h listing has a number of settings available, including assignment of a team member for display of contact information and lead routing purposes, as well as two categories of settings for the listing content and the page content.  

Start by clicking the Actions button on your listing entry: 

This will open the settings panel with the available options for you to customize and configure.  

Configuring the Property Settings: 

In the property settings area, are some important tags that can be used to help filter groups of your listings in a Listing Feed, which displays a grid view of available listings based on these filters.

For property status, you may use Active, Pending, Sold or other variations common in your MLS or even uncommon status' your brokerage may use for exclusive properties.  (I.E.  "Coming Soon", or "Office Exclusive")

Click 'add new status' to create a new status for your listing. 

A modal window will open where you can type out the title of your choice. Click Add to include this status in your list of available status filters in the listing plugin. 

With your status created, this will be available in all listings you create or edit later.  You will need to ensure you have selected to use this filter in this listing after it has been created. 

At any time, you may decide to either edit or delete a status.  It's important to note that if you delete a status, any listings that used that status will no longer have that status selected.  

You may edit or delete a status as needed.

Click 'add new property type' to create a new property type for your listing. 

A modal window will open where you can type out the title of your choice. Click Add to include this property type in your list of available filters in the listing plugin. 

Click the checkmark to use your new property type:

At any time, you may decide to either edit or delete a property type.  It's important to note that if you delete a property type, any listings that used that filter will no longer have that property type selected.  

You may edit or delete a property type as needed.

Click 'add new location' to create a new location filter for your listing. 

A modal window will open where you can type out the title of your choice. Click Add to include this location in your list of available filters in the listing plugin. 

With your new location created, this will be available in all listings you edit later.  You will need to ensure you have selected to use this filter in this listing after it has been created. 

Click the checkmark to select the location: 

At any time, you may decide to either edit or delete a location.  It's important to note that if you delete a location, any listings that used that filter will no longer have that location selected.  

You may edit or delete locations as well.

If you plan to allow users to share your listing on social platforms other than Facebook and Twitter, or support RSS feeds of your listing content, you will want to add a Featured Image.  

Setting a featured Image: 

Recommended dimensions for a featured image is to be at least 1200px wide. It should also be optimized for web

A typical image of this size should be no larger than 350kb, and ideally much smaller than that.  Image file size is an important component of your page speed. Resources like https://tinyjpg.com/ can make it quick and easy to scale, crop and web optimize images for use on a website.  

Click "Add New Featured Image" to open your media gallery.

The featured image you use will be the one that displays for users whenever they are using a software platform that utilizes meta data to display portions of the page content.  

Be sure this image is no smaller than 1200px wide and not larger than 350kb.

Configuring Yoast SEO

Under the Actions button you can open the listing in the standard WP editor where you can adjust your Yoast SEO settings like inserting focus keywords, etc.

As the window opens in a new tab, scroll down a bit to Yoast settings where you can enter your focus keyphrase and as well 

If you are looking for a more detailed article about basic SEO concepts, click here.

Continuing Education: 

Learn how to navigate the AF editor, build your listing content, enable awesome features and more in our additional articles on the Listings V3 plugin.

  1. Introduction to the AF Editor
  2. Configuring your listing settings
  3. Building A listing entry
  4. Configuring A listing feed
  5. Open house registration options
  6. Integrating Facebook Chat Messenger
  7. Customizing the social locker
  8. Adjusting the Listings v3 plugin settings

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