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Storm Biz Uses EZ Realty for our property websites

Property websites are on the rise due to more and more Realtors turning to the internet to promote their properties. This special component is an absolute necessity for running a professional property website.

EZ Realty is an easy-to-use property listing component for Joomla content management systems. Also, just because something is easy to use doesn't mean you have to settle for little in the way of features or a low-quality presentation that requires hours of custom modifications. EZ Realty was designed with presentation in mind - to make your sales listings look great! It also doesn't matter what sort of site you want to run - EZ Realty has the flexibility to run a site for your own listings, multi-agent listings or a community sales portal offering free and/or paid listings - EZ Realty is PayPal/Setcom enabled to do it all!

For example - to run a sales portal - start your site off in "free listings mode" to establish a membership base of listings with quality information, progress on to the "combined mode of operation" where you offer free listings with the option to pay for upgrades - and suddenly you've got a money-making site. As the success of your site grows - you can then progress onto a "paid listings only" basis if you want - and now you've got the opportunity for some serious income.

EZ Realty can be used by:-

  • A single agent wanting to list his/her own business listings
  • Multiple agents employed by a single business to list their individual listing responsibilities
  • Multi-agent co-operatives wanting to list on a shared site
  • Online entrepreneurs wanting to run a FSBO property sales portal - or anther type of portal - eg. student accommodation, couch surfing, B&B's, camping sites etc
  • Property investors wanting to display their own properties for rent, sale or lease etc

You're only limited by your imagination!!

EZ Realty Features

Quick Install

It takes a minute to install EZ Realty on your web server - and another couple to install the multitude of modules available. Yes, it's that quick to get things installed.

Multiple Business Models

EZ Realty is designed to meet the needs of multiple business models - from the single agent real estate business listing properties for sale, multi-agent businesses, and community sales portals offering FSBO listing services. Simply configure it to meet the needs of your business model.

Profiling System

EZ Realty allows your sellers to promote their business, and share their contact details. Supports multiple contact methods, including direct contact, snail mail, email, telephone, SMS via Clickatell, and 3 online messaging systems. New in version 5.2.0 are profile privileges - enabling your members to manage more aspects of their listings such as publish/unpublish, skip the paid listings process, reset the expiry date and more. Profiling privileges are an excellent way to keep employees out of the backend - yet allow them certain privileges normally only accessible via the admin area.

PayPal and Setcom enabled

Turn your EZ Realty-powered site into a money-maker with the paid listings functionality. Two sales levels allow you to charge for upgrades from free listings to "premium" and "featured" listings - or run in paid listings only mode. EZ Realty currently has 2 payment processors to enable the automatic upgrades of paid listings - PayPal and Setcom - which should meet the needs of a wide variety of customers.

Expiry Management System

Limit your listings based on page impressions or time - eg. 30 day listings. Easy to use "clean listings" function to remove expired listings, and email notification for expired listings.

SEO

EZ Realty comes with support for SEF Advance, and also works on the core Mambo/Joomla SEF system - so you've got two SEF-friendly URL choices for your property listings. Also, add a meta description and meta keywords to your description, and the meta title is generated from existing data. Our SEF Partner Denis Dulici also offers a range of products - including sh404SEF, JoomSEF and X-Map addons for EZ Realty - so you're sure to find something to meet your SEF needs.

Easy Layouts

Front-end templating system makes changing the layout of data on listing pages and the full details page. Four different layouts are currently available for the listings pages, and 8 different layouts are available for the full details page along with 6 different image layouts - producing a mix-n-match combination of 48 possible full details page layouts to choose from. Layouts include tabbed pages, javascript image rollovers, slimbox/lightbox image system slideshows, and javascript slideshows.

Configurable opening page

Choose the opening page style that suits your needs. EZ Realty provides a choice of entry pages - the standard category layout, main search filter layout, or a combo layout which combines a compact search form, top localities and MLS/ID search field. It's easily configured via the EZ Realty admin configuration area.

