WooCommerce Simple Auctions Review: Host Auctions on WordPress

WooCommerce Simple Auctions Review: Host Auctions on WordPress


If you’ve ever wished that you could use WooCommerce to power auctions (like eBay), today’s WooCommerce Simple Auctions review is for you.

Metorik Woocommerce ReportsWooCommerce Simple Auctions is an affordable way to add both normal and reverse auction functionality to your WooCommerce-powered store.

You can either only sell your own products via auction. Or, by combining it with a multivendor plugin like Dokan, you can allow users to register and submit their own auctions, just like eBay.

Keep reading to learn more about all the features and get a hands-on look at how everything works…

WooCommerce Simple Auctions Review: The Feature List

The plugin’s name is a pretty good descriptor for its core functionality. That is, WooCommerce Simple Auctions gives you a simple way to run auctions at your WooCommerce store. Here’s an example from my test site:

iphone 6 auctioncode snippets for quick mods like anti-sniping, bid increment price classes, bid confirmation, increase bid by percentage, etc.

And, by integrating with a multivendor plugin, you can even let people sign up and submit their own auctions, to create your own mini version of eBay.

Hands-on With WooCommerce Simple Auctions

I’ve installed WooCommerce Simple Auctions on my test WooCommerce site, so let’s dig into how it works…

Configuring General Auction Settings

After activating WooCommerce Simple Auctions, you’ll get a new Auctions tab in the regular WooCommerce settings area (WooCommerce → Settings).

Here, you can configure how to display your auctions, like the page that lists all of your auctions, as well as whether or not you want to mix in auctions with regular WooCommerce products:

SettingsEnvato licensing. That is:

  • Lifetime updates
  • 6 months of support and updates. Or, you can pay another $9 to extend support to 12 months

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Final Thoughts on WooCommerce Simple Auctions

If you want to allow auctions on your WooCommerce site, WooCommerce Simple Auctions delivers on its promise of making the process quite simple.

In playing around with it, I didn’t hit any snags, and all the functionality worked as you’d expect it to.

All in all, I was up and running with working auctions within just a few minutes of installing the plugin, which is tough to argue with.

Plus, at just $29, it’s quite affordable for what it does.

So, if you need this type of functionality, definitely give this one a look:

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