns into an immediate raise as soon as they are outbid.

YITH Auctions for WooCommerce

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How do you get a whole queue of people competing to buy your products?

Auctions are simple: anybody can place a bid for a specific product and if no other bid exceeds the previous one, then they win the item.

This allows buyers to grab products for their best price and allows vendors to generate a profit sometimes bigger than anticipated.

Using our YITH WooCommerce Auction plugin you will not only be able to make auctions for your products, but thanks to the integration of our YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor you will have the chance to create a real portal for online auctions, allowing all of your vendors to create auctions of their own and letting you earn a share on each one of their sales.

A truly performing sales system in which buyers will be able to:

  • Set up automatic raises
  • Buy items right away using the “Buy now” function
  • Look into every single auctions, including old ones
  • Look into the list of people interested in each auction

And much more!

Quick info

Requires: WordPress 4.5 or higher
Compatible up to: WordPress 4.8
Requires: WooCommerce 2.6 or higher
Compatible up to: WooCommerce 3.1
Minimum PHP version: 5.4
Version: 1.1.5
Released: 2017-08-16
100% WPML Compatible: yes
Translation ready: yes
Languages: English, Italian, Spanish
Support to:
  • All YITH plugins
  • All YITH themes

WITH THIS PLUGIN YOU CAN:

Set a minimum start price

The lower the value the more users will be encouraged to make their first bid

Starting price

Set the reserve price

No user will win the auction if the minimum requested amount won’t be reached

Reserve price

Raise user’s bid automatically in case of overbid

The raising will be managed until it reaches the maximum amount that user intended to spend

Bid up price

Buy the product at the pre-set price immediately

The auction will be automatically closed after the purchase

Buy it now price

Notify the user about the auction duration

Insert start and end date and a countdown will be automatically enabled in product page

Time left

Show or encrypt the usernames

For all the users who made at least one bid for the product

Bids

Offer to users a complete view of the auction

By showing all the bids made until then

Bids

Manage how to show the products sold by the auction in the shop

Choose to hide the out-of-stock products, those for which the auction hasn’t started yet or those for which it is already closed

Shop page

Notify users about the auction status by automatic emails

For example, the user can be notified when the auction is about to end or another user made an overbid

Emails

Keep up-to-date about the auctions

Through the automatic email sending that notifies you of the auction status when it ends

Emails

Supply the complete list of the bids to the related users

By a dedicated section within “My Account” page

My auctions

Show the auction products on your shop

Through a custom icon in the product image

Appearance

Show the auction products in the sidebar

By the widget provided with the plugin

Widget

Extend the expiration date of an ongoing auction

if a customer places his bid a few minutes from its end

Extend expiration date of auction

Show the complete list of auction products

inserting the specific shortcode on any page of the site

Auction products

Take advantage of the wpml compatibility

You are free to easily translate the plugin with the powerful wpml to

Wpml Compatible

Customers' review

Rated 4.52 out of 5 stars
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25 reviews for YITH Auctions for WooCommerce

  1. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    HappyThe premium version is defenitely needed, and after testing out the live demo, I bought it. Happy user!

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    • Thank you for the review Kristen. Good to read that you are a happy user. If you have any questions or doubts, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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  2. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Well supportedA very specific and well supported plugin. giuseppe madaudo solved the issue in less than one day, as they promise.

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    • (verified owner)

      Thanks, Newman,
      we're glad to read that you appreciate our support system and that Giuseppe could help you solve the issue you had within one day.
      We do our best to improve our support service every day and we're happy that you appreciate it.
      Thanks

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  3. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    support rocksI had a very good support experience with this plugin and YITH staff. They are very helpful and don't hesitate to make some small changes you suggest to improve the plugin

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    • (verified owner)

      Thank you very much, Jennt, for taking the time to review our plugin.
      We're very happy to read that you could benefit from our support service. We're happy to offer you the best and we work hard to be always up to our customers' requests!

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  4. 2 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    Any issues are very hard to resolveWorks pretty good out of the box.

    We had a few issues and couldn't get them resolved even with support.

    I needed to see a list of available hooks and attributes. I was told that no, this is not available online but I was welcome to ask them anything via email. So if I need to code something I have to wait a day or more every time I need to look something up.

    Second, I needed to find a way to see how to manage the email notifications that go out. Support had no answer to that either.

    So it's pretty good, just if you need anything that's not literally on at install you're going to have a frustrating day.

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    • (verified owner)

      Hi Marc,
      we are really sorry to read that you are not satisfied with the plugin. We have given you the support you ask for in the support ticket, but it was left unreplied for a while and it closed automatically.
      We don't have developer documentation, but our supporters are available for any questions, as they showed in the past tickets.
      About emails, we don't see any mention to emails in the tickets. However, you can find the documentation here (http://docs.yithemes.com/yith-woocommerce-auctions/premium-version-settings/email/), and ask our developers if you have any questions about how to use them.
      Please, submit a new one, if the older one closed, we will be glad to help you!

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  5. 5 out of 5

    (verified owner)

    works out of the boxEasy to use and works fine out of the box

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Questions and answers of the customers

  1. 0 votes
    Answered by the admin

    Hi Aino,

    if you want to upload a video that replaces the product image, you can combine our YITH WooCommerce Featured Audio and Video Content! Enjoy it!

  2. 0 votes
    A

    Hi, Kelley! No, it is not required to insert the credit card number since only registered users are allowed to bid. 

  3. 0 votes
    A

    Hi, Nethawk! The plugin allows having only one winner since users can't bid the same value for the same auction product. After making the bid, all the other users will need to make a bid higher than the current one. 

  4. 0 votes
    A

    Hi, Adam! For the time being, there is no way to block bids. However, our developers are just working on a Blacklist feature to prevent specific customers from making bids on your shop. This feature will be added to one of the next updates. 

  5. 0 votes
    A Hi Alessandra, I know it, and upload the little image to show on products, but NO WORKS! :(

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