AutoDealer – Car Dealer WordPress Theme

AutoDealer – Car Dealer WordPress Theme

AutoDealer – Car Dealer & Marketplace Premium WordPress Theme

AutoDealer is a professional responsive vehicle marketplace Premium WordPress theme. The theme has been developed especially for car sellers, dealers or auto motor retailers. It’s an incredible versatile premium WordPress theme with powerful customization tools that helps you building your unique vehicles dealer website.

The theme features a unique front-end submission system with built-in payment packages powered by WooCommerce as well as LayerSlider Plugin (15$ Value). Your users can purchase submission packages to submit vehicles for sale on your website. Everything is done on the front-end your users can, register, login, edit their profile, submit listings, and so much more from the front-end without having to visit the WordPress dashboard. And if this isn’t enough, your users will also be able to manage their existing listings from the frontend dashboard page, they can decide to delete their listings or to update them.

Real 1 Click Automatic Setup

The theme comes with our next exclusive automatic installer plugin. Once activated, this plugin will display a new page from where you can have an overview of your current setup and if you wish, with a single click of a button, the automatic installation process will import demo pages, posts, vehicles, and some other settings like setting up your homepage, woocommerce pages and setting up some default widgets. Everything with a single click.

Ajax Registration & Dealer Profiles

The theme features a built-in ajax registration system with a unique selector. Users can decide to register as dealers or regular users. Dealers will have access to exclusive options from where they can customize their business details, contact details and social profiles. In addition, every dealer has an exclusive custom profile page from where users can browse the vehicles on sale from that specific dealer. Furthermore every single vehicle page submitted by a dealer features an exclusive dealer profile widget which is used as advert to highlight their profile.

Email Notifications

One of the core features of AutoDealer are email notifications, every action taken on your website is notified to the site admin allowing you to have full control over your website, if you don’t need them, you can easily disable this feature through the theme options panel. This is a list of the emails notification available with the theme
  1. The admin receives an email when a listing has been submitted on the website.
  2. The user that submits a listing also receives an email notifying him that his listing will be review first.
  3. The listing author is notified when the listing is approved

Main Features Overview

Automatic Theme Installer

The automatic installation process will import
demo pages, posts, vehicles, and some other
settings like setting up your homepage,
woocommerce pages and setting up some default
widgets. Everything with a single click.
Click the image to have a look at a preview video!

Front-End Submission System

The theme features a unique front-end
submission system with built-in payment
packages powered by WooCommerce. Your
users can purchase submission packages to
submit vehicles for sale on your website.

Front-End Dashboard

The theme features a unique front-end
dashboard page. Users can manage their listings
from this page and if needed they can delete/edit
their existing listings. An overview of their
active packages and favorited vehicles is also

Front-End Profile Editor

Your regular users and dealer can edit their
profiles from this page. Dealers will also have
access to exclusive fields for their business. An
example can be seen here.

Favorites System

Logged in users can add vehicles to their favorites
each favorite vehicle will then be available into the
personal front-end dashboard page.
Users can also remove vehicles from their favorites.

WooCommerce Support

Turn your website into a complete and free
Shopping Cart Solution. It is fully design
integrated, completely responsive & pixel-perfect.

Payment Packages

Your users can purchase submission packages
to submit vehicles for sale on your website.
You can create as many packages as you want
and set different settings for each package.
Each package can also have it’s own expiration
date. Sit back and start earning.

Built-In Search System

The theme comes with a built-in search system
users can filter results with various settings.
The search form can be added anywhere through
shortcodes or widgets, and if needed there’s also
an advanced search form for further filtering.

WPML Ready

The theme comes with full support for the WPML plugin. In addition, .mo and .po files are available for localization.

Built-In Skin Editor

The theme features a custom skin editor that comes with more than 40 different options to customize each single color of the layout.

