CM Business Directory (CMBD) - Plugin Overview

Setting up

  1. Install and activate plugin.
  2. Go to Admin Panel/Plugins/CM Business Directory and click Settings to set plugin options
    • General - Set general options for plugin.
    • Advertisement - Choose if you want to display advertisements and if so, place ads content in the fields.
    • API Settings - Twitter and Alexa settings.
    • Business Page - Settings for Business Page. More about Custom Taxonomy, Additional Links/Fields, Star Rating.
    • Directory Index Page - General settings for Directory Index page and also Filters
    • Directory Appearance - Settings for three different views: DirectoryTiles and List view.
    • Custom CSS - Option to apply your own custom css styles.
    • Labels - Customize plugin labels to your needs.
    • JS Addon - Settings for plugin addon allowing to execute custom Javascript code on the Business Page.
  3. See Shortcodes list to know what you can change to adjust plugin to your needs.

Working of plugin

Add Business

Go to Admin Panel/CM Business Directory and click  Business and Add New or Add Business.

Fill in all fields, add Tags,  Categories and Custom Taxonomy Terms. Optionally you can also add Video and  Additional Links and Fields fields.

When finished click on Publish button to add new Business.

You can find the link to the business directory index page in the plugin settings

Widgets

Plugin comes with three  widgets listing latest Businesses or randomly picked and displaying Businesses categories.

Category List

Category list generates list of plugin categories, tags and Custom Taxonomy terms with custom icons.

Single Business Shortcode

With  Single Business Shortcode you can place single Business on post or page.

More information about the CM Business Directory WordPress  Plugin

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