November 13, 2007 / Content Management Systems

What is PHPauction?

Phpauction is a software which help its customers to retain their privacy while they take advantage of what the Internet has to offer. PHPauction includes the main features for an auction website: Reserve price, Buy it now, Standard & Dutch auctions, Item & Auction watch, among many others. If you are planning to develop your own custom web-based auction site than it is a good starting point, easy to install and manage through web based installer and friendly administration back-end. Flexible, reliable & easy to customize.

These are some main features of PHPauction:-

* It is customizable HTML templates for easy design changes
* mySQL database backend for superior control over data
* HTML product listings with uploadable photos
* Complete search function which searches entire database for products
* The display of current users and current auctions
* New user registration
* Users login/logout
* “Forgot your password?”
* User defined usernames
* Password retrevial via email
* Free bids for registered users
* Email notification of bids
* Auctions: User defined Item descriptions
* Users can upload pictures
* Reserve prices, minimum bids
* Standard, dutch auctions
* View bid history
* Auction Displays: Displayed seller name and information
* Displayed quanity of items
* Ability to send auction to a friend
* Browse able categories
* Displays the last created auctions
* Displays the Highest bids
* Displays Auctions ending soon
* Help system
* News system
* Money formatting options

What are the requirements for PHPauction?

Phpauction’s basic server requirements are as follows:

  1. an Apache web server
  2. PHP 4 (or above)
  3. MySQL Database
  4. Ability to run cron jobs