DragonByte Classifieds

Add member to member auctions and sales to your site.

DragonByte Classifieds allows items to be sold in a variety of ways by your users including Auctions and stock controlled Buy-it-Now listings.

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Allowing your users to sell items has never been easier with a feature rich Classifieds system that allows for Auctions as well as stock controlled Buy-it-Now listings.

Integrated into vBulletin, DragonByte Classifieds also allows users to see current listings, create their own postage and address options for use with their own listings and upload pictures to be displayed along with the listings.

With a permissions system, automated bidding on auctions, customizable feedback system, fees and fully customizable categories and specifications, and featured and digital items, DragonByte Classifieds caters for a wide range of requirements.
Major Features

Multiple Listing Types: Auction, Buy-it-Now (with stock support) and Wanted Items Listings Types to allow your users to sell and barter for items in a variety of ways.

AJAX Integration: We used AJAX wherever we could to help reduce the page reloads, including bidding, checking for new bids as well as other areas.

Automatic Image Resizing: All images added to the classifieds system will be resized and have a thumbnails generated. This will help reduce the page load time but not having to dowload the full image when you just need the thumbnail.

Stock Control: Buy-it-Now listings have a complete stock control that can be adjusted and allows for multiple purchases by different users.

Postage and Address: Mulitple postage options can be added per user as well as a variety of addresses letting users choose where they want items delivered to and at whatever price they prefer.

Feedback System: Allow users to leave feedback about transactions including comments and a customizable ranking.

Watch Items, Save Searches and Users: Users can save items to their watch list and choose to store searches for easy reuse at a later time. Sellers and Buyers can also be added to lists so that their latest items can be found easily.

Categories and Specifications System: An unlimited amount of categories can be created, allowing for subcategories and specifications creating a huge range of options that can help users specify exactly what they are selling.

Payment Processors: Integrated payment processors, including PayPal, to allow users to pay for their items and their fees.

Featured Listings: Allow users to feature their items for an optional fee as well as allowing control over how many items they can feature.

Full Feature List
Payment Processors
  • Payment Types
    • PayPal
    • Cash on Collection
    • Check/Cheque
    • Bank Transfer (manual transfers)
  • Configure the description to display to your users when they checkout
  • Configure your Merchant ID (such as PayPal email address)
  • "Sandbox" Mode toggleable via vBulletin Options, for testing purposes

Listing Types
  • Auction
    • AJAX Bidding
    • AJAX countdown timers
  • Buy-it-Now
    • Adjustable Stock Control
  • Wanted Items

Email and PM Notifications
  • Users receive emails and PMs when items end, are sold, or are on their watch list
  • Translatale phrases and email content

Categories and Specifications
  • Categories can be added and assigned as subcategories
  • Specifications can be added per category and used in multiple categories
  • Options can be added to each specification and used in multiple specifications

Featured Listings
  • Mark a listing as Featured to gain a higher position in the list
  • Optionally add fees per usergroup to use the featured system
  • Optionally add a limit on how many listings a user can feature via their usergroup permissions

  • In depth searching of:
    • Titles
    • Descriptions
    • Categories
    • Users
  • Many Options to narrow down the search

  • Custom Fees can be created
  • Global or restricted to specific usergroups
  • Charge for reserve prices, items initial listing and an items final price as well as for featuring items
  • Choose from flatrate or percentage based values

Multiple Currencies
  • Show prices in multiple currencies
  • Set a tax rate for purchases in currencies other than your home currency
  • Configurable exchange rate
  • Choose a "Primary Currency" that your prices will be based on
  • Automatical daily update of exchange rates via a Scheduled Task

  • Set the conditions of items

  • Set the returns options

Country and State Codes
  • Control the countries and states/counties that are available to be added to addresses

  • Allow users to add multiple address
  • Define default address for when selling or buying items

Postage Options
  • Create unique postage options
  • Can be done per user
  • Currencies can be defined
  • The countries that the postage is available for can be defined
  • Create user specific or generally available postage options from within the Admin Control Panel

