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Listar - WordPress Directory and Listing Theme

Listar - WordPress Directory and Listing Theme

This Theme Is Well Documented

We dedicated huge time to bring detailed info, clarify general doubts and organizing quickie step by step procedures to make things more easy for everybody. Customize your site as you wish, you will see how practical will be your journey with Listar.

Other Details

  • All images on theme preview are only for demonstration purpose and aren’t included on the final package. After install the theme and (optionally) import the demo content, all the images will be empty (grey).

A Brief Synopsis

Listar is a WordPress directory theme featuring innovative design, mainly based in color variations, circular/wavy shapes and eye catching animations. The layout is powered with Bootstrap Grid System, ensuring responsive adaptation and excellent navigation approach on every device and modern browsers.

With Listar you can create your own directory of listings from scratch, without need of code skills. You can organize these listings by categories and regions, append amenities, publish galleries of photos, register addresses (locations) to generate maps, and so much more.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Listar Directory has been very well rated since the launching day. We just would like to say thanks for all customers who have dedicated a short but valuable time to provide this awesome feedback. We promise to keep doing our best, new features and improvements are coming in time.

Give a Chance to Listar

Own an exotic solution and make sure to surprise your audience with this brand new release. Listar will help you to greatly/beautifully manage a directory site, no matter how big and popular it is.

Are you just launching a startup? Be invited to experiment and grow up with Listar. It is not just a business purpose: this promissing project demands a great list of predefined updates that will be implemented very soon…

Are You Satisfied? Please, Review Us!

Consider that by leaving your rating you will be helping the theme to achieve higher goals, like get better ranked by the search algorithm. Not just that, but the higher is the average rating of a product, the higher the chances to attract new customers and more visitors will be converted to effective sales. So, if you want Listar with a lot of new features, please be supportive with its growing, and soon you’ll see that this fast rating investment was worth it.

Special Thanks

  • Github.com/Leaflet/Leaflet
  • Github.com/Leaflet/Leaflet.markercluster
  • Github.com/lokesh/lightbox2/
  • Github.com/jaclimer/JQuery-DraggScroll
  • Github.com/michalsnik/aos
  • Github.com/OwlCarousel2/OwlCarousel2
  • Github.com/select2/select2
  • Github.com/Hiswe/vh-check

Changelog

Nov 30, 2020 – Version 1.4.0.1

> Added : New theme option to choose the design for Pricing cards (light or dark).

> Quick Fix : fixed issue on the Pricing package's page.
> Quick Fix : fixed CSS minification issue.

Nov 27, 2020 – Version 1.4.0

> Notice: This new update for Listar Directory was just launched, all theme previews will be updated on next hours to demonstrate the changes.

> Added : Built-in Paid Listings
> Added : Built Paid Subscriptions

> Improved : Design for pricing packages.
> Improved : Design for Woocommerce pricing tables.

Nov 15, 2020 – Version 1.3.9

> Notice : The theme was updated today (15 Nov). The online theme previews will be updated soon to demonstrate the new changes.
> Added : New built-in Reviews.
> Added : Optional views counter for listings.
> Added : Bookmark feature for listings.
> Added : New "Complaint Report" form for listings.
> Added : New "Views counter", "Ratings", "Bookmarks" and "Complaint Report" menus for Theme Options page.
> Added : "Most viewed" and "Most Bookmarked" as new "Explore by" options and search ordering filters.
> Added : New "Bookmarks" page for user account, allowing users to handle their bookmarks.
> Added : New listing option (front end and back end) allowing to choose a category to be featured in all listing displaying (cards, maps, listing page, grid, search, etc)
> Added : Same option for listing regions, it requires the activation of "Allow multiple regions for listings on front end submission form" found on "Listings / Theme Options" 
page.
> Added : New front end quick administration menu links for "admin" users: Theme Options and Customize

> Fixed : Issue with Listar Social Login and Twitter API
> Fixed : Sanitization for Forced (custom) listing coordinates.
> Fixed : Listing counting issue through hierarchical listing terms (categories, regions, amenities).
> Fixed : Issue with online calls for mobile and iPad devices.

> Improved : Updated Listar functions related to WordPress Filesystem API, fixing unstable reading/writing files on SSH servers.
> Improved : Details on the "Explore By" popup.
> Improved : Heavy routines eliminated (more speed) for front end listing counting process through hierarchical listing terms (categories, regions, amenities).
> Improved : Main menu dropdowns now support high amount of links (infinite vertically).

Oct 27, 2020 – Version 1.3.8.2

> Quick fix for operating hours script.

