Best Free and Premium WordPress Auction Plugins

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Did you now you can host your own online auctions on your WordPress website or blog with a simple plugin?

Sites such as eBay have popularized the use of online auctions, and made them a familiar purchasing option for users. So why, when there are already great some great auction platforms available, would you want to create your own?

Building a dedicated online auction platform can be a great tool if you’re selling your own products online, and you want greater control of how your auctions look and are run. They’re also a great idea if you run a niche business, and you want to give other users – your online community – the opportunity to sell their products.

Here are five great free and premium options available to get you started.

Ultimate WordPress Auction Plugin

Ultimate WordPress Auction Plugin is designed to work with any theme, and offers a range of great features for free, including:

  • Buy now option
  • PayPal integration
  • Expired auction reactivation
  • Edit, delete and end live autions
  • Auction images lightbox
  • Private messages
  • Auction comments

There is also a pro version available with additional features, such as allowing registered users to add their own auctions to your site, commission fees, and automatic time extensions to avoid snipping.

Ultimate WordPress Auction Plugin has more than 2000 active installs and a 4.7/5 star average user rating.

Auction Nudge

Already selling via eBay and looking for a way to integrate those existing listing into your WordPress website or blog? Auction Nudge is designed specifically around embedding eBay listings, profile and feedback information with a few clicks.

Display your:

  • Active eBay listings
  • Current listings in an interactive banner ad
  • eBay profile information as a badge
  • Most recent feedback comments

Auction Nudge has more than 1000 active installs and a 4.7/5 star average user rating.

WordPress Auction Plugin

Designed to display auctions in an AJAX-powered popup, WordPress Auction Plugin is ideal for charity auctions, selling physical goods, and auctioning off advertising space online. It offers a range of features, including:

  • Unlimited auctions
  • PayPal integration
  • Global bid increment values
  • Registered users
  • Display style options

WordPress Auction Plugin has more than 2000 active installs and a 3.2/5 star average user rating.

Auction Plugin for WordPress

Looking for a pro plugin with all the trimmings? Auction Plugin for WordPress is a premium option for users who want to create a professional auction site with powerful commission revenue features.

Features include:

  • Most Active, Ending Soon and New Listing display categories
  • PayPal integration
  • Interactive comments
  • Automatic pagination
  • Private messaging capabilities
  • Email alerts
  • Timezoning
  • Reserve price and bid increment control
  • Payment status tracking
  • Listing and commission fees

Pricing for Auction Plugin for WordPress is $79 for a single website owners and $119 for developers who want to use the plugin across unlimited sites.

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One thought on “Best Free and Premium WordPress Auction Plugins

  1. Avatar amit says:

    Hey , very helpful information: Thanks for share it with us..

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