Business Directory Script with PHP Laravel
Directory Hub is a business directory PHP script, inspired by Yelp and Yellow Pages, offers features like unlimited-level categories, custom fields, listing with multiple categories, which give buyers the maximum ability to make any type of business or niche directory website.
Directory Hub offers you the CMS platform to build a business directory website. It is highly customizable and is the trending business directory script solution in the market to organize your business directory portal.
Directory Hub built based on PHP and Laravel Framework, which gives the developers massive ability to extend and customize the business listing and classified web application to their own needs and specifications.
- PHP 7.2+
- Laravel Framework 6.x
- MySQL 5.6+
- Jquery 3.5
- Bootstrap 4
Features in Next Release
- Sitemap tool (DONE)
- Business listing seo-friendly URL (DONE)
- Payment Gateway: Braintree
- Listing Importer with Google Place API
- Listing setting in Admin Dashboard (Maximum num of gallery photos, email notifications, social media share options, listing approval option)
- Classified Portal/Module (In Progress)
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Admin: [email protected] / 12345678
User 1: [email protected] / 12345678
User 2: [email protected] / 12345678
User 3: [email protected] / 12345678
Business Listings Map View & Grid View
Directory Hub designs comprehensive map view and grid view on business listings, plus data filter.
Featured listing stays on top of the listing search result, category listing page, and homepage, which gives the maximum exposure of business listing for paid users.
Claim Business Listing
Anyone can claim a business listing on the website. Admin can either approve or reject each of the business listing claims. This feature gives the website more attractive to business owners, and intent to become paid users.
5-Star Rating & Review
Directory Hub uses a 5-star rating and review system where users can rate and write reviews on a business listing with uploaded photos. The rating includes 4 dimensions (Customer Service, Quality, Friendly, Pricing) besides Overall Rating. Admin user is able to manage (view, approve, disapprove) all website ratings and reviews.
Directory Hub provides a commenting feature for a business listing and blog post. Users are able to leave comments, reply to a comment, as well as, edit an existing comment. The comment system provides a convenient way for users to start a conversation and build an internal community.
Upload photo gallery images for any directory, and display on the business listing page as justified waterfall photos. It’s mobile responsive and fantastic looking.
Besides the photo gallery, you can also insert the youtube video to the business listing page to get even more eye-attracting and positive impressions.
Directory Hub supports an unlimited level of category structure, which gives buyers the maximum ability to create any type of business directory. For example, you can easily build a category structure of restaurants like Restaurants > American Restaurants > Burgers.
Multi-Categories per Listing
With Directory Hub, you can assign multiple categories to one listing, which is perfectly fit for real-world situations. For example, a law firm may practice many laws such as immigration law, real estate law, senior law, or business law. So in this case, a listing of a law firm can have categories in immigration law, real estate law, senior law, and business law. Buyers can easily do this in Directory Hub.
There are four types of custom fields (text, single select, multiple select, link) you can add to each type of category.
If you have a category of real estate, you can create one multiple select custom field named Features with values: river-front, outdoor kitchen, garage parking, basement; one text custom field named additional description; and one link custom field named website.
Also, if you have a category of automotive, you can create one single select of a custom field named Brand with values: Toyota, Honda, Ford, BMW, etc; one single select of a custom field named Year with values: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, etc; one multiple select custom field named features with values: the leather seat, hybrid, GPS, etc; one of text custom field named Seller Notes; and one link custom field named website.
SEO Slug Link
Directory Hub supports SEO-friendly slug link for every business listing and category. Users can set any SEO-friendly slug link for their business listings.
Directory Hub allows you enable or disable website sitemap, and you can also specify sitemap types (XML, HTML, TXT, ror-RSS, ror-RDF), sitemap frequency (always, hourly, daily, weekly, monthly, yearly, never), and enable or disable each of individual sitemap.
Ad Networks Spaces
Directory Hub has a build-in Ad Networks Blocks tool, which allows you to insert any advertisement code (such as Google AdSense, Media.net, etc.) to different types of pages, and to different types of positions inside a page. You can also enable or disable or delete certain ad blocks in the ad blocks management panel.
