Optima Express is the leading IDX / MLS real estate search plugin for WordPress sites. Elegant interface, great SEO and excellent lead capture.
The Optima Express plugin from iHomefinder adds IDX / MLS real estate search to your WordPress site or blog.
Impress prospective homebuyers and sellers with an elegant design, large photos, and attractive widgets.
Raise your site's search engine rankings with SEO-friendly listing content indexed under your own domain.
Generate more leads with email alerts, a consumer property organizer, user registration prompts, social media links and other engagement tools.
Customize your site with a collection of property gallery and quicksearch widgets.
IDX property data is copyrighted by Multiple Listing Services, thus an iHomefinder account is required to activate the Optima Express plugin. To get an iHomefinder account please contact us.
For more details about the Optima Express IDX plugin go to: http://www.ihomefinder.com/product/optima-express/
The Optima Express base package provides MLS/IDX search, results, and property details pages directly within your WordPress site. This package also includes a Featured Properties page as well as a Featured Properties Gallery widget that can be placed on any page within your site. Other features are outlined below.
The Optima Express Pro package includes all the features of the Optima Express base package plus daily Email Alerts, Top Picks pages & widgets, Saved Searches, Listing Galleries for Posts & Pages, User Registration prompts and a complete Mobile IDX website.
Optima Express Power includes all of the Pro package options with the addition of Interactive Map Search, a Community Pages wizard and SEO Links widget.
Optima Express Broker includes all of the Pro package options with the addition of Broker-specific features like Office and Agent pages, Lead Management and Routing, Agent Selection, Agent Log-In System, Agent-branded Email Updates and Office/Agent Property Galleries.
The Optima Express plugin creates links to IDX pages that can be added to your WordPress navigation menu and other portions of your site.
The following IDX pages are provided:
Site visitors can search for properties by price, city, baths, and bedrooms. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/homes-for-sale-search/)
Site visitors can search for properties using advanced search criteria, which varies by MLS. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/homes-for-sale-search-advanced/)
Site visitors can search for properties directly on an interactive map. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/homes-for-sale-map-search/)
Site visitors can search for open homes by price, city, bedrooms and bathrooms. Within results, they can view open house date and time information (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/open-homes-search/)
The Featured Properties page displays your current listings, or listings from your office if you currently have no listings of your own. Supplemental and Sold listings can also be displayed on this page. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/homes-for-sale-featured/)
Top Picks pages display a list of saved searches such as listings in your market area, homes with water views, distressed properties, and so on. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/homes-for-sale-toppicks/)
Show your history of success by displaying your sold listings on this page. After properties go off the market, it's easy to select them for display on this page http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/sold-listings/)
Display pocket listings, distressed properties,listings that are coming soon or any non-MLS listing on the Supplemental Listings page. Easily add property information, photos and more through the Control Panel (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/supplemental-listings/)
Insert listings into your Pages and Posts easily. A simple interface allows you to add Featured Listings, Top Picks or Search results directly into your Page or Post using a shortcode. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/listing-galleries/) Optima Express Broker clients can also display Featured Properties for Offices and Agents.
Your site visitors can sign-up for daily email alerts containing listings that match their desired search criteria. Email alert sign-ups and activity are tracked in your iHomefinder Control Panel. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/email-alerts/)
The Property Organizer page enables prospective homebuyers to save properties and searches of interest. Saved searches trigger daily email alerts containing properties that match a consumer's desired search criteria. Property organizer sign-ups and activity are tracked in your iHomefinder Control Panel. You can also add to or modify the listings and searches saved in any consumer's Property Organizer. (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/property-organizer-login/)
Allow site visitors to contact you easily with this form. Track these leads through your Control Panel (see an example at http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/contact-form/)
Homeowners interested in having you list their home can fill out a Home Valuation Request form to begin the valuation process http://blog.anyhomesrealty.com/valuation-request/)
Optima Express Broker includes an Office list page, as well as a page for each individual office which includes the Featured Listings for that office.
Optima Express Broker offers a per-office Agent Roster, as well as Agent Bio pages that include an agent's photo, bio and listings.
You can enhance your WordPress site with a selection of Quicksearch and Property Gallery widgets. Easily configure these widgets to display only on certain Optima Express pages. Your WordPress theme will determine where the widgets appear on your other WordPress pages.
Add property search to any page by dragging the Quicksearch widget to the page's sidebar.
Add a free text search to the body of a page using the shortcode [optima_express_quick_search].
Display your Featured Properties in an attractive WordPress widget on any page of your site.
Display the results of a saved search created in your iHomefinder Control Panel. Showcase the type of listings you specialize in, such as REOs, condos, or waterfront properties. Or, highlight the different neighborhoods and subdivisions that you cover. (Optima Express Pro only)
Similar to a Top Picks Gallery Widget, except you can define the saved search using basic search parameters within your WordPress Dashboard rather than the iHomefinder Control Panel. (Optima Express Pro only)
Add a bio and photo for display within the Agent Bio widget.
Add links to your Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn account for display on your site.
For Power & Broker only, an easy way to have more listings indexed. Add city or zip codes with search criteria to create a list of links for display on your site.
Add links to pages containing your saved searches. For example, add a link to all active listings in every neighbor of your territory. This widget is configured in the same way as the Saved Search Gallery Widget, but instead of showing a gallery of listings, it displays a link to a saved search results page. (Optima Express Pro only)
Slideshows displaying Featured or Top Picks listings (Optima Express Pro only) can be added to any website page.
A WordPress Theme defines the layout and design of your WordPress website. Optima Express is known to be compatible with the following themes:
Other WordPress themes are likely to display Optima Express content correctly provided that the theme is properly coded with jQuery set to run in 'no conflict' mode. Please contact iHomefinder support (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance with specific themes.
Optima Express pages are 620 pixels wide, and widgets are 180 pixels wide.
Your Optima Express pages display IDX pages as set-up in your iHomefinder Control Panel. Note that this is separate from your WordPress Dashboard. Use the Control Panel to configure property search settings, Top Picks, Featured Properties, branding for Email Alerts, lead management and much more. Broker clients can manage Agents and Offices, as well as leads and lead routing, within the Control Panel. The Help system, located in the top right corner of the Control Panel, provides detailed instructions for all account features.
To learn more: http://www.ihomefinder.com/product/optima-express/