Directory Software – How to Create a Directory Website With WordPress

by Elaine on August 30, 2011

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Easily create a link repository, business directory, or even a Yahoo link directory with Wordpress theme – DirectoryPress.  You do not need to hire a web developer or spend lots of money, you can actually create this website yourself and minimize time and cost.  After you install and activate the theme, you will have a fully functional directory website.  Features that are included in the theme are Google Maps integrated, country search tools, affiliate ready directories, sell membership packages, unlimited categories and much more.  Click here for more details of DirectoryPress.

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Yahoo Directory Clone – DirectoryPress
Use this Wordpress Theme to Build Website like:

  • Dmoz Clone
  • Yahoo Directory Clone
  • MSN Directory Clone
  • Business Directory Clone
  • Link Respository
  • Open Directory Project Website
  • Article Respository Clone

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Features of Directory Clone DirectoryPress

  • Rotating featured posts which can be enabled or disabled in the admin backend
  • Unlimited categories, subcategories, links
  • Users can submit unlimited links and articles
  • Members have their own account area to login, edit and update their directory listings.
  • Set your own listing prices, free, one off payment or weekly/monthly/yearly recurring subscriptions.
  • Set additional prices per category.
  • Set how long until the package expires.
  • Turn On/Off HTML descriptions, bold etc.
  • Turn On/Off image uploading tools.
  • Turn On/Off custom fields for each package. (e.g. name/address/Twitter/Skype etc)
  • Turn On/Off multiple categories per listing.
  • Turn On/Off Google maps for listing.
  • Set custom name & descriptions, packages are easily edited all the admin area.
  • Sell advertising space on your website.
  • Per category advertising slots
  • Auto website thumbnail generation tools
  • Set custom category HTML descriptions
  • Auto delete expired listing
  • User/Admin image upload with admin resize/ cropping tools
  • Custom fields unique to your website and optional per package
  • HTML editor for enhanced displays options like bold, featured, highlighted.
  • Featured highlighted listing (displayed at the top of categories) options on search/home pages
  • Hit counter and contact form to contacting the owner
  • Google maps integrated
  • Country search tools
  • Multiple payment gateways
  • 25 different color themes
  • Extensive control panel to manage all your theme options
  • Star rating system and reviews
  • Affiliate ready directories
  • SEO friendly

I would say this is the best and most thorough directory clone template.  It allows users to submit their links or articles to your website.  If you want implement a membership plan you can do that too, but I would recommend to allow people to submit links for free.   This DirectoryPress looks clean and professional and I would recommend this template if you want to create a website like Dmoz or Yahoo Link Directory.

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Elaine is the founder of CmsMind, an online blog providing Joomla and WordPress tutorials. Elaine lives in Toronto and when she is not online, she is either Marathon and Triathlon training or travelling and racing somewhere in the world. Find her also at: Save Money, Premium Themes and Templates, and at Webhosting Tips.

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