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Classifieds » Listings, Monetization and Stores » Reviews and Ratings Plugin (Multiple Listing Types Plugin Core)

Reviews and Ratings Plugin (Multiple Listing Types Plugin Core)

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Enables you to have robust Listing with Reviews and Ratings System on your website




  • Wishlists: Users can create their wishlists and add listings of their interest in various wishlists. [Admin configurable]

  • Listings Comparison: Listings can be compared over their attributes / fields. [Admin configurable]

  • 4 attractive displays for listings: List View, Grid View, Map View and Pinboard View for Home and Browse pages of listings provide excellent user experience.

    • Pinboard Layout: This attractive layout is very useful for Listing Types where visual appearance of content is important.

  • Where to Buy / References: For each listing, multiple references / places to buy (name, photo, price, URL of online or offline stores) can be added. Provides a great monetization opportunity as affiliate links can be added. [Admin configurable]

  • Editor Reviews: Provide users expert advice about listings. Site Admin can assign multiple Editors.[Admin configurable]

  • Ratings and Reviews: Listings can be rated and reviewed by users and editors. Reviews and ratings increase user engagement on the site. A robust and useful system is built for reviews and ratings. [Admin configurable]

    • Category based Rating Parameters and Review Fields can be configured.

    • Yes / No Voting for Helpful Reviews: For all Reviews, users can choose whether they find them helpful or not.

    • Listings can also be compared on their Ratings and Reviews.

    • Effective searching and filtering for Reviews on listings.

    ...many more ratings and reviews related features as described in the section below.

  • Many different Member Level Settings.

  • Categories, Sub-categories allow robust classification. 3rd-level categories can also be created for more detailed classification.

  • Category pages for listings are Search Engine Optimized (SEO) and attractive, as the following can be added/customized for these:

    • Meta Title, Meta Description, and Meta Keywords

    • Category Icon

    • Category Banner (image with the title and optional URL)

    • Category page URL

    • Top and bottom content

  • Important Maps and Location-related features provided by Google Maps and Geocode API integration.

  • Good listings browsing experience and powerful search & filtering ensure that users easily find results.

  • Location & Proximity based browsing and searching: If searching of listings based on Locations is an important component of your site's idea, then you and your users are sure to love this feature.

  • Networks: Users can be shown listings belonging only to their network.

  • Getting Directions to Listings: Users can easily get directions to Listing Locations by clicking on the "Get Directions" link at various places. The entries in locations based on searching mentioned above have this link. The "Map" tab of Locations has this link. This link can also be enabled to appear in the Info Tooltips in activity feeds from "Advanced Activity Feeds / Wall Plugin". The attractive Directions Lightbox has a marker for Listing location and plotted directions on Map from the user's current location. Slide-able instructions are also provided for directions. Users can change the starting location from which directions should be shown.

  • More than 80 widgets with diverse settings available.

  • Attractive and highly configurable 13 widgetized pages. With widgetized Main Listing Page and drag-and-drop widgets along with admin settings, you can choose and customize features for listings on your site.

  • Profile Types and Category Based Custom Fields: Custom Profile Types can be created listings, with each profile type having different fields. Association of listing categories with listing profile types enable you to have different custom fields for each category of the listings. Thus for example, you can have fields like Experience, Qualification for listings of category Jobs, and fields like Area, Amenities for listings of category Property. These custom fields can also be made searchable.

  • Nested Comments: Users can comment as well as reply to comments on listings and reviews.

  • Listing Dashboard enables easy creation of listings and allows managing various components of a listing.

  • Photos and Videos for Listings: Allow better showcase. Attractive Photos Slideshow on listing profile pages and Attractive Photo Viewer (Theater Mode) for photos provide a great user experience.

  • You can choose to display Listings to users based on their current location. You can also choose the distance within which Listings will be shown to users.

  • Keyword tags for listings. A tag cloud widget provides easy filtering of listings.

  • New, Featured, and Sponsored Listings can be highlighted in many widgets. [Admin configurable]

  • Listing of the Day and Review of the Day widgets enable one listing and one review to be highly showcased for specific days. [Admin configurable]

  • Search Engine Optimized (SEO) URLs and structure: The HTML Meta Tags for Listing Profile pages include useful keywords like Listing Tags, categories, etc.

