dsIDXpress IDX Content Setup
dsIDXpress IDX plugin is quite limited in terms of customizability and options to create elements such as dynamic slider so we will use the option Slider Based on Slides Custom Post Type.
Follow the steps written below to set it up.
Navigate to Dashboard → Pages and edit the page assigned as Home Page (shown in the following screenshot).
You will see the Homepage Settings on this Page Edit screen so click on Slider Area and select Slider Based on Slides Custom Post Type.
Navigate to Dashboard → Easy Real Estate → Slides and click on Add New.
Enter the Title, Description, Target Link and set a Featured Image of the property as displayed in the following screenshot.
After adding the content for the slide and setting up featured image click on Publish.
To create more slides repeat the steps from 1 to 5.
Add dsIDXpress Search Form Widget on Homepage
Follow the steps below to use the dsIDXpress Search Widget on homepage.
Go to Dashboard → Appearance → Widgets
Look for the widget area named Home Search Area and put IDX Guided Search widget in it.
After that visit the homepage and you wil have the dsIDXpress Search Widget in place of Real Homes default search form.
dsIDXpress IDX plugin gives you a feature to create the shortcodes via 4 dsIDXpress IDX Shortcode options in Visual Editor.
Adding IDX Content to Home Page
dsIDXpress IDX plugin provides multiple shortcodes as we mentioned above. So use the dsIDXpress IDX Shortcode option (shown in the screenshot below) in Visual Editor to insert the shortcode of your choice and options.
You can click on the dsIDXpress IDX Shortcode option to select the desired option for the content and then click on Insert Listing button to insert the shortcode to the post/page of your choice.