eList is a versatile directory WordPress theme from Elegant Themes. The premium theme allows you to create any type of online directory website. It could be used for a local job board, a local real estate listings directory, an online directory of websites or businesses, or any other type of directory website. The theme lets visitors easily submit new listings from the front end, and ecommerce integration provides options to charge for listings and also charge additional payment for featured listings. Other features include unlimited colour schemes, a drag and drop form builder, automatic thumbnails, advanced options panel and more.
- Classic Directory Structure – features your categories prominently on the homepage
- Ecommerce Integration – allows you to charge your visitors for submitting new listings. All payments are handled via PayPal, and PayPal’s IPN system is used to validate each submission
- Custom Form Builder – comes with a drag and drop custom form builder that allows you to completely customize what fields are used during listing submission. This means that your directory could be of anything, making the theme extremely versatile
- Front-end Listing Submission – front-end login and submission page, allowing your visitors to publish new listings without ever having to log in to the WordPress Dashboard
- Paid Featured Listings – in addition to charging for standard submissions, eList allows you to charge an additional fee to featured a user’s listing on the homepage and category page
- Unlimited Colour Schemes – a custom CSS control panel allows you to easily change the theme’s background and font colour, as well as switch between several background textures
- Optional Blog Style Structure – while created to be a CMS with a Page-Based structure, you can also run the theme like a normal blog instead
- Automated Thumbnail Resizing – utilizes timthumb to automatically resize your thumbnail images
- Advertising Management – you can place 125×125 banner images in your sidebar and 468×60 ads to your post pages
- Advanced theme options panel – gives complete control over your theme and its various settings
- Shortcodes collection – large collection of shortcodes for buttons, content boxes, toggled content, tabbed content, slideshows, social media, column layouts, tooltips etc.
- Custom page templates
- Complete localisation
- Drop down navigation menu
- Drop down menus
- PSD files
- Valid XHTML + CSS
- Smooth tabless design
- Firefox, Opera, Netscape, Safari IE8 + IE7 + IE6 compatible
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Elegant Themes membership provides unlimited access to 60+ themes with 2-3 new themes each month (the price per theme is less than $0.65!). They create high quality, user friendly premium WordPress theme for various niches including: CMS business, ecommerce, magazine / news, portal, portfolio, personal, micro and professional blogging.