How To Pause An Online Auction
One of the simplest ways to Pause An Online Auction is to clear the Online bidding end time which effectively suspends bidding for all items (except those that have specific override end times set).
Online Bidding Period
From the main Auction Dashboard, go to Online Settings > Online Bidding to edit the auction's Online Bidding Period.
Edit Online Bidding Period
Click the blue pencil icon to Edit Online Bidding Period setting.
If you click the Online bidding end time "now" button, or set a time in the past, the online auction will be immediately closed when you save the settings.
Edit the Online bidding start time to the date in the future you want bidding to resume.
Bidders will see a message for when bidding will start again if they try to bid while the event is paused.
Last reviewed: April 2023