PayPal, Razorpay, Stripe, and Bank Transfer Subscription
Directory Hub uses PayPal, Razorpay, Stripe, and Bank Transfer payment gateway to handle and keep track of subscription payments. Users can also view their subscription status, payment history, and invoices on the user dashboard portal.
Directory Hub supports Google reCAPTCHA version 2 checkbox on the login form, sign up form, and the contact form. You can easily enable or disable Google reCAPTCHA on those forms to prevent spams.
Highly Customizable Website
Directory Hub offers a website customization feature, which you can change theme colors, homepage (also inner page) heading background (color, image, or youtube videos), menu background color, menu font color, footer background color, footer font color, website logo, website favicon.
Directory Hub supports 13 languages: AR – Arabic, CA – Catalan, DE – German, EN – English, ES – Spanish, FA – Persian (Farsi), FR – French, HI – Hindi, NL – Dutch, PT-BR Portuguese (Brazil), RU – Russian, TR – Turkish, ZH-CN – Chinese.
Each registered user or website visitor can set his or her preferred language either through the user profile page or website footer.
100% Editable Languages Text
All of the text in Directory Website are editable. That means you can change any text that you see on the website to whatever other text you like to make it more suitable for your own business needs. You can also sync and store all your changed text to the website database permanently to avoid future updates overwrite.
Directory Hub provides a user-friendly and modern designed administrator dashboard for a website owner to handle all tasks including approve or disapprove listings, comments, or suspend or unlock user accounts, manage locations, categories, custom fields, payment plans, subscriptions, and another website settings.
Directory Hub offers a dedicated user panel for registered users to manage accounts, listings, reviews, messages, comments, payment, and subscriptions.
Directory Hub has a build-in location dataset (states, cities, and latitude & longitude) of 13 countries in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Central African Republic, Czech Republic, Germany, France, United Kingdom of Great Britain, and Northern Ireland, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Romania, and United States. The out-of-box build-in location (country, state, city, latitude, and longitude) dataset saves you time and effort from entering each place manually to the website database. If you do not see a country of your desire, you can send a new country request.
Directory Hub uses OpenStreetMap and Leaflet JS plugin to handle and render maps in a single listing page, listing by state page, and listing by city page. Compare to Google Map API, OpenStreetMap is free to use and no configuration required on your end.
Configurable Billing Plan
Directory Hub has flexible subscription plans and you can easily customize each subscription plan. For example, you can set plan price, billing cycle (monthly, quarterly, yearly), number of the featured listings.
Directory Hub has a build-in message system where registered users can send and reply messages regarding the listings they posted on the website. Admin user has the ability to moderate all messages among all registered users.
Directory Hub supports social accounts login with Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, and GitHub. You easily can configure, enable, disable the social account login settings in the Admin Dashboard.
Directory Hub uses a canvas blog system that offers flexible and powerful blogging and content management functionality. It’s easy to manage blog posts, topics, tags through the user-friendly canvas blog backend dashboard.
Directory Hub allows you to put your google analytics tracking code to monitor the website traffic from the General Settings page of the administrator dashboard. It also allows you to filter out administrator traffic.
Directory Hub puts SEO in mind too. Thus, admin can easily set up the homepage title, homepage keywords, homepage meta description on the admin dashboard general settings page.
Social Media Sharing
Share to 16 social media networks with just one click.
Business listing can be saved to the user’s personal saved listing collection, and re-visit later.
Company Details & Legal Pages
Directory Hub provides a step-like installer. It’s easy and takes just a few minutes to give you a live website.
For existing buyers, Directory Hub allows you to update the script with a step-by-step update wizard to merge new features to your existing website. No programming knowledge needed, and no code touched.
Complete User Manual
The purchase package included a complete user manual of PDF, which gives you a detailed overview of the script and allows you to quickly dive into every piece of the script.
Directory Hub provides a listing manager, which allows you to create a business listing in a step-by-step format. Also, manage listing status with pending, approval, suspend. You can also update a listing with categories, detailed information, custom fields, and images.
