How to Log in
Our website is an outstanding listing site. It offers users to create their account from front-end without any access or need of site back end. You can manage their profile, post an ad and keep complete track of your posted ads and payments.
First step to access this amazing option is to login. You can login from front-end via different methods.
Login with Facebook: User can simply click on this option and login with out need of creating profile or filling any form.
Login with Twitter: Just like above option, user can login with his Twitter account.
Login with Google+: Google+ profile have same option. User just need to add his google+ account information and can login.
Sign Up with custom user name: If none of the above option suits you, click Register option in the Left side of Login window. (This option is opened by default when user visits the login area for the first time). Enter User name and email address in the fields, a confirmation email will be sent to given email address where you can activate the account.
Once the sign up is done, user will have access to all amazing options given in the dashboard.
Create Ad and Listings
With Directory Box Theme, you can post as many adds as you want and can manage them very easily. To create an add, following steps must be followed;
Step-1. Login to user account from site front-end and click on Post An Add. (You can also create an add from My Adds section)
Step-2. Set Title & description of the Add, select directory type, fill in all attributes under the directory type and give information in boxes, select the package, select feature add (optional), accept the terms and conditions & click on Create New Directory. Your add is created but it will be subjected to Admin approval for its posting. Once the Admin/moderator approves the add, it will show up on site.
Note: You can manage Adds (edit, delete, renew) in My Adds section of their dashboard. See My Adds section of document for further assistance.
Add New Directory
Directory ad is among one of the main feature for our Site. You can easily post your directory ads from dashboard or front end. To add new directory ads from back end, follow these simple steps;
Step-1. Navigate to admin panel and click on Directory > Add New Directory.
Step-2. Add title, Description and details . Scroll to the bottom of page where you will see options to customize your directory ad. Select the options that you want to add on your site & hit Publish button. All Done!
Note: All those options you add while creating directory ad will be available for users when they will submit an add from front end.
Following options can be availed in directory options:
- Packages: Here you need to select the package that you want for your ad, Package may be Free or featured that you will configure in:
- Package Expiry Date: Select package Expiry date for your selected package,
- Package Payment Date: Select payment date for your selected package
- Urgent till: Select the date to have urgent tag on your ad.
Select Directory Type: Select the desired directory type
- Categories: Select the desired categories that you have already assigned to specific directory types.
Add Video: Add Video url (You can add Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion Videos url etc.)
- Note: You can only add 1 video as url in directory listing.
- Price: Add Old price, New Price, and phoneNo and Features from the list.
You can add more features as per directory type selected by editing directory type >> Feature list >> Add feature
- Enter Opening Hours
- Enter FAQS
- Locations: Select Country, State, city, complete address and Address
==> Add Country, state and city from: Dashboard >> Directory >> Locations
==> Complete address: Complete address is the address of directory ad
==> Address, Latitude and Longitude (Fields used to search address or location on map)
- Select Custom features of added.
Select the options that you want to add on your site & hit Publish button.
Our website has a complete user management system. My Ads section offers users to see complete record of his ads. Here user can see;
– Ads which you have posted already
– Package value, start date, status (active/expired)
– Renew the package directly with one click
– Edit the ad (for addition or deletion of content, renewal of package etc)
– Delete the ad
– See the number of favourites and likes for the ad
To access this area, just Navigate to site front-end > Login to your Account > Click My Adds.
Favorites section of the user dashboard is the area where all favorite adds of user show up for the record. Any add marked as favorite will directly come in this section, a kind of note book for user add record maintenance.
Adding to favorites: You can add by just clicking favorite button (sometimes a star on the add) on the add.
Removing the favorites: Just navigate to dashboard and click on favorites. Check the star for one by one removal of click Clear all favorites.
Profile is information of user which is available publicly. It can create a strong impression of clients who visit adds. Directory Box theme offers full control of profile to user with ease. You can hide your profile from public if you want to. Profile settings area offers following features;
– Upload profile Photo from your photo library up to 1MB size
– Update Avatar of your choice
– Enter detailed description of yourself in About Me section
– Enter CONTACT DETAILS where users/Buyers can contact seller. You can Show/Hide Contact details in profile settings area as well.
– Give Social Media contact information for extended interaction
– Change/Update your PASSWORD
To access this area, just Navigate to site front-end > Login to your Account > Click Profile Settings.
Payment section of dashboard maintains record of payment made by the user against his adds. In this section, user can see the package detail & price, duration of the purchase and date of payment. To access this area, Navigate to site front-end > Login to your Account > Click Payments.
Users reviews are necessary part of online business. our website come pre-wrapped with this option. User can add review to the adds.
How to add Review:
A user can review any add except his own add/s. Just open the add, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Leave Us a Review, add rating and all done!
Note: User must be logged to add a review.
How to see the Review:
Author of the add can see the reviews given by the users in his dashboard. Just login into dashboard & click on Reviews. All reviews given by the users can be seen here.
NOTE: Only Super Admin of the site has the authority to show/hide reviews of his choice. on secondary user/admin, all added reviews will show up without any difference.
So start adding your ads with us and boasting your online business.. If you have any questions, then feel free to contact us anytime.