Oct 04, 2020 – Version 1.3.8

> Added : New "Explore By" popup with alternative options for listing search and ordering: Nearest Me (with user geolocation), Best Rated, Near Address, Near Postcode, Surprise Me (random search) and Blog Articles.
> Added : Varied theme options to configure the "Explore By" popup and search, check the new "Explore By Types" menu on Theme Options.
> Added : Distance metering for listing cards.
> Added : Varied theme options to configure the distance metering, check the new "Distance Metering" menu on Theme Options.
> Added : Add reference locations (addresses) via Theme Options (Distance Metering menu) and per Listing Region (Listings/Listing Regions/Choose a region to edit) to get varied distance.meterings per listing card.
> Added : Set a background image for the new "Explore By" popup.
> Added : New theme options to customize listing and blog grid filler cards, individually.
> Added : Theme options to set a background image for listing and blog grid filler cards, individually.
> Added : Theme options to disable the grid filler cards, individually.
> Added : Add any custom links for both grid filler cards, individually.
> Added : Theme option to replicate the listing grid filler card on blog.

Ago 26, 2020 – Version 1.3.7.2

> Fixed : Quick PHP fix for excerpts function to solve a PHP 7+ warning.

Ago 25, 2020 – Version 1.3.7.1

> Fixed : Quick JavaScript fix for operating hours (for front end and back end).

Ago 24, 2020 – Version 1.3.7

> Fixed : Updated Woocommerce template files for the latest version.

Ago 24, 2020 – Version 1.3.6

> Added : New Pagespeed rules on Theme Options panel.
> Added : New Base64 Favicon field on Theme Options / Pagespeed.
> Added : Theme options to modify the title and subtitle for search popup.
> Added : Theme options to disable Related Listing for single and archive listing pages.
> Added : Theme options to customize the titles for Related Listing on single and archive listing pages.
> Added : Theme option to hide the search field on front page header.
> Added : Theme option to enable search button on front page top bar.
> Added : Several theme options to configure/filter related listings for search/archive and listing posts.
> Added : Theme option to customize currency without Woocommerce dependence.
> Added : A-Z, Z-A and Random ordering filters for listing search/archive.
> Added : Theme option to set the default sort order for listing search/archive.
> Added : WhatsApp chat button for single listings header, can be disabled via Theme Options.

> Fixed: Issues with listing operating hours.
> Fixed: Issues with listing pricing range.
> Fixed: Issues with cropped listing titles.

> Improved : Listar Addons plugin will automatically be updated with the theme.
> Improved : Core routines of the theme for better Pagespeed.
> Improved : All phone numbers are online callable now, except fax. And theme options added to disable phone calls individually.

> Coming soon: Because of urgent fixes, we are postponing the "Explore By" options for listing search, including geolocated searches by "Nearest Me", "Near a postcode" and "Near an address".

July 26, 2020 – Version 1.3.5

> Quick Fix : Issue with deactivation of the loading overlay when Listar Pagespeed is active. The loading overlay is active by default and can be deactivated in Theme Options / Miscellaneous.

July 24, 2020 – Version 1.3.4

> Added : So much requested, now multiple operating hours are finally available! 
> Added : Theme option to customize messages for User Registration and Password Recovering.
> Added : Theme options to order listing regions on the search popup.
> Added : Theme option to disable hero categories under search field.
> Added : Theme options to hide the grid filler card for listing and blog posts.
> Added : Theme option to turn the listing WhatsApp number active/inactive for online calls.
> Added : New circular design for Listar Call to Action widget
> Added : Several theme options to enable/disable fields for the Add Listing form: listing Location, Public email, Logo, Operating Hours, Price Range, Popular Price, Menu/Catalogs, Phone, Fax, Mobile, WhatsApp, Website, Private Messages, Social Networks, External References and Review/Comments section.
> Added : New option for search button color: Theme color.
> Added : Step by step instructions updated for social login with Facebook, check the documentation.
> Added : Listing option allowing the listing owner disable private messages.
> Added : New theme previews to demonstrate varied design configurations available.
> Added : Linkedin and TripAdvisor input fields for listing Social Networks.
> Added : Theme option to disable the loading overlay.

> Urgent Fix : No more infinite loading screen for Windows 10 + Edge and Mac + Safari browsers. Thanks to Paul from The Flow Form.

> Fixed : 'PHP Deprecated' issues.
> Fixed : Saving issue for search button color on top bar.
> Fixed : Issue with listing category icons set as image (svg, png).
> Fixed : Issue with Polylang plugin concerning file paths and page URLs.
> Fixed : Vertical position of SVG images for "Listar Features" blocks.
> Fixed : Issue with missing reordered menus on WordPress dashboard, conflict was discovered with Rank Math plugin.
> Fixed : Issue with deactivation of AM/PM for operating hours output.

> Improved : Loco's 'Choose a location' section to avoid confusion with unsafe file paths.
> Improved : Better organization for Theme Options.
> Improved : No more conflict with Lazy Load feature from Smush and Autoptimize, Listar already has lazy load support built-in for main front end images. Lazy Load config screens from Smush and Autoptimize will be hidden on the WordPress dashboard from now on.
> Improved : If operating hours crossing by midnight be detected, multiple operating hours will be created automatically.

