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WordPress Directory Plugin For Business Listings – WP Local Plus

WordPress Directory Plugin For Business Listings – WP Local Plus


WordPress Business Directory Plugin : Free Version

WP Local Plus is a powerful and easy to setup WordPress Directory Plugin.

Create businesses

This WordPress business directory plugin helps you showcase businesses in your locality along with contact details. You can also show business reviews and ratings.

WP Local Plus can be used for:

  • Building business directory on WordPress websites

  • Show hotels and facilities near an event venue on event websites

  • Generate leads from local lead generation websites

  • Showcase locations for Multi-location businesses

In short, WP Local Plus helps you build a local business directory, showcase businesses and monetize your website.

Praise for WP Local Plus
WP Local Plus works differently. By pulling data from Google you can create a directory almost instantly whereas normally you would spend weeks or months trying to fill your directory with data.
Kevin Muldoon from WPHub



  • Create Unlimited Directories.

  • Create / Update Place Types – Categories, Locations, Reviews per directory listing.

  • Import and Export directory content.

  • No Coding Required: Use WordPress Editor to create / update directory content.

WP Local Plus comes with the following features:

  • Fully customizable business place that you can edit just like a WordPress post or page.

  • Add a featured image to each business place along with contact details and map location.

  • Display business places anywhere on your WordPress website using shortcodes and/or Gutenberg blocks.

  • Option to make business places featured/sticky in the pro version.

  • Option to import business places from Google Places and City Grid in the pro version.

  • Fetch and display reviews and ratings of business places from Google Places in the pro version.

  • Support for Google Maps to show business places on a map.

  • Support Yoast SEO for search engine optimization.

  • Advanced search options.

  • Compatible with the latest PHP & WordPress versions.

Pro Features

  • Google Places support: Import businesses from Google Places. Save hours of work adding new businesses.

  • City Grid support: Import businesses from City Grid (for US only).

  • Manual mode support: Manually add, remove or update businesses, just like you would with WordPress blog posts & pages.

  • Detailed business information: Shows business name, location, reviews, ratings, photos and contact details.

  • Google Maps support: Integrates fully with Google Maps to show the business place and nearby places in a map view.

  • Monetize featured businesses: Mark businesses as featured to show them at the top of the list. Earn money from featured businesses.

  • Deals & offers: Show business deals and offers.

  • Reviews & Ratings: Show business reviews and ratings.

Get the pro version of WP Local Plus.

What Next?

If you like this plugin, then consider checking out our other projects:


  • Google Static Maps API Settings.
  • Add/Edit a business.
  • List of businesses in the admin dashboard.
  • Add businesses to a page using the WP Local Plus block.
  • List of businesses on the front end.


This plugin provides 1 block.

  • WPLocalPlus Business List


How can I export my Business Directory Listings?

From the WordPress Admin Dashboard -> Go Tools, Click the Export button. Select and Export Listings and Reviews. The same data can be imported to another WordPress instance by using Tools -> Import.

Will the Business Directory Plugin work with my theme?

Yes. The Directory Plugin can work with any WordPress Theme which following the WordPress Theme Coding Standards.

Can I customize my business directory listing templates in my theme?

Yes, you can easily customize the existing templates. The existing templates are in /templates directory.
– Copy the templates you want to modify into your theme.
– Create a directory inside your theme folder (wplocalplus-lite).
For e.g. If you want to change the listings template (places.php), copy it to /wplocalplus-lite/places.php

Does WP Local Plus Business Directory Listings provide a REST API?

The listings/reviews are custom post types and categories ( Business Types / Locations ) are custom taxonomies. They support WP’s core REST API.

Can WP Local Plus Business Directory be translated to other languages?

Yes it can. The translation template files (pot) are under the /languages folder.

Is Business Directory Plugin WordPress Multisite (WPMU) compatible?

Yes it is. You can network activate the plugin or activate per site where you need to make the business directory.


11 novembre 2019
I wanted to show a directory of nearby hotels for an event website. Adding the hotels was as easy as adding a regular WordPress post. The interface is similar, which makes it easy. Works without a flaw and even shows these hotels on a map.
7 novembre 2019
Easy to use plugin WordPress directory plugin. You can add, edit or remove businesses just like you’d do to a WordPress post. It also integrates with Google maps. Which is a big plus for a free plugin.
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Contributors & Developers

“WordPress Directory Plugin For Business Listings – WP Local Plus” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Fix: Compatibility with WordPress 6.3


Fix: Fixed plugin code as per WP standards and PHPCS.


Update: Removed analytics library


Fix: Fixed vulnerability issue for analytics within the plugin.


Feature: Add listings for multiple locations.


Update: Minor plugin updates.


Fix: Fatal error if Analytics SDK is included in two or more plugins installed on same instance


Feature: Added feedback form on Plugin deactivation


Fix: Compatibility with WordPress 5.3


Feature: Sort functionality for listing on frontend.
Fix: Lite and Pro activation issue.
Fix: Reviews count not showing correctly for Places after adding new Reviews


Bug: Minor bug fixes.
Update: Improved frontend UI design.


Feature: Initial version.