When we talk about online business ideas one of the topics that always is highlighted is the price list category. In this article we will explain how you can set up your online business with Listdom which is the best price list plugin for WordPress. We will start with WordPress and then Listdom Lite and Listdom Pro plugins and at the end we will explain about Listdom Add-ons and Listomer WordPress theme.

What is WordPress and How do you use it?

When you want to have an online business WordPress is the first thing that you should know and start with that. It is the most famous CMS with more than 70% of websites using it as their main engine for an online platform. The great thing about WordPress is its online tutorials and documentations, if you face any issue or questions you can find thousands of different references there. WordPress built-in features are great to create pages and posts easily and show in your website. The great thing about WordPress is that most of the hosting providers support it and they have auto installation for it.

However, It does not have any built-in feature for setting up a price list website. So you need to use a plugin which covers this functionality for you. Listdom is the best price list plugin for WordPress and it provides you whatever you need in this area. In the next sections we will deeply explain about these features and how to use them. Further, you must disable the pingbacks in WordPress.

Listdom Lite: Free Price List Plugin For WordPress

Listdom lite allows you to create a fully functional online price list website in WordPress. You can find this amazing free price list plugin for WordPress in the WordPress repository. In order to install that go to the WordPress back-end and the plugins page, you should click on Add New and then search for Listdom. The last step will be installing and activating it.

 Listdom Lite provides you so many great features but in this section we will introduce  the most important ones which are categorize options, add and manage listings, show listings in the front-end, create search forms and finally settings. If you are interested to know other features you can visit Listdom official website and see those features in live demo website.

So first of all, we will add the categorized options in the Listings menu of WordPress back-end. These options allow you to classify the listings in the different fields. At this time Listdom supports category, labels, tags, features and locations. For example, Clothes will be a great example for category or Free Delivery is a good example for features.

The next step will be adding a listing to the price list, in order to do this click on Add Listing and then specify title, description, price range, contact info, featured image, gallery image, category, map location, address location, tags, labels, features, remark and then publish your price listing.

When you add some sample or real listings it is the time to show the listings in the front-end, in order to show the listing in the website you need to create a shortcode from the Shortcodes menu of Listdom in the WordPress back-end and then add the created short-code in a normal WordPress page. At this time Listdom supports more than 90 different skins and styles, the main skins are single map, half map, grid, list, list+grid, masonry, slider, carousel, and cover views and each skin supports multiple styles. 

Being in the area of the price list needs having dynamic search form builder functionality and it is such an essential feature. In order to create search forms in Listdom you need to click on the Search Builder menu and the Listdom menu and then drag and drop the fields to your search form. As soon as you create a search form you will have a shortcode and you can use it in any page that you want.

The last thing which we will investigate is Listdom Settings page, in this page you can specify Google Maps API key, load front-end packages on Listdom, slugs, archive pages, details pages, custom styles, and etc. There are so many other features that Listdom Lite provides and you can see in the Listdom official website.

Listdom Pro: Paid Price List Plugin For WordPress

Having more advanced features in the area of the price list allows you to have a more professional website. In this case Listdom Pro can bring so many brilliant features and it is the best paid price listing plugin for WordPress. In this section we will explain just some of these great features like front-end add/manage listings, attributes or custom fields, OpenStreetMap, Radius Search and embed video codes. If you are interested to see the full list you can visit Listdom Pro official website.

The first functionality that we will introduce is front-end add and manage listings, with this functionality you can allow your users to add their listings from the front-end and without accessing the back-end or referring you. In order to have this functionality you just need to have Listdom Pro and add Listdom Dashboard shortcode to a WordPress normal page and then have a dashboard feature and give it to your users.

Custom fields are so important for some business cases, it allows you to add custom fields per category or for all categories. For example, Software and Furniture are great examples for the category or Free Delivery is a great example for features. In order to add custom fields you just need to go to the Listings menu and then click on the Attributes.

In some cases users prefer to use a Free map like OpenStreetMap instead of Google Maps which needs an API key. Listdom Pro already supports OpenStreetMap and as soon as you activate it New option will be added to map providers and it is Leaflet, when you select this option it will use this map instead of Google Maps.

Radius search is another amazing Listdom Pro feature that allows visitors to find listings in a specific address. They will enter their address and then see the price list around that address with a specific radius amount which you define. You can have this functionality by adding Address field to the search builder and then select Radius search as method.

The last item which we will explain is the add embed codes feature, with this feature which is available in the add listing pages users or you can add YouTube embed video codes to the price listings so they will be more attractive for the visitors that see them. If you want to see other features that Listdom Pro provides you you can visit Listdom Pro official website.

Listdom Add-ons and Listdomer Theme

Listdom already has more than 25 different add-ons which each help you to be the best in the market. For example, Listdom Android/IOS mobiles apps give you the ability to be on your users smartphones. The next example will be Listdom CSV Importer Add-on which allows you to add so many listings as balk with a CSV file. You can see full list of Listdom add-ons on Listdom Add-ons official page.

Listdomer is a WordPress theme which has been developed in the area of listing and directory. With this wonderful WordPress theme you can have a great skin for your price list website.


Listdom Lite, Listdom Pro, Listdom Add-ons and Listdomer WordPress theme are the best solutions to set up a price list online website and they have been developed specially to cover your business requirements. If you have any questions in this regard you can contact their high tech support to get your answers.