Multiple currency support

Version 5.2.0 introduced true multi-currency support. Run your site listings with a default currency set via the EZ Realty configuration area - or allow your members to list their properties in the currency of their choice.

Professional Image Presentation

In an industry where looks is everything, EZ Realty gives you a top-quality image display system. Templates come with Javascript rollover images, and some have the slimbox image system available. List up to 24 images with image descriptions - they're uploaded, thumbnailed and resized during the save process. Version 5.2.0 introduces image watermarking - to give your sold and featured listings a distinctive look.

VIP Buyer's Register

Don't miss sales opportunities just because you don't have a listing people want. The VIP Buyer's Register allows you to collect details of purchaser requirements, and display those on the front-end as a "wanted properties" listing page. Communicate with other members of the sales team on the status of a lead via the notes area, and send emails of listings matching requirements via the VIP email notifications. Emails sent to people on the VIP Buyer's Register contain a summary of key property information, an image and the seller details - as well as a link to the property listing and an unsubscribe link.

Mapping Support

Comes with Google mapping support built-in - which autocalculates decimal coordinates based on the property address, or allows you to enter your own coordinates - and supports driving directions and configurable map views.

RSS 2.0 Feeds

Two RSS 2.0 feeds - new property listings and open house days.

External Feeds

Four feeds to external property listing sites to enable you to get broader exposure for your listings - Google, Vast, Oodle and PropSmart - with more on the way.

Cross-component integration

Seamlessly tap into other components such as MyPMS or uddeIM for personal messaging, save newsletter subscribers directly to the Letterman newsletter component or export saved records for import into other systems, and promote user interactivity with the jReviews commenting and ratings system. More J1.5x newsletter component integrations are also on the way.

Customer Tools

Cross-browser "add to favourites" bookmarking function, recommend to friend email, print property details, contact seller/agent, add to mailing list request. Add to mailing list requests are now saved to database, and can be exported in XML format for import into a mailing list manager.

Multi-Lingual

EZ Realty has multi-lingual support - meaning it is coded with language tags and has a language file system to enable the translation of embedded page text. It also comes with a set of JoomFish and NokKaew content element files to enable you to translate the database content.

Multiple ways to search

EZ Realty has search filters, zip/postcode radius search, find property by ID/MLS ID #, keyword search, agent/seller search and more. It also comes standard with an Australian postcodes CSV file and a US zip codes database files ready to populate your database.

Out-of-the-box functionality

As of version 5.2.0 - EZ Realty has a new system mambot/plugin to insert custom code into your template header, and a new module/plugin to insert custom code into the debug module position. This means you no longer need to worry about modifying your template with special code needed by EZ Realty's special features and addons. It's all handled via the automatic installer.

Bonus Addons

Comes with a range of addons at NO additional cost:-

  • RealtyMap component and associated system plugin to display all of your listings on a single big map
  • Mortgage calculator module
  • Loan calculator module
  • New property listings module
  • Random property listings module
  • Single featured listing property spotlight module
  • Multiple featured listings module
  • Featured agent module
  • Latest sellers module
  • Seller search module
  • City/state/zip/postcode keyword search module
  • Midsearch module for sales/rentals using 3 key variables
  • Multisearch module
  • Top localities module
  • Slideshow module

System Requirements

EZ Realty is not a "stand-alone" script - it's a component developed for use with the Mambo/Joomla! content management systems. As a "database-driven" PHP script, EZ Realty requires:-

  • Either the Mambo or Joomla! content management system - versions available for Mambo 4.6x, Joomla 1.0x and Joomla 1.5x native.
  • PayPal or Setcom account if wanting to offer paid member's listings
  • MySQL database - tested on servers running versions 3.23.54 - 5.0.27-standard.
  • PHP scripting support - tested on servers running versions 4.2.2 - 5.2.0
  • IonCube encryption support. Most servers support this system, and you can download the free IonCube loaders from IonCube. Please ensure you've got the correct encryption support prior to purchase.
  • Your server settings should also allow communication by EZ Realty with the Raptor Services licensing server. This is done via fsock by default, and we have a curl system available as a secondary option - as well as an alternative for servers that don't support either of these connections or if you're in any way concerned about the reliability of these connections.
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Storm Biz Uses EasySocial for all our social websites!

