Archive for the ‘68 Classifieds’ Category

You Tube Module Review

Friday, January 23rd, 2009
Title: You Tube Module for 68 Classifieds
Developer: Techconnx
Author: Larry Hotchkiss
Price: $30.00
Compatability: V4.0.x & 4.1.x
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 of 5)
Pros: Many options built in for the display of the video. Straight forward Administration for your settings. Adds a very good value to your sellers
Cons: Tied to an extra field, therefore tied to a category. Extra field text shows in listing which is meaningless to the site viewer. Documentation is sparse


68 Classifieds Add-on Reviews

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Coming Soon!

I will start offering reviews for add-ons for the 68 Classifieds software.

These will be an unbiased review. Hopefully giving insight and more description of these offerings and their use for your classifieds business.


How I Reduced Most of My Abandoned Listings

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

After going live with my Community 68 Classifieds site, I noticed that for some reason I was getting a number of abandoned listings. An abandoned listing is when someone clicks on the “Place and ad” link and starts the process to post a classified ad, but never finishes the process. You end up with a listing that is set to inactive.

Add an RSS Feed to the Seller Store

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

Many of you are using the seller store module that 68 Classifieds offers for free. Although this isn’t really a “Store”, it is simply a place where the seller can show a store name, description and an image. This is only shown when you click on the link when viewing an ad listing that says, more ads from this seller and the seller has of course provided these items.

Using the RSS Feed

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Many people want to know how you can add an RSS feed for their 68 Classifieds site. This is actually already built into the script. There is a file called “external.php” in the root directory of the software. (more…)

68 Classifieds Basic Structure for Design Part 2

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

A look in the template folder
This is the second part of this ongoing series. If you haven’t read the first part, you should start here.

Now that you’ve gotten all set up for your custom template for your 68 Classifieds site by making your backups, making your own custom template folder, you’re probably wanting to start making some changes. We will get to that, but we still have plenty to learn before we delve into that part. Remember that the article series is called the “Basic Structure for Design!”.