Optima Express + MarketBoost IDX Plugin
The Optima Express + MarketBoost IDX Plugin from iHomefinder adds responsive IDX real estate search and MLS property listings to your WordPress site, with branded drip emails including sold, open and active listings. MarketBoost takes this a step further by adding local market reports to your website and drip emails. Make your real estate site and emails shine with beautiful design, stunning photos, informative reports and proven lead generation tools.
Use this link to figure out if your MLS falls under the scope of Optima Express.
IDX is an industry standard that enables a real estate professional to display all of an MLS’s property listings on their website, provided they in turn permit other MLS members to display their listings. To qualify for IDX and display an MLS’s listings you must be a member of that MLS and be approved for IDX by the MLS.
Several different types of property search pages, listing gallery pages, market reports and contact pages can be added to your site’s navigation menu. Portal quality drip emails keep your clients engaged with sold, open and active listings. You can also take advantage of shortcodes to embed listings within the content of any page or post on your site. A collection of widgets are additionally provided to add quick search, lead capture, and property listings to your sidebar widget areas.
View our demo site to see the plugin’s full range of features.
An iHomefinder account is required to activate this plugin. To get a free trial account with sample IDX listings or a paid account with full IDX property listings from your MLS, simply go to the “Register” section after installing the plugin.
Use this plugin only if the Customer has an iHomefinder account or is willing to get one, if they have an existing MLS with listings or are willing to get one and they are sure this is the correct option for them. If the customer does not have an iHomeFinder account or doesn’t plan on setting one up, then they should probably consider a different listings plugin option.
We download, install and activate the plugin, then we enter the customer’s registration key to connect their MLS which they should have previously set up. We can then use shortcodes to place widgets for search on different pages. We are NOT required to set up anything in their actual Optima control panel – that’s for the customer to set up on their end, and when done correctly, the shortcodes we place on the site will render. What shortcodes are available depends on what plan is purchased through iHomefinder.