As the first step in your business directory you will need to define categories that help you organize your directory, in addition to the categories you need to organize the business listings by locations, tags, labels, and features. All these tools help you to have more organized business directory website.
Another part which is so important for a WordPress business directory plugin is configurable search that allow you to create search forms as you wish for each section of your website.
Listdom lite provide following features which are so important for the details of each directory:
- Listing owner module: this feature shows information about the business owner like email, contact information, image, social networks and …
- Contact owner: this feature allows business directory visitors to contact the listing or directory owner
- Social share module: this is a useful tool for visitors to share a listing with their network in different social networks
- Advanced price module: as each listing or directory need special structure for price we developed this feature in a way that it can cover all of these types.
- Image gallery: images are so important and the first thing that visitors want to see is this, so Listdom lite have this feature as well.
- Advanced availability time module: when a visitor see the details page of directory they are interested to see that when this business is open when is close to contact or go directly to the location which they have.
- Nice remark module: this module is a location to share a sentence or slogan with the visitors about the business and visitors pay more attention to this.
- Locations tools: you can define an address for your business, or use predefined locations, or define location of listing on google map. So your visitors can find the businesses that they want faster.
As you are in the WordPress platform it is so important that the listing and directory plugin be compatible with another WordPress plugins and features. For example translation, multilingual, page builders, cache plugins, multi-site, seo plugins, block editor and … . Listdom already support and it is compatible with all mentioned items.
Also each section in the listing and directory website should be changeable via configuration for example main color and second color to make the plugin views compatible with your theme. Manage sort options in the listing pages to enable and disable them. Listdom have great configurations which allow you create views as you wish.
One feature which each business and directory needs is commenting and adding review to businesses which already listed in website. As Listdom has been developed based on WordPress features and standards, this amazing CMS already has these features you can use those as well.