FAQ Category: General

Security

WP Auctions takes the security of your auctions seriously. Here are the features we have in place that allow you to run safe and secure auctions. 1. Register to Bid: You can set the plugin to only allow registered users…

  • 27th Aug, 2014

Bid Increment

You can use the Bid Increment feature to only accept bids that meet a set target. To get started set your global Bid Increment (plugin general settings) with any figure, such as 10. This means that all your bidders have…

  • 27th Aug, 2014

Buy it Now

You can use the Buy it Now feature to sell items at an up-front price point. To use Buy it Now simply enter an amount for the field while adding a new auction. It should typically be over the starting…

  • 27th Aug, 2014

Auction Engines

Important: The auction engine cannot be changed if you have any live auctions. You must wait till all your auctions end to change the engine. The plugin comes with three auction engines built-in. 1. Proxy Engine This is the default…

  • 27th Aug, 2014

Registered Users and Request to Bid

You can limit who bids on your auctions by turning on the option to only allow registered users to bid. You must also have your site to accept new users via your general Settings in WordPress. Once you’ve done the…

  • 29th Mar, 2011

Can other users post their auctions?

Yes, in v5.0 of WP Auctions subscribers can place their own auctions. This feature is still in early development phase and will extend in functionality as we gather user feedback. On activation the plugin automatically allows your users who are…

  • 29th Mar, 2011

How do I place an Auction in a Post/Page?

Very Important:¬†You can only place ONE auction per Post/Page. If you want to show a list of auctions in a Page, try our List Widget add-on. Tip: Use the < !-- more -- > tag from the editor to separate…

  • 29th Mar, 2011