Vantage Review – WordPress Directory Theme
Review : Vantage Theme of AppThemes is a responsive application WordPress theme made for business directory websites. The Vantage WordPress Theme is used and already running on many directory portals having big rush of users. With the support of Vantage theme you can develop a website for single niche or mixed where all type of business listings can be posted. On the other hand most of directory portals are developed to promote business in easy way, and owner can cash in good income. There will be free and premium listing modes, you can keep free posting option and offer premium listing type for featured listing on homepage. Color scheme, fonts and page layouts are all controllable by administrator.
Vantage Features Review
Vantage WordPress Theme by AppThemes has introduced new way to manage directory portals using WordPress CMS, that’s a great way for people who have no experience of programming. Once you purchase this directory theme you will not need to spend extra money to hire webmaster to do any tasks. Because setup process is simple and can be followed by a novice user. Upload Vantage theme and click activate, that’s all it takes to start your directory portal. The content integration task comes in second phase, as you start adding contents you will soon notice increment in traffic and revenue. Admin dashboard offers different options to control listings, define payment system, view listings and many more. If i have to explain admin panel in single word then i will say it’s same like working with email dashboard.
Monetize Easily : Directory sites are said to be best source for reliable income as most of the listings are submitted by users or business owners. That means once you establish platform using Vantage WordPress theme and put some efforts in promotion (SEO), you will have an auto growing business directory portal. Then your task will be to manage sales, review submission quality. The possible monetization features gives you options to charge for premium featured listings, offer signal listings at certain price. There are many directory websites where user is given free listing and in return owner earns good revenue from traffic using adsense or marketing program.
Detailed Listings : Every single listing on Vantage theme will get options to define tags, location of business, contact details, social-media profile links and more. User will be given custom listing page and business owner can choose and add details as needed. Overview tab is also offered on listings template so that business owner can write a story using custom HTML codes and texts.
Powerful Review and 5 Star Rating Features : Both of these features offered in Vantage theme can have better impact on the people coming on your directory website. Moreover having review system it is also possible to write true experience about services listed on your site. Five start rating is very popular to gives your vote in simple way, and review system is made for those who wants to describe their view using words.
Pricing Plan System : Vantage WordPress Theme offers best features to crate custom pricing plans, thanks to AppThemes developers. You can assign various categories to plans, fully customizable. There are options to provide features listings on front-page and category pages, limit is not a barrier here and you will have freedom to create type of plans that rocks on your directory portal.
Vantage Theme Basic Features Review :
- Advanced Search : using title, categories, tags and more
- Use Twitter and Facebook accounts
- Supports social plugins : Social Connect, ShareThis
- Recurring Payment Options : Set mode to Recurring Forced, Optional and Non Recurring
- Geo tagging system with Map on homepage
- Eye catching header with Menu, Search option
- Color and stylish design elements used to improve visibility
- Use Logo with Message line
- Listings featured with “Add to favorites” to visit later
- Recent reviews plugin for sidebar
- Call to action buttons on sidebar : Add Event, Add Business
- User dashboard to access listings, Favorites listings and profile
- Text Widget, Banner Widget, Categories widget
- List view featured style with pagination
- Date / Month shown on listing with beautiful square box
Vantage Price Plan :
Standard License – $99
Developers License – $159 (with PSD)