Full Feature List
- Standard Auctions
- Proxy Bidding
- Dutch Auctions
- Reserve Price
- Buy Now
- Reverse Auctions
- Classified Ads
- Fixed Price
- Request For Quote
- Immediate Payment Option
- Full Invoicing For All Listings
- Subscription Memberships (Sellers)
- Multiple Payment Gateways
- Accept PayPal Payments
- Listing Option Fees
- Acquire Listing Fees Up-front
- Final Sale Fees
- Discount Settings
- Batch Payments
- Instant Checkout
- Buyer's Premium
- Calculated Shipping Options
- Flat Rate Shipping Options
- Content Management
- Email Registered Users
- HTML Email Templates
- Edit Help Pages
- Data Maintenance
- Display Options
- Billing and Fees
- Item Listings
- Listing Options
- SSL Support
- Restrict Users
- Email Verification
- Billing Encryption
- Block IP Ranges
- Approve Listings
- Approve Sellers
- CSV Bulk Import
- Custom user form fields
- Custom listing form fields
- Define custom listing fields by Category Groups
- Specify allowed listing formats by Category
- Sniper Protection
- Region Search
- US Zip Code Radius Search
- Auto Relist
- Bulk Relisting
- HTML Listing Editor
- Streamlined Interface
- Invoice Creation
- Instant Checkout Option
- Q&A Listing Messages
- User Feedback
- Advanced Search
- Listing Templates
- Built-In Image Uploads
- Cropped Thumbnails
- Language Translation
- Multiple Currencies Support
- Multiple Language Support
- Server Time Zone Offset
- International Date and Locale options
- VAT option
rwAuction Pro Online Demo
Our online demo is a great way to explore what rwAuction Pro can do.
The demo also provides access to the Admin Control Panel so you can actually try configuring and using rwAuction Pro.
Note: the online demo resets periodically throughout the day in order to maintain a consistent experience.
A few minor functions and settings are also disabled for security reasons.
rwAuction Pro is a budget friendly, stand-alone auction website solution.
More than just traditional online auctions: fixed price, classifieds, trades, dutch auctions, reverse auctions, and RFQ listings.
What can rwAuction Pro do for my business?
rwAuction Pro core functionality will allow you to create your own marketplace. You have the option of assigning fees to post items, add photos, and upgrade listings.
The system can optionally be closed to outside sellers which provides a channel for your business to market directly to other business or consumers. This option has drawn attention from former eBay sellers and businesses with an established customer base; enabling them to conduct sales without having to conform to restrictive selling rules, listing fees, and one way feedback.
More than just Auction Software...
Integration with AuctionInc's Shipping API for retrieving actual rates from UPS, FedEx, or USPS.
Create custom shipping options and costs. They can be used along with Calculated Shipping options, or by themselves.
Sellers can configure and charge sales tax based on each state which is then charged based on the buyer's address.
Configurable final value fee for buyers to be charged by the seller, or the site owner similar to other seller fees.
Listing image thumbnails are now much larger by default and can be resized and cropped to give the design a much cleaner look.
Sellers can now reactivate a number of unsuccessful closed listings all at once, keeping the original listing number.
Dynamically generated XML sitemap, listing meta tags & links, and category meta tags & links.
Integration with AuctionInc's Shipping API for retrieving actual rates from UPS, FedEx, or USPS. Flat Rate Shipping Options
Create custom shipping options and costs. They can be used along with Calculated Shipping options, or by themselves. Region Based Sales Tax
Sellers can configure and charge sales tax based on each state which is then charged based on the buyer's address. Buyer's Premium
Configurable final value fee for buyers to be charged by the seller, or the site owner similar to other seller fees. Larger Cropped Thumbnails
Listing image thumbnails are now much larger by default and can be resized and cropped to give the design a much cleaner look. Bulk Relisting
Sellers can now reactivate a number of unsuccessful closed listings all at once, keeping the original listing number. Improved SEO Support
Dynamically generated XML sitemap, listing meta tags & links, and category meta tags & links. Smaller Registration Footprint
Listing Q/A Privacy Options
Custom Field Email Template Tags
Updated HTML Editor
Additional Date Formatting Options
Email Template Preview & Tag Helper
A completely rewritten invoice system manages transactions between payers and payees for 3rd party users as well as website owner sales. PayPal Payflow Pro
Accept credit cards with PayPal PayFlow Pro Merchant Gateway integration. Updated Banner System with Google AdSense Support
Regions can be setup similar to categories which provides another way to organize listings and search for them.
US Zip Code Radius Search
An optional installation step allows your website to search listings by zip code and a mile radius.
Updated Listing Description Editor
The latest version of TinyMCE has been integrated and streamlined for faster page loads and improved compatibility.
Admin CSV Import Listings
A CSV template can be downloaded and populated with listing data entered manually or imported. As an administrator, upload listings in bulk with CSV and all necessary image files.
Designate Category Listing Formats
Specify what listing formats are allowed in a specific category.
