4+ Excellent WordPress Auction Themes & Plugins to Help You Build an eBay-Style Bidding Wesbite in 2017

Bingo eBay-Style WordPres Auction/Bidding Theme

In this post, we check out the best WordPress auction themes.  If you’ve landed on this page from Google, chances are you’ve got it in mind to build an e-Bay style auction site of your own.  You want to save some money by going with a turn-key solution.  Well, listen – one of these themes might help you out.

The requirements for any auction theme are exactly what you’d expect: auction functionality.  There’s a few popular, premium and free WordPress plugins that will do it, but then you’re still left with the potentially tedious and costly task of designing and styling the website.   But if you have the design end already covered, and just need the auction features, feel free to skip the rest of this roundup and check out the following plugins:

WooCommerce Simple Auctions

This is currently the most popular of the premium options–it’s available on the CodeCanyon marketplace, and for $19, this is WooCommerce-based auction plugin is going to cover most (if not all) of the bases.  It’s got a 2500 users, and over a four star rating, suggesting both the product and the support are exemplary.

WP Auctions

Another premium solution with a couple of different licensing options.

Ultimate Auction Plugin (free)

The best free auction plugin for WordPress currently available. Read More

8+ Excellent WordPress Freelance Marketplace Themes for Quickly Creating Fiverr, Guru, Elance and oDesk Style Websites in 2017

Taskerr WordPress Freelance Marketplace Theme

In this Siteturner roundup, for your consideration, we’ve collected the best WordPress freelance marketplace themes available for 2017.  You might be interested in building your own Guru, Elance or oDesk style website.  You might want to set up an alternative to Fiverr.  Or, you think your community might benefit from its very own TaskRabbit.  Whatever the case, one of these themes will give you an inexpensive head start.

The basic requirements are fairly straight forward: a worthwhile marketplace theme will find some way to connect potential clients to skilled freelancers.  The way this is handled will depend on the desired marketplace model.  You might want users to post services that visitors can then buy (like Fiverr and other micro job sites).  Or, you might want users to post projects that freelancers can bid on (similar to Elance and oDesk).  Finally, a combination might be what you’re looking for, with functionality similar to TaskRabbit. Read More