Best WordPress Directory Plugin for Your Blog

Best WordPress Directory Plugin for Your Blog

For many bloggers, it is a little difficult to find the best WordPress directory plugin to increase the interaction on their blogs and improve customer retention. To relieve the worry from our readers, we have reviewed hundreds of WordPress directory plugins and found some of the best ones that are rich-featured and easy-to-use.

In addition, to help our readers know more about the selected ones and choose the most proper one according to their own needs and likes, we have worked out a comprehensive to list the main features of the winners. Learn the details in below.

Connections Business Directory

Ratings: rating 5 of 5
Requirement: WordPress 3.3 or higher.
Downloads: 163,355

With simplicity in design and function, Connection is one of the best directory plugins available for WordPress. In addition, the versatility Connection owns makes more and more people turn to it for the directory needs. Besides, this plugin is built bottom up to be as possible while providing features you need. Therefore, you can use it to create a simple address book, maintain a staff directory and also run a business directory or link directory.

Main features of Connection are listed as below.

Category support & extensive role support.
Seamless integration with the WordPress admin.
Unrivaled customizability with templates.
Many fields for addresses, phone numbers, email addresses & social networks.

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BConnection Business Directory

Business Directory Plugin

Ratings: rating 5 of 5
Requirement: WordPress 3.5 or higher.
Downloads: 134,858

This is the most popular, used widely, and best supported WordPress plugin for business directory available, which can help you to interact with your visitors and add a section to generate section to your blog. Additionally, Business Directory Plugin allows you to build local directions, business provider listings, Yellow-Pages style business directories, Yelp-like review sections, and more.

Moreover, with this plugin, users are able to do the following things.

Edit listings without access to WP dashboard.
Display the location of the business & upload the PDFs.
Create multiple fee plans, which can be assigned to categories for posting.

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Business Directory

Gravity Forms Directory

Ratings: rating 4.5 of 5
Requirement: WordPress 3.0 or higher.
Downloads: 39,465

Gravity is the easiest forum plugin, with which you are capable of expanding the add fields boxes to view all the boxes at once, editing forum entries directly from the Entries Page, and accessing forum data to use your blog with PHP functions. Shortcode based and integrated with built-in searching, Gravity allows logged-in users to edit their directory listings and easily reorganize the columns inside Gravity forums.

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Gravity Forum Directory

Active Directory Integration

Ratings: rating 4.5 of 5
Requirement: WordPress 3.5 or higher.
Downloads: 134,858

This plugin entitles WordPress the capability to authorize, authenticate, create and update users against and achieve activation Directory domain. To complete the setup, you just need to activate the plugin and enter your domain controller. In below, we have listed some outstanding features of this plugin to help you know more about it.

  • Authenticate against more than 1 AD server.
  • Authorize users by Active Directory group membership.
  • Auto create and update users that can authenticate against AD.

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Active Directory Integration

Open Links Directory

Ratings: rating 4.5 of 5
Requirement: WordPress 2.6 or higher.
Downloads: 26,021

Open Directory Links enables you to build a blog directory and allows your blog visitors to submit links by themselves and search for a blog or website. Furthermore, this plugin is under active development. Therefore, you have to ensure that you have the latest version installed. Besides, if you experience any problem, you are able to contact their support team for help.

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Open Links Directory