Product Directory Plugin for WordPress by CreativeMinds

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The WordPress Product Discovery Directory plugin helps build a curated collection of product pages and lets product owners post and update them as needed
Each product page includes product information, screenshots, video and related business details.

WordPress Product Directory Plugin Description

The WordPress Product Directory plugin by CreativeMinds allows you to build an embedded curated product catalog and listing manager on your WordPress site.

Customizing the Product Page

This WordPress directory builder plugin makes it easy to start any kind of a product discovery directory and include it on your site. It can support multiple catalogs by category or any taxonomy you desire.
Showing an Example of a Product Page
Showing an Example of a Product Page

The curated product directory plugin lets user discover products by using several available filters including: free text search, category filtering, tags filtering, product pricing models filtering, target audience filtering, supported language filtering and more custom filters set by the administrator.

Customize Product Directory Based on your Requirements

This WordPress directory plugin includes customization option which allows you to add custom fields and links to each product page listing. It also support two layouts to display product listings.

Supporting User Posting of Product Listings

Suggesting your Product

The community product directory edition support external users product submission and management of their products pages. Users can also claim existing product already listed in the directory.

Logged-in users can manage their own products from an internal user dashboard.

Showing a Form Allowing Users to Post New Product Suggestions
Showing a Form Allowing Users to Post New Product Suggestions

Admin can moderated any product submitted to the directory and decide which product to accept and which to reject.

Using the WordPress Product Directory Plugin

  • Listing Manager – Build a product discovery directory on your WordPress site
  • Curation and Moderation – Curate your product list and display it in a usable way for users to discover
  • Direct User Posting – Allow business owners to list and manage products
  • Business Directory Integration – Support integration with the CM Business directory to list both products and businesses

Product Directory – Paying for Listings Submission

The product directory community payments edition supports the use case in which you want to charge money for submitting new product listings and also for keeping the listings or renewing them every year (you can define the length or renewal).

The payment system is based on Easy Digital Downloads cart system and you have the option of more then 20 payment gateways including PayPal, Authorize.Net, 2Checkout, Skrill, PayMill, Stripe and many more.

Once installing EDD cart system plugin which is free you also get the PayPal and Amazon payment options included.

Showing Cart Checkout with Product Payment
Showing Cart Checkout with Product Payment

It is also possible to use a mixed mode payment which means that part of the expert information will be visible for free and the other part will be visible only once paid

Product Directory Localization and Supported Languages

Localizing Plugin Labels and Messages

All frontend labels can be easily changed to any language so the user interface will speak your own language. This also includes adjusting the terms used to match your own use case.
Setting Section with Plugin Payment Labels
Setting Section with Plugin Payment Labels

Product Directory Additional Plugin Resources

Product Directory Basic Features

  • Create any number of Product listings
  • Choose the default product image
  • Choose the product category
  • Choose the basic styling options

Product Directory Advanced Features (Pro Version Only)

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

  • Product Images – Add an image gallery for each product
  • Product Video – Add a video embed in the product page
  • Social Media Links – Add all product information including links to social media sites
  • Extended Product Information – Each product has the following details – Related business description , videos and text, product pitch, Logo, related business address, Website URL, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Business Phone number and more.
  • Ads and Promotions – Admin can insert ads in the product page taken from Google or any other external product in search results.
  • Export / Import – Export and import products directory items across sites
  • Custom Fields – Add custom fields with your own added metadata.
  • Search and Filters – Filter products by categories and tags or free text search
  • Product Index Templates – Several designs to the product directory index. You can also choose between two available templates.
  • Product Page Design – Easily customize product page look and feel. You can also choose between two available templates.
  • Moderation and notification – Admin can moderate new product listings or be notified when a new product is posted (with community edition)
  • Product Promotions – Promote products in search results and related products widget
  • Related Products Widget – Show related products in each product page
  • Custom Taxonomies – Supports additional custom taxonomy and filtering.
  • Shortcodes Support – Supports shortcodes to show a list of all categories, a single product widget and more
  • Style Product Page – Style and change the look and feel of the product page from the plugin settings. This includes background colors and more
  • Style Product Directory – It is easy to style and change the look and feel of the product directory (index) page from the plugin settings. This includes layout, size of each product box, theme and much more
  • Tags Support – Option to add tags to each product and to search by tags or filters products be tags
  • Editable Labels All plugin labels can be easily edited and localized from plugin settings
  • Integration – Integrate with CM Business Directory to show a business page

