How to Setup & Configure Classified Listing PRO for WordPress

Step1: Download & Install Pro Version

Step2: Configuration

  1. General Settings
  2. Moderation
  3. Payment
  4. Email
  5. Account & Policy
  6. Style
  7. Misc
  8. Advance

Step 3: Category

Step 4: Locations

Step 5: Custom Fields

Step 6: Payment History

Step 7: Pricing [Store Addon]

Step 8: Membership/ Store Enable [Store Addon]

Step 9: Import/ Export

Step 10) Front End Submission

Step 11: Front end Listings

Step 12: My Account

  1. My listings
  2. Store
  3. Favourites
  4. Payments
  5. Account Details

Step 13: Developer Guide

Step: 14: Import Demo Content

Step 15: Shortcodes

Step 16: Enable Account Creation

Step 17: Enable Social Login

Step 18: Enable WooCommerce Payment

Step 1: First download from your purchase email link or login site then go to purchase history


Step 2: Configuration

General Settings

2.1.1) Bootstrap options: Classified Listing use Bootstrap 4 if your theme has Bootstrap 4 included then uncheck this option.

2.1.2) Include Result: If you want search result include child categories & locations then check this option.

2.1.3) Listing Per Page: Set how many you want to display per page.

2.1.4) Related Listing: Set how many related listing you want to display.

2.1.5) Set default listing view List/ Grid , Default order by: Date posting / Title/ .. Sort by:

2.1.6) Category/ Location: Set order by and sort by

2.1.7) Location Settings: We have 3 level of location set the level State, City & Town.

2.1.8) Currency Options: Set your currency and currency symbol etc..

2) Settings => Moderation

2.2.1) Listing Duration: Set Listing duration ex: 30 days after 30 days listing will be unpublished then it will be deleted.

2.2.2) New Listing Threshold: How many days a listing mark as New

2.2.3) New Listings Level: Set New Listing Lavel

2.2.4) Popular Listing threshold (View count): When listing will be popular based on view count.

2.2.5) Popular Listing Level: Set popular listing Label.

2.2.6) Featured Listing Label: Set Featured listing Label.

2.2.7) Top Listing Label: Set Top listing Label.

2.2.8) Enable Top Listing top of list: Check if you want to enable top listing top of page & set how many want to display.

2.2.9) List view fields control: Check/ Uncheck which fields you want to display or not in list view.

2.2.10)  Detail view fields control: Check/ Uncheck which fields you want to display or not in Detail view.

2.2.11) Report abuse: Check if you want to enable report abuse option.

2.2.12) Add to Favorites: Check to enable add to Favorite option.

2.2.13) Enable Map: Check to enable map.

2.2.14) Contact Form: Check to enable contact form.

2.2.15) Comment form: Check to enable comment form.

2.2.16) Max image per listing: Set how many image can upload per listing.

2.2.17) Delete expire Listing: Set after expire how many days listing will be deleted.

2.2.18) New Listing status: Set New listing status.

2.2.19) Listing status after Edit: Set listing status after edit.

2.3) Settings => Payment

2.3.1) Enable Payment: If you want to make your customer want to pay you for listing then enable this settings.

2.3.2) Currency option: Please select the currency you want to use.

2.3.3) We have 4 types of payment configure the payment gateway.

2.4) Settings => Email

2.4.1) Set Form name and Form email

2.4.2) Set admin notification email.

2.4.3) Admin notification: Check which action admin get email notification like when submit new listing, edit listing, order & payment receive.

2.4.4) User notification: Check when users get notification email listing submit, listing approve, listing expire ….

2.4.5) Email HTML tags: you can use this tags in the mail

2.4.6) Listing Submit Email (confirmation): You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.7) Listing Published/ Approval Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.8) Listing Renew Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.9) Listing Expire Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.10) Listing Re-newal Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.11) Order Create Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

2.4.12) Order Complete Email: You can change the email Subject & body text.

5) Settings => Account & Policy

1) Account Creation: Check enable account createion (Make sure Enable User Registration from WordPress Settings also)

2) New User Default Role: You can set default WordPress settings or set own settings

3) Allow Custom Role: Check to allow others role to post ads

4) Allow post for unregister user: Check this box so unregister user can post ads (An auto account will create with his email address)

5) User Verification: Check this to verify user via Email accress.

6) Social Login: You can use custom shortcode using 3rd party plugin to enable social login.

7) Terms & Condition: Enable Terms & condition and set the terms and condition page.

8) Privacy Plocy: Set privacy policy page and others text.


account settings


2.6) Settings => Style

2.6.1) Set Primary color link color, link hover color, button color, button hover color etc…

2.6.2) Set Top Label background color, text color, Feature text color, background color, popular text color and background color.

2.2.7) Settings => Misc

2.7.1) Image Sizes: Set gallery image size, thumb image size, store banner & store logo.

2.7.2) Allow Image Type: Set allow image size PNG/ JPG/ JPEG

2.7.3) Allow Image size: set max image size.

2.7.4) Check user can edit image.

2.7.5) Social Share: Check the social share  & which page show the share buttons.

2.7.6) Set Google Map Api key to show map.

2.7.7) Set ReCaptcha Settings like site key & Secrete key.

2.2.8) Settings => Advanced

2.8.1) Listing & Store Page slug= Set the listing detail page and store page slug. After change this settings you need to reset permalink,

2.8.2) Set Listing Page, Listing form page, my account and Checkout Page.