SMTP for Outgoing Mail
Directory Hub allows you to set up SMTP on the admin setting page with other third-party SMTP services.
Registered User Manager
The registered user page in the admin dashboard allows you to create/update website registered users, update profile images, change the user’s password. Also, delete or suspend users.
Great Directory Script with Great Customer Support
We offer you free script installation service and professional developer support for any of your inquiries.
- Apache Web Server.
- PHP >= 7.2.0
- MySQL >= 5.6
- BCMath PHP Extension
- Ctype PHP Extension
- Fileinfo PHP extension
- JSON PHP Extension
- Mbstring PHP Extension
- OpenSSL PHP Extension
- PDO PHP Extension
- Tokenizer PHP Extension
- XML PHP Extension
PHP symlink() function must be enabled on your hosting server. Otherwise, the Directory Hub will not able to install successfully.
Visit project page for demo, installation, user manual, and more information
If you are looking for a business directory PHP script or a yellow pages PHP script, the Directory Hub is your best choice.
Please leave your questions in the comments.
Release #17 – October 4, 2020
- Add listing SEO-friendly slug link feature.
- Add website sitemap feature.
- Add paid subscription end soon notification feature.
Release #16 – September 27, 2020
- Add Stripe payment gateway
- Add manual Bank Transfer payment gateway
- Fixed reported internal bugs.
Release #15 – September 22, 2020
- Add business listing claim feature.
Release #14 – September 16, 2020
- Add Google reCAPTCHA to the login form, sign up form, and the contact form.
Release #13 – September 13, 2020
- Users are able to upload photos to review
Release #12 – September 8, 2020
- Gird & Map Views on Categories Listing Page.
- Fixed review stars not showing in some browsers & devices.
- Added review rating summary section in business listing page.
- Add contact form in business listing page.
Release #11 – September 2, 2020
- Add error handling for Razorpay Payment Gateway
- Fix issue of listing not showing in the Category page.
- Fix issue of updater page 500 error.
Release #10 – August 23, 2020
- Editable language feature.
- Customization feature.
- Razorpay payment gateway.
- Youtube video on single listing page.
- Bug fix on admin user creation.
Release #9 – July 31, 2020
- Added Multi-Level Categories feature.
- Added Many-to-Many relation between categories and custom fields.
- Added Multi-Categories per Listing feature.
- A simplified search feature to include only search query and nearby city.
- Fixed image cropper on mobile devices.
- Added Indian currency to PayPal gateway.
- Fixed “Save” button not working issues on mobile devices.
Release #8 – July 23, 2020
- SMTP Setting options in Admin Dashboard > Setting > General
- Language Selector in the user profile page and website footer.
- Optimized mobile view of a single listing page.
- Fixed bug of edit listing authentication for users.
Release #7 – July 20, 2020
- Add PHP symlink() function exist check before showing install wizard page.
Release #6 – July 16, 2020
- Advertisement network spaces on the website.
- Social accounts login.
Release #5 – July 7, 2020
- Redesigned photo gallery in single listing to use justified photo waterfall and light box.
Release #4 – July 6, 2020
- Fixed admin dashboard redirect issue. The issue happened on some hosting severs, which caused by the MySQL driver returns all query records as String Type even for Integer Type columns. So buyers are not able to access admin dashboard after login.
Release #3 – July 2, 2020
- 5-star rating & review feature.
- Fixed responsiveness issue on the homepage and single listing page.
Release #2 – June 29, 2020
- Bug fixed on listing custom fields.
Release #1 – June 26, 2020
- Multiple Language Support (Arabic, Catalan, German, English, Spanish, Persian-Farsi, French, Hindi, Dutch, Portuguese-Brazil, Russian, Turkish, Chinese)
- Redesigned Single Listing Page.
- Added Similar Listing section in Single Listing Page.
- Added Social Share function in Single Listing Page and Blog Post Page.
- Added Save Listing function.
- Added Google Analytics field in General Settings.
- Optimized Search feature, which users are able to search any thing in a listing including title, description, category, locations, custom fields, etc.
- Optimized website loading speed.
Release #0 – June 11, 2020
- Initial Release.