Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Wordpress Theme - For Auction Site

Posted on 2010-11-28
2
Medium Priority
?
510 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Can someone recommend a good Wordpress Theme that will work as an Auction Site? I need it easy to use from an end-user perspective and also the admin portion of it should be simple too.

Thanks.
Nainil Chheda
0
Comment
Question by:nainil
2 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
xtego earned 500 total points
ID: 34225885
There obviously is no "auction" functionality built into wordpress by default. And no theme is going to give you that functionality either.  You are going to need some kind of plugin to achieve that capability.  A quick googling revealed this plugin: WP-Auctions

I've never used it.  But it looks like it may be what you are looking for.  

As far as a good theme goes... I would look into studiopress.  They have a wordpress framework called the genesis framework which makes creating templates much easier. They also have a bunch of well made themes that are very customizable available for pretty cheap.   Check them out:  StudioPress

Good Luck!
0
 
LVL 23

Assisted Solution

by:jeremyjared74
jeremyjared74 earned 500 total points
ID: 34226309
Actually you can find themes for Wordpress that are built with in-theme Auction Functionality. The way they do this is to include the functionality for the auctions into the functions.php of the theme. This reduces the need for plug-ins and will help if you decided to go with a plug-in and the author didn't keep it up to the latest version of Wordpress. Since the function is built into the theme, it will remain functional where the plug-in may not.

Here are a few links to some Custom Wordpress Auction Themes:
WP Theme- Auction

Auction Site from siteMile

0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Build an array called $myWeek which will hold the array elements Today, Yesterday and then builds up the rest of the week by the name of the day going back 1 week.   (CODE) (CODE) Then you just need to pass your date to the function. If i…
Password hashing is better than message digests or encryption, and you should be using it instead of message digests or encryption.  Find out why and how in this article, which supplements the original article on PHP Client Registration, Login, Logo…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to integrate Mailchimp with WordPress, by placing a Mailchimp signup form on a WordPress Page or Post. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Mailchimp will be used. Log into your Mailchi…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …
Suggested Courses

824 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question