2.8.3) Set others page endpoint url slug.

2.8.4) Checkout Page Endpoint: Set checkout pages endpoint slugs

Step 3) Category

  1. Category name = Add category name
  2. Select Parent category if any.
  3. Add category description.
  4. Order => You can manually set category order.
  5. Type: Set category type like Sell , Buy, Exchange & Job

Step 4: Locations

Step 5) Custom Fields

You can create unlimited custom Fields


We have 7 Types of custom fields

  1. Text Box
  2. Text Area
  3. URL
  4. Number
  5. Select
  6. Radio
  7. Checkbox

You can create custom field as group then set it for category wise or specific category.

Custom fields you can set for listing view also for left size filtering.

Step 6 ) Payment History

After payment done you can see the list from here.

Step 7 ) Pricing

We have two types of pricing option Regular price & Membership payment [Store addon].

Regular: Regular price for individual item payment like for top ads or featured ads you can set price and how many days ad will active.

Membership: [Store addon]

Membership price if for Package like no of ads for no of days. You can set this option for all categories or specific category access.

Step 8: Membership/ Store Enable [Store addon separate item]

8.1) Enable Membership: If you check enable membership then membership option will enable in you site.

8.2) Store: If enable store then members can open store.

8.3) Free ads: Check if you want member can post some free ads.

8.4) Number of Free ads:  set the numbers here.

8.5) Renew free ads: Set number of days when free ads will renew.

8.6) Allow Category: If you want set free ads for specific category or full site.

You can see the available store [Store addon]

Step 9) Import / Export :

We have demo data and category with custom fields as demo you can import that. Download the file format from Github

Step 10: Front end Submission

First you need to login / register then go to submit listing

Form1: Submission for has 2 steps first select ad type then parent category then subcategory then this form auto go to next step

Form 2: Now fill the fields one by one 

  1. If you want to change the category then click change
  2. Add Title
  3. Price Type
  4. Enter price
  5. Custom fields will display here.
  6. Enter ads description
  7. Upload images you can change how many image you allow and image max size.
  8. Contact Detail: from account settings you can set your location and hone no then no need to enter again.

Step11: Front end Listing

Step 12: My account

12.1) My listing => You can see all of yours ads here can promote/ Edit / Delete also.

12.2) Store => You can add your store settings here like store Banner, Logo, Opening time, contact info etc… [Store addon]

12.3) Favourites => User can see there favourites ads from here can delete also.

12.4) Payment => User can see his payment history from here.

12.5) Account detail => User can edit there account info from here. Can set location, phone no & address info so it auto fill in the listing submission form

13) Developer Guide

Template Override

For single listing and store, override add this code to functions.php file of your theme
// Activie rtcl Theme support
function rtcl_theme_support() {
add_theme_support( ‘rtcl’ );
add_action( ‘after_setup_theme’, ‘rtcl_theme_support’ );
If you want to override template then copy a file from plugin => wp-contnet/plugins/classified-listing/templates/listings/single-rtcl_listing.php
Put this file to your active theme folder single-rtcl_listing.php

Step 12: Import demo data

First go to Tools => Import (Install WordPress Installer Plugin)

Download the same data from here then unzip Click to Download

Now select file classified-listing.xml then click Import it will take some time to import all demo data with categories, custom fields, Location and some demo posts.


==>For my account Page use:


==>For Checkout Page use:


=> Listing Submit Page


==>For Category wise display use different parameters you can use as you need:

[rtcl_listings category=’1,3,4′ location=’2,3,4′ orderby=”wp_query wordpress supported” order=’ASC/DES’ listings_per_page=20 listing_top_per_page=4]

==>For Listing display use this shortcode different parameters use as your need:

[rtcl_categories view=’list’ orderby=’id/count/name/slug/term_group/custom’ order=’ASC/DES’ columns=’4′ description=0/1, show_count=0/1, icon=0/1, image=0/1, hide_empty=0/1, pad_counts=0/1, equal_height=0/1]

==>For Filter listing use this shortcode different parameters use as your need:

[rtcl_filter_listings location=’2,3,4′, category=’3,5,6′, related_listings=0, type=’all’, limit=8, orderby=’wp_query wordpress supported’ order=’ASC/DES’, view=’grid/list’, columns=4, show_image=0/1, image_position=’top’, show_category=0/1, show_location=0/1, show_labels=0/1, show_price=0/1, show_date=0/1, show_user=0/1 show_views=1/0, pagination=0]


Step 16: You need to enable from two settings first WordPress main settings then plugin settings see below:

1) First need to allow user registration from WordPress => Settings 

2) Then allow account creation from Classified Listings Plugin Settings => Account & Policy

Step 17: Enable Social login

You can use any social login plugin from then use that plugin shortcode into Settings => Account & Policy

Enable Social login in Classified listing plugin

Step 18: WooCommerce Payment Gateway Setup

First Install and Setup WooCommerce make sure setup WooCommerce completly so checkout and others WooCommerce default page created then set the WooCommerce payment. 

Go to Classified Listing Plugin Settings => Payment => WooCommerce Payment

  1. Check to Enable WooCommerce Payment.
  2. See all Enabled WooCommerce Payment are listing below.

WooCommerce Payment Gateway Setup

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