Residence Theme Options

Search Theme options – Advanced Search Settings

Manage from this area the global search settings:   Advanced Search type   You can change the Advanced Search type. This option applies globally on all header types. You can choose between 9 types. Read about each type here – Show Advanced Search? You can enable or disable the Advanced Search from all header types. […]

Search Theme options – Advanced Search Form

Starting 1.18 version we have new search types that require additional settings from Theme Options-Search-Advanced Search Form. These are the options that can be found in Advanced Search form section: 1. Use Custom Fields For Advanced Search 2. Put Search form before the header media ? 3. Use sticky search ? 4. Use Float Search Form […]


How to Enable Save Search feature Step 1: Admin creates the page for displaying saved searches in user dashboard or you import it with demo content import Step2: Admin enables the save search options and sets in theme options if emails about new properties that match saved searches should be emailed daily or weekly User gets […]

Advanced Search Type 1 and type 4

You can choose the search type from Theme Options- Search-Advanced Search Type Type 1 – has the search button full on the right. Type 4 – has the search button position after the fields These Advanced Search types can be customized, they work with or without custom fields. You can choose how many fields will […]

Advanced Search Type 2

How to set type 2: How Search type 2 applies only for header search and looks like this NOTES ABOUT SEARCH TYPE 2: – The quick search does not work with pins search over map when selecting search options. You can only find results if you click the Search Properties button. This search form cannot […]

Advanced Search Type 3

Search type 3 is the vertical search style we showcase in demo 5 For this search type, there are particular settings you must follow Search type 3 must always have the option “Use Float Search Form” set to YES Configure this option as in this screenshot Set the margin-top values for the search form to align […]

Advanced Search type 5

The Advanced Search type 5 can be customized, it will work with or without custom fields. The design is fixed to header media bottom. Header media means: Google Maps or Properties Slider or Revolution Slider or Image. This is one example, with header Revolution Slider. Search type is set in Advanced Search Settings: You can enable […]

Advanced Search Type 6

Search type 6 supports tabs for the search over header media. Search type 6 works only with custom fields enabled. First select type 6 from Advanced Search Settings: Then go and select which taxonomy you wish to show categories from in the tabs. SAVE. Next select the categories to show in tabs. Use CTRL to select […]

Advanced Search Results Half Map Style

Go to Theme Options – Appearance – Property List Type for Advanced Search – HALF MAP and save. The page will look like this: NOTES: The Advanced Search filters will apply for all properties. Half Map style requires header is set to Google Maps. You can set global header to Google Maps. Help Or you edit […]

General Theme Settings – User Role Settings

Display user roles dropdown in register forms: yes or no If you select yes for this option must choose what user roles user roles to display in registration forms and which user role the admin should approve. The registration form will be like in this screenshot: Select which user role the admin should approve? Video: Admin approves/publishes new […]

Contact Form Settings

Consent to GDPR option was added on latest 1.40.1 theme version. If option is setup to yes it is displayed all theme contact forms.   Ater option is enabled must create GDPR page template:

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 […]

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 CSS. The modifications you do here are NOT overwritten when you do a theme update. IMPORTANT! Must Clear theme cache to can see changes on site front end. […]

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; […]

Advanced Search custom fields setup

Here is a short video how to manage advanced search fields options (how to add default fields and how to add your own custom fields)   How to enable custom fields:   To set how many fields to show Works ONLY with custom fields enabled, set on YES and it’s managed from the same page […]

How to work with Inbox Private Message System

Enable Private Message system for theme default contact form: Make sure you have a page created for the INBOX in user dashboard The message system button will be seen on contact form on property page and agent / agency / developer profile page. Messages will be seen and replied to from INBOX page

General Theme Settings – Splash Page – How it Works

This video sums the possible option for Splash Page –    1. Select the splash page type. Can choose between: -> Image  Must upload Splash Image, .png, .jpg or .gif format   -> Video Must upload Video in mp4, webm, ogv  format and Cover Image for video -> Image slider Must select Slider Images and Slider Transition.    2. Overlay […]

Select the number of properties listed on one page

You select the number of properties listed on one page in Admin – Theme Options – Appearance. This applies for property taxonomies, properties list, properties list half. Help for half map property list: Help for standard property list: Help for taxonomies pages:

Property Submission Page – How to manage submit form fields and mandatory fields.