  • Listing Privacy can be chosen by their owners relating to viewing, commenting, posting photos on listing, appearing in search and discussions.

  • Listings End Date / Expiry: Listings can be made to expire after a fixed duration (chosen by admin or owner), or have no expiry period. New! Listing Expiry Date and Time Left till expiry will be shown at various places like Listings Home page, Listings Profile page, etc.

  • User profile integration: Listings posted by the user can be shown on their profile. Reviews posted by users as Users / Editors are also shown.

  • Activity Feeds Integration: Deep integration with SocialEngine's activity feeds. Feeds are published for various actions like adding to the wishlist, posting reviews, etc.

  • Listings, Editor Reviews can be published or saved as drafts.

  • Many other useful features like Tell a friend, printing listings, etc add value to this plugin.

  • Statistics: Admin can see detailed statistics for listings.

  • Many useful admin configurations.

This plugin enables you to have a robust Listing with Reviews and Rating System on your website. This plugin creates a feature-rich Listing on your website with reviews and ratings for the listings. Think of any idea which can be a listing: be it Classifieds, Blogs, Pinboard, Product Listings, Property Listings, Idea Sharing, Wishlists, Reviews, etc, and it could most likely be executed very well with this powerful plugin! You can even turn-off the reviews and ratings for listings.


Key Features


Main Listing Page (Listing Components):


  • Widgetized page, with multiple tabs, can be customized by admin using Layout Editor.

  • This main Listing profile page has a contemporary layout.

  • Updates: Enables users to keep track of updates and content posted in a listing.

  • "Listing Photos Slideshow" widget showcases selected listing photos and a video in an attractive slideshow. Listing owners can choose photos and videos to display in the slideshow.

  • Editor Review: Editorial review and ratings for the listing.

  • User Reviews: User reviews and ratings for the listing.

  • Info: Information about a listing like its description, tags, category, owner, location, etc. Admin created custom listing profile fields also show up here.

    • Comments feature.

  • Overview: Listing owners can create rich profiles for their listings using the WYSIWYG editor.

  • Map: Available if a listing has location information, this shows the listing on a map. Detailed location information is also shown.

  • Photos: Listing's Photo Album.

  • Videos: Videos added to a listing.

  • Discussions: Every listing has its own forum where discussion topics can be created and discussed. The WYSIWYG editor is available for post topics and replies.

  • Links: Links shared by users on the listings are displayed here.

  • Sponsored and Featured labels: The main profile page of every sponsored and featured listing contains a corresponding attractive label image. These labels are admin configurable.

  • About Listing: Listing owners can write the main caption about their listing.

  • Action links for sharing, suggesting, tell a friend, printing, contacting the owner, etc., and Social Sharing Buttons for quick sharing on favorite social networks.

  • Comment and Like: Users can like and comment on a listing. They can also reply to comments. This is admin configurable.

  • Specifications and Quick Specifications widgets to show custom fields as configured by the site admin.

  • "Where to Buy" widget displays links of other sites/stores added by listing owners. This can also be used for References. This can be a great tool for monetization by adding affiliate links.

  • "Best Alternatives" widget shows similar listings like the one being viewed, which might interest the viewer. Editors can choose the best alternative listings for a listing, or they will be logically shown.

  • "About Editor" widget displays information of the Editor who has written the Editor Review for the listing being viewed.

  • Compare: Listings can be selected for comparison. [Admin configurable]

  • Add to Wishlist: Listings can be added to wishlists. [Admin configurable]

  • Breadcrumb for easy navigation and SEO.

  • Search Engine Optimized (SEO) structure.

  • Multiple other widgets.


Pinboard Layout:


  • You can choose to enable an attractive Pinboard Layout for the Listings Home page.

  • This contemporary layout is very visually appealing and engaging.

  • Pinboard View can also be enabled for user Wishlists on your site (Wishlists Browse and Wishlists Profile pages).

  • On-the-spot commenting on listings from the pinboard.

  • Mouseover action links appear attractively on various pinned listings.


