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iBid - Multi Vendor Auctions WooCommerce Theme


iBid - Multi Vendor Auctions WooCommerce Theme is a great design idea for auctions companies to start a new website. iBid is a Creative WordPress Theme In line with modern design, color fresh and dynamic. Creative Layout and Smart. Super Clear and Clean Layout! This is a great choice! Thank you for purchasing our theme!

Some features of the Theme

Install WordPress

That's it! WordPress should now be installed.

Check the Famous 5-Minutes Install here :

https://wordpress.org/support/article/how-to-install-wordpress/

or you can watch the following video.

Theme Installation WordPress

The first option on how to install this Theme would be to directly upload the iBid.zip file via WordPress Theme Uploader.

If you are experiencing any issues during the installation I would recommend to check out this Tutorial by Envato

Theme Installation via FTP

The second option on how to install our Theme would be the upload via FTP manager. It really doesn't matter which of the two ways you choose, just choose the one you feel more comfortable with.

If you are experiencing any issues during the installation I would recommend to check out this Screencast by Envato

Install & Setup Plugins

So at this stage you have probably noticed a warning, asking you to install recommended plugins. This is needed to get the Theme Panel plugin and a few other plugins for the theme to work perfectly. Installing that is very simple, you just need to click Begin installing plugins and you will be redirected to the plugin installation page where you can install any Plugin you want or you need.

Import Demo Data - One-Click-Install

This theme comes with an amazing built-in feature: One-Click-Install -> Possibility to import demo data of the theme with one click only, and make your site look 1:1 with our demo.

Sounds cool? How can I install the demo?

Go to your WordPress Admin Panel -> iBid Theme Panel -> Demo Importer

Available demos - 12 Ready Marketplace Auction & Shop Demos

Note: Each demo can be used with/without the auction features. Each demo can be used as a Marketplace or without a market plugin. It works perfectly as a regular shop too.

Importing Revolution Slider Demo

Demo-sliders are located into the downloaded package from themeforest in /sampledata/slides/

(*) - The sliders are automatically imported when the Demo Importer is fired. After completing the import the site will contain all demo data + revolution sliders

Theme Panel

If you want to change the general Options of the Theme, go to your WordPress Admin Dashboard Area to iBid Theme Panel. Here you have a tabbed Navigation where you can change a lot of Options of your new Theme:

Feature: Google Fonts

Option Type: Theme Panel Option - To access this option and add new custom css to your website go to Theme Panel(General Settings)

1. Why use this tool?

Feature: Custom Typography

Option Type: Theme Panel Option - To access this option and add new custom css to your website go to Theme Panel(Styling Settings Tab)

Entire list of fonts can be checked here: https://www.google.com/fonts;

Feature: Page/Post Metaboxes

Option Type: Page/Post Metaboxes(not theme panel options) - To deal with these options, when editing a post/page you will get a set of options as follows:

Custom Header Options

General Page Options

Custom Footer Options

MT Widgets

iBid Theme comes with a lot of custom widgets which can be found in your WordPress Admin Area under Appearance > Widgets.

  1. iBid - Contact
  2. iBid - Social icons widgets
  3. iBid - Posts thumbnails slider
  4. iBid - Recent Posts with thumbnails
  5. iBid - Contact + Social icons

MT Shortcodes

iBid comes with WPBakery Page Builder Plugin included, so any customer of the theme can use this amazing drag and drop page builder.

Besides default WPBakery Page Builder shortcodes, iBid comes with +30 custom shortcodes.

iBid comes a huge list of shortcodes integrated directly into WPBakery Page Builder Plugin

Auctions - General Informations

The theme comes with the option to use one of 3 marketplace plugins

Note: the plugins are not meant to be all active at the same, for the best performance and functionality use just one marketplace plugin

The auction functionality is provided with the help of the WooCommerce Simple Auctions plugin, which offers:


Managing auctions and products

Auctions and products can be added from the Vendor Dashboard in the Products section

Add new product pop-up

The Add new product button allows to quickly create a new product and its initial details

  1. Main picture of the product/auction
  2. Name of the product
  3. Standard price
  4. Discount price
    1. Schedule the price discount
  5. Add more photos for the product
  6. Select a category to easily find the product
  7. Add tags for easier search
  8. Add a shot description
  9. Create the product and close dialog box
  10. Create the product and keep the dialog box open to dd another product

Edit auction

  1. Auction title
  2. Options:
    • Downloadable - The product can be a file that will be downloaded
    • Virtual - The product is virtual, like a service or file, it is intangible and cannot be shipped
    • Auction - The product is an auction and has auctions options enabled
  3. Visual Identity of the auction
  4. General settings
  5. General auction settings
  6. Relisting auction settings
  7. Short description - the first text the clients will see about the product
  8. Description - The full description of the product
  9. Inventory settings
  10. Other settings related to the product

Dokan - Marketplace plugin

Dokan is a bundled plugin, so it can be installed with all the other plugins in the process of installing the theme 

In the Dashboard go to Appearance -> Install plugins -> Install and activate the plugin



The plugin will automatically start the setup process after the installation or a show a warning to start the setup process

Dokan Front-end Dashboard

WCFM - Marketplace plugin

WCFM is a bundled plugin, so it can be installed with all the other plugins in the process of installing the theme 

In the Dashboard go to Appearance -> Install plugins -> Install and activate the plugin



The plugin will automatically start the setup process after the installation or a show a warning to start the setup process

WCFM Front-end Dashboard

WC Vendors - Marketplace plugin

WC Vendors is a bundled plugin, so it can be installed with all the other plugins in the process of installing the theme 

In the Dashboard go to Appearance -> Install plugins -> Install and activate the plugin



The plugin will automatically start the setup process after the installation or a show a warning to start the setup process

WC Vendors Front-end Dashboard

Allow Account Registration

To allow for account registration

Please make sure that in Dashboard -> Settings -> General ->Anyone can register is turned on

And also in Woocommerce -> Settings -> Accounts and Privacy -> Allow customers to create an account on the "My account" page



Theme Support

You get free 6 month support with this item. If you need some help or found a bug or issue with the theme, you can always contact us here via email and we will respond to you within 1 day.

If you want to send us a message with an issue or a questions, you can reach us at Ticksy to submit a ticket.

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