301 redirects for IDX Pages if domain changes

We do not automatically add 301 redirects on our end when a domain name changes but you do have the ability to do this yourself by following the instructions below: In this scenario we are going to be changing our site from demo.idxbroker.com to demo.idxdevelopers.com . 1. Delete your existing CNAME record. 2. Add a [...]

By |2019-01-22T07:51:21+00:00January 22nd, 2019|

Email Blacklist for Leads

Email blacklist was added in early 2018, to reduce the number of sent email attempts, which did work and reduced the amount by at least 25%. If emails can not be delivered by Socketlabs, they will have a failure code returned, which causes the following things to happen Temporary failure type - for issues that are [...]

By |2018-12-26T11:19:50+00:00December 26th, 2018|

IDX Shortcodes

*Note: Saved Link method is only available for Equity Clients IMPress for IDX Broker UI is available when you edit a page/post and click Add IDX Shortcode. Not up to date (as of 2/2018) list of some shortcodes: Type Shortcode Settings Omnibar Search [idx-omnibar styles="1 or 0" extra="1 or 0" min_price="1 or 0" ] styles, [...]

By |2018-11-27T07:46:55+00:00November 27th, 2018|

Custom Template Options

Creation of custom templates happens in the Partner level dashboard. Here you can write your twig file along with any HTML, CSS, and JavaScript you need for your custom template. You don’t have to be familiar with twig to create custom templates, but it does help when bringing in macros or writing your own logic. [...]

By |2018-09-10T12:12:24+00:00January 2nd, 2018|

About Custom Templates

What are custom templates? Custom templates are IDX Broker's way of allowing you to create your own templates for details pages, search results, etc. using the same templating language we do. IDX Broker uses the twig templating system. This is a template engine for PHP. You do not need to know PHP to create custom [...]

By |2018-09-10T11:28:57+00:00January 2nd, 2018|

Customizing a Template

Now that we have seen the various elements of an IDX template, we will remove, edit, and add to this existing template. We want the exact same functionality as the normal IDX listing ID search, so we will leave the imports, the block, the spaceless elements, and all of the HTML and twig elements in [...]

By |2018-08-29T11:28:20+00:00January 2nd, 2018|

Starting a Custom Template

Creation of a custom template can be started from scratch, however in this example we will first use the most simple template as a base. This is the latest version of our mobile first Listing ID search template. This is a simple input form giving us a lot of space and still uses the twig [...]

By |2018-04-17T10:44:41+00:00January 2nd, 2018|

Common Issues/Questions

Images/Map is not loading on the IDX Pages: Create a static wrapper, remove script by script while refreshing the page until you find the conflicting script. You can always look at your dev console first to see if anything is sticking out as errors. IDX Pages header/footer does not look like their wrapper page: Page [...]

By |2017-11-07T10:13:36+00:00November 7th, 2017|

Search queries for custom forms and saved links

This article explains how to properly use search queries in order to build custom forms and custom saved links of your dreams. This article will be also useful for anyone who is not able to display certain properties with the saved links.Please note, IDX Broker support can not provide support for custom built forms and [...]

By |2017-08-21T11:42:33+00:00August 16th, 2017|

Agent Level Dashboard

IDX Broker offers two levels of usership to log in to your IDX Broker account. The main login is the broker level and allows unlimited access to all aspects of the IDX back-end. A secondary user level is called the agent level and this can be used to provide access to users with restrictions. This [...]

By |2017-11-03T14:45:47+00:00January 13th, 2017|