Guide to Installing WordPress Classifieds Ads Plugin

Guide to Installing AWPCP -Wordpress Classifieds Ads Plugin Installing AWPCP is easy. Install the plugin (Download Plugin here) | (Download Full Documentation here) Configure your Classified Page names Once you have the plugin installed, you can view it from your site under the Classifieds Page name you defined in step 2.  For example, if you called the page “Classifieds”, then you will be able to access AWPCP from http://<your_site_name>/classifieds.  If you called the page “My Classified Listings”, then you can see AWPCP from http://<your_site_name>/my-classified-listings. Most themes will make your AWPCP link visible directly in your menus.  If you can’t see it in the menu, consult your theme for documentation on showing pages inside your theme.  If your theme is WP 3.0 Menu enabled, you can configure it under Appearance->Menus in your WordPress admin section. Setup a Free Classified Board To setup a free classified board in AWPCP, you need to do the following: Go to the Payment settings tab. Make sure “Charge Listing Fee?” is unchecked at the top. Click Save Settings. Go to the Image settings tab. If you want to allow images in your free listings, check “Allow images in ads?” Change the number of images you want for free mode. Click Save Settings. Now you’re ready to allow free classifieds on your site. Setup a Paid Classified Board This setup assumes that: You want to charge fees for all categories on your site You want to use the same fees for these categories You may prefer the Fee Per Category approach if that’s not quite what you want, instead.  More information here. To setup a paid...

What is WordPress

In case you have been wondering what is “WordPress” that people are hyped up with!!! Here is an intro, will be publishing tricks and tips as we go along: WordPress is an Open Source software system used by millions of people around the world to create beautiful websites and blogs. It is completely customisable by the use of themes and plugins. “WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.” Themes can be easily downloaded from the WordPress site or from hundreds of other places around the web. The same goes with plugins, which are used to extend the functionality of your WordPress site. WordPress is built around two basic concepts. Posts and Pages. Posts are typical blog entries. A series of articles, listed (usually) reverse-chronologically. Pages are used for more static content (i.e. content that doesn’t change or changes infrequently). An ‘About us’ page is an example of a Page on a typical website. In most cases you’ll find that the content in the ‘About us’ page doesn’t change all that frequently. Now, you might be thinking, “but I don’t need a blog”. This might be true, but you can also use the blog concept if you have a site where you need to display your ‘latest news’ or even just company updates. Basically, any information that gets updated on a semi-regular basis can benefit from the ‘blog’ functionality. Whether that’s a traditional blog, your company’ ‘latest news’ or even just your own personal updates. The following are...