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dsIDXpress IDX Content Setup

Creating Slider

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.

  1. Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Customize Settings → Home Page → Slider Area.

  2. Select Slider Based on Slides Custom Post Type option and save the settings by clicking on Publish.
    Creating slider using iHomeFinder content

  3. Navigate to Dashboard → Real Homes → Slides and click on Add New.

  4. Enter the Title, Description, Target Link and set a Featured Image of the property as displayed in the following screenshot.
    Creating slider using iHomeFinder content

  5. After adding the content for the slide and setting up featured image click on Publish.

  6. 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.

  1. Go to Dashboard → Appearance → Widgets

  2. Look for the widget area named Home Search Area and put IDX Guided Search widget in it. Real Homes Documentation

  3. After that visit the homepage and you wil have the dsIDXpress Search Widget in place of Real Homes default search form.

Real Homes Documentation

Shortcodes

dsIDXpress IDX plugin gives you a feature to create the shortcodes via 4 dsIDXpress IDX Shortcode options in Visual Editor.

Creating slider using iHomeFinder content

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.

Creating slider using iHomeFinder content

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.