Step #2: Listing Categories

Step #2: Listing Categories

This Article Is For:

  • All users who have: Manage Local Listings, Manage Local Listings Settings
  • This is applicable to all SoCast Themes

Requirements:

  • Must have already purchased the Local Listings product ( If you would like this product, please speak with your Account Manager )

The Listing Categories settings are where you will configure the categories and subcategories that can be applied to listings.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Name : The name of your category, how it appears on your site. For example Real Estate.
  2. Slug : The “slug” is the URL-friendly version of the name. It is usually all lowercase and contains only letters, numbers, and hyphens. (Ex. real-estate)
  3. Parent Category : Assign a parent term to create a hierarchy. For example, Real Estate would be the parent term for Condos/Lofts, House For Sale
  4. Description : Enter a description for the category or directory. The description is not prominent by default; however, some themes may show it. (Ex. Browse or post free and paid ads for real estate classifieds)

Below are some common classifieds categories and sub categories with descriptions:

  1. Real Estate : Browse or post free and paid ads for real estate classifieds.
    1. Office & Commercial
    2. Condos/Lofts
    3. Home For Sale By Owner
    4. Townhouses/Duplexes
    5. House for Sale
  2. Auto Listings : Browse or post great deals on new and used cars and trucks.
  3. Announcements : Browse or post obituary, birth, wedding or engagement announcements
    1. Obituaries
    2. Births
    3. Wedding & Engagements
  4. Lost & Found : Search for or post items you've lost or found.


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