What is EasySocial?

Share everything

Post photos, links and videos. Set your location, tag your friends and express your feelings.

EasySocial Story lets your site members share anything they want!

Share photos, links to interesting websites and embed popular media content from YouTube, Vimeo to Spotify, Slideshare etc.

Exploring a new place? Add a location to your post! Feeling excited? Tell everyone about it!

Get your friends involved by mentioning their @names. Give your post an attitude by adding #hashtags.

Control who sees your post. Everyone, site members, friends or only yourself. You can selectively pick friends who can see your post too.

Stream

See what everyone is up to

EasySocial Stream is the place where all your site members' activities are displayed.

ProfileXT

Flexible for any community you plan to build

EasySocial ProfileXT makes it easy for you to define the kind of community yours should be.

Groups

Create groups & spark collaborations

EasySocial Groups let your site members of common interests create groups for fun or collaboration.

  • Create open, closed or invite-only groups.
  • Assign group admins to moderate group activities.
  • Invite or eject group members.
  • Categorize groups under separate categories.
  • Create announcements.
  • Start a group discussion.
  • Make a collaborative to-do list.
  • Manage group-based photo albums.
  • Share files & documents with group members.

Photos

Simple & easy photo sharing

EasySocial Photos lets your site members easily upload photos and organize them into albums.

Upload multiple photos from your computer via drag & drop. You can also take a picture and upload directly from your phone's camera.

EXIF metadata are used to automatically fill in the title, description and date of your photo. GPS coordinates are also extracted to tag a location to your photos.

View photos without losing where you were. Popup gallery shows on top of stream and lets you swiftly browse, like, comment and tag photos in an album.

Tag the faces of you & your friends on your photo. You can also add custom labels to your photos.

CONVERSATIONS

Built-in private messaging

EasySocial Conversations instantly enables your site users to send messages to one another.

Invite multiple users to host a group chat.

Share files, photos or documents within the conversation.

Get notified via site notifications whenever a person sends you a message, via email when you are away.

Points & Badges

Reward your site members

EasySocial Points & Badges lets you create community-based achievements and leaderboards while keeping your site members actively engaged.

Accumulate points for every activity performed by your site members. Whether they are posting a story or simply accepting a friend request, any activity can be tracked and calculated.

Award your site members with badges after they have performed a specific action for a certain amount of frequency, e.g. posting 50 photos or liking 100 posts.

Use built-in presets that comes with EasySocial or create your own points system and custom badge artwork unique to your own site.

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Storm Biz uses EZ Autos for our vehicle websites (R2500.00)!

EZ Autos is an easy-to-use motor vehicle listing component for the Mambo/Joomla content management systems.  Also, just because something is easy to use doesn't mean you have to settle for little in the way of features or a low-quality presentation that requires hours of custom modifications.  EZ Autos was designed with presentation in mind - to make your sales listings look great!  It also doesn't matter what sort of site you want to run - EZ Autos has the flexibility to run a site for your own listings, multi-dealer listings or a community sales portal offering free and/or paid listings - EZ Autos is PayPal IPN enabled to do it all!

For example - to run a sales portal - start your site off in "free listings mode" to establish a membership base of listings with quality information, progress on to the "combined mode of operation" where you offer free listings with the option to pay for upgrades - and suddenly you've got a money-making site.  As the success of your site grows - you can then progress onto a "paid listings only" basis if you want - and now you've got the opportunity for some serious income.

EZ Autos can be used by:-

  • A single dealer wanting to list his/her own business listings
  • Multiple dealers employed by a single business to list their individual listing responsibilities
  • Multi-dealer co-operatives wanting to list on a shared site
  • Online entrepreneurs wanting to run a FSBO motor vehicle sales portal
  • A new sales dealership wanting a display library for their stock
  • An automotive club wanting a way for members to display their cars - eg. restoration or customization projects

Features

Quick Install

It takes a minute to install EZ Autos on your web server - and another couple to install the multitude of modules available. Yes, it's that quick.

