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
- Dynamic footer
- 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 2.3 – 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