The highlight of the Directory theme is that it is fully widgetized. Majority of functions and operations can be availed in form of widgets that can be moved and re-configured according to the necessity. For the location based facilities, the maps are also available in the form of widgets.
There are three listings related map widgets in the Directory theme. They are the Homepage map, Category page map and the Detail page map. All these maps are available in the form of widgets. The Home page and the Category page map has two variants. When the Tevolution – Location Manager plugin is activated , the Home page and the Category page maps will run as the multicity maps. Whereas, when the plugin is deactivated and the theme is in the single city mode, the maps will run as the single city variant.
T – Homepage Map – Single city
The home page single city map will show all the listings of the website in all the categories of the website in the Homepage banner. This will be available when the Location manager is deactivated and the theme is used to display the listings of a single city only.
T – Homepage Map – Multi city
The Homepage Map will show all the listings of the website in all the categories in the homepage banner. The multicity Homepage Map widget will be shown when the location manager is active.
T – Category Page Map – Single city
The Single city Category Page Map will show all the listings of the website, in a particular category in the city. This map widget will be available when the location manager is not available and the single city mode is active
T – Category Page Map – Multi city
The Category page Map – Multi city will show all the listings of the website posted in the chosen category regardless of the chosen city. This will be available when the location manager plugin is installed and active
T – Detail Page Map – Single city
This is the Detail Page Map that the users can easily integrate into the detail page. The users can configure it very easily. It displays the listing location on the map.
When all the maps are available in form of widgets, it becomes very easy to change the settings and configurations of an individual map. To make changes you can navigate to the respective widget area and apply the changes to the map widget.