FAQ

The pin is not placed automatically on map – Add New Property page

For the pin to be be automatically placed on the when the property is submitted, all address fields need to be selected from Theme Options-Membership-Property Submission Page If you wish to hide elements from front end, you can do it with  custom CSS, but they still need to be selected from Theme Options. In this […]

Half Map Overlaps Sort Filters

If you see the Search Results Half page or Properties list Half page without a title, please enable that so that sort options don’t overlap with the property units. Please see below video:

How to add custom CSS

You may wish to modify some design elements and that may require using a custom css. You can add custom css in Theme Options – Design  – Custom Colors – Custom CSS. The modifications you do here are NOT overwritten when you do a theme update Or you can use child theme – and add the […]

How to improve my website speed. My website is too slow. How many properties can I have.

To use WPResidence, you must be running WordPress 4.4 or higher and PHP5.6 or higher. The below tips are for 2500 pins – as we tested http://demo3.wpresidence.net/ We have a dedicated server and a demo with 2500 properties here http://demo3.wpresidence.net/ with an average of 4 sec loading time. You can get the same results with a shared […]

How to remove the login from the theme

In order to remove the login menu/ +Submit Properties you need to go to Theme Options-General-Header and set Show user login menu in header ? to NO     For the login to be remove from mobile as well, you need to add the below custom css in Theme Options-Design-Custom Colors-Custom CSS: .mobile-trigger-user { display: none; […]

Where are properties stored in WordPress database

All the property info is kept in wp_post table in your wordpress database. Additional information is also kept in wp_postmeta table. You can check the whole database structure (we are using wordpress default database and do not add new tables) here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Database_Description

PHP 7 doesn’t import wordpress menu

https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/36281 To sum it up: wp-content/plugins/wordpress-importer/wordpress-importer.php wordpress-importer.php on line 798 Change: $$meta[‘key’] = $meta[‘value’]; To: ${$meta[‘key’]} = $meta[‘value’];

Remove Advance Search from single blog post

Use this css and add in theme options – design – custom colors – custom css .single-post #search_wrapper, .single-post #adv-search-header-mobile{ display: none!important; }

How to remove Properties List Filter Options ONLY from taxonomy pages

If you wish that on taxonomy page you do not let users find properties form other categories/types/cities or areas and you simply let people sort the results from that taxonomy, you can use below css for this result .archive .listing_filter_select #a_filter_action{ display: none; } .archive .listing_filter_select #a_filter_categ{ display: none; } .archive .listing_filter_select #a_filter_cities{ display: none; […]

How to remove Google Places from the map.

Use this css in theme options – design – Custom Colors – Custom css or directly in child theme style.css .google_map_poi_marker { display: none!important; } The CSS removes the elements highlighted below:  

How to add MailChimp form

Install MailChimp for WordPress plugin   Connect the plugin to your mailchimp account Create your lists in Mailchimp Create a form and select the list Edit the form and Add the form with the shortcode We use this form html for our form from demo mailchimp   Replace the form in the shortcode example from […]

How to edit the cluster map image to your own

Find the original cluster image in theme pack Open with an image editor – Fireworks, and edit/save with the same name. Replace the cloud.png in css/css-images folder with your own. Give it a  little while to update the maps. There is a caching system and can take a little longer.  

How to add TEXT instead of Price

Use the before price label to add a text you wish to show instead of price and do not fill in the price field value. The label can be added using this field.

Export – Import properties from a different WordPress theme

Any real estate theme we have seen uses different fields and/or different field names. So to export/import you need 2 tools: a. Export database from your current theme to xml or cvs —> for this I am not aware of a confirmed working tool. I know about this Alpha plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-all-export/ – but no client told […]

Keep “More Options” open by default

Custom css to keep “more options” always open when selecting search type 1 #adv-search-1 .extended_search_check_wrapper{ display: block!important; } Results are show in this picture

How to remove elements from the filters in properties list with CSS

Use this css and add in theme options – design – custom colors – custom css or in child theme Remove County/State [id=”a_filter_county”] { display: none; } Remove Cities [id=”a_filter_cities”] { display: none; } Remove Areas [id=”a_filter_areas”] { display: none; } Remove right border (for design consistency) .listing_filter_select { border-right: 0px solid #f0f0f0; } Original […]

How to change mobile header height and logo size

To increase header height use this css code into theme options -> design -> custom css code .(or add in your style.css ) .mobile_header { height: 70px; } Change “70” value in the code with your own value. To increase mobile logo height use this css .mobile-logo img{ max-height: 70px; } Change “70” value in […]

Don’t allow users to register on the site

Un-check this option from wordpress settings 2. Remove user menu from header Remove any page with register/login shortcodes from Admin – Pages. Do not use the WP Estate Login / Register widget on any sidebar. Users can still see Save Favorites If you wish to leave the Favorite option, you can just delete the pages […]

Make property field label standard font weight and value in bold

  To make the below design switch with css Remove current bold .listing_detail strong{ font-weight:300; } Add bold to the field value .listing_detail { padding: 3px 0px; font-weight: 800; } You can make the font-weight value different. These are just examples. These are possible options http://www.htmldog.com/references/css/properties/font-weight/

Error Argument #2 should be an array

If you get these errors when editing a property Warning: array_map(): Argument #2 should be an array in wp-includes/post.php on line 1949 Warning: Cannot modify header information – headers already sent by (output started at /public_wp-includes/post.php:1949) in wp-admin/post.php on line 197 Check Features and Amenities and make sure you do not have 1 set as […]

Database query- How the theme works

When doing searches or any other database related requests we are always using the wordpress api. – more exaxctly the wp api instruction called wp_query https://codex.wordpress.org/Class_Reference/WP_Que… We are NOT using our custom SELECT’s or any other manual query to the sql database. This is the best practice when writing WordPress themes and themeforest will not even […]

Image is not showing on Safari browser.

Safari browser is sensitive to the images that contain special characters like ” or ç. This is related to a safari limitation. Only ASCII characters are allowed in URLs in Safari – IOS, and that does not include accented characters.  Because of this limitation, if an image has accented characters in url, it will not load it. Solution: […]

Facebook Share doesn’t share image or text. What to do.

On some servers Facebook cannot access the info from a property from first share attempt. This is related to Facebook not being able to get the data from your server. How to verify this applies for your situation. Go to https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/sharing If you use Open Graph Object Debugger you will see an error message like this: Error parsing […]