Listing Photos & Video Slideshow:


  • "Listing Photos Slideshow" widget showcases selected listing photos and a video in an attractive slideshow. Listing owners can choose photos and videos to display in the slideshow.

  • The attractive Listing Photos & Video Slideshow is very useful with advanced features. [Admin configurable]:

    • Slideshow Autoplay: The slideshow can automatically start playing when users open a Listing Profile page.

    • Photos & Video Thumbnails for Navigation: Attractive thumbnails of photos and video can be shown beside the slideshow for easy and quick navigation. Additionally, admin can:

      • Choose the thumbnail action from “On-click” / “Mouse-over” for slide navigation.

      • Choose the position of Thumbnails wrt the Slideshow: Bottom / Left / Right of Slideshow.


User Interface & Experience:


  • Contemporary, attractive and easy to navigate user interface.

  • Labels for Featured, Sponsored and New listings.

  • User Interfaces with optimal use of AJAX, without sacrificing SEO. Our extensive AJAX implementation in this plugin for enhanced user experience has been done considering the fact that SEO is equally important for your site.

  • Easy navigation enabling quick transition to users. Breadcrumb based navigation at many places also helps in SEO.

  • 4 attractive displays for listings: List View, Grid View, Map View and Pinboard View.

  • Attractive layout structure for listing profile pages.

  • Attractive and useful Slideshows composed of a listing video and photos for listing profile pages.


Searching, Browsing, and Filtering of Listings:


  • Searching enabled over admin created custom fields

  • Name/keyword-based search

  • Location & Proximity Search to find listings around a location at a distance

  • Following fields related to reviews and ratings are available for searching and filtering:

    • "Only Listings with Reviews": Ability to Search over only listings having reviews.

    • "Most Reviewed" and "Most Rated": Ability to browse listings based on a number of reviews and overall ratings.

  • Filtering based on closed/open status, friends' / everyone's listings, Listings I Like, Only Expired Listings

  • Filtering based on tags / categories / sub-categories

  • Filtering based on popular locations

  • Filtering based on user reviews/editor reviews

  • Alphabetic Filtering

  • Ordering based on recent / views / comments / likes / alphabetical / reviews / ratings

  • Admin Search Form Settings: Choose which of the available search and filter fields should be shown in the form and what their sequence should be.

  • AJAX Search widget: It enables AJAX to search over Listing Titles. The search interface is similar to Facebook's search.

  • Listings archives for month-wise browsing.


Browse by Locations (Location & Proximity based browsing and searching):


  • Enables users to easily and quickly find the relevant Listings around them.

  • The user's current location is detected automatically to display results around that. Users can also change the location as per their choice.

  • Listings closest to the location appear first in the search results sequence.

  • Users can choose a distance from the location within which results should be returned in the search.

  • There is a basic search and an advanced search with more options.

  • The "Locations" link for this feature's page can be enabled in the main Listings Navigation Menu allowing members to easily search and browse Listings by location, proximity, and various searching options available.

  • The search results are attractively shown on the map.

  • From search results, members can easily get directions to Listing locations from their current location or a location of their choice.


Featured, Sponsored, and New Listings:


  • Widgets like "Popular Listings Slideshow", "AJAX based Listings Carousel", "Popular / Recent / Random Listings", etc can be used for showcasing featured / sponsored / new listings with appropriate setting.

  • Featured, Sponsored and New listings have "Featured" / "Sponsored" / "New" labels on their profiles, and are highlighted with attractive icons or labels in listings.

  • Markers of Sponsored Listings can be shown on a map with a bouncing animation.

  • Ordering on "Browse Listings" can be done such that featured/sponsored / new listings are shown first.

  • Site Admin can make / remove listings as featured / sponsored / new.


Google Maps and Geocode API integration:


  • Google maps integration used in Map View for listings.

  • Listings having location information have a Map Tab on their profile showing their accurate location on the map.

  • Listing owners can point their exact location on the map using a drag-and-drop marker in Listing Dashboard.

  • Owners can simply enter their listing's location address and this converts it to a formatted address and location coordinates to be plotted on a map using Geocode API.

