WP-BusinessDirectory Extensions

There are several widgets that come together with the WP-BusinessDirectory to enhance the functionality and user experience. Each widget has a specific function and layout.

They are presented in the section below.

WP-BusinessDirectory Listing Search widget

The WP-BusinessDirectory widget allows your visitors to search through the existing companies. It provides different search parameters that will be explained in the following section.

If a field is selected mandatory the search will not be done unless the field is complete.

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  • Title – the title of widget that will be displayed in front-end
  • Description – text that will be displayed on front-end
  • Base Layout – base layout of the widget
  • Layout type – the orientation of search fields. It can be horizontal or vertical.
  • Menu item id – set the menu item id that is associated with the search. The menu item id will be shown when the search is done.
  • Background color- define the background color of the listing search widget
  • Custom attributes – dropdown of custom attributes that will be shown on front-end
  • Maximum radius – the maximum radius that will appear on slider
  • Show map – show a map with result business listing above the search fields
  • Map height – set the height of the map
  • Map width – set the width of the map
  • Show only map - show only map on search widget
  • Enable Autosuggestion – enables the location autosuggestion
  • Max listings – determine the max number of map markers, when there are no search results
  • Min number of letters – minimum number of letters required for the search
  • Show keyword – show the keyword input
  • Mandatory keyword – set the keyword mandatory
  • Enable keyword suggestion – enables suggestions (categories or company names) while searching on keyword
  • Show categories – show categories dropdown
  • Mandatory categories – set categories mandatory
  • Show subcategories – show subcategories dropdown
  • Available categories – the admin can decide which categories to display in the search widget
  • Separate categories – separates categories and subcategories on different select boxes
  • Show types – show business listing type
  • Mandatory types – set the business listing type mandatory
  • Available Types – You can add the business types that are available
  • Show cities – show cities
  • Mandatory cities – set cities mandatory
  • Show regions – show regions
  • Mandatory regions – set regions mandatory
  • Show countries – show countries
  • Mandatory countries – set countries mandatory
  • Show Zip code – show zip code
  • Mandatory zip code – set zip code mandatory
  • Show province – show province
  • Mandatory province – set province mandatory
  • Enable autocomplete – enable autocomplete functionality on select boxes
  • Enable autolocation – enable autolocation functionality on browsers
  • Enable link location – enable link location functionality between countries, regions and cities.
  • Preserve search values – enable/disable preserving values between searches
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If the search widget is set in the new position dir–search-listing-top, it will display on the left side of the site, on top of the search filter.

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WP-BusinessDirectory Listings

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  • Shows the latest business listings added based on category, featured attributes.
  • View type – the view on which of the listings will be displayed
  • Layout type – set the layout type
  • Categories – you can choose to display only the listings that belong to the set categories
  • Type - you can choose to display only the listings that belong to the set type
  • City – you can choose to display only the listings that belong to the set city
  • Region - you can choose to display only the listings that belong to the set region
  • Country - you can choose to display only the listings that belong to the set country
  • Number of businesses – set the max number of events to display on the widget
  • Only featured – choose the possibility to whether display or not only the featured listings
  • Only with logo – display or not only the businesses with logo
  • User geo location – display listings based on user geo location
  • Enable nearby listings – enable or disable nearby listings
  • Geo location radius – show listings based on the radius set
  • Ordering – set the default ordering for the listings
  • Show view all – set whether to display or not the “View all” button
  • Item background color – set the background color of the latest listings
  • Item border color - set the border color of the latest listings
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WP-BusinessDirectory Offer Search widget

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  • Title – the title of widget that will be displayed in front-end
  • Description– text that will be displayed on front-end
  • Background color- define the background color of the listing search widget
  • Layout type– the orientation of search fields. It can be horizontal or vertical.
  • Menu item id – set the menu item id that is associated with the search. The menu item id will be shown when the search is done.
  • Search filter distance – set the default distance in case of a zip code search
  • Show map– show a map with result business listing above the search fields
  • Max Offers – max number of map markers, when there are no search results
  • Map height – set the height of the map
  • Map width – set the width of the map
  • Show only map – show only map on search widget
  • Enable Autosuggestion – enables the location autosuggestion
  • Min number of letters – minimum number of letters required for the search
  • Show keyword- show the keyword input
  • Mandatory keyword– set the keyword mandatory
  • Enable keyword suggestion – enables suggestions (categories or offer names) while searching on keyword
  • Show categories– show categories dropdown
  • Mandatory categories– set categories mandatory
  • Show subcategories – show subcategories dropdown
  • Available categories – the admin can decide which categories to display in the search widget
  • Show types - show offer types
  • Mandatory types - set the offer types to mandatory
  • Show cities – show cities
  • Mandatory cities – set cities mandatory
  • Show regions – show regions
  • Mandatory regions – set regions mandatory
  • Show Zipcode– show zip code
  • Mandatory zipcode – set the zipcode field to mandatory
  • Show province – show province
  • Mandatory province – set province mandatory
  • Show countries – show countries
  • Mandatory countries – set countries mandatory
  • Show min price – show the min price field
  • Show max price – show the max price field
  • Enable link location – enable link location functionality between countries, regions and cities.
  • Enable autocomplete – enable autocomplete functionality on select boxes
  • Preserve search values – enable/disable preserving values between searches
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If the search widget is set in the new position dir–search-offers-top, it will display on the left side of the site, on top of the search filter.