Multiple Business Models

EZ Autos is designed to meet the needs of multiple business models - from the single dealer listing their motor vehicles for sale online, multi-dealer cooperatives, and community sales portals offering FSBO listing services.  Simply configure it to meet the needs of your business model.

Profiling System

EZ Autos allows your sellers to promote their business, and share their contact details.  Supports multiple contact methods, including direct contact, snail mail, email, telephone, SMS via Clickatell, and 3 online messaging systems.

PayPal IPN Enabled

Turn your EZ Autos-powered site into a money-maker with the paid listings functionality.  Two sales levels allow you to charge for upgrades from free listings to "premium" and "featured" listings - or run in paid listings only mode.

Expiry Management System

Limit your listings based on page impressions or time - eg. 30 day listings.  Easy to use "clean listings" function to remove expired listings, and email notification for expired listings.

SEO

EZ Autos comes with support for SEF Advance, and also works on the core Mambo/Joomla SEF system - so you've got two SEF-friendly URL choices for your vehicle listings.  Also, add a meta description and meta keywords to your description, and the meta title is generated from existing data.

Easy Layouts

Front-end templating system makes changing the layout of data on listing pages and the full details page. Four different layouts are currently available for the listings pages, and 10 different layouts are available for the full details page - including tabbed pages, and a variety of image layouts/systems including javascript rollovers, slimbox and javascript slideshows.

Professional Image Presentation

In an industry where looks are everything, EZ Autos gives you a top-quality image display system.  Templates come with Javascript rollover images, and some have the slimbox image system available.

Leads Management

Don't miss sales opportunities just because you don't have a listing people want.  The leads management systems allows you to collect details of purchaser requirements.

Mapping Support

Comes with Google and Yahoo mapping support built-in - your choice for your needs - or turn it off.  EZ Autos mapping system displays both the property address of the vehicle seller - and supports driving directions.  If you want to use the Google decimal coordinates system - then you can also display a map of where the vehicle is for sale.

RSS 2.0 Feeds

RSS 2.0 feed of new vehicle listings enables you to get your listings out to subscribers and other web sites easily.

Customer Tools

Cross-browser "add to favourites" bookmarking function, recommend to friend email, print vehicle details, contact seller/dealer, add to mailing list request.  Add to mailing list requests are now saved to database, and can be exported in XML format for import into a mailing list manager.

Multi-Lingual

EZ Autos has multi-lingual support - meaning it is coded with language tags and has a language file system to enable the translation of embedded page text, and it comes with a set of JoomFish content element files to enable you to translate the database content.

Bonus Addons

Comes with a range of modules to extend your site, including:- new vehicle listings, random vehicle listings, single featured vehicle listing, multiple featured vehicle listings, loan calculator, featured seller, latest sellers, large search filter, dealer/seller search by locality, image slideshow and a Community Builder plugin.  New with the 5.1.0 stable version is the AutosMap component - a Google mapping component that displays your vehicle listings on a single map.

Screenshots

Functional control panel leads you to all of EZ Autos administrative areas, and allows you to easily perform single-click maintenance functions...

Vehicle website

With EZ Autos comprehensive configuration area, you can control how your site will look and function...

Vehicle Website

See the important facts for your listings quickly on EZ Autos vehicle listings management page. Multiple filter options and ordering options...

Automobile website

Tabbed pages makes it easy for you to select various information areas when completing your motor vehicle listings...

Car sales website

The EZ Panel gives your site members a one-stop page to all of their important activities - profile, listings management, short list of favourites and the ability to add makes and models etc.  It also allows members to add/edit/delete their listings - or pay for upgrades and renewals depending on what mode your site is running in...

