||Rapid Online Classified Software Features
Online Classified Software v4.0 key features
Rapid Classified is highly
customizable, attractively designed, full featured,
easily operated online classified system for running free or
commercial ads listing service. Open site for clients
and collect payments for listings or manage your own ads
and collect payments from general advertisement
(banners, Google Adsense.. etc). Installed on Windows
hosting with the support of the most popular types of
databases - MS Access, MySQL or MSSQL.
Setup and InstallationFill SQL
configuration data into configuration file (classifieds with
MS Access does not even require this step) and run an
automated setup script. In a matter of minutes database is
built and online classified software is ready to operate. Application use an
open scripts source, which means online classified scripts can be freely
Design templates Application
comes with over 35 css
style sheet templates. Templates can be edited online (via
content management) or offline. Advanced users can edit
header/footer (bare bones add-on is included) to integrate
classified into existed site or just change the classified
appearance. Special OGIM based templates utilize background
images generated in
OGIM Engine. Reference for each image is provided so you
can generate and save new set of images on the fly, thus
changing the appearance in some cases even without css
AdministrationFull featured administration section. 99% of site
administration is done via admin tasks panel. Ads, accounts,
categories, option, configuration, content management just
to name a few. All is done on-line without the need to use
FTP. There are few exceptions however, where some
configuration must be done by editing files in editor.
Extensive and searchable online admin help provides all
necessary information about every aspect of site
administration and maintenance.
Main page and user interface
The site is contracted with header, footer, portal/side
blocks and center content. "Center content" is where
specific page content is actually displayed. Top (header),
bottom (footer), left/right (portals/side bars) sides
enclose the center content - "enclosure". The
versatility of Content
Management allows dynamically build the "enclosure".
Rarely found in other classified applications, dynamic
content builder allows display the list of new ads, editors,
pick ads, hot ads, top posters, category tree or any other
custom content which you may decide to display. Main center
page is an entrance to your classified. This page could be
conveniently customized internally with WYSIWYG in content
management or in any other external editor, in which case
resulted code could be pasted into the template and saved
Ads SearchPowerful and thorough
advanced search function. Allows to search for specific
keywords within ad subject or description for all or
specific category. But that is not all. Highly flexible
option fields configuration allows to make any of them
searchable. Depending on linked options builder, a text,
drop-down or a check box could be used for searching options
within an advanced search. Drill down routine at main
category level filters ads and options right after search
category is selected so clients may see the expected number
of ads in the result without actually making a search.
SEO friendlyEvery category may have a unique
title, meta keywords and description. Display pages
automatically inherit ad subject as page title, keywords and
description. Ads caching (html format) with optional ad name
in url. Google Site Map XML builder - create a standard XML
file on-line and submit it to Google. Full URL rewrite with
keywords in URL.
Categories and Optional fieldsVariable optional fields for
every category with options builder (text box, drop-down
selector, check box or radio button). Each dynamic option
could be made searchable and listed within ads browse pages.
Extensive Online Content ManagementBuild new
pages on the fly with Rapid online classified scripts. Create custom content (dynamic or static)
and include into other pages/templates facilitating content
management. Modify email and news letter templates. Display
advertisement (or built-in dynamic ad content) within any
part of the classified customizing portal and side bar
blocks. Add new blocks on the fly.
Zip Code radius searchEasily integrated with
FREE add-on. Zip code search allows clients to search ads
within given distance from a particular zip code (or post
code). Available for USA and UK only. Other countries
proximity search could be integrated if respective geo
database is obtained.
Category import utilityIf you are planning to
build a large category structure, then this utility is there
to help. Imports all categories in one shot from a
spreadsheet and save time entering categories info manually.
Utility has .csv templates included.
RSS managerBoth rss reader and feed writer is
at your disposal. RSS Reader - create a feed from any valid
rss file on the internet and display it at your site. RSS
writer - generates a standard rss output for your Rapid
Classified site ads. Display all, category specific, or user
Accept payment for adsTwo payment modes are
available with 3 built-in, fully automated merchant services
- 2checkout, PayPal and MoneyBookers. Credits mode -
clients purchase money equivalent (credits) and spend them
for posting ads. Package mode - clients purchase a package,
which allows posting specified number of ads. A special
guide is available for those who are willing to integrate an
additional merchant service. See following
generate revenue from a general
site advertisement? 10 zones banners rotator - rotates
submitted by clients or site administrator. Zones could be
included into templates in content management or directly
into any page. Relative content management - create
templates filled with advertisement code and link to any
category or group of categories. Linked content would be
displayed at the category specific pages (category browser,
search, ads display.. etc).
WYSIWYG. An advanced WYSIWYG
editor used for Content Management with the option to allow
posting ads in HTML format.
Multilingual supportApplication comes with the support for English only. However, all static text on web pages
throughout the application located in special lingual pages.
Which mean, if you need to translate Rapid online classified
software into other language, you only need to translate
a set of variables in a few lingual pages, instead of going
through over 200 pages searching and translating a text.
Note: Administration pages accessible by site owner only
cannot be translated with lingual pages. Running
multilingual site is also possible with some limitations.
See this article.
RC Lookup UtilityInvaluable desktop utility
for those who are willing to customize application,
translate it or quickly find a lingual constant which is
assigned a particulate static text on any classified page.
AECS AECS- Amazon E-commerce services package
display related to the search result (or ad content) items
from Amazon.com Make 10% or more on sale at Amazon generated
from your site.
Ads Import tool (premium plug-in -
purchased separately)Ads Import Tools is a plug-in,
which allows a bulk ads (or ads+user accounts) upload into database from a manually created list.
Full management for imported set (delete, repost, cache).
Note: Ads Import Tools plug-in purchased
separately, but comes free with Unlimited (C) License.
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