Classifieds (Classified Ads)

Classifieds is a feature that enables you to create your own Classified Ads platform for your clients.

To use this feature, you have to create a Google Maps JavaScript API: Click here to learn how to create this API key.

First, click on the in the 1“Add pages” section, to add this feature to your app.

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  • Radius“: The distance (in meters) where the ads will be displayed from the selected location.
  • Country“: The country where you want the ad to be available.
  • Limit ads to this country only“: The ad will be displayed only in the country you selected, no matter the radius you chose.
  • Ads expiration“: Chose how much days the ad will stay on the app.
  • Moderate Ads“: If this box is ticked, the admin will have to allow the publication of the ads manually; if it’s not, it will be automatically published.
  • Price is required ?“: Check this if you want a price for every ad, if you don’t want barter.

 

Click on3 .Now you will have to create Categories:

First, you have to create a “Section” (for example: Cars/Motorcycle):

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Click on 5to add it.

Now that you have created a section, let’s create some categories (At least one is required):

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Click on 5to add a category. You can create as many sections and categories as you want, there is no restriction.

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When you create a new section, users will be able to add product’s ads to this section, but if you create categories for this section, users will have to add product inside the categories and not right in the section itself.

In that example, people won’t be able to add product in the section “Cars/Trucks”, but will have to choose between “Big Tuck” or “Medium Trucks“. 

 

In The App

To create an ad, open the app and select the Classifieds feature.

Then click on  on the bottom of the screen.

To create one, click on  on the top right of the screen (color may vary depending on your template):

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– Write a great description with a minimum of 15 characters (ads won’t be accepted if it’s less than 15 characters)
– Add a picture to the ad.
– Add an address or the address of the product.
– Add an email address to be contacted by a potential buyer.
– Add a phone number.
– Add the category where you want the product to be displayed.

You can decide to hide the phone number or the address on the ad, but know that if your address is hidden, then the ad won’t be visible on the public map.

Be sure to have filled out every case or the ad will not be accepted.

Click on “Save”, the ad is now published!

 

Manage Apps

You can manage Ads, and moderate them, on the “Manage Ads” section:

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For example here, as I checked “Moderate Ads“, I have to review the Ad and publish it (or not). Click on 12 to accept it. Click on 13 to refuse it. In the App, an Ad waiting for review is like that:

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An Ad published:

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An Ad canceled:

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The vendor will have to click on his Ad, edit and uncancel it, to send the Ad to review again:

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