Vehicle sales website

System Requirements

EZ Autos is not a "stand-alone" script - it's a component developed for use with the Mambo/Joomla! content management systems.  As a "database-driven" PHP script, EZ Autos requires:-

  • Either the Mambo or Joomla! content management system - versions available for Mambo 4.6x,  Joomla 1.0x and Joomla 1.5x native.
  • PayPal or Setcom account if wanting to offer paid member's listings
  • MySQL database - tested on servers running versions 3.23.54  - 5.0.27-standard.
  • PHP scripting support - tested on servers running versions 4.2.2 - 5.2.0
  • The ability to send email using the built-in mosMail() function.  This should make EZ Autos suitable for both Windows  and *nix-type operating systems.
  • IonCube encryption support.  Most servers support this system, and you can download the free IonCube loaders from IonCube.  You can also download our IonCube test file to ensure you've got the correct encryption support prior to purchase.
  • Your server settings should also allow communication by EZ Autos with the Raptor Services licensing server.  This is done via fsock by default, and we have a curl system available as a secondary option - as well as an alternative for servers that don't support these connections.
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Storm Biz Uses Joomcareer for our Recruitment Websites!

JoomCareer is a Joomla! component, which allows to present job offers on the website. The visitor of the site can directly apply for the specific job or send a speculative application.

Furthermore it is possible to register as firm and as candidate. Firms can insert and manage the job offers. Candidates can insert personal information.

The following features are included:

  • Languages: German, English, French, Dutch, Turkish
  • Joomla 3.x support
  • Responsive design
  • Register as firm and manage job offers
  • Register as candidate and store personal information
  • Subscription system
  • Create an unlimited number of custom fields for the job details, the application form, the firm profile and the candidate profile (text fields, dropdown boxes, checkbboxes, radio buttons, file attachments)
  • Completely multilingual (job offers as well as all custom fields)
  • Different firm groups to define different rights for the firms (e.g. number of jobs)
  • Create categories (e.g. full-time, half-time, temporary help)
  • Create job offers (save detailed information for each job)
  • Support of applications
  • Edit / Insert of new job applications via frontend
  • Individual email notifications
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Why a CSS Website Layout Will Make You Money

Storm Biz Uses SOBI Pro for business directories!

SobiPro is a powerful directory component for Joomla!.
With SobiPro you can easily create multiple directories or any type of content.
10 integrated core field types and the possibility to install additional field types gives you everything you need to run any kind of directory.
SobiPro allows you to build a business directory or a restaurants guide, a real estate management or a members and profiles directory, a documentation and FAQ area or a download management system, a simple weblinks or news list or even a blog.
Almost any type of directory or content presentation for your Joomla! powered website can be realised with SobiPro.

With a wide range of additional SobiPro applications you can enhance your directories with a lot of features such as a review and rating or a notification system. Various module types are available to present your directory content in different ways.

Earn money with SobiPro. Let your customers submit and manage their content from front-end. Search, filter and view the content depending on Joomla! user groups.

The real power of SobiPro is the amount of customization you have available for your specific website content needs. You can customize all output views of SobiPro through the powerful professional SobiPro template system. SobiPro comes with a default template which doesn't need any customisation. But if you want to set yourself apart from your competitor, design your own template for your directory or make your directory mobile ready by using a responsive SobiPro template!

 

SobiPro Key Features


Custom fields to classify your content

Besides the standard input box, which can be used for all kind of single-line texts you have a textarea field type available which can be used with or without a Wysiwyg editor.
Use the single select list or the multiple select list field types to present pre-defined textual content.
With checkbox groups and radio buttons you can define predefined selections to choose from.
A specific email field type for email addresses and a URL field type for URL addresses is also available as an image field type.
With the category field type you can add a category chooser to your input form.

SobiPro comes with a set of 10 core field types!

The list of the integrated core field types can be extended by installable field types1.
Install a Calendar field to add date fields to your directory, let the date fields control the publishing states of an entry. Add a QR-CodeTM to the listings, or a GoogleTM Map. Let your users up- and download files, add tags to the listings or a contact form. The possibilities are endless and new field types will be developed in future.