  • Geocoding is also used in Proximity Search for listings.

  • Branded Maps: All Maps from this plugin appear branded with your Site's Title on them.

  • Sponsored listing markers are shown on the map with a bouncing animation.


Admin Panel


  • Enable and configure plugin settings for networks, sharing, maps integration, proximity search featured, sponsored & new labels, editor profile links etc.

  • Configure settings for the listings:

    • Singular/plural title

    • Listings singular / plural URL text

    • Default photo for listings

    • Enable/disable Reviews for listings. Admin can also choose to enable user reviews/editor reviews.

    • Listing owners to review their own listings

    • Add to Wishlist link for listings

    • Comparison of listings

    • Listings expiry duration

    • Price

    • Where to Buy / References

    • Overview for listings

    • Location

    • Meta Tags / Keywords

    • Contact detail options

    • Choose the design for the tabs available on the Listing Profile page.

    • Configure labels for Featured and Sponsored listings.

    • Admin can choose to set Pinboard layout for the listings home.

  • Configure extensive Member Levels based controls and permissions for the following:

    • Listing creation

    • Listing viewing

    • Listing editing

    • Listing deletion

    • Adding photos to listings

    • Adding videos to listings

    • "View" Privacy options for created listings

    • "Comment" Privacy options for created listings

    • Photo upload Privacy options for created listings

    • Auto-approval of created listings

    • Auto-featured for created listings

    • Auto-sponsored for created listings

    • Number of Listings that can be created by users of this Member Level.

    • Writing Reviews

  • General Member Level Settings to allow Adding listings to Wishlists.

  • Create / Manage categories, sub-categories, and 3rd level categories. The sequence of categories, sub-categories, and 3rd level categories can be adjusted by drag-and-drop. The following can be added/configured for Categories:

    • Meta Title, Meta Description, and Meta Keywords

    • Category Icon

    • Category Banner: Image, Title, and URL

    • Category page URL

    • Mark categories as Sponsored

    • Site Admin can choose the category level to apply comparison of listings.

    • Top and Bottom Content for category pages

  • Create / Manage profile types and custom fields. Custom fields can be made searchable. The sequence of custom fields can be adjusted by drag-and-drop.

  • Configure mapping between categories and profile types such that custom fields can be based on categories.

  • Configure / Manage reviews and ratings:

    • Enable/disable pros and cons for reviews.

    • Enable / disable "Recommended" field for reviews.

    • Create/manage profile types and custom fields for reviews. Custom fields can be made searchable.

    • Configure mapping between listing categories and review profile types such that custom review fields can be based on categories.

    • Configure/manage rating parameters for the various categories.

    • Member Levels based permissions for reviewing and rating Listings on site.

    • Manage Ratings & Reviews for Listings.

    • Mark quality listing Reviews as Featured Reviews.

  • View, manage and moderate listings, with extensive options to delete, approve, view a listing, etc.

    • New! Changing Listing Owner: This feature can be very useful for your site if one of the listings created with this plugin on your website is of actual business. Thus, if a business listing's owner changes, you can also change its owner on your website to give the authority of that listing to the right user.

  • Mark listings as Featured, Sponsored, and New.

  • Assign Listing of the Day

  • Configure comparison settings and enable/disable the below fields for listings comparison:

    • Editor ratings and rating parameters

    • User rating and rating parameters

    • Listings Information like Tags, Price, Location, etc

    • Listing Custom Fields

    • Listing Statistics like Views, Comments, Likes, etc

    • Listing Description

  • Enable/disable comparison of listings for selected category levels.

  • Manage Editors: Add / manage editors, who will also be able to give editor reviews for listings.

    • Choose Super Editor.

    • Manage and assign editor badges.

    • Write about editors. Editors can also write about themselves.

    • Assign designation to editors.

    • Editors can get an email notification when a new listing is posted.

  • View, manage, and moderate wishlists, with extensive options to delete, view a wishlist, etc.

  • Configure and manage videos uploaded in listings.

    • Choose whether to use the official Videos plugin of SocialEngine for videos functionality, or the in-built videos feature of this plugin.

  • Manage search form for listings.

  • View Statistics for listings.