Bulk Importing Auction items
Instructions to bulk upload auction items with image
Our auction campaign supports bulk importing of the items along with images.
Step 1: Prepare the file to upload
  1. 1.
    Go to Campaigns from the left menu
  2. 2.
    Click edit for the silent auction campaign.
  3. 3.
    Select the "Auction Items" tab from the top.
  4. 4.
    Click on the purple "Bulk Upload" button.
  5. 5.
    Click blue "Download Template" to download the excel template file.
The template file has the following columns:
Column Name
Required
Description
Note
Option name
required
Name of the Item
Full Name of Item (127 characters max)
Image Url
optional
Name of the image file name urls
Full Name of Image File (e.g. image.png), case sensitive or full image url (e.g. https://example.com/image.jpeg)
Additional Image URLs
optional
List of Image file names or urls
Full Name of Image File (e.g. image.png), case sensitive or full image url (e.g. https://example.com/image.jpeg), comma seperated for multiple files
Total Item Count
required
Total Item Count
Total Item Count, if you have more than one of the same item
Min Bid
required
Min Bid
Min or starting Bid
Bid Increment
required
Bid Increment
Bid Increment for conecutive bids.
Value of goods or services provided, if any!
optional
Value of goods or services provided, if any!
By default 0
Enable But it Now
required
Enable But it Now
Enable But it Now (yes or no)
Buy it now Amount
optional
Min value 1, Max 400,000
Required if "Enable But it Now" is true
Collect sales tax for this item
required
Collect sales tax for this item
Collect sales tax for this item(yes or no)
Percentage Sales Tax
optional
The value should be from 0.01 to 100
Required if "Collect sales tax for this item" is true
Categories
optional
Categories
If multiple, comma-separated.
Description
optional
Description
Description (2048 characters max) Can user simple html markup as described here.
Step 2: Upload with images
Once you have all the data in this file and all the images ready.
  1. 1.
    Add all the images to a folder on your computer. Not needed if you are using URLs for images
  2. 2.
    Go to Campaigns from the left menu
  3. 3.
    Click edit for the silent auction campaign.
  4. 4.
    Select the "Auction Items" tab from the top.
  5. 5.
    Click on the purple "Bulk Upload" button.
  6. 6.
    Drag and drop or select the file to upload.
  7. 7.
    Click next, if any error is reported fix and upload it again.
  8. 8.
    On the next screen click on "choose Images", either select a few images or drag and drop the entire folder.
  9. 9.
    Click "Upload"
  10. 10.
    Let the image upload finish and then click confirm and all the items will be added.
Once uploaded you can check the items individually to make sure they are good and there was no image mismatch etc.
Save Campaign from the top. Click on the QR code next to the campaign to Preview the items.
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