Version 4.3.1 released

Top Classified Software has released Version 4.3.1 which fixes two minor bugs.  You will find this release in your client download area.

1. Google Maps display bug

2. Pagination bug

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Version 4.3 update

We have not released any updates recently as we have been busy with the development of our new Top Classified Software Version 5, which will be a major release.  We do not have an official release date yet.

We will be releasing Version 4.3 which will contain some minor bug fixes and other updates.

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Top Classified Software version 4.2 released

Top Classified Software Version 4.2 has been released.

Here are the major features and improvements to our classified software.

New Features

  • Added option to charge for ALL classified ads instead of just having free ads.
  • Added new security check to block special characters during registration.
  • Added URL column to display actual URL to file name for Images, Documents, and Other files in the Admin / Content / Files area.
  • Added social sharing icons to top of template.  Removed redundant ones from side and bottom of templates.

Updates and Fixes

  • Fixed sub-sub category listings in the Admin area.
  • Fixed ‘Latest Items’ showing ‘Wanted’ items on the home page.
  • Fixed Google Maps issue of displaying correctly without zip codes.

Current 4.1 users should follow all steps the Upgrade 4.x instructions as there are database changes to this update.  You must login to view the instructions.

Files affected by update

/admin
– /ajax/classifiedCategoriesList.php
– /ajax/classifiedList.ph
– /langs/ * All language files
– /modules/settings.php
– classifieds.php
– classifiedCategoriesList.php
– filesList.php
– settings.php

/ajax
– classifiedCategories.php

/base
– base.js

/langs
– all language files

/modules
– pay.php
– postad.php
–  templateQueries.php

/templates/ALL TEMPLATE DIRECTORIES
– header.php
– footer.php
– style.css

/
– classified.php
– dashboard.php
– myads.php
– pay.php
– signup.php

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Top Classified Software Operations Manual Released

Top Classified Software has released the first version of it’s Operations Manual.  Customers can download the manual in the Downloads Area of the Help Desk.

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Top Classified Software version 4.1.1 released

Top Classified Software Version 4.1.1 has been released.

Here are the major features and improvements to our classified software.

New Features

  • Added Messages link to top user’s navigation that links directly to the Inbox of the inner-site (ie. user to user) messaging system .  Link will display ‘New Messages’ when you have unread messages.
  • Added ‘Send private message’ link to classified ad’s detail page for logged in users.  This links directly to the Compose message of the inner-site messaging system.
  • Added ‘Wanted’ option to classified ad ‘Price Type’.
  • Added search for classified ad price ‘Type’ to advanced search.

Updates and Fixes

  • Update categories and sub-categories show in alphanumeric order.
  • Updated CSS for template header to fix top spacer overlapping header image.
  • Updated left category navigation to wrap very long category or sub-category names.
  • Fixed zip code search to search for numbers and letters.
  • Fixed missing </a> tag in myads function.

Current 4.1 users should follow steps 1-6 of the Upgrade 4.x instructions.  You must login to view the instructions.

Files affected by update

/admin
– /ajax/classifiedCategoriesList.php
– classifieds.php

/ajax
– classifiedCategories.php
/langs
– all language files

Added the following items
————————–
$l[‘messages’] = “Messages”;
$l[‘newmessages’] = “New Messages”;
$l[‘wanted’] = “Wanted”;
$l[‘sendPrivateMessage’] = “Send private message”;

/modules
– inbox.php
– outbox.php

/templates/ALL TEMPLATE DIRECTORIES
– header.php files
– style.css files

/
– asearch.php
– classified.php
– compose.php
– dashboard.php
– inbox.php
– myads.php
– navigation.php
– outbox.php
– postad.php

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Top Classified Software version 4.1 released

Top Classified Software Version 4.1 has been released.

Here are the major features and improvements to our classified software.

New Templates

  • We made 6 new narrow versions of our existing templates for a total of 12 templates.
  • New narrow templates shows on screen resolutions 1024×768 without scrolling left to right.

Custom Header Image

  • Added option to upload your own custom header image from admin area.
  • You can also choose to not show site name’s text if your header image has the site name.

Google Maps Version 3.0

  • Updated Google map code to version 3.0
  • Removed need to enter Google Maps API code in admin area.

Left Side Banner Ads

  • Removed option to show left side banner only top or bottom of New Listings.
  • Added new left bottom banner code in admin area.

Add URL to Classified Ads

  • Added option to enter a URL for classified ads.
  • You can enter the text that will be linked and the actual URL.
  • Great for sending visitors to a Photo Bucket page, or another site that has more details about the item listed in the classified ad.

Category Counts and Classified Views

  • Added option to show number of ads in each category on home page and sub-category navigation.
  • Added ‘Views’ column to ‘My Ads’ to show how many times a classified ad has been viewed.

Forgot Password

  • Added a Forgot Password feature for users.
  • Users can enter their email address and new password will be emailed to them.

Deleting Countries

  • Updated the function of deleting countries in admin area.
  • When deleting a country, all states and cities associated with country are also deleted.

Deleting Users

  • Updated the function of deleting users admin area.
  • When deleting a user, all classified ads and images associated with user are also deleted.

Italian Language Added

  • Added new Italian language.

Top Classified Software Version 4.1

 

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Top Classified Software Version 4.0 Released

Top Classified Software Version 4.0 has officially been released. We have added many new features and improvements to the new version.

