Adjusting Your Category Filters to Include Bonanza Items

BINSniper and VieBuy users who filter items by category number should adjust their filters to include Bonanza items. If you do not use category IDs for filtering, you do not need to change anything.  Leaving the category field blank allows item in any category from any provider. For your convenience, Bonanza has based their category numbers on the eBay number system (for the most part).  To allow for any differences and avoid conflicts, we add a "B" to the front of the category to indicate [Read more...]

BINSniper and VieBuy v3.1 Now have support for Bonanza.com listings

New releases of VieBuy.com and BINSniper Firefox Add-on are being released today. Listings from Bonanza.com will now appear in the results. You do not need to change any settings to see the items. Viebuy users can simply refresh the page to get the new version. BINSniper users need to install version 3.1 It is available at http://auctionbucks.com/binsniper.xpi  See the docs for other download locations. The screens are changing to display the provider logo for each items. eBay and [Read more...]

General Updates – April

Please be aware that some comments are answered via email (from @auctionbucks.com email addresses) rather than thru the website. Make sure to set your spam filters accordingly. Comments that have specific use cases or don't have general usefulness for everyone are not usually posted to the site. Some users have been asking vague questions about not being able to receive items in BINSniper 3.0 but have not responded to our email followups. If you did not receive a reply, check your spam [Read more...]

Using filter exclude options in BINSniper and VieBuy

We've noticed that a number of users are checking ALL of the exclude filter options. Checking all of the boxes will prevent you from seeing most if not all items. The viebuy.com filter screen has been changed to warn about this and clarify it a bit: If you check all the boxes, you will be excluding free shipping items, returnable items, best offer items, etc. The same is true for BINSniper.  We will update the the BINSniper screen in 3.01.

BINSniper® 3.0 Released

We're happy to announce the new BINSniper 3.0 system. Requirements This version requires Firefox 29 or higher.   Prior versions required Firefox 13.   Performance Changes Throttles and speed controls have been removed. All searches now run simultaneously at top speed. All items are streamed to your browser as soon as they are received from the feeds.     The new system fetches items using our server farm and streams only the relevant item content to your [Read more...]

Performance Tuning for BINSniper 3

The article describes performance tuning for the eBay website for VieBuy and BINSniper 3.0 or higher.   How this varies from the BINSniper 2.x recommendations: BINSniper 3.x is more efficient on the network and performs better over 3G, WiFi and satellite connections too. There are no settings that improve item delivery speed. The following Firefox setting can be used to improve image and script loading time on fast network connection. This primary impacts load time of the eBay [Read more...]