Reverse Auctions are an optimal way to source goods and services. This auction format has one buyer with many sellers. The lowest bid determines the winner. Request For Quote (RFQ) Listing Format
This procurement model allows bidders to include documentation with their bid, usually more information on the seller's products or services being offered. The lowest bid does not determine the “winner.” After reviewing all offers, the listing agent can choose the party they wish to do business with. Admin Listing Approval System
As site administrator you can now elect to review all listings before they are activated (viewable) on the website. New CSS Themes and Design Variations
Easily create and switch colors, fonts, backgrounds, and design by editing a single CSS file. Updated and streamlined HTML front-end
Full use of CSS with no nested tables and increased W3C Compliant HTML Admin Seller Approval System
Decide which users can only buy and select users to become sellers. When the system is enabled, buyers can also request to become sellers. Multiple Language File Support
With language translation enabled all static website text can be switched out for new language files on the fly. Improved Performance and SQL Stored Procs
rwAuction Pro now takes advantage of SQL Server stored procedures for all critical database communication. Email Customers System
The mass email system for all registered users is back and now has a streamlined interface. New Content Management: Fees, About Us, Contact Page
Additional pages have been added to include your business and website information. Additional Side Banners
Banner management now includes optional side banners and multiple top banners depending on your CSS skin design.
The entire administration section has been redone to make managing and setting up easier than ever. New CMS Pages
Sellers can create their own invoices combining multiple sold items which are then sent to and paid by the Buyer. New MyAccount Section
The entire MyAuction section has been redone as the MyAccount system that helps both buyers and sellers organize and work with their listings, templates, purchases, feedback, invoices, and payments. Listing Templates
All HTML input areas have been upgraded with TinyMCE * TinyMCE is an open source content editor by Moxiecode Systems AB Fully Tested and Supported on Multiple Browsers
FireFox, Mozilla, Internet Explorer IP Blocking
New security feature that allows the site administrator to set which IP or block of IP’s are disallowed from accessing the website. New Report – Items Sold
A new Direct Business to Consumer (DirectB2C) report has been added which compiles all sold item and buyer information into a single report. Bulk Email Invoices
Determine which users should be sent invoices by month and/or balance due. JMail Email Component
Added support for JMail for improved web hosting compatibility. * JMail or w3JMail is an email component Dimac Development Bid Retraction
The administrator can remove individual bids and the system will recalculate the current price and winning bidder(s). Simplified CSS Skinning System
All of the ASP code has been simplified into a single directory of files. Edit or change CSS files to manipulate the menu, style, and colors of the entire website. PayPal Checkout
PayPal payments are now sent through the website to Sellers for single listings or entire invoices. Listing Action Panel
When viewing an item listing you can now login to view additional information or functionality as the site administrator, a buyer/bidder, or as a seller. Store Improvements
The store directory has been updated to browse by listing categories, making it easier to search for and find stores. The store creation page has also been updated in the My Account section.
The Content Management System allows you to change the About Us, Site Announcements, and Terms HTML using an online WYSIWYG editor. Skin Variations
The standard skin (previous Metallic) now has color variations you can change without needing to know HTML! Reporting
From the admin control panel you can now access reports such as site Statistics, Outstanding Accounts, Top Sellers, Revenue, and Users Online. Advanced Search
Users can now fine tune their searches with a number of new parameters including custom item fields! Restrict Outside Sellers
Change the entire website to only allow the site owner to sell. Membership System
The extremely flexible membership system allows for monthly, annual, and lifetime memberships. Options include many discount levels, item limits, and pricing. Q&A Messaging System
Now when users ask the seller a question it is posted to a message board on the listing page where the seller can publicly reply! Start Date and End Date
Optionally the administrator can now allow seller`s to choose the exact start and/or ending date of an item. You can also decide if future listings will be displayed before they are open for bidding. Optional proxy bidding
Proxy bidding can now be turned off. Bulk Feedback
The system scans for what auctions need you to leave feedback for other users. Bulk Relist
Relist and organize your listings all in one location. Sniper Protection
You can optionally set that an auction is extended by X minutes when a user places a bid within X amount of time from the end of the auction. End Auction Early
Sellers can end auctions before the end date. Browser Image Upload for Logo
Automatic Category Counts
All category item counts are fully automatic with no performance decrease. SECPay support
UK customers can now take advantage of using SECPay for accepting credit card payments! Delete User Function
LinkPoint`s new YourPay gateway processor is now supported. Email Disable Options
Options for each user to disable/enable each type of system email that is sent out. Many more design and performance tweaks
Too many to list here!
The new browse page is a new way for your users to navigate auctions. WorldPay support
Accept payments with WorldPay! Relist similar item
List items easier with all of the previous options filled in from one of your existing items! Fee Ranges
Change final sale or posting fees depending on how much an item sells for. New Skin "Metallic"
A brand new skin replaces the older Original design!
