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CM Business Directory

Helps you build business directories and category based local listings. Search or browse local businesses within the directory.

If you are looking to become a local business authority, the WordPress Business Directory plugin by CreativeMinds is the one for you. This business directory plugin gives you the ability to create an embeddable professional directory for your WordPress site.

The extra addition of an Add-On will support new entries and editable entries by your site users who wish to be listed.

The business directory plugin allows each business directory listing to include images, descriptions, contact information, hyperlinks and various customization options. The business directory plugin create local listings, staff listings, niche directories and exclusive directories.

The pro version of the wordpress business directory plugin lets you add social media links, include external ads, filter businesses by category or tag, allows admins to moderate new business listings, promote each business in search results and more.

This highly customizable plugin also supports various payment options and supports charging users for posting or renewing business listings. The community version of the plugin lets users claim, add or manage their individual business listings.

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Add-Ons & Extensions

Demo site -

Basic Features

  • Create directory categories
  • Display all businesses in a catalog list format
  • Create a business page for each business
  • Include business description and pitch
  • Include business logo
  • Search directory

Benefits of Going Pro

  • Include additional business info and social media links
  • Allow user to post and manage their business page
  • Allow user to claim existing business
  • Ask user to pay for submitting their business
  • Support ads (AdSense, etc.)
  • Export/import businesses
  • Support aditional custom fields
  • Google maps support
  • Search support
  • Filter by business category
  • More design options for business page and index page
  • Advertise in search results
  • Related business widget
  • shotcodes support for category, tag and single business view

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Author CreativeMindsSolutions
Contributors CreativeMindsSolutions
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    CM Business Directory business index

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    CM Business Directory business page

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    CM Business Directory business grid in admin panel

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    CM Business Directory backend edit

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    CM Business Directory index page settings in the plugin settings area

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Define your business directory settings - for example how many buisnesses will show in the index page
  4. Create your first business page

Note: You must have a call to wp_head() in your template in order for the footnote js and css to work properly. If your theme does not support this you will need to link to these files manually in your theme (not recommended).

Version 1.2.9

Requires WordPress version: 3.9 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.0

Last Updated 13 Dec 2016

Date Added: 07 Jul 2015

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