CM Business Directory Community (CMBDC) - Settings


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Navigate to the Admin Dashboard → CM Business Directory → Settings.

Click on the Community Business tab.

Form Settings

Captcha will be used on places where the user can submit information. This happens on the add/update a business and the claim a business functionality.

  • Show Social Media Section: Defines whether you want to show Social Media Section in Business Form
  • Show Categories as Checkboxes: Defines whether you want to show Categories as checkboxes or as multi select in Business Form
  • Show Tags Field: Defines whether you want to show Tags input field in Business Forms
    • Show tags as Checkboxes - Disable to show as a selectable list. Enable to show as checkboxes
  • Use textareas instead of WordPress Editor: Check this box if you want replace WP Editor with simple textareas fields
  • Allowed extensions in documents - Set which extensions users can upload. Ensure each starts with a dot and separate them with a comma. Example: .doc, .pdf, .jpb.

    Leave the field empty to allow all extensions.
  • Maximum number of documents - How many documents can be added. Leave the field empty to not limit the uploads.
  • Show Terms of Service - Users will have to accept it before suggesting a business.
    • Acceptance text - Configure the TOS text.
  • Show authentication section for guest user - Allows user to register during the process. The user will be able to manage their own data

Moderation Settings

Scroll down to Moderation Settings. Check the box to have new submitted businesses moderated. Select from the drop down menu who can add a new business. if moderation is set, every business which is submitted to the directory will have to be approved first before appearing.

Read more about  Moderation Settings.

Notifications Settings

Notifications are used to send an email to the user submitting his business on the status on the business page and also to the admin managing the directory. In both cases you can customize the email template and decide it should be sent at all.

Read more about  Notifications Settings.

Add a Business Form

  • Suggest a Business Page ID - Edit the link to suggest a business form. This can be show up in the business directory index page.
  • "Suggest a Business Form" - Link to the page with "Suggest a Business" form. You can click the edit to open the page editor.
  • Add "Suggest a Business" link on business directory index page - Check the box to add a link to the suggest a business link on the business directory index page.
  • Maximum number of categories - Set the maximum number of categories that can be added per business by a user which submit his business. the admin can always add more categories.

Business Claim Functionality

Read about the Claim Functionality.

Password Recovery

Read about  Password Recovery.

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