Allow your users to attach an HTML profile link next to their username. Storefronts
Users can create their own storefront complete with logo, HTML description and their own category style listings. Optional monthly and setup fees can also be applied! Direct B2C Sales
Direct B2C Sales allows you to sell your own items directly to your users as if it were a standard storefront! *Compatible Merchant Account/Gateway Processor required. Full language translation
The translation code has been completely rewritten to allow the website to be translated by editing a single text file. Full thumbnail creation w/ rwUpload Add On
Now with the latest version of rwUpload real thumbnails are automatically created for all images uploaded. Dynamic User Fields
An advanced admin feature that allows the administrator to create additional user fields without any programming! Custom Field Category Groups
Attach custom item fields to category groups to allow only specific fields based on the category selected. WYSIWYG HTML editor toggle
Allows the user to turn on/off the WYSIWYG editor for greater flexibility. Time Zone Display
Easy time zone change for the displayed time if the server is located in a different time zone. 2Checkout Support
Accept payments with 2Checkout! Additional Email Components Support
are both now supported! New Email Templates!
For sending invoices and emails designed for selling more than 1 item at a time.
Seller`s can now choose to accept offers of items for trade with a complete messaging system built in. Batch Payment Processing
A billing option that automatically charges the balance due on selected user`s monthly invoice! New "Skinnable" design
A brand new look and feel for rwAuction Pro! It is also built around a new skin interface that allows the admin to switch back to the original design. Developers can also create their own! WYSIWYG HTML editor
User`s can now use a built in WYSIWYG HTML editor to create their item descriptions. Multiple Currency and Conversions
A new currency and conversion system that can display multiple currencies at once! A new international admin interface allows the admin to add/change/delete currencies and conversion rates. Dynamic Item Fields
An advanced admin feature that allows the administrator to create additional item fields without any programming! Item Counter
An optional graphic item counter that comes with 2 styles to choose from. View Seller`s Other Items
An item detail page link that displays all of the other items that a seller has posted for sale. Forgotten Password Retrieval
The user can enter their email address to have their password sent to them. Old Item Cleanup
A new admin feature to help cleanup old and closed items. Renew Listing
A new option for the seller to renew their listing with a single button click! Improved Admin Control Panel
Sellers can make changes to their items after logging in. Immediately charge or add the new costs to their invoice. Multiple Image Uploading
Thumbnail display allows pictures to be enlarged or viewed individually. Control the maximum number of pictures allowed, the number of free images, and the fee to charge for each picture. Fixed Price Auctions
Buyers can purchase an item or items immediately using "buy it now". Classified Ads
Pricing is determined by the number of words in a description and can be charged weekly with discounts and optional flat rate packages. Updated Interface
PayPal Payments Accepted Upfront
In addition to credit cards via Authorize.Net, PayPal Payments are now optionally accepted before posting an item. Automatic Item Re-listing
Users can choose the number of times they would like their item to be posted if it does not sell. Banner Rotator
Complete setup through the admin panel and keep track of impressions and clicks for each banner. SQL Server Support
PayPal Payment Link for Sellers
Sellers may optionally enter their PayPal address to add a payment link to their auction item. Add to Watch List
Registered users can bookmark items to their watch list. Mail This Auction to a Friend
Users may use the built in email feature to send item links to their friends. Improved Searching
Search for auction items by Item # or Seller. Auction Type Display Icons
Optional icons are displayed next to each auction title to show the auction type. Logo Graphic
An optional graphic URL is available to easily add your own logo to the site. Discount / Promo System
A discount code generator encrypts a user email address with a customizable discount level to give the user an automatic % off when selling items.
When purchasing rwUpload seperately you can simply plug it into rwAuction. Small bug fixes
Including the duplicate category bug and currency issues.
Accept credit cards and eChecks from your users - makes paying invoices easier than ever! Require Payment Up-Front
Force users to pay item posting fees before the item gets posted. Even automatically charge the final sale percentage after an item sells - never worry about getting paid again! (requires Authorize.Net account). Catalog thumbnails
Users who supply pictures and choose the gallery option now have an additional advantage with their item's thumbnail shown directly in the listing! Small bug fixes
Making this version of rwAuction more robust than ever!
In addition to standard auctions, users may now choose to sell multiple items dutch style! Buy It Now!
An optional selling preference where the user can choose to purchase the item at a set price. API Documentation
Full documentation on every API call to the auction system. Programmers can now implement rwAuction into their own projects! Many small bug fixes
A compilation of all the bug fixes since last release are available in this latest version.
Calculates winning bidders and triggers email events using Proxy Bids. Full User Accounting/Billing
Customizable fees for everything from posting an item, to extra features that users can pay for! Online user payments can interface with PayPal or accept checks.
- Windows Server 2003 (x86)
- IIS 6.0 or newer
- Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2
- ASP 3.0 Support
- Ability or permission to register COM DLLs
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012
- Microsoft SQL Express 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012
* An existing SMTP service is required for the system to send email notifications.
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