Spice up your Business Website or Blog with WordPress Directory Plugin
Thanks to Citadela WordPress Directory plugin, you can turn Citadela and any standard WordPress theme into portal website. Create Directory portal, Business directory, Listing website, Local guide and much more. Or you can add directory features to ANY ordinary WordPress website. Simply activate the plugin and start using all unique directory blocks.
“The only limit is your creativity”
Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress
Ideas how to use directory plugin for WordPress website
There are many ways for regular sites on how to use WordPress plugin for directory listing. We put some ideas to inspire you. Many of them are perfect for bloggers or some non-commercial projects. WordPress directory plugin is flexible, and you can add it to any subpage even inside the blog post.
- List of branches on your business website
- Pins with places you’ve been to on your travel blog
- Places to visit near your hotel or B&B Wedding venue & church right on the map
- Upcoming events around you
- Best coffee places in your city
Create as many listing and items as you want. Categorized them and then show them on the map. Citadela plugin for directory features has options to use GoogleMap. WordPress directory plugin has also OpenStreetMap, which is free to use.
Fast to set up
Easy to manage
Simple to learn for beginners
Familiar for advanced users
Standard for developers
The code follows WordPress best practices
Create Directory Website with Avada, Divi or any other WordPress theme.
Outstanding compatibility will let you add Directory Blocks to any modern, well-coded WordPress theme. Citadela WordPress Directory Plugin contains nothing but standard WordPress code and follows WordPress best practices. It lets you easily create posts and pages with pins on the map, categories & search.
Default arrangement of blocks can be changed as you like. Remove blocks you don’t need, add more blocks and move them around the page. With blocks, layout variability of any page on your website is truly outstanding.
Straight-forward block settings
Block Toolbar & Inspector are two places where you find most of your setting, even those previously found in Theme Options. This change has made settings easily accessible and very convenient to work with.
Directory WordPress Blocks
Added by Citadela WordPress Directory Plugin
WordPress block editor called Gutenberg has changed the way websites are built. Better compatibility, wide universal use, more customization, great, time proven features & functionalities – all in one place, in a form of blocks. That’s amazing!
You can also use Citadela Directory blocks together with Elementor inside WordPress editor using Elementor Blocks for Gutenberg plugin. This opens you even greater possibilities to create new amazing websites.
Special Pages for listing plugin
Generated automatically by Citadela Directory Plugin for WordPress. Business directory functionality in this plugin for WordPress adds new custom post types. Items and Special Pages. Special Pages create automatically all required pages with objects of directory features for the front-end of a website.
Monetize your website with Directory Subscriptions
Create and manage a directory listing plan
Allow business owners to sign up for a plan and submit their listings. There are several ways of creating a listing plan. The business owner can start with a trial subscription or pay a starting fee. Renewal period can be set to days, weeks, months or years. Subscription will automatically end after a predefined amount of time. Everything is under your control.
Sell a Listing Plan
Create a page using blocks to promote the listing plan to your visitors. It is a standard page where you can show your product. Tell your visitors all the vital information about why they should pay you. There are many blocks available in our Citadela Blocks plugin and Gutenberg editor. Display subscription name, description and price by adding Featured Product or using Citadela Price Table block.
Payments and billing
Shopping and payment process is managed with WooCommerce. There are ready to use payment gateways like Amazon Pay, Paypal, Stripe and many others. You have endless possibilities.
Citadela EasyAdmin for your subscribers
Offer your customers a simplified WordPress administration without any unnecessary distractions. Easy Admin settings are applied for Subscriber user role which is used to manage own Item Posts with active directory subscription.
Using available options you can define custom colors for simplified WordPress admin section. You can change the width of main content displayed in admin screen, background images and colors, colors for buttons and colors for text.
More reasons to get Citadela Directory Plugin
Responsive design for all screen sizes
Increase in website speed
Inspired by our epic directory themes
Ready for SEO
Google reCaptcha protection
Directory+, Business Finder+, Event Guide, City Guide & FoodGuide
With more than 247k+ sales
We’re listening to your feedback regarding directory features since 2013, that’s when our first Directory theme has been released.
It’s 6 years of improvements based on real life experiences from people like you.
Migrations from our current directory themes
Already have a listing website filled with items? Smooth, automatic migration from FrameWork 2 Ait themes Directory+, Business Finder+, Event Guide, Food Guide and City Guide is included in Citadela Listing. There’s no risk, your original data will remain intact and you can switch back to your previous theme if you like, too.
WordPress Directory Plugin future
Citadela WordPress Directory Plugin has started off with the most essential functionality necessary for building good quality website, whether it is business or listing. However, this plugin will grow to include blocks that will enable you to build much more sophisticated directory portals or business listings.
New features released
Lately, during a couple of months, we released several significant updates. They brought new features and integration. Now you can use free OpenStreetMap instead of GoogleMap paid version. Another nice feature is Blog Post On The Map. For all travelers, events articles writers or any review websites can choose to display WordPress Posts on the map.
There’ll be more soon…
We have in plan packages management, package membership payments, listing reviews and claim listing features. We’ll be also working on superior search forms & filters, block for reviews as well as more functionalities for events listing.
Who made it happen?
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