View Product Page

Bidding options

From the plugin panel, select General > Auction Options: this page includes multiple sections, scroll down until you can see Bidding options. In this section you will be able to set the following options for the auctions.

You will be able to override some of these options on product-level. We have indicated for which options this is possible. From this page you can see each auction option explained in detail.

  • Set bid type: Manual; the customer adds the amount wished to insert or automatic; the system automatically places a bid with a preset amount set by the admin. Check this page for a detailed explanation of automatic bidding.
  • Show the bid increments in the page: Show the user the ‘bid up’ you have set.

This would be the message displayed to the user after clicking the tooltip icon ”?”.

  • Ask for confirmation before a bid is confirmed: After inserting an amount and placing a bid, a popup appears where you confirm the bid.
  • Ask fee payment before bidding: Users have to pay an xx amount in order to be able to bid, can be disabled per product, for more details check this page.
  • Default fee amount (€): General fee amount, can be overwritten on product level.
  • Set overtime: Postpone the expiration date, when someone places a new bid xx minutes before it ends.
  • Overtime settings: If a bid is placed xx minutes before it ends, the auction will be extended by xx minutes.
  • Show higher bidder modal: Show a model to the higher bidder, to suggest him to refresh the page.
  • Enable watchlist: A way for users to follow ongoing auctions without bidding themselves. For more detailed information about these settings check this page.