Other Features Worth Mention

  • WordPress 3.8+ fully tested!
  • 100% Fully Responsive WordPress Theme
  • Retina Ready
  • FREE Lifetime Updates
  • Fully Customizable – Easily Change the color of every Element you see!
  • Use any google font
  • Ready for translation (.po / .mo files included)
  • Icon Fonts Included
  • One-Click Demo Installation
  • Great SEO base built-in (compatible with most SEO Plugins like SEO by Yoast)
  • HTML5 & CSS3 Coded
  • Completely Styled Forms for Contact-Form-7 Plugin
  • Unlimited Sidebars for each Page possible
  • Google Maps included (Multiple Maps on each page possible)
  • Premium LayerSlider Plugin Included (Save 15$)
  • Tons of useful Shortcodes
  • WooCommerce Compatible
  • Lightbox Integration for Images & Galleries
  • Well organized, commented & clean Code
  • Cross-Browser Compatibility FireFox, Safari, Chrome, IE8, IE9, IE10, IE11
  • Extensive Documentation with Pictures & Videos
  • Custom Post Types for Vehicles
  • Custom Taxonomies for Vehicles
  • Advanced Listings Search
  • Front End Submission
  • Front End Listings Modification
  • Front End Registration
  • Front End Profile Modification
  • Front End Submission Payments System
  • Charge For Submissions
  • 18 Custom Widgets
    • [TDP] Dealer Profile
    • [TDP] Featured Listings
    • [TDP] Latest Listings
    • [TDP] Listings Details
    • [TDP] User Profile
    • [TDP] Vehicles Color
    • [TDP] Vehicles Exteriors
    • [TDP] Vehicles Extra Features
    • [TDP] Vehicles Fuel
    • [TDP] Vehicles Gears
    • [TDP] Vehicles Interiors
    • [TDP] Vehicles Locations
    • [TDP] Vehicles Makers
    • [TDP] Vehicles Safety Features
    • [TDP] Vehicles Search Form
    • [TDP] Vehicles Statuses List
    • [TDP] Vehicles Type
    • [TDP] Vehicles Years
  • 3 Different vehicles browsing layout
    • Grid
    • List
    • Map
  • Integrated MegaMenu Support
  • Ability to contact vehicles owner from vehicles pages.
  • Custom Dealer Pages
  • 2 Footer Modes (Enable/Disable Stats Column)
  • Ajax Front-End login/registration/password recovery

What to expect in the feature?

Our best ideas come from your suggestions so we take feedback seriously. If you have an idea or want to make a suggestion please let us know. We will keep supporting the product and we will keep adding essential features to the theme.


Update 1.6.7 24th August 2016
  • Updated: ACF integration.
  • Fixed: image upload button within admin panel not displaying.
  • Fixed: inability to edit a brand image once already uploaded.
/framework/acf ( whole folder )

Update 1.6.6 15th March 2016

  • Fixed: issues with display of search results sorter on mobile devices.

Update 1.6.5 17th February 2016

  • Fixed: issues with sorting search results.

Update 1.6.4 7th October 2015

  • Fixed: users not receiving registration email when signing up
  • Fixed: search results glitch when sorting results by name
  • Tweaked: search results page will always display featured vehicles first.

You must update the Frontend Connection plugin.


Update 1.6.3 2nd June 2015

  • Fixed: Edit vehicle page not loading selected taxonomy terms for the vehicle
  • Fixed: WooCommerce styling update
  • Fixed: issue with grid layouts – sorter and menu overlapping
  • Fixed: Packages table not displaying within account page on mobile
  • Fixed: Vehicle sorting option not working in search results page
Updated files:

Update 1.6.1 23rd April 2015

  • Updated: ACF plugin
  • Updated TGMPA library
Updated files.
framework/acf/ (whole folder)

Update 1.6 19th April 2015

  • Tweak: removed ICL debug code
  • Fixed: removed unused footer menu location
  • Fixed: adjusted textdomain of menu locations names
  • Fixed: woocommerce function being called even when plugin is disabled
Affected files

Update 1.5.9 12th February 2015
Read changelog for this update.

Updated 1.5.8 6th February 2015
Read the changelog for this update.

Updated 1.5.7 26th January 2015
Read the changelog for this update.

Updated 1.5.6 21st November 2014
Read the changelog for this update.

Update 1.5.5 October 16th 2014
Read the changelog for this update.

Update 1.5.4 October 13th 2014
Read the changelog for this update.

Update 1.5.3 September 29th 2014
Read the changelog for this update.

Update 1.5.2 September 4th 2014 – No theme version change

Fixed: Callout shortcode secondary buttons not working
Fixed: Forcing some fields on the submission form to be required - not working.

Update the TDP Shortcodes plugin and the wp-autotrader plugin.

Update 1.5.2 July 21st 2014

Adjusted: Currency formatting now automatically supports 91 currencies - Simply enter the currency code ex "USD" into the theme options panel
Adjusted: temporarily removed js validation on wp editor.

Update 1.5.1 July 11th 2014

Fixed: improper vehicle description formatting when submitting vehicle
Fixed: responsive issue on android devices 

Theme Updated FIles 

WP-AutoManager Plugin has been updated too. Please update the plugin.

No theme version change – Update July 2nd 2014

Fixed: featured image not appearing into edit page for regular users when submitting vehicle.

WP-AutoManager Plugin updated to version 1.3.9

Update 1.5 June 30th 2014

Fixed: disabling advanced search form would not remove the button to display the advanced search form.
Fixed: inability to display empty vehicles terms when submitting vehicles.
Fixed: validation when in search form the vehicle is not selected.
Adjusted: better validation handling for main required fields.
Added: an error message now appears on top of the search form when main required fields are not filled in.
Added: ability to search for all models in search form.

