This is most anticipated update with lots of fixes and improvements to the script. It addresses up to date features like HTTPS, reCAPTCHA2 and View counter. Plus many more small features for site administrators and users.
This is case study, by one of our customers, where classifieds website increased number of subscription to their social account on mobile messaging application Line and increased sales. We used banners and share buttons in right places on the website to increase subscribers to Line account and drive more traffic back to our website.
Classibase has several cool themes to choose from. All of them are inspired by popular classifieds websites like gumtree, avito and olx. By default Classibase is installed with Base theme, which is simple theme with option to change main color of your website. If you want to try other themes then follow this tutorial to install classifieds theme. Read More
Many of our customers asked for adding icons to main categories for making more appealing for site visitors. As an example you can see home page of quikr.com, India’s most popular classifieds website. They have main categories with icons on home page. Read More
This is quick release for adding most requested feature chained select for locations and categories when posting new ad. It is useful if you have more than 100 locations with multilevel depth. Chain select will allow you to select main location, then sub locations will be visible to select further. This way it is simpler for your site visitors to post ads.
Important: Remember to update your theme to version 1.5 for chain select to work.
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Displaying total number of ads will encourage site visitors to post their ads and will give some credibility to your classifieds website. Also this will work positive if you have more than 100 ads, other vise your site may give impression of dead website to new visitor.
Video support was added to class base in version 1.4.6. Now you can define as many video custom fields as you like to your classifieds website. This tutorial will explain how to add YouTube video custom field to Classibase from scratch. You may need to skip some fields if they are already predefined in your copy of the script.
We keep improving our classifieds script and constantly add new features to stay up to date with current classifieds website trends. In Classibase version 1.4.5 we added new classifieds website features and widgets.
Here are list of important new features added to Classibase in version 1.4.5 Read More
We keep improving our classifieds script and constantly add new features to stay up to date with current classifieds website trends. In Classibase version 1.4.4 we added new classifieds website features and widgets. Main focus in this release is to improve classifieds website visually with gallery and carousel widgets. They also will help to promote featured ads and increase your income.
Here are list of important new features added to Classibase in version 1.4.4 Read More
If you have old classifieds website and want to move your ads to Classibase powered website then we have feature for importing ads using XML file format. Ad importing with XML will import ads and create all necessary categories, locations, custom fields if they are not already created. Before importing ads try it on test server first and check if any custom fields, categories, locations messed up. If everything worked as you expected then repeat process on live site. Read More
How fast is Classiabse compared to other scripts? how much resource will be required for certain amount of ads? What is suggested server configuration? There are most common question asked from our customers. To answer these questions we will compare Classibase with WordPress scripts’ resource and time used to generate a page.
We designed Classibase to use only required resources and not load unused files and classes. Also we cache slow and not vital queries like counting ads for one hour to speed up page generation. WordPress loads almost all files even if it is not going to be used for this particular page. There are some performance plugins like caching in wordpress as well. Read More
Classibase classifieds script sends emails to communicate and verify users. Email templates can be personalised and translated to other languages.
To view and edit and translate email templates on Classibase follow these steps: Read More
Classifieds websites can be general or focused to one niche. On general classifieds you will have many categories and locations. On medium niche classifieds website you may have some category and locations, and on small niche classifieds website you do not need to have any categories at all if your site is focused on one topic only.
As an example for small niche classifieds website can be: job board for programmers; pet classifieds like dog, cat or horse, property classifieds for some local real estate agency, car classifieds for dealer with inventory up to 100 cars. Small niche websites are good for getting highly targeted visitors and has earning potential bigger than general classifieds in term of earning per ad. For example for a niche job board you can charge 30$ per ad and having 30 ads posted per month will make 900$ income on average. However it will work only if you have focused traffic and reputable background like industry related established business. Read More
Depending on your website requirement you may need to have some categories and locations in your classifieds website. For small niche websites you can use script without any category and location. For big websites it is suggested to have appropriate categories and locations for grouping ads and making navigation easy.
In classibase you can have unlimited number of categories and locations with unlimited levels of subcategories. In this tutorial we explain how to add, edit and delete categories in your classifieds website using classibase script. Managing locations is similar to categories so you can perform similar actions for locations as well. Read More
Product images is essential feature of classifieds website. On Classibase classifieds script you can control number of images uploaded per ad, image size and thumbnail size displayed on item page and on listings. Also you can append watermark with your domain name to images in order to drive traffic from users who found images from your website on other media like website, search engine, printed paper, desktop computer or mobile phone. Read More
On general classifieds websites it is common to have different custom fields for different categories. Link to a company website is one of many common custom fields as well as price, year etc. Link is usually used for vacancy, job, product, service categories.
On Classibase classifieds website building script there are two ways to link to a website. Read More
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