Business Directory Plugin

August 23, 2016 Michael Kennon

Source: Business Directory Plugin on WordPress Plugin Directory

Business Directory Plugin is the most popular, versatile, widely-installed, easiest to use, and best-supported WordPress Business Directory plugin available. Increase interaction on your website, improve customer retention and a add revenue-generating section to your site with Business Directory Plugin!

Business Directory Plugin allows you to build a local directory, directory of business providers, a Yellow-Pages style business directory, Yelp-like review sections, create a church directory, build an address book directory and much more. You can add any kind of directory using Business Directory plugin.


  • Fully customizable form fields
  • Accept payment for listings OR have free listings in your business directory
  • Full support for recurring payments (PayPal,, Stripe)
  • Allow for featured/sticky listings for an upgrade fee
  • Create multiple fee plans, which can be assigned to categories for posting
  • Built in CSV import and export
  • Support for reCAPTCHA to avoid spam listings
  • Users who post can edit listings without access to WP dashboard
  • SEO Friendly using Yoast SEO
  • Configurable quick-search field and sorting bar for listings
  • Rate businesses in your directory (now with microformat support) (using the Ratings Module)
  • Display the location of the business (categories, search, details–now with custom map sizes) (using the Google Maps Module)
  • Location based directory result filtering (using the Regions Module)
  • ZIP code radius searches (using the ZIP Search Module)
  • Assign features to paid or sticky listing plans to give users incentive to upgrade (using the Featured levels module)
  • Allow users to upload PDFs (using the File Upload Module)
  • Display Category Icons/Allow Parent-Child Category Navigation (using the Enhanced Category Module)
  • Manage attachments on directory listings (using the Attachments module, supports PDF, Text files, images)
  • Accept payments using Stripe (using the Stripe Gateway Module)
  • Accept payments using PayFast (using the PayFast Gateway Module)
  • Post claimable listings in your business directory that other users can pay (or not) to claim (using the Claim Listings Module)
  • FULL responsive support when installed with a responsive theme
  • Integrates with popular plugins like Yoast SEO, NavXT Breadcrumbs and WP-PageNavi for easy use
  • Ability to offer discount codes based on a % or fixed amount with expirations (using the Discount Codes Module)
  • Multi-language support in your directory with WPML
  • Ability to re-skin the directory with a few clicks (directory themes)

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These are optional modules that you can use to enhance Business Directory Plugin’s functionality and support future development:

NEW Themes

NEW Modules

Feature Add On Modules

Payment Gateway Modules

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If you love Business Directory plugin, please consider purchasing a Premium Module!

Business Directory fully supports WPML for dynamic language switching. But if you need just one single language, we include and support these out of the box!