How to Customize a Layout

Rover IDX displays content in layouts – which are templates that define the look of the data. There are various layouts – all can be customized: Full Page Layout – used by the [rover_idx_full_page] shortcode, this layout defines what full page elements to display, and where to display them. Search Panel Layout – Search panels … Read more

Performance matters…

The world of the web has changed a lot in the last few years. Key to any strategy of success is the work necessary to get Google to like your site. The more Google likes your site, the higher your site shows up search results. This is key to getting found on the web. It … Read more

SEO plugin integration

We’ve just released an update to Rover IDX that improves Yoast SEO integration, and adds integration for these additional popular SEO plugins. The SEO Framework All in One SEO Rank Math SEO SEOPress Squirrly SEO This integration only kicks in when Rover IDX is responsible for the page generation – property detail pages . The … Read more

Sneak Peak: Rover IDX 3.0

We’ve been working hard on new features Performance Customizable search panel styling Plugin Pages Update New Side-by-Side layout All listing images now viewable without opening listing And one more big surprise! Rover IDX is AMP-friendly! Rover IDX 3.0 is currently in beta with a select set of public websites, and will be released to the … Read more

Progressive scrolling

Well, it’s finally here. Progressive scrolling is the feature that allows a visitor to scroll down a page of real estate listings, and when they get to the bottom, the next page of listings is automatically added. No need to press Next, and no need for a Prev, since those previous listings are still there. … Read more

Two new search panels

Elegant typedown searching with full property thumbnails. These two typedown search panels come in two layouts, but are easily customizable to any variation:

Property Page Map – you choose

Rover IDX 2.1 allows you to choose whose map you’d like to display on the Property Detail Page. You can choose from Bing, Google, Mapbox, and Mapquest. Setup is simple – just paste your map key. You can also set the Zoom and Map Type (the style). The different maps have different styles, so it’s … Read more

Home page search

Real estate websites often have an easy to use, simplified search on their Home page. Often on top of a slideshow or beautiful background image. For example: http://demo.roveridx.com/region-ccml/home-page-search/ Here is how to get put these components together: Add your container: <div class=”home-page-container”></div> Add the search panel: <div class=”home-page-container”>[rover_idx_search_panel search_panel_layout=”typeahead_single”]</div> Add the styling: .home-page-container {background-image: url(http://demo.roveridx.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cape_cod_background.jpg);background-size: cover;position: … Read more