  • Upload images to the vBulletin Attachment Manager
  • Thumbnails created and used on upload
  • Mulitple images per listing

Digital Listings
  • Mark a listing as digital to help users understand they aren't bidding for physical items
  • Send links to users on completion of the listing

Feedback System
  • Allow users to submit feedback about transactions
  • Users can submit comments along with their feedback

Listing Control
  • Archive listings that have expired or are completed
  • Relist items

  • Buyers and sellers have access to invoices of of completed transactions

Advert Boxes
  • Advert and listings boxes to display current, featured or watched listings
  • Various locations
    • Forum Index/Home
    • Forum Display
    • Search Pages
    • Classifieds Home Page
    • View Listing Page

Contact Seller
  • Link to contacts seller when viewing a listing

Form Control
  • Customizable Form Controls
  • Default settings

  • Approve or unapprove listings
  • Usergroup settings to automatically place new listings in moderation queue
  • Moderation queue for moderators and administrators

Pro Only

Feedback System
  • Customizable feedback ranks to mark reliability

Advert Boxes
  • Various locations
    • Showthread Pages

Link Control System
  • Create unique links at the foot of Classifieds pages to whatever URL you need

Notes System
  • Users can submit notes on their listings

Resolution Centre
  • Create and respond to issues in listings either as the seller or the buyer.
  • Change the issue's status
  • View how many issues are active on a listing

Contact Seller
  • PM Created with translatable title

Form Control
  • Simple Form in Forum Sideblock for quick listing submitting

  • Number of items in moderation queue displayed
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  • 1 Link to Product Description page of this modification
  • 1.1.17 - 26th September 2016, 23:13
    Fixed: PHP error when guest searches in Classifieds
    Fixed: Version checking ready for vBulletin 4.2.5 to aid in PHP7 compatibility
  • 1.1.16 - 2nd May 2016, 22:20
    Fixed: Missing Sellers List Templates
    Fixed: MySQL error with searching for a specific user
  • 1.1.15 - 18th April 2016, 23:00
    Fixed: Missing phrase when saving an edited listing
    Fixed: Issue with vBulletin 4.2.3 comptibility with WYIWYG parser

    Change: Improved jQuery and JavaScript loading to improved loading times - thanks to @Belazor for the improvement
  • 1.1.14 - 11th April 2016, 23:46
    Fixed: Unformatted Dispatch date on My Listings and My Classifieds pages
    Fixed: Missing Watched Items List
    Fixed: Watch Item AJAX bug when a listing is refreshed without leaving the page and then being unable to click the button
  • 1.1.13 - 14th March 2016, 23:57
    Fixed: Missing Amount of Listings amount in usergroup settings
    Fixed: Missing check for listings limit per usergroup
  • 1.1.12 - 27th October 2015, 00:00
    Fixed: Final Value Fees not triggering correctly on completion of an item
  • 1.1.11 - 3rd August 2015, 23:00
    Fixed: Incorrect buyer/seller phrases on Feedback listing page
    Fixed: Feedback page now correctly displays the beneficiary of the feedback
    Fixed: Featured and Classifieds boxes on the forumdisplay page not displaying the correct listings (missing listings)
    Fixed: Randomization of Classifieds, Featured and Seller's Listings boxes now correctly is randomized
    Changed: The My Listings and My Classifieds page now have bold text headings to divide the sections
    Changed: The term 'Unsold' heading is now changed to 'Expired' on the My Listings page
  • 1.1.10 - 3rd February 2015, 00:00
    Fixed: MySQL error when sometimes viewing the Classifieds Profile pages (Included in 1.1.9 as well)
    Fixed: Bad PM links for some notifications (Included in 1.1.9 as well)
    Fixed: Issues with some of the notifications not correctly creating a new line when a new line is required in the phrase
    Fixed: Total price in the buy-it-now notifications wasn't correct
    Fixed: Formatting error with the total price in the buy-it-now notifications
    Fixed: Setting save error for PM and emails in the Classifieds Settings in the AdminCP
  • 1.1.9 - 21st October 2014, 00:33
    Fixed: Missing Phrase when marking a payment not received and when sending download links to the buyer
    Fixed: Advert bar on the main View Listings page stretching the width of the page
    Fixed: Issues with the Firefox display of the two column View Listings page
    Fixed: Issue with manually marking the Payment for an item
    Fixed: Missing phrase in the Listing Length manager when deleting a listing length

