GeoDirectory – Business Directory Plugin

Description

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Turn any WordPress theme into a lightning-fast global business directory. Now 100% compatible with Gutenberg and also the most popular page builders such as Elementor, Beaver Builder, Divi, SiteOrigin Page Builder and more! Includes extensive new set of shortcodes, Gutenberg Blocks and Widgets.

Scale easily – go global

Millions of listings? Massive traffic? GeoDirectory is the only WordPress directory plugin capable of scaling to this degree, thanks to its highly-optimized database structure and queries. No need to come second: if you need scale, GeoDirectory has your back.

Lightweight, efficient, flexible

We developed GeoDirectory using WordPress standards and best practice to give you rocket-fast performance, an intuitive user interface and slick back-end options.

Universal

GeoDirectory was built to work with any theme and the most popular page builders. If you need extra help getting your theme to work smoothly with GeoDirectory, just hit us up for support in our forum – we’ll be right on it.

Developer-friendly

WordPress developers can extend GeoDirectory infinitely, using hooks (actions and filters). Easily build custom themes around GeoDirectory.

Team focus

We have been wholly focused on directory tools for WordPress since 2011. That’s how we made GeoDirectory the most dynamic and scalable directory plugin on the WordPress market, with awesome dedicated support. Try us!

Features

  • Create a local directory, based on a single location, using the GeoDirectory free core plugin. Focus on a street or go as wide as a city. Expand to multiple locations or make a global directory with our MultiLocation premium add-on.
  • It provides a front end form that lets you edit through a drag and drop form builder, which allows visitors to submit their listings autonomously.
  • Quickly create a front-end submission form, using GeoDirectory’s intuitive drag-and-drop form builder. Users submit listings autonomously. Add any custom field; choose from 40 field types. Use the Advanced Search premium add-on to filter search by any custom field.
  • 40+ widgets/shortcodes/blocks.
  • A flexible Google Maps widget. Create unlimited categories with ajax-loading custom markers
  • Built-in forms for User Reviews
  • Business Enquiry through Ninja Forms integration.
  • Search by zip code or location name using the default search widget. Easily filter listings by proximity, rating, reviews or date. Search by user location using the Advanced Search premium add-on.
  • List millions of businesses, thanks to our optimized database structure.
  • Compatible with virtually any theme, Gutenberg and the most popular page builders.
  • Multilingual site? GeoDirectory is 100% WPML compatible.
  • GeoDirectory is fully compatible with WordPress Multisite.
  • CSV import, export, re-import for listings, categories and reviews. Easily transfer millions of listings across instances. Edit data offline: live listings automagically update on re-import – heavily improved in V2.
  • Improved Google Analytics widget for listings owners.
  • Titles and metas settings page for better SEO optimization.
  • NEW – Extended Business Hours for listings
  • NEW – Tab builder, to design the tabs of your listings as you wish by drag and drop
  • NEW – Badge System, for “featured” listings, “new” listings, or to add whatever badge you want to your listings from any custom field.
  • NEW – Rating Styles using Font Awesome icons.
  • NEW – Custom Email Templates
  • NEW – Guest Add Listing
  • NEW – Improved SEO permalinks settings.

Free Addons

Premium Addons

Premium Addons are provided to extend GeoDirectory and make it a money making global directory toolkit.

