Another 2 weeks of sustained effort ends with great success, the release of the stable version 5.0.2 for J-BusinessDirectory extension. The new version does not address only the bug fixes from the previous release, but it comes also with some great improvements.

Let's take a tour and see the new features and improvements that have been implemented.

Offer & event details page improvements

The offer & event details view has been improved to offer a better experience

Claim process improvements

The claim process has been improved to facilitate registration, claim and pay for the listings in a much easier way.
Now, when a business owner wants to claim a business listing, he will have to do the following steps:

  • Register or Login
  • Enter the claim details and claim the listing
  • Choose the package (if packages mechanism is active)
  • Enter the billing details
  • Perform the payment

The whole process has been optimized and can be performed now without any interruptions.

Enabling specific payment methods for specific directory apps

Starting with version 5.0.2 you can activate the payment methods that you like for each of the directory applications.

New package features for directory apps

With version 5.0.2 you can make your website much more attractive for the business owners by providing different services to them.
Each of the service can be part of a package to allow you to monetize this.

New package features for directory apps

The date selection for the event search and the dashboards have been changed with a more user friendly aproach.

The complete list of new features and improvements

Below, you can find the full list of new features and improvements that have been developed in the 5.0.0 version.

New features

  • Payment methods can be enabled/disable for each directory apps
  • Add a thank you page after all payments
  • Business memberships
  • Add package features for all directory apps


  • Claim process improvements
  • Improved payment process
  • Optimize html tables for list views
  • Improved design for the offer and event details page   
  • Removed scrolling when a popup is being shown
  • Improved event search module date
  • New date selection  for dashboard
  • Improved app design
  • Improved app installation mechanism
  • Reactivate open/close status
  • Icons can be removed on attributes values
  • Add the business name on event listing page


Bug fixes

  • Bing map issues
  • Load services by default for the current day
  • Menu id is not set correctly
  • Business service current day shows as active when it's not
  • Import modals display
  • Listings can be accessed with a direct link for an unpaid order
  • Categories menu functionality
  • Offer fields cannot be deleted
  • Attributes values are not deleted when an attribute is being deleted.
  • Currency symbol from general settings is overriden.

How to update?

At the moment you can only update manually. Download the latest version by log in to your CMSJunkie account and selecting the My Downloadable Products menu item on the left.

Bug reporting

Since this is still a beta version, some bugs may have eluded our QA team but they will definitely not get past you.  
We have created a dedicated section for reporting bugs

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