Installation

Auction Nudge can be installed on any website by pasting your unique code snippet into your page's HTML. There is also a WordPress plugin available, which does not require any coding.

The Auction Nudge Code Snippet

When you enter options into one of the Auction Nudge tools, you are provided with a code snippet to add to your site.

The snippet takes the options you have entered (such as your eBay username and display options) and creates a unique feed, which will always stay up to date.

For example, the Your eBay Listings snippet looks like this:


<script type="text/javascript" src="//www.auctionnudge.com/feed/item/js/theme/responsive/img_size/100/show_logo/1/SellerID/soundswholesale/siteid/3/MaxEntries/2"></script>
<div id="auction-nudge-items" class="auction-nudge"></div>

The snippet comprises of two HTML elements:

  • A <script> element which outputs the content for the feed
  • A <div> element which determines where the content appears on your page

Once added to a page, the above snippet will output the following content:


<!-- 

This code adds Your eBay Listings to your site

-->
<script type="text/javascript" src="//www.auctionnudge.com/feed/item/js/theme/responsive/img_size/100/show_logo/1/SellerID/soundswholesale/siteid/3/MaxEntries/2"></script>
<div id="auction-nudge-items" class="auction-nudge"></div>

This is all that needs to be added to your site in order to display your eBay listings. Once installed, the tool will automatically update to display your active information, so this only needs to be done once.

Installing Your Snippet

Installing your code snippet consists of copying and pasting it into a web page.

The Steps

  • Enter your eBay username and customize your feed
  • Copy all of the code from the Your Code Snippet box
  • Using your text editor of choice, open the file for your site where you want to install Auction Nudge
  • Paste the copied code into the file where you want the eBay listings to appear (somewhere between the <body> and </body> tags)
  • Save your modified web page
  • Upload the modified web page to your server

Watch the Video

The following video covers how to add the Auction Nudge code snippet to your site:

Using Auction Nudge with WordPress

As well as being able to manually add your code snippet to your self-hosted WordPress site, there is also an Auction Nudge WordPress plugin.

The plugin allows you to set your options directly from within the WordPress admin, so you don't ever need to touch the code snippet.

Installing Auction Nudge on Your Website or CMS

There are a lot of different ways to create and host a website, so installing Auction Nudge on your site may be different.

Auction Nudge can be installed on any website which allows a line of HTML to be inserted and JavaScript to be executed (the only exception to this is eBay sites themselves which Auction Nudge blocks).

Some websites and CMSs make it very easy to add HTML/JavaScript to pages, others may block JavaScript all together. The quickest way to find out how to install Auction Nudge on your chosen website or CMS is to search for "installing JavaScript on [insert CMS name]", for example installing JavaScript on Shopify.

If you use one of the following CMS, click on the link to find out how to add HTML/JavaScript to your site:

Auction Nudge and HTTPS/SSL

All tools support being served over HTTPS and all content added by the tool will also be served over HTTPS.

The code snippet which embeds Auction Nudge on your site automatically loads a HTTPS version of the tool if your page is being served over HTTPS. Some browsers block content loaded via HTTP on pages served via HTTPS, so this ensures the Auction Nudge snippet uses the correct protocol to match your site.