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

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

Tax support

Many regions require taxes to be applied on vacation rentals. The Rover IDX Custom Listing Panel now supports State and Local taxes for your vacation rental properties. Setup applicable tax rates in the Settings tab, and taxes will be automatically applied to leases. If there are different tax rates for different towns, the correct rate … 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

New `slideshow` for displaying images in properties

We’re happy to announce a new feature in Rover IDX 2.1.0 – a slideshow that has next / prev navigators and also two options to navigate to specific slides.   This slideshow is mobile friendly, lazy-load enabled so it’s very fast, and has swipe actions for usability on your phone. You can select the slideshow and … Read more

Custom Search Panels

Many customers want a standard search panel displayed across all their search pages, but a custom search panel – often on the Home page. Example: [rover_idx_full_page search_panel_layout=”custom” template_fields=”street,mlnumber,beds,baths”] For a fully custom experience, you can use the search_panel_layout=”custom” parameter.  This tells Rover that you do not want to use the search panel template that was chosen as … Read more