June 17, 2020 – Version 1.3.3

> Fixed : Issue with operating hours for 24 hours open and closed days.

June 14, 2020 – Version 1.3.2

> Added : Carousel for partners.
> Added : Theme option to enable "Back to top" button for mobiles.

> Improved : Add listing process rebuilt for better compatibility with WP Job Manager extensions.
> Improved : Renew process for listings.

> Fixed : Issue with comments being disabled when editing a listing.
> Fixed : Mobile issue when clicking Bootstrap "hamburger" menu.
> Fixed : Other minor issues.

May 04, 2020 – Version 1.3.1

> Added : Customizable coordinates and public address for listings
> Added : Customize texts for listing "grid filler" card.
> Added : Theme option to enable multiple regions for listings on front end submission form (but not multiple addresses and maps by now).
> Added : Customize the background color for loading overlay via Customizer.
> Added : Customize the background color for social network and sharing buttongs via Customizer.
> Added : Theme options to customize content alignment for front page hero header and search popup.
> Added : Theme option to (optionally) start search right after selecting a region on hero header.
> Added : Theme option to show as much as possible of listing category buttons on hero header, or keep them boxed (default).
> Added : Theme options to customize minimum and maximum zoom levels for maps.
> Added : Woocommerce Subscription support.

> Fixed : Issue with icon fonts not loading via HTTPS protocol when Listar Pagespeed is active.
> Fixed : Issue with icons (pseudo attribution) for certain mobile devices and Microsoft Edge.
> Fixed : Back end meta fields visibility for front page when using Gutenberg Fullscreen mode.
> Fixed : Issue with hero background image fixation for logged users.

> Improved : Added a max title length for listing/blog cards to avoid text overflow.
> Improved : Now multiple categories and regions will be displayed on single listing pages.
> Improved : Map popup for listings without image.
> Improved : Better search routine for listings. Now search queries also will find matches by multiple titles (names) of categories, regions and amenities, not just by listing 
title and description anymore. Example of textual search: cafe restaurant
> Improved : Selected listing categories, regions and amenities will be kept for sequential filtered search until be manually excluded.
> Improved : JavaScript routine to detect mobile devices is way more complex and effective: solved issues with iPad, for example.

> Other : Downgraded/deactivated JavaScript implementation for dynamic font file loadings (Google Fonts and fonts of icons, all related to Pagespeed), needing more detailed 
crossbrowser/device tests.

March 30, 2020 – Version 1.3.0

> Added : Integration with mainstream geolocation providers: Mapbox, Here, Openstreetmap, Bing and Google Maps (kept).
> Added : Integration with our own NEW geolocation provider: Map Plus, exclusively developed for Listar Directory. No API Key/Token required.
> Added : No more API Key dependance or complex configurations for Google Maps, kudos mainly to Map Plus and Openstreetmap.
> Added : Social sign in and login for Google, Facebook (requires HTTPS) and Twitter Accounts.
> Added : New theme options for general Pagespeed optimization (Theme Options / Pagespeed).
> Added : New recommended plugins: Async JavaScript, Powered Cache, Autoptimize, Smush and Loco Translator.
> Added : One click configuration for these plugins via Theme Options / Pagespeed / Enable Listar Pagespeed.
> Added : The new option "Enable Listar Pagespeed" is a complete solution for Pagespeed. This will also recommend and configure the best settings between your server and Listar.
> Added : Right after "Enable Listar Pagespeed", your site will mostly achieve 90+ and A rank on: Google Insights, GTMetrix, Pingdom, WebPageTest, and so on.
> Added : Customizable automatic cache cleaning can be set on Theme Options / Pagespeed. Set a period from 15 minutes until 30 days.
> Added : Cache also will be cleaned when listings and any listing terms are created or updated, this way new stuffs will always be available publicly right after publication.
> Added : Listar Cache button added to front end and backend top bars.

> Fixed : Issue with line breaks on listing location (address). By unknown reason, these addresses weren't being completely parsed by WP Job Manager.

> Improved : Relevant menu links for WordPress dashboard got highlighted.
> Improved : All operating hours are updated via Ajax, so the table of operating days/hours and business availability won't freeze because of cache.
> Improved : Theme preview is way faster now, thanks to the new built-in Pagespeed options.
> Improved : With Listar, you won't experience the limitation of "50 images" per bulk compress when using Smush.

