Review: 68 Classifieds v4.1

February 10th, 2009
Title: 68 Classifieds v4.1
Developer: 68 Classifieds, Ltd.
Author: 68 Classifieds, Ltd.
Price: Developer $249.00 | Designer $149.00 | Hosted $39.99/mth
Version Reviewed: 4.1RC5 *Unreleased
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4.5 of 5)


This is a review of the upcoming new version of 68 Classifieds Software Script Version 4.1. Scheduled to be released on: Monday, February 16, 2009. The last major release, Version 4.0 was on February 19, 2008. It looks like we’re on a yearly schedule.
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You Tube Module Review

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

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68 Classifieds Add-on Reviews

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

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.
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Add an RSS Feed to the Seller Store

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.
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Using the RSS Feed

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. Read the rest of this entry »