  • Location Manager – Create a global directory with Countries, Regions, Cities and Neighbourhoods.
  • Pricing Manager – Set prices for your listings. Enable/disable features per price. It uses our free Invoicing Plugin to manage payments, taxes and invoices.
  • Custom Post Types – Adds any custom post type as well as the default “Places”, also create Custom post Types with locationless ability.
  • Events – Adds professional events directory capability. All kind of recurring events options available. If CPT add-ons installed, create as many events post types as needed.
  • MultiRatings and Reviews – Extend the review system allowing multiple rating categories (eg: service, quality, price), add images to reviews and other cool features.
  • Advance search filters – Turns any custom field into an advance filter of the search widget. Adds smart autocompleters, geolocation and much more.
  • Buddypress Integration – Smoothly integrates GeoDirectory with Buddypress.
  • Claim Listing Manger – Allow business owners to fine-tune their listings, add images, link to events and show an ‘owner-verified’ badge on the listing. Now with force upgrade/paid option.
  • Marker Cluster – Avoid cluttered maps by using numbered markers at high zoom levels. Now with super fast server-side clustering!
  • Duplicate alert – Alert users when they add a listing with the same title as another.
  • Custom Map Styles – Modify the look and feel of all Maps widgets via an intuitive user interface, with color pickers and simple-to-use options.
  • Social Importer – Import pages and events from Facebook and listings from Yelp and Trip Advisor. 1 listing at a time, no bulk scraping.
  • GD reCAPTCHA – Banish spam by adding the No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA widget to any GeoDirectory form.
  • Franchise Manager – Allows users to submit listings for chains of businesses or franchises faster and smarter.
  • List Manager – Allows users to create their own personal lists of listings or events and make them public to other users.
  • WP All Import – NEW: Use the power of WP All Import to import your listings from anywhere with this add-on that integrates Wp All Import with GeoDirectory
  • Embeddable Ratings Badge – NEW: Let users embed their listing info with current ratings on their site, styled the way they want.
  • Compare Listings – NEW: Let your users compare listings side by side and compare vital info about the listings.

Go Pro – Become a member!

Get your hands on all the premium add-ons and themes. Sign up at wpgeodirectory.com.

Support

Get timely and friendly support for both Core Plugin and add-ons at our official website, wpgeodirectory.com

Screenshots

  • GD Home Page.
  • GD Listings Page.
  • GD Listing Detail Page.
  • GD Search Page.
  • GD Front End Signup Page.
  • GD Front End Listing Submission Page.
  • GD WordPress Admin Page.

Installation

Minimum Requirements

  • WordPress 4.5 or greater
  • PHP version 5.6 or greater
  • MySQL version 5.0 or greater

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option. To do an automatic install of GeoDirectory, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu and click Add New.

In the search field type GeoDirectory and click Search Plugins. Once you’ve found our Directory plugin you install it by simply clicking Install Now. GeoDirectory basic installation

Manual installation

The manual installation method involves downloading our Directory plugin and uploading it to your webserver via your favourite FTP application. The WordPress codex will tell you more here. GeoDirectory basic installation

Updating

Automatic updates should seamlessly work. We always suggest you backup up your website before performing any automated update to avoid unforeseen problems.

Dummy data

GeoDirectory comes with some dummy data you can use to see how listings look. You can install dummy data from your GeoDirectory back end.

Reviews

August 7, 2020
I needed help with setting up the directory and received really fast support to my questions. I think the plugin they give you so they can access the website to support you works really well. It makes it super easy. It is my first experience of using GeoDirectory and I am impressed with it.
July 15, 2020
I appreciated the support they have given as I am not a tech wiz. They were quick to respond and easy to work with. Definitely recommend their plugin as you'll get the support you need.
July 7, 2020
For a couple months I've been using GeoDirectory and love the app, and love the support I get. I'm not technical and the guidance I receive from this team is exceptional. Very clear instruction and always a response within 24 hours. Keep up the great work!
June 15, 2020
Hello everyone: I have been a subscriber of GeoDirectory for what, 4 years now, and I can tell with utmost certainty that their support is fantastic, highly reliable, fast and friendly and even though you're not supposed to expect lessons or stuff you should know or learn by yourself, most of the time they will go the extra mile to show you a tip or 2 which will make a huge difference in the rendering of the plugin. This is the advantage of dealing with a successful company, one which makes money out of its products because it is a leading one, so then you are treated well. Guy
June 15, 2020
Loving the support that GD offer. They have been extremely helpful to me on a number of occasions. I am not over familiar with coding, and they have been able to supply the coding to fix a few viewing issues and explained exactly where to add the coding. Worked a treat. Also really love how easy the plugin is to use. Tutorials are easy to follow and overall an awesome Directory with lots of options to create a wonderful artistic directory. I love the way I can personalise so much to suit my own desires and would really recommend the Supreme Directory Theme. Thank you GD for your quick response to my queries.
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Contributors & Developers

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WARNING: GDv2 is a major update over GDv1 and may require some manual work such as adding widgets to sidebars to recreate your current layout, as always it is recommended to try this on a staging site first. Learn more

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