Listify WordPress theme is one of the best selling listing WordPress theme on themeforest. It was first publised on 26 November 2014 and now its more than 7 years old. As per Listify developers, its a completed Listing and Booking System for House, Car, Restaurants and Vacations but question is “How much it worth?” and “Is it really one of the best Directory Listing WordPress theme?”. Well lets find out.
One of our clients ask us to develop his Directory listing WordPress theme. We have lots of option in wordpress themes to design the directory listing website but we decided to give a Listify WordPress theme a try. So below is our review for Listify WordPress theme in terms of Speed, code Quality, Design features, optimization and its compatibility with famous WordPress plugins.
What you can develop with Listify WordPress theme :
With Listify wordpress theme, you can develop a multi feature directory theme by which you can generate revenue by WooCommerce subscription feature (addon feature). It’s designed with Elementor page builder which make people easy to design and make changes. Listify WordPress theme offer a locate feature which can be used by your customer to locate listing as per his/her location.
Website maker can offer people to claim a listing, submit a listing, view listing, Appointment booking etc. Customer can also make reservation on listify WordPress theme by making Payment (Addon).
Listify WordPress theme also support some paid plugins to extend some features like reservation and multivendor.
- Listing Labels for WP Job Manager
- Contact Listing for WP Job Manager
- Listing Labels for WP Job Manager
- Regions for WP Job Manager
- WP Job Manager and more
Some Addon which can extended theme feature can be downloaded from this link. You can check the free and Paid addon from above link. Below addon are free
- Reviews by Astoundify
- Regions by Astoundify
- Favorites by Astoundify
- Labels by Astoundify
- Contact Listing by Astoundify
- Statics by Astoundify
- WC Registrations by Astoundify
Theme Speed :
Speed is very important when we work and develop on WordPress website. Good Speed enhances customer experience and lower bounce rate which results in more leads and sale. A good coded WordPress theme has lightening speed. There’s is a myth that WordPress is slow but its wrong WordPress is not slow, it’s all about the quality of theme and server. Good high speed Server is very important to achieve good speed in WordPress. We recommend Namecheap Hosting for UK and USA customers. They are affordable and fast to start.
We tested Listify WordPress website own demo in Google Insights and GT Metrix. As per Theme Developers, theme speed is 90-97%, but realtime test is bit different. Check images below
Listify WordPress theme is average in terms of Speed.
Please note : Google Insights and GT metrix are just recommendations for improving quality of website. There is no hard and fast rule to implement them.
Code Quality :
Our team checked the Code structure and hierarchy. The code structure of Listify WordPress theme is standard. There is a room for improvement in code quality of the plugin.
Design & Responsiveness:
As per our analysis, Design and Demo look of the theme is average. In simple words the frontend/demo is not that much impressive. Design of the theme/demos can be improved. A normal customer mostly rely on demo look and they mostly edit the demo content after uploading the theme.
Responsiveness of theme is also a average. Logo and menu can be aligned in more elegant way. Also elements can be aligned in more impressive way. Check the image below of Responsively app. Click here to know how you can check the responsiveness of a theme on multiple devices at same time.
Listify WordPress themes offers multiple features as we mentioned above. In Listify WordPress theme
- You can edit font style and size of page heading , content, widget and more. Fonts are predefined (Not all google fonts)
- You can edit header and footer content like copyright text and all.
- You can edit listing type and filter listing as per requirement.
- Features by Preinstalled plugin can be edited as per requirement.
Listify WordPress theme uses WP JOB MANAGER to provide functionality on theme.
Some features like adding Listing Charge feature on the website which should be basic feature of a listing theme is Paid. Customer have to Buy “Listing Payments for WP Job Manager” (Developed by Theme Developer) at $29. You can check here. However Developer inform the same at end which often ignored by many customers.
An optimized WordPress theme is a soul of a WordPress site. It enhances customer experience and brings more revenue and business. As per the official website and Theme forest, Listify WordPress theme developers really optimized whole theme but there is still room for improvement. Sometimes Pages takes some time to load.
Below is our overall rating for the Listify WordPress theme.
So that’s all, Let us know your experience regarding Listify WordPress theme and comment if you have any query regarding the same.
Listify WordPress Theme (V 3.0.5: Feb 09, 2022)
With Listify wordpress theme, you can develop a multi feature directory website. Website maker can offer people to claim a listing, submit a listing, view listing, Appointment booking etc. Customer can also make reservation on listify WordPress theme by making Payment (Addon).
- Listify WordPress theme can help you to design Real-estate, car, restaurant and Vacation based listing.
- Listify WordPress theme offers Map based ajax (Only Google Map) listing feature.
- Listify WordPress theme also offers locate feature for your customer.
- Listify Theme developers offers inhouse build plugin as feature extension. So outer plugins dependency is less.
- Listify WordPress Theme work well with Woocommerce Plugin paid extension like Multivendor, Booking and Subscription
- Frontend/Demo is not much Impressive. There is Room for Improvement.
- Functionalities can be increased like Typography, Listing Features.
- Theme Developer offer important functionalities as separate paid Addons
- Customers has to purchase extra to increase the few basic functionality.
- Listify WordPress theme is overpriced. Functionality don't justify Price of the theme
Design & Responsiveness