Here is the toolkit to develop your Ticketing Marketplace Platform

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Looking to build a Ticketing marketplace and apps? Here is the toolkit to launch any marketplace without coding.

Tradly Platform has a simple UI to build any marketplace like Ticketing marketplace and all functions can be managed in the dashboard (Super Admin Panel). It is a complete white label solution…

The marketplace can be built on any platform, whether it is Android or iOS. Along with this option, you also get a web app template to get started.

Here is an example of how you can configure the catalog, listing fields in your marketplace…

Ticketing Marketplace

Ticketing Marketplace – Preview

Every conference organizer strives to achieve sold-out status on their event. By strategically setting up different ticket types for their events, event marketers can exert more control over when and how many people register.

By combining a choice-driven ticket strategy with powerful event registration tools you are able to offer, manage, and track multiple ticketing options.

Listing Categories

CategoryInformation
General AdmissionThe most common of ticket types are used by almost every event for the bulk of their admissions.
VIPVIP packages let you offer attendees the exact experience they’re looking for, at an expensive price.
Reserved SeatingIf your event is seated, you can let attendees pick where they want to sit.
Multi-day passGive attendees the power to pick and choose the number they’ll go with a multi-day pass.
One-day passThis option lets you give attendees digital or in-person access to your event for one day.
Early bird discountEarly bird tickets are most often used to give people the largest discount possible on tickets.
Coded discountTargeted discounts give specific groups of attendees the option to purchase tickets at a reduced price with a special promotional code.

Listing Attributes

Attribute GroupingsAttributeExample ValuesApplicable for
General AttributesNo. Of Tickets4All
 Booking Time7:30 PMAll
 Extra Service(will cost extra)PopcornAll
  Payment MethodPayUAll
KnowledgebaseAbout Our ServiceOur service offers tickets and VIP experiences for live events. The service covers reselling of sports, theater, and concert tickets, as well as vacation packages for various sporting events.All
  • You can charge a commission-based revenue model.

For Example, You can charge a certain amount of percentage when each sale is made by the seller…

  • You can collect payment using Stripe, PayU, or Cash on Delivery, etc. For more info, you can contact our team.

Looking to build a marketplace? but don’t know how to start… This Video Tutorial will guide you on how to build a marketplace


Checklist from start to end on what you need to build a marketplace using Tradly Platform.

Tradly Platform solution is catered to different groups separately

  • For developers: Headless API solution. Using the API solution, developers can build apps on top of it
  • For non-coders: A simple toggle based SuperAdmin Panel to configure features in the already pre-built apps (also called as storefront, front end apps, templated apps).

For developers#

  • Signup for a free sandbox account
  • Get the API keys in the SuperAdmin > Settings > API section = Refer the API documentation to start building the app

5 Steps for non-coders#

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  • Signup for a free sandbox account
  • Prototype your app using our SuperAdmin builder
  • Visualise your app through test apps.
  • When you are ready to launch, Subscribe to our plans and get a white label app build

There will be 5 types of works you will be doing to configure the app to work fully functional for an MVP launch to the market.

1. Signing up the Sandbox (Selecting mandatory informations)#

You will be asked to enter this information when you signup, read the below reference link for each part when you are stuck.

  • Default things (Example: Appname, currency, Language, registration method, country you want to launch, )
  • Choose your business Model (Product Marketplace, Service Marketplace, etc)
  • Choose Revenue Model : See here for the available revenue model for your business and how it works
  • Choose Delivery Method: Available delivery methods and how it works
  • Choose Payment Gateways
  • Choose Location & Map if you are planning to have location specific features

NICE! When you reach the SuperAdmin home page, you will be able to find your APP-NAME. That’s the APP-NAME you should be using to experience your test app via Tradly Test apps. Whatever the type of marketplaces, mostly these are the fundamental blocks you should need to configure. The rest of the steps are mostly according to your business

2. Platform Fundamentals#

You must configure the below things for the system to be able to open accounts, submit listings and make purchases.

  • Configure accounts: Settings > accounts(categories, attributes)
  • Configure listings: Settings > listings (Setting up listings information to be collected. Categories, attributes)
  • Stripe/other payment gateways configuration (under native integrations)
  • Configure revenue model, commissions: Settings > commissions OR Settings > Subscriptions OR Settings > Special Fees

3. Configure 3rd Party integrations#

When you don’t set up this, the below features may not work.

  • Configure email if you want the emails to be whitelisted
  • Configure domain if you want good deliverability of emails
  • Chat setup via Firebase ,
  • Optionally referral / sharing features via Branch
  • Optionally later legal informations (privacy, terms, etc)

4. Customising your look and feel of the App#

When you request a build from us, whatever branding and customization you have configured in mobile config (under SuperAdmin) will be available for you.

Settings > mobile app config > add app-related informations

  • App Name
  • Choose your app colour
  • App Icon
  • Splash launch images
  • Onboarding images , Onboarding Text
  • Registration Text
  • Sell Icon (optional)
  • App title in Home Screen (Default will be app name) And others

5. Appstore / Playstore related informations#

If we are helping you to launch apps on the play store and app store, we need the below things to be ready. For Appstore, we need access to send the build to your account.

  • Appstore access & Provisioning
  • Playstore access & Provisioning

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