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Creating a Directory Type

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Spotter theme allows you to create custom directory types. Once a directory type is added, you will be able to create items of this type. To add a new directory type:

1. Navigate to Directory Types > Add New.

 

2. Set an icon or a custom image for the directory type. It will be used both on the front-end and in the admin panel.

 

3. Spotter theme provides some default fields for directory types like price, features, seller's notes etc. Choose the ones you need.

 

4. You can change the layout for single item page in the Display Options area

 

5. Add custom fields to your directory type if you want to provide additional information on your item's page. To create them, click on Advanced Fields block at the bottom of the page.

 

6. Select the field type you need (from left to right):

 

7. Customize the new field.

To edit a custom field click a toggle icon on the righthand side.

To create text field click the text field icon.

Fill in the title field.
Add an icon for this field.
Check if you want to show field in list element block.
Fill in the placeholder and description field.
If you want this field to be displayed in search results choose yes, pick search type and choose search values.
Choose if this field will be required or not.
You can fill the data which will be displayed by default in the default value field.
To add additional information to values you can change the Transformation of values fields.

To create link field click the link field icon.

Fill in the title field.
If you need placeholder and description for this field fill in corresponding fields.
Choose if this field will be required or not.
If you want a default value, fill in the Default Value field.

To create email field click the email field icon.

Fill in the title field.
Check if you want to show field in list element block.
If you need placeholder and description for this field fill in corresponding fields.
Choose if this field will be required or not.

To create date field click the date field icon.

Fill in the title and description for this field.
If you want this field to be displayed in search results choose yes
Choose if this field will be required or not.

To create textarea field click the textarea field icon.

Fill in the title field.
Fill in the placeholder and description field.
Choose if this field will be required or not.
You can fill the data which will be displayed by default in the default value field.

To create dropdown field click the dropdown field icon.

Fill in the title field.
Fill in the placeholder and description field.
If you want this field to be displayed in search results choose yes.
Choose if this field will be required or not.
Fill the data in the Select option field
check the field and click Add option button.

You can edit custom field options in Options area.

 

Custom fields are displayed on the single item page in Widget area > Spotter Overview: Overview.

 

8. Click publish. New directory type will be displayed in the admin menu.

 

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