Product Directory Editions and Pricing

FeaturePro EditionPro CommunityPro Payments
$39$49 $69
Create any number of Products listingNot includedIncludedIncluded
Choose the default product imageNot includedIncludedIncluded
Choose the product categoryNot includedIncludedIncluded
Choose the product basic stylingNot includedIncludedIncluded
Extended product information Not includedIncludedIncluded
Advertisements Support Not includedIncludedIncluded
Import / Export Not includedIncludedIncluded
Product custom fields Not includedIncludedIncluded
Search and Filters Not includedIncludedIncluded
Directory Index Templates Not includedIncludedIncluded
Product Page Styling Not includedIncludedIncluded
Additional taxonomies Not includedIncludedIncluded
Shortcodes Support Not includedIncludedIncluded
Promote products Not includedIncludedIncluded
Permalink Settings Not includedIncludedIncluded
Related products widget Not includedIncludedIncluded
Editable Labels Not includedIncludedIncluded
Tags Support Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can list products Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can claim existing product Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can manage his product Not includedIncludedIncluded
Admin can moderate new posted products Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can pay for posting a product Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can pay for renewing a product listing Not includedIncludedIncluded
User can pay for claiming a product Not includedIncludedIncluded
$39$49 $69

Product Directory Additional Addons and Modules

The following list is additional modules and addons which can be installed together with the Product Directory plugin and provide additional functionality

CM Product Directory Community Items$29.00Add to Cart
This add-on for the CM Product Directory Plugin supports letting users add a new listing to the product directory. Users can claim an existing product, renew a product listing and manage their product listings as well as create a local product database and product directory community worldwide.
CM Product Directory Payments$29.00Add to Cart
Support charging payment for publishing a new product directory listing or renewing an existing one.

Product Directory Related Plugins

CM Registration Pro$29.00Add to Cart
Adds a registration and login popup to your WP site. Supports invitation codes, email verification and assign user roles.
CM Site Access Restriction$39.00Add to Cart
A fully-featured, powerful membership solution and content restriction plugin for WordPress. Supports access by role to content on your site.
CM Expert Directory Pro$39.00Add to Cart
Build a WordPress member directory to manage members profile. Support members self posting and payments.
CM Business Directory Pro$39.00Add to Cart
Build online business directory. Let WordPress users post and manage listings. Includes payment support.
CM Business Directory Community Items$29.00Add to Cart
Let WordPress users add, manage and claim their listing in the business directory.

Product Directory Frequently Asked Questions

Please check the user guide to learn more about this plugin.

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Product Directory Online Demo

Product Directory Index Page

This demo shows an index page with all products posted in the directory. Clicking on a product will take you to the product page.

Product Directory Index Live Demo

This demo shows a product page example which includes all information listed about the products.

Product Directory Product Page Example

This demo shows a form allowing visitors to post a new product suggestion. Once posted, admin will receive a notification. Admin can moderate the new suggested product. Once approved it will appear in the directory.

Suggest new Product Page Example

Product Directory Video Gallery

Product Directory Image Gallery

Version 1.1.7 12th July 2017

  • Updated the Licensing Package
  • Added the new views for Product Index and single Product Page
  • Fixe

    Version 1.1.6 22nd April 2017

    • Removed the edit link for the subscribers
    • Fixed a grey bar in the product page that is an unwanted scrollbar that appears on Android devices

    Version 1.1.5 5th December 2016

    • Fixed a grey bar in the product page that is an unwanted scrollbar that appears on Android devices

    Version 1.1.4 10th August 2016

    • Updated licensing api support.

    Version 1.1.3 from 28th July 2016

    • Added option to limit the IP for Star Rating Module
    • Added option to add/edit/delete ratings in Star Rating Module
    • Fixed some notices
    • Updated platform version

    Version 1.1.2 from 13th July 2016

    • Added Google Map API support
    • Fixed Backlink issue
    • Redesigned Star Rating module
    • Added the support for Payments AddOn

    Version 1.1.0 11th June 2016

    • Security fixes

    Version 1.0.3 2nd June 2016

    • Security improved
    • Bugs fixed
    • Tiles View improved
    • Directory View improved
    • List View improved

    Version 1.0.2 28th April 2016

    • Small bug fixes
    • Add support to category shortcode to show list of all categories
    • Add support to category image

    Plugin First Release 12th April 2016