Quick start guide for admin
Please go through the “Installation and Update” guide carefully if you haven’t installed the application yet.
Login as site administrator to organize your system.
At first update your System Settings and Payment Settings from Settings option of the left sidebar menu. Also, make sure to provide a valid YouTube API key and a valid Vimeo API key on System Settings.
If you have updated the Settings successfully, you can go to Categories option from the same left sidebar menu and create Categories.
You will need to add cities against the country before creating a listing.
After creating category and city, now you will be able to create listings. Go to Add New Listing sub-menu from the Listings menu from the left sidebar and fill the required fields and hit the Submit button.
Quick start guide for customers
First you will need to get registered before creating a listing.
If you’ve done it right, login with your registered email and password.
For creating a listing you will need to have a valid package.
If you are successful registered user and you have a valid package, the you are ready to create listings.
Go to Add New Listing sub-menu from the Listings menu from the left side bar and fill the required fields and hit the Submit button.
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Directory Portal features
Dynamic home page with search bar and top listings
Category wise directory browsing
Dedicated category & sub-category page with summary
Advanced directory filtering page
Filter listings with category, amenities, pricing, cities, video
Locate listings in map as marker with informative popover
Map interaction with listing search result for ease of access
Directory’s wide banner image
All categories in listing page
Unlimited photo gallery image for any directory
Amenities listing of a directory
Weekly opening & closing hours schedule
Currently closed or opening status
Video embed option from youtube, vimeo, html5
Social media sharing option for listing
Customer reviews and rating form
Review summary view sorted by star rating
Report inappropriate listing to admin to review
Contact form for business customers
Listing can be added to wishlist from thumbnail and detail page
Price table for purchasing directory posting package
404 error page configuration
Business specific features
Customized directory layout for restaurant, hotel, shop
Food menu showing custom layout for restaurant directories
Table booking custom contact form for restaurant directories
Room detail custom layout for hotel directories
Room booking custom form for hotel directories
Product showing custom layout for shopping directories
Easy installation process
Setup guide provided with product documentation
Most flexible listing creation form
Make listing pending/active with just one click
Review inappropriate reported listings
Listing category & subcategory manager
Listing amenities manager
Listing cities manager
Listing rating manager
Pricing package manager
Watch customer’s purchase report history
User database monitoring
Website settings manager
Payment and currency setup for paypal, stripe
Multi language translation manager
Smtp settings setup
System status monitoring dedicated page
Dedicated user panel to manage account
Purchase package and create listing
Watch package purchase report
Print or download invoice of purchase
Create & publish listing following purchased package limit
Create hotel type directory with room details
Get room booking orders by making hotel directories
Create restaurant directories with food menu details
Get table booking orders by making restaurant directories
Create shopping directory with product details
Add favourite directories to wishlist & browse later
Give rating and reviews to preferred directories
version 2.13 – 17 April, 2023
- Now admin can configure listing opening and closing time with 30 minutes
- Multiple home page has been added. Admin can switch the home page layout from frontend setting
- Listing status change issue has been fixed
- More minor issue fixes and performance improvements
version 2.12 – 28 November, 2022
- Newly added state feature
- Now, users can filter listings by state.
- Multiple listings add by uploading CSV file.
version 2.11 – 21 August, 2022
- Social sharing content has been improved
- Meta pixel has been added to track website visitors
- Text editor issue fix
version 2.10 – 7 April, 2022
- package_expiry_date added to the listing table for checking the packages expiry date
- Category selection issue (Use jQuery select2 instead) (client)
- Homepage updated with featured listing and popular listing and popular categories.
- Listing page : Grid view [existing one], List view[convert the existing grid view in list view with column management]
version 2.9 – 17 January, 2022
- Latitude and longitude saving from maps. Not needed to enter numeeric value
- Listing ownership assign to another user
- Google Recaptcha added on the signup and login page for security
- Contact message send from system email not User email
- New page for forgot password. Change user password after clicking the valid url
- Addon purchase code verification
- Product about section improved
version 2.8 – 11 October, 2021
- Stripe Secure Checkout API Update.