Here are just a few of the major features and improvements.

Classified Ad Approval

  • Option to approve ads automatically or hold for approval
  • Admin alerted when new ad entered or existing ad changed (when option set to not auto approve)
  • User’s can see if ads are approved or waiting for approval.

Contact Seller form

  • Captcha coded to combat spammers
  • Seller’s email hidden for security

Banner Ads

  • Copy code from Google AdWords or other advertising program
  • Turn banners off by removing code
  • Placed in optimum locations for greatest exposure

Dynamic top and bottom navigation

  • Turn links on and off.  Let you easily create secondary pages
  • Select to show in top or bottom navigation, or both
  • Arrange order links are displayed

Affiliate program

  • We created an affiliate program for you to make money recommending our software.
  • Easily enable or disable affiliate link  in footer in admin settings
  • Enter your affiliate ID in text field

Currency display

  • We added the currency codes and symbols for all countries
  • Easily change by drop down selector

Complete Street address

  • We added street addresses for classified ads

Automatic remove ads and pictures

  • We created a function to remove old ads and picture automatically
  • You set how many days old ad must be before removing

Country – State – City selector

  • We created a user friendly country, state, city selector
  • Choose a country, only states from that country are shown
  • Choose a state, only cities from that state are shown
  • Helps keep your site’s ads consistent

Language selector

  • Reads any language files in language directory
  • Easily choose which language you want
  • Create new language files and upload

Template selector

  • Reads template directories
  • Easily choose which template you want
  • Create new templates and upload

Templates converted to CSS

  • Converted hard coded HTML elements to CSS
  • Easily change look of site with CSS changes
  • Easy to create new templates
  • Made site load faster in browsers

Edit user’s classified ads

  • Admin can now edit and delete user’s classified ads
  • Easily upgrade ads

Fixed and Updated

  • Entering Google Analytics code in ‘Statistics and Counters’ section – fixed
  • Google maps displaying complete address – fixed
  • Reorganized CSS into sections
  • Consolidated settings options on one page
  • Made pictures in category and search pages link to classified ad
  • Copied social sharing buttons to classified ads detail page
  • Multiple word search –  fixed
  • Special characters for certain languages causing URL issues – fixed
  • Home page category sorting and balanced columns – fixed

Top Classified Software Version 4.0

 

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Version 4 New Features & Improvements

The much anticipated Version 4 is about to be released. We have added many new features and improvements to the new version. Here are some of the major features and improvements.

Classified Ad Approval

  • Option to approve ads automatically or hold for approval
  • Admin alerted when new ad entered or existing ad changed (when option set to not auto approve)
  • User’s can see if ads are approved or waiting for approval.

Contact Seller form

  • Captcha coded to combat spammers
  • Seller’s email hidden for security

Banner Ads

  • Copy code from Google AdWords or other advertising program
  • Turn banners off by removing code
  • Placed in optimum locations for greatest exposure

Dynamic top and bottom navigation

  • Turn links on and off.  Let you easily create secondary pages
  • Select to show in top or bottom navigation, or both
  • Arrange order links are displayed

Affiliate program

  • We created an affiliate program for you to make money recommending our software.
  • Easily enable or disable affiliate link  in footer in admin settings
  • Enter your affiliate ID in text field

Currency display

  • We added the currency codes and symbols for all countries
  • Easily change by drop down selector

Complete Street address

  • We added street addresses for classified ads

Automatic remove ads and pictures

  • We created a function to remove old ads and picture automatically
  • You set how many days old ad must be before removing

Country – State – City selector

  • We created a user friendly country, state, city selector
  • Choose a country, only states from that country are shown
  • Choose a state, only cities from that state are shown
  • Helps keep your site’s ads consistent

Language selector

  • Reads any language files in language directory
  • Easily choose which language you want
  • Create new language files and upload

Template selector

  • Reads template directories
  • Easily choose which template you want
  • Create new templates and upload

Templates converted to CSS

  • Converted hard coded HTML elements to CSS
  • Easily change look of site with CSS changes
  • Easy to create new templates
  • Made site load faster in browsers

Edit user’s classified ads

  • Admin can now edit and delete user’s classified ads
  • Easily upgrade ads

Fixed and Updated

  • Entering Google Analytics code in ‘Statistics and Counters’ section – fixed
  • Google maps displaying complete address – fixed
  • Reorganized CSS into sections
  • Consolidated settings options on one page
  • Made pictures in category and search pages link to classified ad
  • Copied social sharing buttons to classified ads detail page
  • Multiple word search –  fixed
  • Special characters for certain languages causing URL issues – fixed
  • Home page category sorting and balanced columns – fixed

Top Classified Ads Software Version 4

 

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New Version 4 coming soon

In the beginning weeks of July we will release a new version of Top Classified Software.
There will be many new features that have been requested such as…

  • Seller contact form
  • Banner ads
  • Template selector
  • Language selector
  • Option to auto approve or hold ads for approval
  • CSS based templates
  • And more…
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Spanish Classified Ad Software Demo

Spanish classified ad software demo now available

User Interface of the Top Classified Software:
URL: http://spanish.topclassifiedsoftware.com
Login: demo
Password: demo

Admin Interface of the Top Classified Software:
URL: http://spanish.topclassifiedsoftware.com/admin/login.php
Login: admin
Password: admin

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