Any Experts can help with a directory site ??

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I am building directory listings for clients which each have there own stand alone subdomain running off a main domain. These are built in wordpess and are like mini websites that sit on individual sub domains. My dilemma is how to create a main page that can search to find these sites like a directory. ie I want people if they find the main site to be able to put in a search box plumbers and all the the plumbers that have a directory site that I have created will appear in a list. or put in plumbers Sydney and all the sydney plumbers will appear.

Is this possible to create something like this and if so what would I need to do to each subdomain site to match them for searches.

I am totally in the dark with this so any advice or suggestion how to better set up a directory site would be greatly appreciated. May even be a job for an expert if I decide I need someone to create for me.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

#directory #experts #site
  • Profile picture of the author Peter Thompson
    Update on the question just to clarify. How would I create a site with the ability to serch for pages like this example below:

    Blossoms Florist - Florist in Tweed Heads - Cnr Wharf Street & Bay Street

    What software do I need. Is there a wordpress software to do this. Do I need the ability to set up database and need higher coding skills.

    In the dark....

    Peter Thompson
    Your home for building on the web

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  • Profile picture of the author tracker411
    Yes you can use wordpress, here is a good theme from theme forest
    WordPress - Directory Portal WordPress Theme | ThemeForest

    No with wordpress you don't need a lot of coding skills unless you want to make custom changes to the theme.

    Yes wordpress uses a mysql database but most hosting companies have a script in cpanel to install wordpress automatically.

    Hello Everyone

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  • Profile picture of the author Peter Thompson
    Anyone used this theme or any other theme's to create a directory website. I want it to be very user friendly and low maintenance to update and add listings.

    Any other suggestions would be great

    Peter Thompson
    Your home for building on the web

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