All custom field types have several settings to adjust them to your needs. Each custom field type can be used as often as you want.

  • input box
  • textarea w/ and w/o Wysiwyg
  • single select list
  • multiple select list
  • checkbox group
  • radio button
  • email field
  • URL field
  • image field
  • category field

 

 

Multi Content with only one SobiPro installation

SobiPro introduced a new standard for directory components for Joomla! - The multi content feature!

With SobiPro you can create as many directories on your site as you need with only one single SobiPro component installation. The multi content feature allows you to create on the same website, different kinds of directories, such as...

  • Business Directory
  • Product Directory
  • Restaurants Guide
  • Real Estate Listings
  • Members or Profiles Directory
  • Conference Program
  • Documentation System
  • FAQ Area
  • Download Management System
  • Weblinks List
  • News Section
  • Blog
  • and many more ...

Manage all these different directories, which are called 'sections', easily from one administration panel. Each section has their own categories, entries, fields, templates, ACL rules and advanced search and sorting filters.


Structured content

SobiPro categories give you the ability to display your content in an unlimited nested category tree structure for easy organization and layout.
Content can be assigned to multiple categories at the same time.

You want to have un-categorised content? Simply assign your entries to a fixed invisible category.

The integrated category field offers four different category selection methods: use the well known SigsiuTree or select your categories from a multiple select list, choose only one category from a single select list or use the fixed category choice method.
Even it is possible to use the category field more than once!

 

Views - Present your content in the way you want

Entries are the content of a directory. Previews of the entries, so called vCards, are shown in various different listing views. Thus, a listing view is a collection of vCards. Different listing views are available to present selected vCards. A details view of an entry normally presents the full content. Freely choose which of your fields should be shown in the vCard and/or in the details view.

The entry input form lets your user add an entry to your directory and the search form lets your visitors filter the content.

  • vCards
  • details view
  • entry input form(s)
  • search form
  • section view
  • category view
  • alpha listings
  • search results
  • user listings
  • listings by date
  • tags view2

All views can by freely designed by the usage of the integrated SobiPro template system.

 

Get the right content

Do you want to have your users to enter only a number or an email address or any formatted text? No problem with SobiPro. SobiPro lets you verify the content your users enter before it got saved. Select one of the 10 predefined filters or create your own customised filter using regular expressions.

 

Let's find it

The SobiPro Search is one of the features that make SobiPro a very powerful tool for site visitors. Almost each field can be configured to show up in the search form. Depending on the field type, you can choose between ...

  • single select list
  • multiple select list
  • checkbox group
  • radio buttons
  • range search
  • general search box

Use the range search for numbers and the general search box for a quick list of results for a specific word or phrase. Use the Category filter to restrict the search to specific categories.

Another great feature is the ability to give each field a priority. When searching, this priority is considered and the resulting entries are sorted according to the priority of the field where the search term was found.

 

To the letter

SobiPro features a comfortable Alpha index, which let you filter your entries by letters. But not only the entry title can be used as a filter criterion. You can add each field of type input or select list to filter your content. Your users can choose the filter criterion from a dropdown box right beside the letters list.


Control access to your content

You want to restrict the detailed view of the entries from being viewed by visitors? You want that only registered members may search within your content? You want a specific user group to be able to publish their own entries? You want ...

The SobiPro ACL does not override the Joomla! ACL, but instead, complements it by allowing you to create different front-end permission rules for specific user groups and for specific directories. This allows you to control what users can do in your directories, from access to editing, viewing, searching, creation to approval, even allowing a specific group to edit admin fields or skip payments. In combination with a subscription component like Akeeba Subs, you may charge your users for access.

Let your users create entries through the front-end of your website using a designable input form. Once an entry has been submitted, you can choose to have it auto-publish or after an admin approves the entry.

 

An incredibly flexible template system

SobiPro features a unique template system that allows to choose between different ways to design your website, or combine all of them.

