Since WordPress is basically a blogging platform, not everyone wants to use a classified theme or plugin to build an advertisement directory website. In that case, here is the list of the best PHP classified scripts. In this list you can find free as well as paid software.
If you know others please comment below in order to add them to this list.
Top PHP Classified Scripts
In this list you can find the best PHP classified scripts. We picked these based on customer reviews.
Osclass is one of the most popular free classified scripts which provides premium features and design.
It is super easy to install and use and we can choose from many templates.
It also comes with many plugins which help to extend the functions of the website.
Flynax is a premium classified ads script which is very flexible so you can create any sorts of niche classified ads website with it.
It is open source and comes with many free plugins which help you to extend the functions. It is also included with several templates which makes website building even easier.
Another important thing is that this script is SEO friendly, so you can get more free targeted visitors from search engines.
The entire interface has been developed to make the website as user friendly as possible. The ads posting can be done step by step, the advertisement management is also easy and the site can be navigated simply.
Almond classified ads script is another free solution. This is the ultimate Craigslist clone with almost the same look, features and functions.
There is a free and paid version of Almond. There are also a Facebook application and Joomla extension.
It comes with tons of features which make advertisement and user management easy, help to optimize the site for search engines and protect the site from spam.
It also supports AJAX, there are many features for customizations and to make money.
A premium script which well-rated on Hotscripts.com. It is an out of the box solution if you want to build a classified ads directory.
Some of the features and benefits include:
- unlimited number of categories in unlimited number of levels,
- unlimited number of areas (countries, cities) in unlimited number of levels,
- unlimited number of classified ads,
- users registration,
- the possibility to upload images and any other kind of files (optional),
- basic ads listing is free,
- users pay for extra features (extra images, files, highlighting, home page placement etc., these options may bring you an interesting income),
- real time statistic for each classified ad,
- the design of all pages is fully editable,
- included poll and message board.
Classified made easy is one of the top rated PHP classified script which can be used as map based classified or any kind of listing website. You can easily add,edit or delete categories.
For example, if you just want to use it as job listing website then you may create just job categories and related subcategories.
- HTML5 Responsive design and 10+ bootstrap themes included.
- GeoIP option
- Classified listings on Google Maps
- Supports thousands of markers without performance issue
- Admin Review before listings go live
- Adsense Ready
- PayPal integrated for featured ads
- SEO Support inbuilt
- Facebook connect
and many more.
This is one of the best rated classified script on Codecanyon which is rated 4. It is an all in one CMS for listing websites.
It has tons of useful features for admin and users and it comes with an attractive design.
Some Frontend Features
- Easy advertise posting
- Product search, with voice search
- Six color theme in front end
- 20+ language support
- Layer slider included
- Responsive design
- Six color variation for all UI items
- All the products are smartly categorised
- Easy sign in and sign up facility for users
- Users can post their advertise with full description and multiple pictures
- Smart user profile including their information and posted advertises
This is responsive PHP classified script that is rated 3.5 on Codecanyon.
It has a simple design which makes the site navigation very user-friendly.
- Post Free and paid Classified ads
- Classified ads search by Category
- Classified ads list by Category
- Featured Classified ads list by Category
- Featured Classified ads
- Unregister or Register user post ads
- User my account section
- User can contact thru phone or email
- SEO Friendly
- Multiple Language
- Classified Ads Management
- User Management
- Categories Management
- Location Management
- Paypal Payment Setting
- User control from setting
This classifieds script software will allow you to create own classified ads website in a few clicks.
It is 4-star rated software which comes with a really simple layout. The price is pretty affordable, only 20 bucks.
- Simple installation
- Easy to manage ads with admin panel
- Easy to manage users with admin panel
- Delete and edit ads and users
- Create new page
- Set banners
- Set paypal e-mail addres
- Set featured ad price
- Add category
- Add subcategory
Classified Maps is a little CMS based on Codeigniter to create shortly an ads website.
You can choose your country map, switch between vector map and google map, post ads, manage ads, manage categories easily, add CMS pages...
ApPHP Business Directory Advanced version is a simple, but powerful Business Directory solution.
This script allows to add categories, then associate added businesses to these categories.
You may also add business profiles including basic business contact info, business description, website link, e-mail contact, categories, map links etc.
- Manage Customers and Customers Groups
- Manage Listings, Categories
- Language and Words Manager
- Advertise Plans
- Payment Statistics
- Configure 30+ Settings
- RSS News Feed
- Embedded CSS Templates
- Multi-Browser support
- Multi-Language support (including RTL languages)
- Database Backup Manager
- Payments module
- News module
- Inquiry module (Pro version)
- Ratings module (Pro version)
- Gallery module
- ContactUs module
- Comments module
- Gallery module
- Banners module
- FAQ module
- AdSense module
- Backup module
- Email Templates management
Start Your Classifieds Online Business! Open Classifieds is 100% free to use and the source code is ready for any modification. No technology knowledge needed.
- Social login
- Custom fields
- Mobile friendly
- Ways to make money
- FAQ and blog section
- Paypal integration