How to build a Business Directory with WordPress

Welcome to my ‘how to build a Business Directory’ tutorial.

[box]This tutorial teaches you ‘step by step’ how to build a great looking Business Directory. It uses the brilliant Listings theme from Woothemes.  The Listings theme is our favorite way to build a Business Directory with WordPress. To see an example of what you will learn to build take a look at this website – click here to view.[/box]

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1) Introduction

This tutorial introduces the Listings theme (1 min, 36 secs).


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2) Installation

This shows you how to install the Listings theme (1 min, 36 secs).


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3) A look at the theme options

This shows you the main options you need to consider when working with the Listings theme (1 min, 42 secs).

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4) How to create your Directory

This shows you how to add Business listings to create your Directory (2 min, 49 secs).

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5) How to add Listings to your Directory

This shows you how to add more Business listings to populate your Directory (1 min, 06 secs).

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6) How to show listings on your Homepage

This shows you how configure your Homepage to show your business listings (1 min, 24 secs).

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7) How to add an image gallery to a business listing

This shows you how to add an image gallery to a business listing (1 min, 22 secs).

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8) How to organise your Business Directory with Categories

This shows you how to add Categories to your Homepage (3 min, 43 secs).

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9) How to add a featured slider to your Homepage

This shows you how to add a featured slider to your homepage (3 min, 51 secs).

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10) How to personalise the design of your Business Directory

This shows you how to change the various design elements of your website (1 min, 29 secs).

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11) How to customise your menus

This video shows you how to customise your menus (4min, 17 secs)

12) How to configure Search

This shows you how to change the search settings on your website (2 min, 30 secs).

 

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13) How to allow customers to upload their own listings

This shows you how to organise your menus (2 min, 05 secs).

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