Brief: Classifieds module has a unique feature that allows the website visitors to add their ads for free following the below tutorial.
Ads can be added following two different methods:
First one: is to add the ad by using the CMS control panel.
Second one: by using the displayed section page on the website.
1- Login to the control panel.
2- From modules list, select “Classifieds”,>“Sections” > then “List” as shown below:
3- Press the icon “Add” in front of the required content as the below picture:
The below template will show up:
-User: this option enables to add a name for the user that will publish the ad.
-Section: select a section in which the content will be added.
Note: every user has access to a number of sections that will only be viewed to him.
-Title: is recommended to be short, compatible with the context, and helps in SEO and attracting the visitors.
You may add Subheading to provide a brief of the content that encourage the visitor to continue reading.
-Country: from the dropdown list, choose the city where the ad is.
-Brief: is a basic element that helps a lot in the content review.
Note: include important points in the brief that show the main purpose of the ad.
Content: enter the ad details you want to convey to the visitor.
Both fields (Breif) and (Content) contain the (BBcode Editor) and (Wydiwyg Editor), you can set one of them by pressing its icon.
Editors can be activated or deactivated by using (Editor Settings) from Dimofinf Settings.
The editor includes tolls that make adding text and multimedia much easier.
-Suggested tags: they are used for searching in any browser. Accurate selection of these words helps in SEO and attract more visitors to your website.
Dimofinf V.5 provides you with some key words depending on the title. You can choose from these keywords or enter another ones in the (Tags) box
-Picture: add one picture or more to be displayed with the content.
Use the (Drag and Drop) technique to upload pictures, or press (Upload) to choose one from your device. All pictures are displayed in a slider.
You may choose from the default picture that you previously added in case there are no ones for this ad.
-Price: enter the product price and currency.
-Category: choose from the categories that were created during creating section step.
.-Advanced Advertisement: it allows to pin this content for a certain period of time.
After activating this feature, the (Date of removing advertisements from 'Advanced' block) box will show up to set the date when the ad will be removed as a pinned one.
Note: (Pinned Advertisements) block should be created on the homepage or internal pages to contain the selected ads.
Activate (Default Layout),>press (Add Block)> choose (Classifieds)> then drag the (Pinned Ads) to to the location where you want to display it on the page that can be edited at any time.
-Allow Comments (In case comments plugin is activated): by activating comments plugin, you can add different comments plugins valid in Dimofinf store such as (Facebook,Disquss…) all platforms will be shown in the same block highlighting every individual one.
Note: The comments block can be displayed on the internal pages of the module only, not all the website pages.
Firstly: activate (Allow Comments) option while you are creating the ad.
Secondly: follow the below steps if you don’t create comments block yet.
Activate (Default Layout) from the main menu, then press (Adding Block) on the side page. Select (Comments) block and drag it to where you want to be displayed. Mostly, it is displayed beneath the content block.
You can follow up the ad comments by pressing (Follow the Ad Comments), noting that visitors can not access this feature but only members.
A notification will be sent after adding any comment.
You may receive no more notification by pressing the same icon named subsequently ( Unfollow the ad comments).
Allow pingbacks: This feature helps in SEO as a digital marketing strategy. It consists of a group of external links “backlink” that refers to your website. For example, if a link that refers to a page of your website is included in any article published on other websites, this article will be recorded on your server. It is preferably to activate this feature for all content.
It is preferable to activate this feature for all contents using the (Ping an pingbacks settings) from Dimofinf settings list.
-Status: there is a list of options to set the ad status, that is shown only for the “Super Admin or “Admin”, and other members will show the allowed ones as per as permission given to them.
Fo example, if the “Super Admin” is only only is meant to publish ads, he may select (published) to launch the ad, or (pending) to be reviewed and published later.
-Publishing Date: set the date when the ad will be launched on the website.
Press (Submit) to add article, or (Reset) to re enter the data.
Adding ads from the website:
Allow visitors to publish ads on your website for free by pressing (Add new advertisement) icon that is shown on the ads section pages.
This service can be canceled by pressing Users Group Manager> Members>Classifieds> can add content and choose to approve or reject it.
Manage the ads number using (Classifieds Module Settings).
The same previous template will appear to members when they choose to add and advertisement.
Note: beneath every ad, there is an icon named (the advertiser contact) to add it number for communication.