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Optima Express IDX Plugin

Embed real estate property listings & data directly from the MLS on your WordPress site. Elegant, responsive interface, great SEO, and proven lead


  • Fix for agent, office and saved search pages not using specified theme template


  • Support for restricting search to custom city list
  • Minor bug fixes


  • Minor bug fixes
  • Shortcode caching for performance improvement


  • Support for grid view display option for results, Featured listings and Saved Searches
  • Support for Listings Per Page setting & shortcode parameter


  • Minor bug fixes


  • Adjustments to prevent display issues in themes using excerpt instead of content


  • Resolved compatibility issues with Yoast WordPress SEO and Yoast Google Analytics


  • Fixed bug related to Custom City lists for the responsive version


  • Listing Not Found pages now return a 404 error
  • Added "Valuation Request" shortcode


  • Customize search by adding geographic criteria such as School District, Neighborhood or Subdivision (where available in your MLS) to the Location field of your search forms
  • New option to display only selected Saved Search Pages in the SSP widget
  • Assorted bug fixes


  • Fix for missing CSS file


  • Added property type parameter to quick search
  • Mapbox map support


  • Added maximum properties loaded value to gallery slider to improve performance


  • Fixed issue related with CSS / JavaScript not being loaded


  • Compatibility fix for earlier versions of PHP


  • Saved Search Page List Widget — Add links to all your Saved Search Pages through this widget. Available for Responsive version only.


  • Added support for WordPress installed in a subdirectory
  • Fixed issue with agent / office shortcode
  • Fixed issue with map search refine form background


  • Refactored TinyMCE button code to insert short code
  • Refactored Remember Me and Forgot Password code


  • Code refactor related to loading resources


  • WordPress IDX plugin shortcode, widgets and settings convert to Optima Express
  • Optima Express and WordPress IDX plugins share same codebase


  • Maintenance release


  • General release of Responsive version as default for new installs


  • Added broker features and gallery slider to Responsive Beta


  • Fixed issue related with Quick Search shortcode


  • Added selector to insert all shortcodes
  • Added additional IDX page shortcodes
  • Includes Responsive IDX beta option


  • Added free trial and purchase options
  • Added automatic registration
  • Added iHomefinder IDX Control Panel


  • Added admin checks for known issues
  • Update to allow captcha in contact forms
  • Changed text from Top Picks to Saved Search


  • Fixed issue that caused large options table


  • Set the excerpt to the content of Virtual Pages.
  • Load jQuery UI libs with wp_enqueue_script
  • Fixed issue with email logo uploads


  • Update to hide comments for Virtual pages
  • Set auto focus for Autocomplete when creating community pages and seo links
  • Menu updates
  • Map Search shortcode updates


  • Text updates
  • Fix for sorting on Saved Searches
  • Update to Optima Express menu setup
  • Updates for Agent Bio and Social widgets
  • Fix for office setup


  • Added Agent Bio and Social Media widgets
  • Added Optima Express default navigation menu
  • Added Email Branding options directly from WP Admn
  • Added Map Search page for Power and Broker clients
  • Added Community Pages wizard for Broker and Power clients
  • Added SEO City Links for Broker and Power clients
  • Added short code for Gallery Slider


  • Fixed issue related to user registration on the top picks page.


  • Fixed issue related to Email Alerts when passwords are required.


  • Added ability to customize CSS for Property Gallery Slider
  • Added spam-blocking functionality to forms
  • Addressed some theme compatibility issues


  • Added Broker & Sold/Supplemental pages to widget configuration
  • Fixed issues with Light & Ultra-Light User Registration


  • Updated Listing Gallery shortcodes to optionally include a map.


  • Added Broker/Office Features


  • Added new pages: Contact Form, Home Valuation Request, Open Homes Search, Supplemental Listings, Sold Listings
  • Added support for display of Sold and Supplemental listings on Featured Properties page
  • Added option to use full-size photo in results (requires custom CSS to display on page)
  • Search form price fields clear on click
  • Improved error messaging for client log-in with accounts flagged for deletion


  • Added navigation bar for Property Organizer
  • Added link to view matches from Saved Searches within Property Organizer
  • Added Help page to Property Organizer, to be used as default home when no saved properties or searches exist
  • Improved error handling on Property Organizer signup
  • Interactive Map Search Beta


  • Added Free Text field in Search, Advanced Search and Email Alert sign-up
  • Support for Chicago neighborhoods in Midwest Real Estate Data MLS
  • Default search prices changed to No Min/No Max
  • Improved Unsubscribe process from email updates
  • Added support for template change for all IDX pages
  • Overall performance improvements & decreased page load time on property details pages
  • Fixed modal positioning for certain themes
  • Allowed for Featured listings to appear first in search results
  • Reconfigured search widget to allow customization of spacing through CSS
  • Added full support for template changes in Twenty Eleven theme
  • Improved error handling on property gallery wizard
  • Added address to GreatSchools widget to improve widget map position


  • Updated authentication synchronization code to fix periodic authentication issues.


  • Added ability to modify IDX Page Permalinks
  • Added ability to edit IDX Page Titles
  • Added ability to select IDX Page Template
  • Saved properties can be deleted from Property Organizer
  • Fixed pagination and Next/Previous navigation issues on Advanced Search results and Top Picks pages


  • Added Advanced Search criteria to email updates
  • Added paging to Next/Previous from property details results
  • Fixed Multiple Agent ID issue in Advanced Search
  • Fixed paging problem in Advanced Search results
  • Fixed widget display issue on Advanced Search page
  • Fixed disclosure & map links in Advanced Search
  • Advanced Search option is now hidden for property types that do not offer advanced search
  • Bed/Bath search fields are deactivated for Commercial property searches
  • Removed 'New Search' link from Top Picks pages
  • Fixed display problem with Genesis ǃ?Featured Postsǃ? widget


  • Added Listing Gallery display through shortcode on Pages and Posts
  • Added IDX page display selection to Widgets
  • Added CSS override ability
  • Fixed open home display bug
  • Fixed Advanced Search multi-select bug


  • Added User Registration prompts to collect user information at customizable trigger points (Ultra-light, Light & Heavy options available)
  • Added Advanced Search as well as link to Advanced Search from standard Search page
  • Added click-through login from email notifications
  • Improved subscriber activity tracking
  • Fixed text display bugs on Top Picks pages


  • Initial release.

Requires: 3.4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-5-12
Active Installs: 6,000+


4 out of 5 stars


7 of 8 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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