WP-AutoManager plugin updated to version 1.3.8 (Must update).

Theme Updated Files

Update 1.4.9 June 24th 2014
Fixed: Minor css adjustments
Fixed: Updated child theme files to match latest changes.
Fixed: PHP errors displaying if vehicle doesn't have any extra or safety feature
Fixed: Vehicles Filter not working in archive page
Fixed: Mobile menu not displaying when top bar disabled
Changed: Text of the error message of non logged in users trying to add vehicles to favorites
Added: Search form will now exclude manufactures and models that are empty
Added: JS validation to submission form to prevent issues when submitting a vehicle and not filling main required fields. 

Theme Updated Files

Update 1.4.8 May 30th 2014

Fixed: Textdomain for woocommerce templates translations
Fixed: Vehicles filter in search results page not working
Fixed: search results displaying non approved vehicles
Adjusted: "any" manufacturer option is now selected by default.

Updated Theme Files

Update 1.4.7 (NO VERSION CHANGE) May 23rd 2014
Updated: Frontend Connection Plugin to fix a bug with the password reset email.

Update 1.4.7 May 19th 2014

Fixed: disabling option to display vehicle address in single vehicle page not working
Fixed: translation issues with the Frontend Connection plugin
Fixed: vehicle overview odd/even rows css style when one or more options are disabled
Fixed: a css issue that can be sometimes be displayed in certain occasion when topbar is displaying logged in username
Fixed: css issue in woocommerce checkout state field being unselectable
Fixed: theme options link in admin bar linking to wrong page
Fixed: amount of packages displaying in package selection screen not correct
Fixed: some translation issues with certain strings with the wp-autotrader plugin
Added: ability to display both featured and latest vehicles carousels in single vehicle page.

Plugins Updated 

WP - AutoTrader Plugin to version 1.3.7
Frontend Connection plugin to version 1.2 

Theme Updated Files

Update 1.4.6 April 25 2014

Fixed: Regular users can't save phone number through edit profile page.

Theme Updated files:

Update 1.4.5 April 17 2014

Added: ACF plugin update for compatibility with WP 3.9
Added: RTL languages support
Added: new option in Theme Options Panel : General Settings to enable RTL stylesheet
Added: social icons generator is now available even when topbar is disabled
Added: vehicles now can also not require interior/exterior features
Fixed: capability error for dealer user role
Fixed: Body Type not displaying correct value in single vehicle page 
Fixed: post format gallery not working in single post page
Fixed: taxonomy header image not working
Fixed: vehicle map address not correctly updating ACF field when quickly approving vehicle from backend.
Fixed: 6 figures search not returning correct results
Fixed: Shortcode generator button missing due to WP 3.9 update
Changed: vehicle pricing display method now reflects your wp locale settings currencies and pricing will automatically format themselves read this topic for more information
Changed: description of pricing field in backend which required a specific price format (not required anymore)

Theme Updated Files

framework/acf/ (whole folder and files)

Plugins updated:
1) TDP Shortcodes Version 1.2
2) WP Auto Manager Version 1.3.6

Update 1.4.4 April 14 2014

Fixed: automatic plugins installation message not visible during theme setup

Theme updated files
style.css (only file version)

Update 1.4.3 April 11 2014

Fixed: vehicle location addition from frontend not being saved into the submission
Fixed: jquery chosen dropdown on checkout cart displaying empty

Theme updated files 

WP-Autotrader plugin has been updated, must update plugin too.

Update 1.4.2 April 2 2014

Added: New vehicle edit page
Added: vehicle features fields in vehicle edit page are now checkboxes
Added: re-ordered custom fields in vehicle post type & vehicle edit page
Added: New option in Theme Options -> User dashboard to select the new edit page
Updated: Theme documentation with new instructions on the new vehicle edit page
Fixed: issues with location and images not being saved on vehicle edit page.
Fixed: some wrong textdomains.
Updated: new strings added to default.po/.mo files.

Theme Updated Files
default.po/.mo files

MUST UPDATE: AutoTrader Plugin to version 1.3.5

How to update:
1- Update theme and plugin
2- Open up the theme documentation and read section "Frontend User Dashboard" -> Creating The Edit Vehicle Page and "Frontend User Dashboard" -> Setting Up Edit Vehicle Page

Update 1.4.1 April 1 2014

Fixed: error messages displaying on first install when no settings are saved.
Fixed: general php error/notices in debug mode
Fixed: Issue with 6 figures prices in vehicles pages.
Fixed: translation method and textdomain in Profile Edit Plugin

Theme Updated Files

Update Plugins 
TDP Profile Edit and TDP Shortcodes

Update 1.4 March 22 2014

Fixed: translation issues
Fixed: default vehicle order option not having effect
Fixed: all vehicle features forms in vehicle edit page not showing selected options upon edit
Fixed: vehicle model/maker field not showing selected option upon edit on vehicle edit page
Fixed: flexslider vehicle images thumbnail scroller not moving correctly 
Added: sample child theme in download package
Added: option to select page sidebar position to all custom page templates.

