Vantage Review AppThemes : A user friendly responsive WordPress directory theme supported by easy setup and lots of monetization features. The premium business directory template is made of advanced options panel, with ready to use options, custom post types, widgets and other stuff. Vantage WordPress Theme has gained a wide popularity among WordPress community only because of it’s flexible setup and customization process. Even a non technical user could use this theme to setup a business directory portal without touching or writing any code.
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The theme gives you a plans and pricing page with ready options so administrator could easily create plans to sell listings. Not only that, you can also make your custom plans to sell bulk listings, single listings and other types of listings to business users. Now you don’t need to mess around old fashioned directory themes that just end up giving you lots of pain and requires hours of maintenance. Vantage is a simple to use directory theme with pain-free directory management options.
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Why Vantage WordPress Theme ?
I have been asked this questions by plenty of my readers and the only answer is “Yes”, every one who is serious to start a directory website for good income should prefer this directory script. There are so many alternatives available when you search for a best directory software on internet but they all reach at some limitation when it comes to fully utilize a directory platform. And Vantage is the only theme that gives you benefits like short setup process, easy website customization, quick plans/pricing setup, multiple monetization features, client’s profile management and more.
If you don’t have big budget, hours of time and willingness to hire a costly programmer then Vantage WordPress Theme is great for you. Many thanks to AppThemes for making a multi-purpose directory theme with responsive design that just adjust over mobiles, tablets and desktop devices.
Key Features : AppThemes Vantage Directory Theme
Featured Homepage : The homepage in demo preview highlights the best parts of this theme, e.g. Featured (full-width) Map on top (with listings highlight using icons), Latest business and events listings, Featured listings on the top. All these homepage elements are defined by administrator with homepage customization option. From-back-end area, you can decide what kind of listings, categories, advertisements and other stuff you want to highlight on homepage. It just takes a little time to setup this type of homepage as shown in demo.
Flexible Pricing Plans :
Vantage pricing plan section is highly income oriented, because it gives you lots of ways to create income by making your own plans. You can assign those plans to different categories, or provide featured listings for homepage or category pages. With every pricing plan you can define validity (total days), Total listings allowed, Type of listing and other conditions as you like. AppThemes have also added an option for free listing which is suitable for those people who wants to use google adsense or other click based advertisement programs.
Custom Fields & Forms :
The premium directory WordPress theme is well prepared to meet specific needs that might arise on different types of directory portals. Therefore Vantage Theme provides you a custom form builder with lots of fields like radio buttons, text, menus, check boxes and more. You can just pick them and create a custom directory listing form specific to your directory’s niche. As a result you will collect all necessary data with listing form that is required to create a detailed listing.
User Dashboard :
Vantage provides a custom dashboard to all types of registered users, that means business owners, administrator and every one will have access to a personal dashboard and profile page. The dashboard is a key center for website users from where they can access contact details, reviews, site stats and all business listings. Each and every listing is marked with current status like expired, pending, active so that you can know which listing is pending and which is already expired.
All Features : AppThemes Vantage WordPress Theme
- Monetize Your Site : Sell features listings, Charge for every listings
- Reviews and Ratings : Provide feedback with user reviews
- Claim Listings Option
- Advanced Search : Find business listings with given fields
- Radius based search : Find listings based on defined location
- Recurring payment option : Built-in automatic payment
- Google Maps widget for single listings
- AppThemes Options : For Easy administration
- Special Blog Template : Publish news and updates
- User Favourites : Mark listings as favourites and watch them later on dashboard
- Social media integration : Add twitter and faceboook accounts with business or user profile
- SEO friendly : Built with advanced coding
- Child themes support (change look)
- AppThemes Plugins Support : Use after-market plugin to extend functionality
- AppThemes API : Developers can edit theme without touching real code
- Free theme updates : 12 months
- Global theme support : multilingual team
- Multi-Language packs : Create directory website in any language
Price Details :
Standard Package : $99 (Only Theme)
Developer Package : $159 (With PSD)