Business Directory Plugin

Business Directory Plugin is the most popular, versatile, widely-installed, easiest to use, and best-supported WordPress Business Directory plugin available. Increase interaction on your website, improve customer retention and a add revenue-generating section to your site with Business Directory Plugin!

Business Directory Plugin allows you to take any listings you want and build a local directory, directory of business providers, a real estate listings site, a Yellow-Pages style business directory, Yelp-like review sections, create a church directory, build an address book directory and much more. You can add any kind of directory with listings using Business Directory plugin.

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  • Restaurants directories, like Yelp, Zomato or Foursquare
  • Local search business directories, like Yellow Pages and Justdial
  • Medical directories, like ZocDoc
  • Tour & travel review directories, like TripAdvisor
  • Hotel directories, like Airbnb
  • Software review sites, like Capterra
  • A Yelp clone * A Yellow Pages directory
  • Small town business guide * Professional directory
  • Local provider listings * Staff listings
  • And much, much more…!

Core plugin Features

All features documented on the main website.
* Fully customizable form fields
* Upload images per listing, allow restricted numbers of images based on fee plan
* Lots of image options: drag and drop image uploads, easy image ordering, primary image settings, thumbnail sizing and more
* Accept payment for listings OR have free listings in your business directory
* Accept payments using (requires account)
* Full support for recurring payments (in most gateways: PayPal,, Stripe)
* Allow for featured/sticky listings for an upgrade fee
* Widgets for Featured, Latest and Random listings. Search widget as well
* Create multiple fee plans, which can be assigned to categories for posting
* Built in CSV import and export
* Support for reCAPTCHA to avoid spam listings
* Sorting options for categories, listings, and front-end for users to choose sort order
* Users who post can edit listings without access to WP dashboard
* SEO Friendly using Yoast SEO
* Configurable quick-search field and sorting bar for listings
* Advanced search screen with ability to show/hide fields available for search
* FULL responsive support when installed with a responsive theme
* Multi-language support in your directory with WPML
* Ability to re-skin the directory with a few clicks (directory themes)
* Integrates with popular plugins like Yoast SEO, NavXT Breadcrumbs and WP-PageNavi for easy use
* Images displayed with categories (using the FREE Enhanced Categories module)
* Display Category Icons/Allow Parent-Child Category Navigation (using the FREE Enhanced Category Module)

Additional Add-on Features available from Premium Modules (paid)

  • Rate businesses in your directory (now with microformat support) (using the (paid) Ratings Module)
  • Display the location of the business (categories, search, details–now with custom map sizes) (using the (paid) Google Maps Module)
  • Location based directory result filtering (using the (paid) Regions Module)
  • ZIP code/postal code radius searches supporting a number of countries (using the (paid) ZIP Search Module)
  • Assign features to paid or sticky listing plans to give users incentive to upgrade (using the (paid) Featured levels module)
  • Allow users to upload PDFs (using the (paid) Attachments Module)
  • Manage attachments on directory listings (using the (paid) Attachments module, supports PDF, Text files, images)
  • Accept payments using PayPal (using the (paid) PayPal Gateway Module)
  • Accept payments using Stripe (using the (paid) Stripe Gateway Module)
  • Accept payments using PayFast (using the (paid) PayFast Gateway Module)
  • Post claimable listings in your business directory that other users can pay (or not) to claim (using the (paid) Claim Listings Module)
  • Ability to offer discount codes based on a % or fixed amount with expirations (using the (paid) Discount Codes Module)

For a complete and detailed list of features, please visit:

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Premium Module Links:

These are optional, paid modules that you can use to enhance Business Directory Plugin’s functionality and
support future development: