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

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

Announcing Rover IDX 2.1.0

Rover IDX 2.1.0 is primarily a performance release.  It contains many enhancements to improve overall speed.  In addition, these features are included: Layouts Improved ability to display listings from multiple MLS regions in one search result. Property Layout slideshow with lazy loading images and swipe gestures. New Listing layouts, along with the ability to customize … Read more

Announcing Rover IDX 2.0

We are thrilled to announce that Rover IDX 2.0 will become available this week.  A long time in the making, Rover IDX 2.0 is packed with new features you’ve been asking for: New, more modern looking Search Panels! Facebook login Ability to combine counties, cities, areas, subdivisions… into one drag and drop organized search control on Search … Read more

Where is the Search button?

Rover performs searches in real-time (immediately) as you change selections on the search panel.  So you do not need a Search button when listings or a map are displayed on the same page.  As you make changes to the search panel, the map and listings update almost instantly.   If you have a page that … Read more

How to handle stray map markers

Listing addresses are geocoded to get the correct latitude and longitude. Sometimes, especially when the address was not correctly input by the agent during the creation of the MLS listing, that geocoding goes awry: Detecting that the geocode didn’t quite give us what we expected isn’t so easy.  The geocode succeeded, we just got wrong … Read more