WordPress is a CMS and currently its the best open source Content Management System out there. This means that you can use this free CMS and build Blogs or Websites. Plus, its search engine friendly CMS. In this post, we will learn how to create a Article Directory site using WordPress.
As we know, an Article Directory is a site where people can submit their articles. These articles may range on a variety of topics. The webmaster (Admin) of that site decides whether one could submit an article for free or for a price, which is also said as Paid.
If you are thinking to start an Article Directory website, then you can use a Premium WordPress Theme named as Article Directory. This theme easily lets you to easily create article directory site in WordPress. Just install this theme and your brand new Article Directory site is ready.
Let’s take a look at the screenshot of this theme:
Some features of Article Directory theme:
- Submit Article easily, with a simple form
- Dashboard functionality to edit or delete articles
- Featured articles are shown at top
- Six inbuilt payment gateways
- Five color skins
- Coupon codes
- Bulk Upload Articles
- Create packages – free or featured
How this Theme Works:
This theme does one thing very well, for which its made for. Your users/visitors can browse the site or they can Submit the articles.
In the Homepage parent and sub categories are shown. If one doesn’t find this interesting, then he/she can even use the Advanced Search integrated in this theme. Advanced search shows you just what you want, minus the extra clutter.
Now lets take a look at Submit Article page:
By looking at this, we can say that the submit article page is neatly organized and is just perfect. Users can just directly Login or Register from this page and then continue submitting the article.
User can select a package at the time of submission. It can be free or featured, it depends on what the Admin wish to do. After submitting the article user can review it, or can go ahead and publish it. If paid package is selected then the next step would be a preview and payment gateway selection. E.g. if you are going to pay through Paypal, then select this option and continue. After the successfull payment process, the article is then published.
Captcha option can also be disabled from the Design settings. Overall it can be said that many options can be controlled right within from Design Options.
This theme costs $65 for single use license and $99 for multiple use license. Looking at these prices, we can say that its priced really attractively.
So why code from scratch when you can get the Article Directory theme for such a low price.
Go ahead and View the Features or try out the demo of this theme.