Update - 10/14/2021
  • Rolling out to additional communities
  • New Features!
    • Dedicated Marketplace Node
      • Users can only post buy/sell listings type here
      • Admins/Mods can still post discussions / rules to be stickied
      • A node must have this setting toggled on for buy/sell listings to be available.
      • Please ensure that on any live sites that wants to leverage the marketplace feature, enable this in admin.php under Node settings.
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    • Listing styling
      • Based on earlier research and feedback, we have added listing prefixes to reflect the status of the listing.
    • Mark as Sold
      • The ability to mark a listing as sold - changing the status
      • Will soon sort the listings by active --> sold --> expired
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  • Looking out for a new feedback thread for buyer/seller rating


Update - 09/30/2021

Hey OneFora Community,

We're excited to share the MVP (Minimum Viable Product) features for Marketplace listings. We also want to share the roadmap for the marketplace as a whole based on the feedback the community provided from here and the recent survey sent out.


What is a Marketplace?

Marketplace is an initiative to improve our system and features for more transactional-based content. Currently we are focused on listings (classifieds). If you have feedback for us, please drop a note below.


Currently
The following features have been turned on OneFora. Please ensure to only be testing in the marketplace section for this feature (OneFora). We've received feedback on restricting the marketplace post type to specific forums and this is already a part of the roadmap to have dedicated marketplace sections, but we wanted to share these features to get feedback. We are also aware that not all these features will fit certain communities right off the bat and we will iterate and improve on them (IE. Buying and Selling for Pets)

  • Create a new post type as 'Buy/Sell'


  • Listing for buying or selling

  • General or Vehicle specific listing (more to come)



  • Location


  • Preview the listing
  • Editing the listing
  • Detailed listing


Upcoming
  • Listing on Forum listing with Listing Tags
    • Preview only (not finalized)
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  • Multi-Image Upload / Image Gallery
  • Marking a listing as Sold
    • Changing the prefixes from Selling to Sold etc.
  • Dedicated Marketplace Nodes
  • iTrader Rating Integration Discovery
  • Buyer/Seller Rating & Reputation
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We look forward to your feedback on this feature! Please put any comments, questions or concerns down below, and we will be happy to answer them.

VS Product Team

PS: We're curating a roll-out site list for this feature and looking forward to seeing community feedback as well. Currently live on...

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