Meet DirectoryEngine : A WordPress Directory theme with responsive layout and modular homepage. The theme gives you different content modules so that you can add desired content blocks on homepage. Thanks to Engine Themes for providing dedicated mobile design which serves smart phone and tablet internet users.
DirectoryEngine will perform great job when it comes to load your web pages quickly. The development work was done with CSS3 and HTML5 coding languages so user can rip better performance benefits.
DirectoryEngine : How Does It works ?
The premium directory template is a integrated with lots of advanced features which makes it easier to mange directory website. The administrators will special options that includes : Monetization, Listing Features, Listing Management and more. Not only that, user will also find content browsing, commenting and social media sharing options.
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Monetize Easily : EngineThemes
DirectoryEngine allows you to define various listing plans along with rates and charge your clients based on selected plans. Earn extra money from customers for “Featured Listings which is highlighted on homepage in featured listings block.
The directory listing will automatically expire upon reaching expiry date so user can either renew it or do nothing. Sidebar and other widget areas will provide you with more ad spaces so you can sell them for advertisements.
Easy Place Posting
DirectoryEngine WordPress Theme will ask you to follow only 4 simple steps which takes you to step by step listing process. The four steps includes : 1) Select Price Plan, 2) Login Or Register (for fresh users), 3) Enter listing or place details, 4) Choose payment method.
The admin user will be provided with basic listing features but they can also purchase “AE CustomFields extension” to add as many custom fields as required.
Last but not least, listing owner can upload photos to make interesting listing to attract more clients. For e.g. you can use product photos to place photos with directory listing.
Use “Event Feature” to highlight important offers or occasion for the posted place. Many people prefer to add offers for special seasons and festivals which may attract more customers who visits listing page. DirectoryEngine provides you option to add a large image above your AD which is really great idea to attract more clients.
Search / Browse Places
EngineThemes provides various listing browsing options so that visitors can easily locate desired listing. “Search Module” allows user to provide various details like : “Keyword”, “Location”, “Categories” and “Distance”. Once user fill all these details he/she can see relevant directory listings that comes within specified criteria.
The homepage will display “Load More” button which every content module which loads more contents without page refresh. Thanks to EngineThemes for using “Ajax supported” content loading feature which takes very small time to load business listings from previous pages.
Single Place :
DirectoryEngine permit you to display all types of details with every single listing so that user can get idea about your location, services, contact details and more. The directory listing system provides ready options to make brief listings where user just need to fill up given fields. The photo upload is offered to add images with all listings.
The image above shows that, Directory Engine provides provides social sharing options to share places with online community. If you really don’t want to hire a programmer or don’t know coding work then this is the best solution for you. The theme has page builder, custom widgets and theme options panel which enables you to make changes just within few clicks.
This type of dynamic directory themes can surely get you lots of visitors with SEO friendly and responsive layout. The homepage can display slider, featured listings, all categories, banner and other stuff with widgetized layout. Please keep reading DirectoryEngine Review to get more idea about all other features.
Extra Features : EngineThemes
- Sorting Options : Grid view or List view
- Ajax Load More button : Without page refresh
- Advanced search features
- Front-End Controls : Drag and Drop content blocks (Add rows/columns)
- Page Builder : Combined with multiple content blocks (Ajax loading)
- Special mobile version : Works on small to large screens
- Premium slider for homepage
- Google Map : Display places (listings) with full-width map
- Claim listing option
- Map listing with interactive data and Icons
- Engine Settings Panel : Add website details, social links, Logo
- Payment Plan and Payment gateways support
- Sidebars : Support for multiple widgets
- Built-in Translation support for many languages
- SEO friendly directory theme
- Easy setup with sample data
- Free support and updates : For 12 months
- Unlimited domain use : Lifetime license validity
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