    Change: In the Forms Manager there is a note if there are no valid postage options

    Feature: My Listings and My Classifieds pages highlight when a payment has not been paid for an item
    Feature: My Listings and My Classifieds pages present a Send Payment Reminder link to the seller to send the buyer a payment reminder PM
    Feature: My Listings and My Classifieds pages present a Make Payment link to the buyer to make a payment to the seller for the unpaid for item
    Feature: View Order page now adds a note that payment hasn't been made if the buyer is still awaiting completed payment
    Feature: PMs sent when a purchase or winning offer is accepted include notification that a confirmation of payment being sent or received will be sent by the system.
    Feature: Notifications to tell a user how many unpaid items they have sold or have bought
    Feature: New Maintenance tool to recoutn all a user's unpaid for items they have sold or have bought
  • 1.1.8 - 14th July 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Unsold PM/Listing Time mismatch error
    Fixed: Featured listing total for a user not being adjusted when changing the featuring of a listing in the Admin Control Panel
    Fixed: When editing a featured listing it would lose it's featured status
    Fixed: Current listings and unsold listings not appearing on the My Listings page
    Fixed: Price not showing correctly if there was no completed bid/offer, now Classifieds displays the appropriate base price for an item
  • 1.1.7 - 2nd June 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: MySQL error on some searches
    Fixed: Ordering of recent searches prevented the most recent searches from showing first
    Fixed: Bad links on some pages when the main Classifieds file name is changed
    Fixed: Missing phrase from the DragonByte SEO integration
  • 1.1.6 - 26th May 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Watchers were not being correctly notified when an item was completed unsold or was cancelled
    Fixed: Rewrite not working correctly with some settings and pages

    Change: It is now possible to cancel listings via the Admin Control Panel
    Change: The Listing Manager in the Admin Control Panel now displays whether a listing is cancelled as well as the cancellation ID
    Change: The Listing Manager in the Admin Control Panel now displays the option to cancel a listing in both the list view and the edit listing pages

    Feature: vBulletin Option to allow changing the name of the main dbtclassifieds.php file
  • 1.1.5 - 19th May 2014, 22:56
    Fixed: Decimal and Thousand separators in a language prevent bids from correctly registering
    Fixed: Listing Lengths use the title and not day length when creating a new listing
    Fixed: White page on the Feedback page in the Lite version
    Change: The Listings Manager in the Admin Control Panel now contains the Seller's username
    Feature: A vBulletin setting allows Listing Lengths to be listed with both their title and length in time they run or just their title.
  • 1.1.4 - 5th May 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Category Usergroup permissions error that occured on PHP 5.2 installs
    Fixed: Missing tables from uninstall process added
    Fixed: PHP error when sideblock enabled a no categories can be viewed by the user
    Fixed: Blank page when trying to change the amount of feedback items to view in the Feedback Manager in the Admin Control Panel
    Fixed: When saving a feedback within the Admin Control Panel the new value wasn't affecting the user's feedback score
    Fixed: Blank AJAX error message when placing a bid on a listing with the same value or lower than the current one
    Change: The user pages default to the Feedback History if no other action is specified
    Change: Feedback recipient can be seen in the Feedback Manager in the Admin Control Panel, including when editing a feedback
    Change: Changed the phrase from 'save' to 'go' in the Feedback Manager 'Feedback Records to Display' form
    Change: It's no longer possible to create and add a feedback for someone through the Admin Control Panel
  • 1.1.3 - 28th April 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: MySQL error when searching for a specific user's listings
    Fixed: Yes/No options on forms not displaying the correct setting
    Fixed: Typo in the Buy-it-Now listings PM
    Fixed: Return Item link linked to a blank page
    Fixed: Corrected calculation of percentage positive feedback
    Fixed: Feedback list doesn't count the correct amount of feedback that has been left for each time frame
    Fixed: My Classifieds page could display an extra item at the end of the lost with incorrect data
    Fixed: Categories are displayed in the frontend even if they were not active or a usergroup didn't have permission
    Fixed: Categories can be viewed and have new listings posted in even if they were not active or a usergroup didn't have permissions
    Fixed: Typo in description in install files
    Fixed: XML "adding child to non-existent node!" error when installing the Lite version
    Change: Save Display Order has been removed from the Country Codes and State Codes Managers
    Change: All Listing Types now display a countdown for the time left until the end of the listing
    Change: Save Display Order has been removed from the Country Codes and State Codes Managers
    Change: All Listing Types now display a countdown for the time left until the end of the listing

