Auction Details

The Auction Details page lets you modify the information about the event.


All examples taken from a demonstration event.



  • Auction Name The name of the Auction/Event itself.
  • Event Date Enter the date the event is taking place. If there isn't a single day then use the start date.
  • Fundraising Target Amount of money you hope to raise in this event.


If you have multiple auctions in the same organization, the system will display the Auction Dashboard based on the date defined on the auctions' SUMMARY tabs. For example, an event in the last week is shown if there is one, otherwise the next upcoming event is shown.


  • Archive Date Enter the date after which this event will no longer be visible online to bidders (you can still see it though).
  • Show Auto Redirect Banner When enabled (the default), a banner will be displayed on the current Auction Website with a link to the the most current event. img
    An example taken from a demonstration account Home page.
  • Redirect Url A Redirect URL can be set that will be used instead of the system derived newer event link. If the Redirect URL is left blank, it will default to the latest event in your organization. If set, the URL will be used explicitly in the Redirect Banner.


    When using the Redirect URL property you must include a fully formed address for the URL. The URL must include the appropriate HTTP/HTTPS protocol for the address.


This section can be used for making notes about the auction/event and are not publicly visible.

Advanced Options

The following Advanced Options are available:

  • Next assigned item# The system will attempt to use this number as the number item#.
  • Item# template Template used to format item numbers. Leave blank for default.
  • Next assigned bidder# The system will attempt to use this number as the number bidder#
  • Bidder# template Template used to format bidder numbers. Leave blank for default.

These two settings (item# and template) let you change the number that will be assigned automatically next time an item, or bidder, is created without a number being provided. You can adjust these if you have renumbered the items/bidders or, for example, if you want bidders registering online to receive a high number. You do not have to guarantee that the number you specify is "free", if it is taken the system will keep looking for a new number.

You can use these two settings to influence the style of item and bidder numbers assigned. The syntax of the template should include { { n } } (without spaces) in the place you want the number to appear. For example, to allocate all bidder numbers as Bnnn use the template:


There are a couple of formatting filters you can apply. To pad all item (or bidder) numbers to 3 digits with leading zeros use:

{{n | pad3}}

This will create bidder numbers 001, 002, 003, etc. There are also filters for pad4, pad5 and pad6 to pad to those lengths.

You can adjust the item#, or bidder#, increment value (from the default of 1) to your preferred value with the following:

{{n | times:10}}

The numbers would then be allocated as 10, 20, 30, ...



An example taken from a demonstration event.

An Auction Logo can be uploaded for the specific auction/event, otherwise the Organization's Logo will be used if it has been uploaded. See Add Auction Logo for more information.

Placeholder Image

A Placeholder Image can be uploaded for where an image is used on the website, and can be shown on forms, when no item image is available.

Event Directory


An example taken from a demonstration event.

Event Listing Enabled

If you opt-in to adding your event to the Auctria Events Listingopen in new window page, you will presented with several additional sections to be updated as needed.


An example taken from a demonstration event.
  • Preview Listing -- This is how your event will be shown on
  • Event Description -- This is where you can add some additonal information about the event.
  • Event Promo Image -- This image will be used instead of the default event logo.
  • Event Venue -- This is where you can enter the venue address to be shown publicly.



An example taken from a demonstration event.

Auction Permissions

To add new Auction Permissions, or Users, click on the + icon to open the Add Auction Permissions window.


Use this dialog to add permissions to this auction for existing users. If a "new" user is required, see Unknown link 'AddUser' for more information.

Default Permissions

The Default Permissions section lists the current users and their User Permissions level in the auction/event.

See Auction Permissions for more information.


The HISTORY tab provides a transactional history of the auction/event for reference purposes.

Audit History


An example taken from a demonstration event.

  • Delete Auction - Opens the "Delete auction?" confirmation window.


    After typing yes and clicking the Continue button, a pop-up progress window will display while the auction is being deleted from Auctria.


  • Shortcuts
    • CTRL + D to delete auction

Last reviewed: August 2023
Auction Details