As far wordpress goes, you can do just about anything with it.
This wordpress auction theme is very simple to install and use.
The customisation available to use on this wordpress theme is very good and there are sidebars to place widgets easily from the wordpress backend.
The auction functionality itself is simple enough for anyone to get an auction theme up and running.
A good niche for an auction theme might be a local auctions website for local buyers and sellers to trade with.
The support offered by this theme developer is pretty good, there is a growing community of users and developers on the forum.
The theme is very exciting and has gone through some major changes to become a solid working auction theme for anyone looking to develop a wordpress auction website without little to no coding knowledge.
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