immonex Kickstart


immonex Kickstart provides customizable components for integrating imported OpenImmo®-based property offers in real estate websites built on multi-purpose themes in an easy and visually appealing way. Beyond that, it’s also a framework for add-ons, separate plugins that extend the functionality on the same foundation.

– See it in action at!
– Download a compatible OpenImmo import plugin and example data at (free of charge for testing/development).
– Read the docs for detailed usage/customization instructions.

immonex is an umbrella brand for various real estate related software solutions and services with a focus on german-speaking markets/users.


OpenImmo-XML is the de-facto standard for exchanging real estate data in the german-speaking countries. Here, it is supported by almost every common software solution and portal for realtors (import/export interfaces).

Plugins like immonex OpenImmo2WP [2] are used to import OpenImmo-XML data into the specific WordPress/theme/plugin data structures of the destination site.

Main Features

  • Custom post type for properties
  • Extendable custom taxonomies (property type, usage type, marketing type, location, features, labels)
  • Special status flags per real estate object (reference, available, sold…)
  • Flexible real estate search form
  • Area/Radius search (Photon or Google Maps autocomplete)
  • Property list and detail views
  • Animated photo slideshows and floor plan galleries
  • Integration of YouTube/Vimeo videos
  • Embedding of 360° virtual tours from common providers
  • Extendable sort options
  • Shortcodes for embedding real estate components (suitable for use in page builder layout elements)
  • Simple but powerful templating system (“Skins”)
  • Clean and responsive default skin
  • Property location maps (OpenStreetMaps and Google Maps)
  • Obtainment of user consent before loading external libraries (EU GDPR)
  • Various filter and action hooks for special adaptions
  • Extension framework for separate add-on plugins
  • Translation-ready (German translations included)
  • Support for multilingual websites (Polylang or WPML)
  • Compatible with immonex OpenImmo2WP (OpenImmo importer) [2]
  • Compatible with immonex Energy Scale Pro (energy class visualization) [2]


  • Default property archive page with all components
  • Default search form with visible extended section
  • Search form and list view on small displays
  • Property detail view: header and gallery slideshow
  • Property detail view: main description text
  • Property detail view: details tab
  • Property detail view: energy tab with Energy Scale Pro [2] based visualization
  • Property detail view: location tab with OpenStreetMap/OpenLayers map
  • WP backend: Central plugin/add-on options
  • WP backend: Property list


  1. WordPress backend: Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin [1]
  2. Select the plugin ZIP file and click the install button.
  3. Activate the plugin after successful installation.
  4. Check/Modify the default plugin options under immonex > Settings.
  5. Install immonex OpenImmo2WP or another compatible OpenImmo import plugin and perform a first import. [2]
  6. OPTIONAL: Create pages as templates for property lists and/or detail views including the following shortcodes.
  7. OPTIONAL: Add Kickstart shortcodes to arbitrary pages or page builder elements as needed, e.g. for embedding property search forms or teaser lists.

Kickstart Shortcodes

Search Form: [inx-search-form]
List View: [inx-property-list]
List Sort Selection: [inx-filters-sort]
List Pagination: [inx-pagination]
Property Details View: [inx-property-details]

(See documentation mentioned below for attributes and further details.)

[1] Alternative: Unzip the plugin ZIP archive, copy it to the folder wp-content/plugins and activate the plugin in the WordPress backend under Plugins > Installed Plugins afterwards.

[2] Current and fully functional versions of premium immonex plugins as well as OpenImmo demo data are available free of charge at the immonex Developer Portal for testing/development purposes.

Documentation & Development

A detailed plugin installation/integration documentation in German is available here:

immonex Kickstart is free software. Sources, development docs/support and issue tracking are available at GitHub:


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  • Release date: 2020-04-02
  • Fixed typos etc. in readme.txt.


  • Release date: 2020-04-01
  • Changed text domain to formally match the plugin slug.
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  • Release date: 2020-03-31
  • Initial release.