- Added Beauty service pricing limit on listing filter page.
- Handling gallery image uploading based on packages.
- Issue fixed on Paypal Payment.
- Contact Page optimised for Mobile devices.
- Opening status check if condition with out get_phrase function(bug)(now_open() function in listing helper and other using place)
- Unwanted crashes fixed
version 2.7 – 18 April, 2021
- Pagination added to the listing page in the admin panel.
- Pagination issue has been solved on the filter and search page.
- Loading time is optimized for the category page.
- Landing page speed is increased.
version 2.6 – 7 January, 2021
- Agent detail page added.
- User registration validated in the signup page.
- Currently, the active package marked on the packages page.
- Openstreet map updated.
- Unused data removed from maps.
version 2.5 – 22 October, 2020
- Agent info added in listing detail page
- Website contact page added with spam protection
- Openstreetmap and mapbox now have switiching & activation option in admin settings.
version 2.4 – 8 August, 2020
- Compatible with Shop addon.
- Minor bug fixing.
version 2.3 – 22 May, 2020
- Map settings updated for mapbox.
- Outgoing email format updated for security purpose.
- Pagination added on the listing filter page.
- Checkout page updated for adopting multiple payment gateways
- Meta keywords and descriptions added to the home page.
version 2.2 – 24 March, 2020
- Openstreet map api updated to latest version.
- Listing deletion file issue fixed.
- Email verification text enhanced and updated.
version 2.1 – 16 January, 2020
- SEO tags added and enhanced
- blog post page image updated to responsive
- cookie acceptance page block removed for smooth browsing
- Indian currency symbol added
- phpmailer library added to the outgoing mail system
- listing featured issue fixed
- dark logo hover issue fixed
- category cover photo redirecting to 404 error page fixed
- addon system developed and introduced
- Facebook live chat addon released. sold separately
version 2.0 – 6 November, 2019
- blog page introduced
- admin can write a blog post
- EU cookie note settings
- a verified badge is now shown in homepage listing
- admin can claim a listing by own
- listing verification process enhanced and stored
- admin panel listing manager has a filter option
- footer text now made dynamic
- category list number shortened for better UX
- amenities icon showed in listing details page
version 1.4 – 17 september, 2019
- backend admin panel layout updated;
version 1.3 – 10 september, 2019
- user interface updated
version 1.2 – 2nd September, 2019
- claim listing feature introduced. Business owners can claim and admin approval will give a verified badge to their listings.
- new listing type: beauty. For Salon, Spa, Nails, Hairstylist, Eyelash, Massage, Make Up, etc.
- new appointment booking form for beauty type business listing.
- booking and appointment manager from listing owner backend panel.
- new filter added in listing search page: opening status. Find the currently opened listings instantly.
- google analytics settings for each and every listing. owners can find better page view results.
- admin can now delete any review or comment.
- bulk delete option of listings for better management.
- listing search enhanced with description search.
version 1.1 – 3 July, 2019
- featured listing introduced. featured listings stay top of the listing search result
- wide map view page introduced.
- listing URL completely redesigned. Now new structure: http://yourdomain.com/type/directory-title/id, e.g. http://example.com/restaurant/ristorante-dyl-artre/639
- offline payment introduced. admin can take payment by bank transaction or any other way for selling packages
- listing contact details added. a web address, email, phone, social media linkup added
- price package currency updated
- free package introduced
- number of listing permission in the price package
- review posting now require users to signup and login
- reviews can be modified or deleted by the user himself
- reviews can be removed by the site admin
- html5 text area updated for applicable edit fields
- map listing preview image layout enhanced
- switching between map view and grid view in the listings page
- signup link enhanced in the login page for a better experience
version 1.0 – 20 May, 2019
- Initial release
Apache web server for running php
PHP version 7
Mysql database access, purchase code during installation
Php curl should be enabled
One purchase code is legal for using one domain only