    Feature: It is now possible to select the ordering of the listings on the My Classifieds and My Listings pages via a vBOptions setting (My Classifieds/My Listings Ordering of Listings)
    Feature: Postbit now includes the current feedback score and percentage for the user
  • 1.1.2 - 21st April 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Removed redundant Lite checks in the resolution centre
    Fixed: The seller being listed as the submitter of the issue when viewing an issue in the resolution centre
    Fixed: Permissions issue that occured in certain scenarios when submitting a comment to an issue
    Fixed: Unable to change the Auto Post Thread Open option in the Classifieds settings
    Fixed: Category title being used to describe the Question Category that is being deleted
    Fixed: Issue with Leave Feedback not displaying correctly to user's who can leave feedback on a won listing
    Fixed: Trying to leave feedback could sometimes leave a duplicate feedback or prevent a user from leaving feedback who should be able to
    Fixed: Incorrect image used for the Refresh bids button on the view listing page
    Fixed: Offer Now not submitting correctly
    Fixed: Missing Offer for Wanted listing types when loading the view listing or refreshing the bids on the view listing page where a user has submitted an offer
    Fixed: Featured Listing Fees not always displaying correctly when a usergroup(s) has been selected
  • 1.1.1 - 14th April 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: MySQL error when archiving an unsold listing
    Fixed: Issue with the wrong buyer name being displayed on the My Classifieds page
    Fixed: Issue with Feedback list page not correctly displaying the right results of feedback a user has received
    Fixed: Issue with the My Classifieds page displaying the wrong details for who left or received feedback
    Fixed: Issue with Leave Feedback option available for listings that have not been sold
    Fixed: Unnecessary HTML removed from several PM phrases
    Fixed: Formatting on the My Classifieds page that left an unclosed HTML tag
    Fixed: Percentage Positive Feedback not correctly calculated

    Change: The My Classifieds and My Listings pages now uses the phrase 'View Your Feedback' when you have already posted feedback on an item
    Change: Improved the collection and output of the Percentage Positive Feedback
  • 1.1.0 Patch Level 1 - 24th March 2014, 23:44
    Fixed: Delete invalid ID errors for the Processors, Returns, Listing Types, Forms, Feedback Groups and Bid Increments
  • v1.0.3 - 11th February 2014, 00:00
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: Issues with Rewriting not working correctly
    Fixed: Invalid Country error when selecting a country for a postage option
    Fixed: Ordering of countries and states now correctly orders by the name and not the ID
    Fixed: Error causing the price to change when value is over 999
    Fixed: Missing Listing Type information in the form when previewing an existing listing before submitting the edit
    Fixed: Offers List width adjusted to provide more room for usernames
    Fixed: Offers List not displaying the correct bids
    Fixed: Prevent the Return/Enter key from submitting a buy-it-now on an auction
    Fixed: Removing the main attachment image while leaving other attachments causes the default 'No Image' image to display on the View Listings pages

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Change: Adding new attachments no longer changes the original attachment/image

At a glance

Supports: vBulletin 4.x.x

Version: v1.1.17
Release date: 26th September 2016

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