This WordPress theme helps you create, manage and earn from a directory site for literally any purpose. You can build an online business to display listing ads for various businesses such as Car, Properties, Hotels, Restaurants, Travel Destinations etc.
This is an elegant child theme of our powerful WordPress Directory Theme platform which has been designed with loads of powerful functions for admin and also to give your visitors the best possible user experience on your site. The parent Directory theme is included when you purchase SpotFinder on either the Standard or Developer license.
Take a look at some of the screenshots below to see how your directory can look like…
Listings Category Grid-View
Listings Category List-View
User profile page
Customize this theme easily
The SpotFinder Mobile App View
The Spot Finder theme is responsive so it will look great on any device. We took it a step further though. The powerful theme platform which this theme is built on also offers you a an optional mobile app-view. Enabling this option will make your online directory look great and also very quick-loading and easy to navigate on mobile devices.
Would you like to see how SpotFinder looks on mobiles yourself?
Click here to view theme in mobile device
Listing Searchable Map Feature
A powerful searchable homepage map which acts like a listings finder. The map shows all the listings and categories. Users can also use its search option to find listings. The search is available for all Directory themes for hotels, parks, restaurants, properties etc
Multipurpose Homepage Banner Section
You can use this banner area in threeways. Place a beautiful image slider with custom images, Image slider to show business listings category wise or you can place a Map which shows all the listings available.
Pages are now created to fully utilize all available screen size. On Category and Details page there is a giant map area available on the left while the regular content is displayed on the right side. This left area inside category pages can even be customized with widgets. If you don’t need the map, just swap it with something else.
SpotFinder theme homepage isn’t very focused on the map. Instead, the search bar is now the most prominent element of the homepage. Homepage can be tweaked with widgets; the homepage is completely widgetized.
Displaying a map on the homepage is as simple as placing the “Homepage Map” widget inside any of the homepage widget areas.
Making money with your directory site in WP made easy
As well as being able to offer free listing submissions, the Spot Finder theme also comes with an array of built-in functions to help you run a profitable online directory.
You’ll find below just some of the admin options you can use to make money with this theme
Create unlimited submission packages.
Create membership submission packages.
Create Recurring payment packages.
Display banner ads or AdSense banners or blocks.
Claim Business Listing option.
Charge for featured business listings.
Charge for an individual category
Create unlimited searchable custom fields
The SEO Friendly SpotFinder directory
This powerful theme is coded and designed with best SEO practices. The SpotFinder theme also works with the best available free SEO plugins such as Yoast SEO, All in One SEO, Google XML Sitemaps and All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets.
Make your online directory easily found on Google or other search engines with SpotFinder.
Build a multi-lingual WordPress Drectory site!
The SpotFinder directory theme has been made compatible with the popular WPML plugin. This combination makes it possible for you to have a listings site in multi languages. The theme is provided with .PO and .MO files. These are the files you can use to to translate SpotFinder into any other language instead of English – this does not require the WPML plugin. RTL support is also available for languages such as Arabic and Hebrew.
Visual Composer Plugin Compatibility
You can Use our theme with this cool plugin to easily manage the content of your Directory. With its intuitive front-end WordPress editor, you can create an amazing looking online directory website without changing any of the theme’s code. Use the plugin’s built-in skin builder to change our site’s design elements and the styling.
As well as the theme’s customizable CSS and its color customizer, you can use this plugin to let your imagination run wild.
WordPress Plugin Compatibility
This theme is also compatible with some of the most popular WordPress plugins.
The Feature-packed Directory WordPress theme
Here are just Some of the features that make our Directory Theme Platform the most powerful of what you can find online.
Bulk import or export data
On your Spotfinder site using sample .CSV file provided with this theme
Easy site management
Use easy settings and options provided with this theme platform
Add and manage listings
User can easily submit and manage listings from the user dashboard
Easy and advanced search
Instant search is provided with this theme. Or you can even build your own!
Google Maps are shown on each listing. Category, search results, all-in-one map…
Unlimited custom fields
Add additional custom fields as per your site’s purpose so your listing are even more relevant
Enable/disable user registrations. Easily manage users and their listings from wp-admin
Dedicated user dashboard is provided for users and listing owner on your site
List ratings & Reviews
Your site visitors can rate and add review all business listings on your site
Various email notifications are sent at different events. Easily manage message templates
Theme colors can be customised easily from admin panel to match your brand.
This theme utilises awesome Google Fonts to give it unique look
Tons of Resources
We have put together a huge collection of resources for our Directory platform which include free add-ons, a list of compatible third-party plugins. Theme and plugin guides, 75+ tutorials and a many more.
Free – All in One Directory Resources Page
This stylish responsive theme offers you endless flexibility when it comes to what you can use it for. Use SpotFinder as a business directory theme or as a city guide. This is also a very easily customizable and powerful theme which you can use for almost any type of listings directory.
SpotFinder can be used for example as a directory theme for vacation rental properties, hotels, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, travel agencies, local businesses or an industry directory. The scope of the type of listings you can use SpotFinder for is absolutely endless.
As well as being able to create free submission packages, the PayPal payment gateway is included with the SpotFinder theme if you wish to charge for listing submissions. You also have the choice of 15+ compatible paid payment gateway add-ons. These optional add-ons let you accept payments with some more popular payment gateways.
Browse All Payment Gateways
Easy Setup – Create Directory in WordPress
SpotFinder theme comes with “Easy Install” built-in. Once you activate the theme, click a button and it will quickly make your site look like the theme’s demo. The sample data will add do all necessary settings and insert some sample content on your site. This means you can start your directory website in very little time.
After testing out so many other themes, we thankfully found Templatic, All themes are amazing & documentation is very easy to follow. We did not experience this type of service with other businesses, which was a key factor in choosing and staying with Templatic. We feel confident that as we grow, as we know Templatic is there with us.
Be the proud owner of Spot Finder today for the fraction of the cost it took to develop it. This responsive business directory theme is all you'll ever need. Built with loads of functions, it's the perfect business finder directory theme.