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WP-BusinessOffer widget

  • The WP-BusinessOffer widget displays the offers of the day in a cyclic manner. Offers of the day can be set via the backend in the Manage Offers section. A click on the offer will redirect visitor to the offer description.

WP-BusinessDirectory Offers

  • The widget displays the latest offers published.
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  • View type – the view on which the offers will be displayed
  • Layout type – set the layout type
  • Categories – you can choose to display only the offers that belong to the set categories
  • City – you can choose to display only the offers that belong to the set city
  • Region - you can choose to display only the offers that belong to the set region
  • Number of offers – set the max number of offers to display on the widget
  • Only featured – choose the possibility to whether display or not only the featured offers
  • User geo location – display offers based on user geo location
  • Geo location radius – show offers based on the radius set
  • Ordering – set the default ordering for the offers
  • Item ID – the item ID associated with offers
  • Item background color – set the background color of the latest offer
  • Item border color - set the border color of the latest offer
  • Show view all – set whether to display or not the “View all” button
  • Show listing name – show the name of the listing associated with the offer
  • Show location – show offer location
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WP-BusinessDirectory Event Search widget

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  • Title – the title of widget that will be displayed in front-end
  • Description– text that will be displayed on front-end
  • Background color- define the background color of the listing search widget
  • Layout type– the orientation of search fields. It can be horizontal or vertical.
  • Menu item id – set the menu item id that is associated with the search. The menu item id will be shown when the search is done.
  • Search filter distance – set the default distance in case of a zip code search
  • Show map– show a map with result business listing above the search fields
  • Map height – set the height of the map
  • Map width – set the width of the map
  • Show only map – show only map on search widget
  • Enable Autosuggestion – enables the location autosuggestion
  • Max events – determine the max number of map markers, when there are no search results
  • Min number of letters – minimum number of letters required for the search
  • Show keyword- show the keyword input
  • Mandatory keyword– set the keyword mandatory
  • Enable keyword suggestion – enables suggestions (categories or event names) while searching on keyword
  • Show categories– show categories dropdown
  • Mandatory categories– set categories mandatory
  • Show subcategories – show subcategories dropdown
  • Available categories – the admin can decide which categories to display in the search widget
  • Show types– show the events’ type
  • Mandatory types- set the events type mandatory
  • Show cities – show cities
  • Show date range – show the events date range
  • Mandatory date range – set events date range mandatory
  • Mandatory cities – set cities mandatory
  • Show regions – show regions
  • Mandatory regions – set regions mandatory
  • Show countries – show countries
  • Mandatory countries – set countries mandatory
  • Show Zipcode– show zip code
  • Mandatory zipcode – set the zipcode field to mandatory
  • Show province – show province
  • Mandatory province – set province mandatory
  • Enable link location – enable link location functionality between countries, regions and cities.
  • Enable autocomplete – enable autocomplete functionality on select boxes
  • Preserve search values – enable/disable preserving values between searches
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If the search widget is set in the new position dir–search-events-top, it will display on the left side of the site, on top of the search filter.

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WP-BusinessDirectory Events

  • The widget displays the latest events published.
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  • View type – the view on which the events will be displayed
  • Layout type – set the layout type
  • Categories – you can choose to display only the events that belong to the set categories
  • City – you can choose to display only the events that belong to the set city
  • Region - you can choose to display only the events that belong to the set region
  • Number of events – set the max number of events to display on the widget
  • Only featured – choose the possibility to whether display or not only the featured events
  • User geo location – display events based on user geo location
  • Geo location radius – show events based on the radius set
  • Ordering – set the default ordering for the events
  • Item ID – the item ID associated with events
  • Item background color – set the background color of the latest event
  • Item border color - set the border color of the latest event
  • Show view all – set whether to display or not the “View all” button
  • Show listing name – show the name of the listing associated with the event
  • Show location – show event location
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WP-BusinessDirectory Categories widget

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The WP-BusinessCategories displays a list with all the available categories and subcategories. Currently only two levels are displayed, the main categories and their subcategories. Subcategories are displayed on mouse over the main category. Clicking on a category will display all the businesses available for that specific category.

View type - the view on which the categories will be displayed. If the slider type is selected, also on slider view options, there is the possibility to choose the visible items, number of items to scroll, enable or disable autoplay and the speed of autoplay. (It is the same also for WP-BusinessDirectory Categories Offers widget and WP-BusinessDirectory Categories Events widget).

Categories - you can set whether to display all the categories or only some of them

Show view all - you can set whether you want the “View all” button to show or not in the end of the widget

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WP-BusinessDirectory Categories Offers widget

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  • The widget displays a list with all the available categories and subcategories. Currently only two levels are displayed, the main categories and their subcategories. Subcategories are displayed on mouse over the main category. Clicking on a category will displayed all the offers available for that specific category. It has the same edit view and functionalities as the WP-BusinessCategories widget.

WP-BusinessDirectory Categories Events widget

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  • The widget displays a list with all the available categories and subcategories. Currently only two levels are displayed, the main categories and their subcategories. Subcategories are displayed on mouse over the main category. Clicking on a category will displayed all the events available for that specific category. It has the same edit view and functionalities as the WP-BusinessCategories widget.