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.
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
In this article, we look at the best multi-vendor WordPress marketplace themes for 2017. Building a functional online marketplace from scratch can prove costly: if you have an idea for a marketplace website along the lines of Amazon, Etsy, or eBay, one of these premium themes will provide an inexpensive way to test the waters.
The requirements of a multi-vendor marketplace are fairly self-evident. Sellers need to be able to sign up, build shops and sell their wares; buyers need to be able to buy those wares with ease and confidence. And perhaps most importantly, site owners will want to be able to monetize those transactions, often by taking a percentage cut. Read More
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
In this article, we take a look at the best premium WordPress job board themes currently available for 2017. If you’re going to be setting up a job portal on the WordPress platform in the near future, or maybe even a freelance marketplace, any one of these themes would make a good starting point.
Other than smashing design, you need to make sure the job board theme you choose provides some way for employers to post job listings, and some way for job seekers to apply for them. All of the themes we’ve included here offer this capability. In addition to this basic functionality, an advanced AJAX search feature is a nice touch, as well as the ability to manage submissions and applications on the front end. Read More