Starting version 1.20.2 the fields that are mandatory and the fields that are included in submit are managed from theme options. Please check Membership – Property Submission Page and select which mandatory fields to have in submit. This is now manually controlled from theme options. Enable or disable google places auto-completee This option applies to […]

How to make property unit style in lists: grid or list style

Go to Appearance settings and Select what style you wish to have for your property unit as default style: list or grid This option applies for all properties lists: properties list custom page (standard and half map), taxonomy page list, advanced search results list. List style example:

Advanced Theme Settings – YELP API Integration

Starting April 21 the YELP API 2 is retired and only YELP FUSION applies. After upgrading to theme v 1.20.4 you will need to re-create the API as explained below. YELP API will show info about what’s nearby property location and their YELP ratings, like this. How it works First check if YELP API works […]

General Theme Settings – Footer

From Theme Options – General – Footer  you can manage the following options: Show Footer ? Choose if wish to show or not footer. If yes see this help where is explained how to setup footer widgets:  Show Footer Copyright Area? If yes type copyright message that will appear in footer on option Copyright Message: Copyright message supports […]

Vertical Menu. Header Type 3

To choose Vertical Menu for your installation, first select Header Type from theme options. To set header Type 3 choose this: Header type 3 – is vertical – positioned on the right side and closed by default The Login/Register will not be included in the header type 3.  You can add a register/login widget  or […]


Supported Countries – The settings for Stripe merchant can be found in Theme Options – Membership – Stripe Settings Activate SANDBOX OR LIVE and change the API if you switch from live to sandbox or the other way around And make sure you have this page in admin – PAGES with this exact template. […]

Design Theme Settings – Header Design & Colors

From Header Design & Colors tab you can change colors, font size and hover design. These are settings from this area: Header and Sticky Header Height These options apply for header type 1 and 2. Top Menu and Menu Item Font Size Border Bottom Header, Sticky Header Height and color Top Bar Background Color and Font Color (Header […]

Design Theme Settings – General Design Settings

From Theme options  –  Design – General Design Settings you can control the following: Main Grid Width The entire grid will change in the front end, except the half map style page which is by default 100% width because of the special page content/design. Content Width (In Percent) You can also set the width of […]

Design Theme Settings – Sidebar Widget Design

From Theme options – Design –  Sidebar Widget Design you can override default options for widgets using the following options: Widget padding control   Widget Background Color, Heading Color, Heading Background Color, Font color and Border    

Design Theme Settings – Property, Agent, Blog Lists Design Settings

From  Design Theme Settings – Property, Agent, Blog Lists Design Settings You can modify the following options: Unit Card Type You can choose between 5 unit types for properties: Default unit:                      Design type 1: Design type 2: Design type 3: Design type 4: No of property […]

Custom Property Card Unit – Beta version

You can choose one of the 5 default property unit card designs from theme options – or you can work on a custom unit by using the Custom Property Card Unit builder (beta version) — Custom Property Card Unit Starting 1.17 update in theme options there is a special area to design the property unit yourself, […]

How to limit the number of images uploaded in front end submission form

Admin can set the maximum number of images per listing that can be uploaded in submission form for 3  scenarios:   1. Free Submission   2. Membership based submission (free membership)   3. Paid Membership packages    How to set unlimited images Save 0 value for unlimited images.   Front submission message: In front end […]

Advanced Theme Options – reCaptcha settings in Theme Options

You can enable or disable reCaptcha for register form from Theme Options – Advanced – reCaptcha settings. This is a useful tool to prevent registration spam. To use this feature you must add site key and secret key which you take from this url  If you get this error Recaptcha: ERROR for site owner: Invalid domain […]

Property Page Custom Templates

Starting 1.16 WP Residence supports custom page templates for property page. This features means that each client has endless possibilities when designing the property page. We created 4 templates as examples but you can use our new shortcodes your own combination. NOTE: This feature is released as an initial version. Updates will follow. To create your […]