FAQ's

MLS-App related

  • What is MLS-App?

    MLS-App is an web application hosted on cloud VPS. Time interleaved update of Multi Listing Service (MLS) data. Dynamic front end design.

  • Can I change the front-end (Web pages)?

    Yes! we undertake development, but you are free to get you own templates.

  • Do I need to register with local MLS provider?

    Yes! This App requires MLS access for property Data.

  • Will I get lots of client once I have this MLS-App?

    Generally No!, your App will generate some organic traffic after a while. But, you need to market your site.

  • Can I have MLS-App for few months?

    No! the minimum contract period is 2 years.

  • After the contract period can I take control of the Server?

    Yes! upon request we will have over the server to you.

  • Can I pay for 2 years and get the server immediately?

    Yes.

  • What is the point of having this App?

    As a Real Estate Agent / Broker, you will have an clear view of the market and Data. Also you have instant portfolio of properties.

  • What is VPS on cloud?

    Cloud is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of the cloud is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance. VPS is you Virtual Private Server.

  • What is RETS?

    RETS is a framework that can be adopted by computer systems to receive data from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) servers, as well as those of other real estate systems provided they also have software installed designed to communicate using the RETS framework. The National Association of Realtors refers to RETS as a "common language".read more here.

  • What is SEO or SEM?

    Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. Search engine marketing (SEM) is a form of Internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) through optimization and advertising.

  • What is MLS?

    A multiple listing service (MLS, also multiple listing system or multiple listings service) is a suite of services that real estate brokers use to establish contractual offers of compensation (among brokers) and accumulate and disseminate information to enable appraisals. A multiple listing service's database and software is used by real estate brokers in real estate (or aircraft broker[1] in other industries for example), representing sellers under a listing contract to widely share information about properties with other brokers who may represent potential buyers or wish to work with a seller's broker in finding a buyer for the property or asset. The listing data stored in a multiple listing service's database is the proprietary information of the broker who has obtained a listing agreement with a property's seller.source Wikipedia

  • General

  • What is index page?

    An index page is generally the first page a visitor navigating to a website from a search engine will see, and may also serve as a landing page to attract the attention of visitors. The index page is used to facilitate navigation to other pages on the site, by providing links to important and recent articles and pages, and possibly a search box. For example, a news website may present the headlines and first paragraphs of top stories, with links to the full articles, in a dynamic web page that reflects the popularity and recentness of stories.

  • How to Blog?

    Blog is acronym for Web Log. To handle the content of Blog, which is frequently updated, Content Management System (CMS) is used. There are many open source free CMS. Wordpress is widely used blogging CMS.

  • Can you setup my website / Blog?

    Yes. Send your requirements in detail to receive a FREE quote. Generally setting up a default Wordpress Blog costs $250. Setting up a custom themed Wordpress costs $600.

  • What are the on-line monetization options?

  • What is Database driven Content Management System (CMS)?

    A content management system (CMS) is a computer program that allows publishing, editing and modifying content as well as maintenance from a central interface. Such systems of content management provide procedures to manage work flow in a collaborative environment. These procedures can be manual steps or an automated cascade. CMSs are often used to run websites containing Blogs, news, and shopping. Many corporate and marketing websites use CMSs. CMSs typically aim to avoid the need for hand coding.

  • What is Content Delivery Network (CDN)?

    A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet. The goal of a CDN is to serve content to end-users with high availability and high performance.

  • What is RETS ( Real Estate Transaction Standard)?

    RETS is a framework that can be adopted by computer systems to receive data from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) servers, as well as those of other real estate systems provided they also have software installed designed to communicate using the RETS framework. The National Association of Realtors refers to RETS as a "common language".

  • What is SEO or SEM?

    Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. Search engine marketing (SEM) is a form of Internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) through optimization and advertising.

  • xl2wp - Excel to WordPress frequently asked questions

  • Nothing happens after clicking process or Unable to move Error

    Most likely is that your plug-in folder is not writable and the PHP error reporting is disabled. Make the xl2wp-plus / xl2wp folder writable.

  • The fields values are imported in wrong order

    One or more fields are left blank. Fill all empty fields with ZERO. Read the HOW TO within your Admin panel on how to accomplish this . . .

  • Error in date

    Format the date column within your excel file. Best format to avoid any trouble is m/d/yyyy.

  • Can I use different sheets for post and pages?

    Yes you may do so and for your references you can rename these sheet as you prefer.

  • How to Create Parent->child Categories?

    xl2wp PLUS creates the parent child taxonomies. Just set your parent child category to the last field of your categories if you wish to assign this or other post to more than one top level category. xl2wp do not handle parent -> child taxonomy.

  • I have a file that is abour 10 MB. Can I import that using this plug-in?

    First of all understand that the file size limitation is set by the PHP and not by the script of this program. Yes you can import such file if you edit the php.ini parameters. By default PHP is limited to 2 MB file size. If you increase the file size then you should also increase the respective execution time out parameters.

  • Can I pay with Pay Pal?

    Yes!

  • Do you provide after sales support?

    Yes! We do provide after sales support. But it is limited to the functions of the plug-in only. If you need further assistance regarding WordPress installation or troubleshooting we could help you for a fixed cost.

  • Is there any limitation in data quantity?

    No! We have tested the plug-in with 20'000 posts and it worked just fine. But remember there is a limitation with PHP file size set usual to 2 MB. That limitation can be changed within PHP ini file. We do not provide support on that matter under the support terms of this plug-in.

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