Theme Updated Files 
/framework/extensions/search.php (UPDATE CHILD THEME TOO)

WP-AutoTrader Plugin Updated To 1.3.3 (Must updated)
Update 1.3.1 March 15 2014
Fixed: image detection method in vehicles gallery not displaying correct image into lightbox gallery

Theme Files affected:

Update 1.3 March 14 2014

Fixed: images uploaded from frontend not being visible into vehicle edit page
Fixed: vehicle gallery page not displaying images if vehicle returned attachment ID instead of url
Fixed: certain fields not displaying selected value into vehicle edit page
Fixed: loading of js scripts of certain plugins into the admin panel
Fixed: compatibility messages with codestyling localization plugin
Fixed: certain strings from the theme not being translated
Added: internal system to check if vehicle has been added from frontend or backend
Added: option to change vehicle slug url from theme options panel

Theme Updated Files

Hangar Plugin Updated to version 1.3
WP-AutoTrader Plugin Updated To 1.3
TDP Fronted Edit Profile Plugin Update to 1.2
TDP Favorite Listings 1.3 

Update 1.2.3 March 04 2014

Fixed: issue with regular search form "required" selection mechanism not filtering right option
Updated: localization files with the newly added strings.

Theme Updated files
Update 1.2.2 March 04 2014
Fixed: text input field and select field options not being saved if editing vehicle before first submission.
Fixed: search form vehicle model selection not showing anymore on change of options
Added: "Any" option to vehicle search form status field
Added: "Any" option to vehicle search form type field
Added: new style for disabled vehicle model field when searching for all "manufacturers" 
Updated: LayerSlider plugin to latest version

AutoDealer Theme Changed Files

Updated wp-autotrader plugin to version 1.2 update plugin too.

Update 1.2.1 March 04 2014

Fixed: support for latest woocommerce plugin update
Fixed: megamenu not working correctly if used on menus other than the default one.

Theme Update Files
/woocommerce/order/ (whole folder + file )

Update February 28 2014 (no theme version change)

Fixed: translation not working for wp-autotrader plugin

Please update the wp-autotrader plugin and read the updated documentation "localization" section for instruction on how to translate this plugin. Localization files for this plugin need to be renamed according to the instruction of the documentation.
Update v1.2 February 24 2014
Updated: wording of registration box for dealer/private user selection
Updated: wording of search box for maker/manufactures
Updated: wording of "autos" to "vehicles" 
Fixed: vehicles prices format if vehicle price has less than 3 characters
Fixed: mobile signup/login form
Fixed: pending vehicles displaying in post type archive page
Added: option to remove shipping box into membership checkout page
Added: phone number field available to every user
Added: phone number field into listing details widget
Added: "All" option to search form
Added: mobile signup/login buttons
Added: badge on listings to separate vehicles from private sellers to dealers sellers

Theme Updated Files 
/woocommerce/order/ (whole folder + file )

TDP Frontend Connection Plugin Updated Files

Update v1.1.3 February 17 2014

Fixed: compatibility issues on WooCommerce checkout page due to the new WooCommerce plugin update.

Theme Updated Files
/woocommerce/checkout/ (whole folder - all files)

Update v1.1.2 February 15 2014

Fixed: issue with taxonomies pages not displaying results but just showing a "not found" error.

Updated Files:

Update v1.1.1 February 14 2014

Fixed: issue with favorite vehicles action not showing added vehicles

Theme Updated Files

TDP Favorite Listings Updated Files
Whole Plugin Folder
Update v1.1 February 11 2014
Fixed: Latest And Featured Vehicles Widgets displaying non paid submitted vehicles
Fixed: latest vehicles pages displaying non paid submitted vehicles
Added: "How to customize search form fields" tutorial into the documentation 

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Credits & Images:

  1. Special thanks goes to PVillage for letting me use his awesome logo “Car Line Logo” you can purchase it here The logo isn’t available for download within the package of the theme.
  2. Images Available on the demo have been purchased on Photodune, therefore they’re not available for download within the theme itself.
  3. Some other icons used for demonstration purpose only and therefore NOT available for download are from the talented designers at
  4. Vehicles Shapes Icons used on the live demo are from and NOT available into the download package.