Design your directory with CSS!
SobiPro comes with a automated default template, which doesn't need to be changed when adding your own fields. All elements of SobiPro output are equipped with CSS classes. Additionally, in the Fields Manager you can assign your own CSS classes to each field.
With the integrated CSS editor, you can style the layout of your fields in the different views of your directory. No need to touch the template files!
Best suited for beginners - only basic CSS skills are necessary.

Flexible template design with XSL!
By creating your own SobiPro template, you can customize every single page of your directories. From the header of a directory main page, to the individual search form and listings. Every view has a template in SobiPro. No core hacks are needed to make your content look exactly like you want it to. The output of SobiPro is XML data, and uses a mixture of XSL, HTML and CSS to get styled.
As a web designer you would feel comfortable to edit the template files directly to make use of the flexibility of XSL and HTML.

Advanced template modifications with own PHP scripts!
But that's not all. If you are a developer, you can add your own PHP code to get executed within the templates. With this, the possibilities are endless and still no SobiPro core code needs to be changed!

 

Each of your directories (sections) has its own set of template files including their own CSS files, which means you can style them completely separately and different. SobiPro even has a built in HTML/XSL editor in the administration area so you can make changes to the template files without the need of separate code editing software.


To infinity and beyond!

Applications, or in short 'apps', extend the core SobiPro component to include additional features and functionality.

SobiPro comes with an built-in application manager which allows to install additional apps. With this feature, the possibilities are infinite. Use the application manager to install also additional field types, language packages, custom templates, modules or even SobiPro core updates.

You prefer a 1-click installation? Use the SobiPro repository. From a list of all available applications, just select your app1 and you're done.


Context sensitive help

SobiPro features context sensitive help.
That means, if you are on a specific screen in SobiPro administration panel and press the 'Help' button, you will get redirected to SobiPro documentation with the right topics already found.
You do not need to search the whole documentation to get the description5 of what you are looking for.

 

Earn money with your directory

SobiPro helps you to earn money with your website on different levels.

The simplest method is to set some fields not to be free. Your users want to have their website addresses listed in your directory? Let them pay a few bucks for it.

On template level you can group several fields together to offer price packages. You can create membership levels such as Bronze, Silver or Gold.
SobiPro already includes a basic Paypal payment system. More payment systems will follow in future.

Combine SobiPro with a subscription component such as Akeeba Subs and sell access to your content on Joomla! user group level.


Get in contact

The Contact Form field2 offers you the possibility to create any kind of contact form. Let your visitors get in contact with the entry's author, report a listing or claim a listing. If you provide a restaurants guide, show a reservation form.
This field gives you the possibility to create any kind of form and send the filled in form via email to the author of the form, to the author of the listing, to the site administrator or any other email address.


Advanced optimisation techniques

To speed up your website, also if you have a lot of data, SobiPro has several integrated caching mechanisms. An SQLite based data accelerator, an XML view cache and separate Javascript and CSS files caches are available to improve the performance of your web site. All SobiPro caches use intelligent techniques to recognise changes.

According to tests of a known hosting provider, SobiPro 1.1 is again faster than SobiPro 1.0, especially in combination with Joomla! 3.


Mobile Ready with Joomla! and Bootstrap

SobiPro 1.1 is available for Joomla! 2.5 and Joomla! 3.0./3.1 and has Bootstrap integrated even on Joomla! 2.5. The administration panel of SobiPro is completely built with Bootstrap.

Design your SobiPro directories mobile friendly!
Due to the fact that you have full control over the visual design you can create a mobile site using Bootstrap or any other techniques!

SobiPro 1.04 is available for those of you who still need to use Joomla! 1.5.

 

In your language

SobiPro features native multi-language support. Translate your content just as fields and categories easily within SobiPro administration panel. Front-end content is added automatically in the language of the registered user.

SobiPro is already translated to more than 25 different languages. New translations will follow continuously. If your language is missing, feel free to join our translation team and participate in translating SobiPro into your language.

SobiPro comes with English translation files. If other languages are installed, texts with missing translations are shown always in English language due to the integrated pre-load of the English language3.

 

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