06.02. DNIFCL Custom Classified List Module
11 Jan 2014 10:57:00 AM

DNIFC Custom Classified List is another module option to use if you want to display the classified listing list. The difference between DNIFC Classified List module is you have the ability to customize the template according to your preference. The content display will be based on the template you create.

This is a sample of listing details.

Modules Settings

There is a module setting available on this module and we will list of what options are available.

To go to the module settings, you will need to login first as administrator or any account that has been granted access to use this module.

1. Details Page TabID Settings

By default, you dont need to specify the tab id in here, as the module will automatically locate where the module is installed. This option is a good option to use if you install more than once DNIFC Custom Classified List module on the site. Lets say you install this module on the homepage and listings page. When someone click the listing link on the homepage you want the user to be redirected to the listings page rather than the homepage, so this option will allow you to overwrite where you want the listing to be redirected after clicking.

2. Themes Setting

Themes is another new featured added on version 4.1.0, where user be able to change all the styles of the module. If you want to use your own module, it is recommended that you copy all the folder and files and renamed it to other name and the new theme name should be displayed in here. The themes for this modules are located under /DesktopModules/DNNInfo_Classifieds/Skins/CustomClassifiedList

3. Default sort option

You can set what will be the default sort option for this module. For ex: title, latest ads, etc. Note: This setting will be overwritten if user select the sort option from dropdownlist. User preferrence will be saved into cookies.

4. Default no of records

You can set what will be the default no of records for this module. Note: This setting will be overwritten if user select the no of records from dropdownlist. User preferrence will be saved into cookies.

5. Specific Categories

You can only show listings that belong to those selected categories only. Note: the Remove Selections will remove your categories selections, but it is not used to remove the categories from the list box.

6. Hide Search Panel

Tick this will hide the search panel box located above of the classified listings list.

7. Hide Sort Field

Tick this will hide the sort field dropdownlist.

8. Hide Category Dropdonwlist

Tick this will hide the category dropdownlist.

9. Show category parent only

Tick this will only show the first level (parent level) category only. For ex: if you have subcategories, the subcategories will not be displayed, instead only parent categories will appear.

10. SQL Query

This is an advanced option and intended to use by programmers only, this query can be quite useful, if you want to alter the result of the classified listings by adding extra condition to the script. Please leave empty if you do not know how to use it. The sql query has to be started with attribute "AND" And has to include some table prefix (Alias Name), for ex: C represents DNNInfo_Classifieds_Classifieds Table. Please see the stored procedures for more details. For ex: if you want to show up classifieds only from classified ID from 100 to 1000, what you need to do is enter the sql query as below: AND (C.ClassifiedID >= 100 AND C.Classified <= 1000).

11. Use Custom Classified Template

If you tick this option, it will use the template defined under Control Panel > Classifieds > Custom Classified Template.

12. Template Settings

This is the template for the listings list.

Please check the available template tokens under the Control Panel documentation section.

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