Requirements > Auctions Factory (at least version 1.0.2) with option "Allow users to import from CSV" set to yes.

A new button will appear into "My Auctions" - "Import from CSV". By pressing the button you are taken to the import area. There you can specify a CSV file and a ZIP containing the images for the Auctions in the CSV. The zip MUST not contain Folders or pictures in folders. Zip all images into one file.

The CSV must be TAB delimited with NO HEADER ROW!

The structure for the CSV MUST be the following (please keep the exact field order):

USERID Joomla Userid (will be ignored for frontend bulk upload, but must be present as field) - this is the id before the user in the userlist (admin). If empty or not a number - the uploading user will be used instead EXAMPLE
 
Auction Title Auction Title  2001 Porsche : Boxster Speedster 
Shortdescription The short Description  Miles:70800 
Description The Long description (can contain HTML)  This is a highly modified Porsche Boxster S. As you can tell, I have had a lot of extras added to the body and the engine. The body was modified by adding, a TechArt GT3 front bumper, rear diffusers, a wing on the lid of the trunk, sport spring suspensions, K&N air filters, fuel mapping for the new CPU and the rest of the Power Kits from Gemballa. 
Main Picture Picture that appears on the Auctions list  auction37_main.JPG 
External link link to some external info  http://porsche.com 
Initial Price starting bid price (can't be 0)  22000 
Currency USD,EUR…. From the list that is available on the site  USD 
BIN Price Buy it now price  25000.99 
Auction type public/private  public 
Automatic 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Payment type Text from the list available in the site  VISA / MASTER CARD 
Shipment info Shipment description & info  Buyer pays for shipping 
Start Date date when the auction starts (required to be filled in)  2007-11-29 
End Date date when the auction ends (required to be filled in)  2010-11-29 17:00
 
Param Picture 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Param Additional Pic 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Param Autoaccept Bin 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Param Show Bid Counts 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Param Show Max price 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Param Published 1=yes / 0 = no  1 
Category Text from the list available in the site  Cars 
Picture_1 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)  auction36_1.JPG Optional
Picture_2 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)   Optional
Picture_3 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_4 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_5 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_6 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_7 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_8 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_9 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Picture_10 Additional picture (not more then allowed on site)    Optional
Separator Field
 The value must be "Shipment"
 ShipmentOnly  From Version 1.6.9
 Shipment Zone Name1 The name of the shipment zone (not the ID) .. for instance "Europe"  EuropeOnly  From Version 1.6.9
 Shipment Zone Price1
 The Shipment Price for the zone
 520.99  Only  From Version 1.6.9
  Shipment Zone Name2  The name of the shipment zone (not the ID) .. for instance "Europe"  USA Only  From Version 1.6.9
 Shipment Zone Price2 The Shipment Price for the zone
 200 Only  From Version 1.6.9
 [...]any number of shipment zones
 alternation of shipmen zone and price   Only  From Version 1.6.9
    
    
    
 
 The Sample File can be created from Excel saving the file as TEXT TAB DELIMITED:
 
Go to Save as ..
Image
 
Choose "text Tab delimited"
Image 
 
Revised "Auction Factory" version 1.6.9.