The project is to build an extension to a white label platform site which is a local business directory with limited customization ability. The extension site is to offer community classified ads serving a rapidly growing community of about 65,000 residents. A major goal of the extension site is to drive traffic to the platform site so the only desired navigation to the extension site is through link provided on the platform site. Unless SEO on the extension site can benefit the platform site then no intentional SEO on the extension site with search engine crawlers told not to crawl the extension site.
Public Viewing - The extension site is to provide online classifieds ads that consists of public viewing of classified ads and report inappropriate ads.
Accounts – My Account Dashboards for accounts that place ads. Accounts include limited free classified listings and paid listings. Each account database consisting classified ad listings for Free-Draft and (paid) draft listings, Fee-Active and (paid) Active listings, Free-Closed and (paid) closed listings. Listings options include listing duration days, image management, category selection. Listing confirmation and checkout.
Payment integration with a payment service like stripe or PayPal.
In addition to the listings, the site will also host Showcase pages linked from the platform site that will showcase specific categories form the listing database.
The extension site will also host some forms for users to fill out that will be linked from the platform site.
Admin Panel – To help make text, pricing and other items need to keep the site updated and maintained an admin panel will be included to help facilitate these updates.
See Provided Documents for rough diagrams and full descriptions of functions.
FSG 1of2 Extension Site [login to view URL]
FSG 2of2 Extension Site Doc. pdf
FSG Diagrams Extension [login to view URL]