Meet Explorable : A visually appealing location-based WordPress theme for directory site. Elegant Themes has released this theme with user friendly maps listing options. It helps you start a travel guides, local business directory or any location based listing site. The theme enables you to pin all your listing posts directly on the map. You will see a large map on the homepage and search page which shows all listings with pin points.
Clicking this pins will show you preview box on map so user can read details and review. You will also find full post link to see listing in full detail preview. This is highly professional WordPress listing theme that use Map as main tool. We liked theme for offering stylish and bold elements like map pins (colorful), attractive search bar list and bold buttons.
Why Explorable WordPress Theme ?
There are so many WordPress business directory and listing themes available at low price. But they all are developed with same concept having text entries for each listings. But this theme takes this concept one step further by using Maps board to display all listings in appealing way. So user can easily move around map to see preview through pin signs. Clicking the pins instantly previews listing details.
Explorable theme shows wide map box on the top of the page and it also has easy to use back-end. So any type of user can easily configure maps, pins, listings and everything without coding knowledge. It already has built-in panel to manage and control everything. The user friendly options makes it really easier to start your own listing site in short time.
You just have to read theme documentation which has full detail on homepage setup, search module setup, listings and all. This is most power location based WP listing theme that is released with responsive layout. The theme can resize and display maps on mobile screens and all devices. So user can always find best travel places, business locations and other stuff.
Explorable Elegant Themes : Main Features Review
Google Maps Integration : A new custom post type is integrated to help you insert listings easily. Within post editor screen, you will find “ET Settings” at the bottom region. Here you will find ready options to add listing address, details, location and rating as well. The location map will ask you to provide Longitude and Latitude coordinates.
The theme uses given coordinates to add a pin on the map to highlight listings. You can also drag and drop the pin on location to automatically detect coordinates, or visit other websites to generate Longitude and Latitude. So when visitors browse your listings then they will see interactive map for each listings highlighted in your site.
Filterable Search Listings : Visitors can easily explore your listings with advanced search and filter module options. The user can use different fields to filer listings. For e.g. Location, Listing Type, Rating etc. Once you define preference on filter module then it will automatically find and display those listings that falls in your preference.
Furthermore, Explorable WordPress Theme gives you customizer to select best color skin. Hence, you can pick color for link, background and other elements. The theme also includes multiple color skins and typography options. The theme requires “API Key” to use google maps and you can learn this process from documentation.
More Features :
Visitor Ratings System : When you start a listing website then it is necessary to use user based rating system. Because it can boost value of your listings when you allow users to submit rating based on their experience. The theme shows comment box with rating option so user can express their views and rating. The website author can also add rating just like visitors, so new visitors can see opinion of real users and author.
This theme has been integrated with other basic features like back-end options panel, portfolio template, blog template, widgets, short-codes and more. Hence, you can use it as listing portal, blog listing site or any other purpose. We liked the fast loading speed and smooth zoom-in and zoom out effect of maps listing board.
This type of website could earn good revenue when you insert advertisement or you could charge local business for listings.
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