Business Directory Levels Add-On
Create a business directory with Free, Basic, Gold and Platinum tiers and charge different amounts for each! Choose what each level can display: images, links, videos…
The Business Directory Levels Add-On adds the levels functionality to the base Business Directory Plugin.
What is a LevelEach business level can display different information on page.
For example, Basic businesses may only display Title and Pitch, while Advanced can showcase website, video and social media links.
|Business logo with level icon|
Payment IntegrationCharge users any amount for having a business with different levels. Create free teaser levels with limited information.
This feature requires the Payments Add-On.
It's even possible to set up subscriptions with recurring payments if you have WooCommerce Subscription installed.
|Adding a level to the cart|
Using Business Levels
- Create and name levels
- Set icons for each
- Add details to their unique pages
- Showcase them in the levels table
- Charge users (requires Payments Add-on)
Business Levels Use Cases
- Paid Listing – Set low and high tiers, where only premium businesses can showcase their portfolio. Drive free users to upgrade via different options of levels
- Branch Directory – List the branches of your corporation. Add unique icons to smaller and bigger units, and only show all information for your headquarters
Business Directory Levels Prerequisite Plugin
Business Directory Levels Related Add-ons
Business Directory Levels Plugin Features
Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.
General Business Levels Features
|Multiple Levels – Create any number of business tiers with unique names|
|Unique Levels – Choose which fields each level has access to: links, images, video etc|
|Unique Pages – Each level has a unique page where you can add extra information|
|Level Icon – Apply icons to identify the level of a business in their logos|
|Comparison Table – Show the difference between all levels, including price and available fields, using a single table|
|Charge Users – Charge users for requesting a business level. Requires the payment add-on|
|Manually Assignment – The admin can manually change the level of any business|
|PayPal and More – WooCommerce integration allows for dozens of payment gateways|
|Subscription – Bill users every month or year for maintaining the level. Requires the WooCommerce Subscription|
|Notification – The admin receives an email every time users request a level|
Business Directory Levels Gallery
Levels Front-End Gallery
Levels Charging Users Gallery
Levels Back-End Gallery
Business Directory Levels Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of this add-on?
The Business Directory Levels add-on allows you to create different levels or tiers for business within your directory.
Levels grant access to different fields in the profile, motivating your businesses to apply for higher tiers.
What is an example of using Business Levels?
Setting three tiers: Basic, Gold and Diamond.
Basic businesses can register for free and can only show their title and description.
Gold businesses can also show their company information and website. You can manually assign this free tier to users that contact you.
Paying users have access to the Diamond tier, which opens up all fields. This feature requires the payment add-on.
Can I name the levels?
Yes. You can assign a name and description to each level.
Tiers commonly used are Gold, Silver and Bronze or Standard and Premium.
Learn more: CM Business Directory Levels – Creating Levels.
How can users pick a level?
You can place the Levels table anywhere on your website via a shortcode. It displays information and links to all levels, side by side.
How can I give more information about levels to my users? Does each level receive a page?
Yes. Every page receives a unique URL which you can edit. These pages are linked from the Levels table.
Can the admin change the level of a business?
Yes, at any time, from the Back-End.
Is the admin notified when a user applies for a level?
Yes. You can enable and customize email notification for that case.
Can I charge users for applying to a level?
Yes. You can apply a price to each level if you are also using the Payment Add-on and WooCommerce.
Can I sell subscriptions?
Yes, but note that this feature requires the WooCommerce Subscriptions.
Version 2.0.3 from the 24th May 2021
- Updated license package to version 1.9.1
Version 2.0.2 from 8th Sep 2020
- Updated package 1.9.0
Version 2.0.1 from 27th Apr 2020
- Updated user guide link
Version 2.0.0 from 17th March 2020
- Module refactoring and additional improvements
- Updated package 1.8.10
Version 1.0.0 15th May 2017
- Initial release