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

Big news: Rover CRM now has two modes, and the first is FREE

The Rover IDX CRM now has two offerings. Dashboard Lite and Dashboard Full Featured The Dashboard Lite allows your to manage contacts. You can see who has been on your site, when automatic property emails were sent to them, and also send them emails The optional Dashboard Full Featured CRM adds features on top of … 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

Getting notified quickly when someone wants to see a listing

A visitor is interested in a property on your website.  They fill out the “See this Listing” contact form on a property page.  By default, Rover IDX sends you email with the contact information. Did you know that Rover can also send you an SMS (Text) message to your mobile phone?  It’s true.  Just set your preference in … 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

Dynamic page layout

You can control the layout of dynamic pages ( for example: yourdomain.com/sc/anderson/land/0-200000/ ) just like normal pages. See how…

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