March 09, 2020 – Version 1.2.9

> Added : Footer columns for widgets, set one until four columns.
> Added : New customizer control to set background color for footer columns.
> Added : New Page Links widget to create a list of links for Pages.
> Added : New Listing Region Links widget to create a list of links for Listing Regions.
> Added : New Listing Category Links widget to create a list of links for Listing Categories.
> Added : New Listing Amenity Links widget to create a list of links for Listing Amenities.
> Added : Theme option to remove AM/PM suffix for business hours.
> Added : Theme option to disable private message form for listings.
> Added : Theme option for rainbow effect or transparent background for search button on top bar.
> Added : Theme option to set a fallback description for listing cards.
> Added : Effects section for Theme Options.
> Added : More theme options to disable effects.
> Added : WhatsApp field for listing submission form.
> Added : Theme options to disable maps, GPS and directions.
> Added : Integration with Autoptimize and Powered Cache for automatic cache cleaning
> Added : New plugin recommended for Instagram feed.

> Fixed : Issue with image upload for listing categories and regions.
> Fixed : Iframe embeding for listing description on Gutenberg editor.
> Fixed : Shortcodes are now allowed for listing description on Gutenberg editor.

> Improved : Accordion positions (right after open) on listing description.

February 24, 2020 – Version 1.2.8

> Fixed : Issue with image upload for listing categories and regions.

February 21, 2020 – Version 1.2.7

> Added : New logo for listings.
> Added : New menu/catalog for listings.
> Added : New custom external links for listings (References section).
> Added : New buttons for listing header: Send Message, Video, Hours, GPS, Find Similar, References and Menu/Catalog.
> Added : New theme option to set operating hours format (0h - 12h or 0h - 24h).
> Added : New fixed button for listing operating hours.
> Added : New fixed button for quick menu on listing pages (scroll to see it on left).
> Added : New customizer background color controls for header menu and footer.
> Added : New GPS (lat/lng) coordinates for listings.

> Improved : Map section for single listing pages.
> Improved : Added rating stars for single listing header (requires Reviews plugin).
> Improved : Added asterisk for required fields of the listing submission form.
> Improved : Design for listing category icon on listing cards.

> Fixed : Issue when adding new custom fields manually via Gutenberg editor.

January 29, 2020 – Version 1.2.6

> Fixed : Simplified SMTP "email" setting fields, only "SMTP Username" email is needed now.

January 29, 2020 – Version 1.2.5

> Fixed : Quick issue with private message form.

January 28, 2020 – Version 1.2.4

> Fixed : All currency symbols are now dependent from Woocommerce, fallback for dollar ($).

> Improved : Listing terms (categories, regions and amenities) are now displayed hierarchically on listing search filters.
> Improved : Set a fallback location in case all current listings doesn't have addresses set (that is, no map markers are available). Example: Chicago.

> Added : New theme option to set users roles allowed to publish listings on front end, including visitors.
> Added : New theme option to set listing sidebar position.
> Added : Visitors can also toggle the listing sidebar position on front page.
> Added : Contact form for listings (private message).
> Added : Customizable theme options for private message form, including WordPress editor for private message template.
> Added : Integration with Easy WP SMTP.

> Coming Soon (Notice): Logo and menu/catalog to listings were scheduled for next update.

January 22, 2020 – Version 1.2.3

> Fixed : Six issues pointed by Envato, exclusively concerning the WordPress Compliant requirements, including Gutenberg. We are improving the code quality and security for the theme. No visual changes or new features at all.

> Improved : Updated documentation.

> Coming Soon (Notice): For customers who are awaiting certain updates promised. Relevant directory functionalities queued, scheduled for January 27, 2020.

December 29, 2019 – Version 1.2.2

> Added : Operation hours for listings
> Added : Open/closed status for listing cards
> Added : Video for listings
> Added : Height control for logo (WordPress Customizer)
> Added : Integration with Envato API for theme updates

> Fixed : Issue with clustered markers on very high zoom
> Fixed : Spiral effect for listing images on map sidebar
> Fixed : Issue with cover image for listing terms
> Fixed : SSL issue for tiled images on maps
> Fixed : Duplicated posts (in case of import fail) after demo import

> Improved : Listing description design with accordion
> Improved : JavaScript performance for multiple tabs open
> Improved : Updated theme preview and demo import

December 05, 2019 – Version 1.2.1

> Fixed : Issue with special characters on Leaflet maps
> Fixed : Listing categories/regions/amenities now are properly shown on front end even if no listings are published under its terms.

December 04, 2019 – Version 1.2

> Added : New "spiral" hover effect for listing cards as theme option
> Added : New theme option to set background color for detail row when hovering listings
> Added : New theme options for squared shapes
> Added : New options for Call to Action widget
> Added : More front widgets for client demo: Partners, rounded Call to Action and Map

> Fixed : Issue with listing amenity cards for squared design
> Fixed : Issue with hidden footer for Safari browser

> Improved : Design details
> Improved : Theme demo import updated

> Other : Brand new theme preview using squared shapes

November 27, 2019 – Version 1.0

> Initial Release
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