Business Directory Pro


This application based on new CodeIgniter 3.1.2 Framework

Exposure is important for all business marketing strategies. After all, the more people who are exposed to there business the more
people are likely to utilize there business’ services. If online visitors are not able to see there web site or even know that it exists,
then they probably are not going to purchase there products or services.
Listing there business’ web site in online business directories helps there web site to gain exposure.
Thousands of people use online business directories every day to find things they are interested in.
These are people who are actively searching for web sites that are directly related to there products or services.
Online business directories will expose there business to more online visitors, which could increase traffic to your web site.


You can view the documentation by following this link: Documentation

Live Demo

You can view a demo installation by following this link: Live Demo

Super Admin




  • Technical:
  • Premium quality design
  • 100% Responsive with Twitter Bootstrap 3.3.7
  • Cross browser compatible
  • Latest framework Codeigniter 3.1.2
  • SEO friendly URL
  • Auto ajax pagination
  • Captcha integration
  • Unlimited membership type
  • Extremely easy to integrate using our installation wizard
  • Secure login system
  • Login expiration – Control default time before a user is logged out
  • Reliable and secure MySQL database
  • jQuery front end field validation
  • Server side validation
  • Password reset facility
  • Integrated contact us form
  • Customize the access, denied, register, forget password
  • Multiple user levels per user ( admin, client & user )
  • Custom pricing tables
  • Display listings in list, grid, or map view
  • PayPal payment gateways
  • CSV importer/exporter
  • CSV import to create new lists easily.
  • CSV export lists for backup
  • Admin
  • Secure login
  • Web site custom configuration
  • Dynamically change site-name, logo, email, favicon, privacy & policy etc.
  • Social profile
  • Change password
  • Change profile picture
  • Reset password
  • Add and customized packages
  • Add and manage system employees
  • Add and manage user or clients
  • Block users, employees or clients
  • Add and mange categories
  • Add and manage sub-categories
  • Add and manage countries
  • Add and manage cities
  • Manage listing
  • Can block an offensive business
  • Approved a business
  • Verified a business
  • Featured listing
  • Manage payment orders
  • Complete control over list ordering
  • Unlimited categories
  • Unlimited locations
  • View list of recently registered users
  • Client listing publish ability or pending for approval
  • Custom fields with visual form editor
  • Filter listings and reviews by custom fields
  • Client
  • View pricing tables
  • Registration
  • Secure login
  • Editing profile
  • Change password
  • Change profile picture
  • Recover password
  • Change account information
  • Client can upgrade their Package
  • Paid listings with custom pricing plans
  • Payment in Paypal
  • Dashboard for users to manage their listings
  • Create multiple directories
  • Add new or claim existing listings
  • Add business info, employee, working hour, contact etc
  • Upload photos, videos, products, services, articles and keywords of listings
  • Create business profile
  • Edit business profile
  • Custom map marker
  • Fully interactive map – show listing details on hover/click, refresh search results on map drag, auto complete location field
  • Custom single listing page tabs
  • Social icons used to link to other sites and sections
  • Search through all users
  • User
  • Registration
  • Login
  • Editing profile
  • Change profile picture
  • Change password
  • Recover password
  • Share listings
  • Comment and reviews on photos, videos, products, services and articles
  • Live on page instant search
  • Search business listing multiple way
  • Search listings by keywords, category, distance, and location with user friendly auto-suggestion features
  • Show directions on map
  • Bookmark listings
  • My favorites
  • Can be a paid user at anytime
  • Contact to list Owner
  • Payment Gateway
  • Paypal [Express Checkout]
  • Email Templates
  • User Welcome Email template
  • User Forget Password Email template

Server Requirements

  • Web server – Apache
  • MySQL – 5.1+
  • PHP version 5.6 or newer is recommended.
  • It should work on 5.3.7 as well, but we strongly advise you NOT to run such old versions of PHP, because of potential security and performance issues, as well as missing features.


Follow all the steps carefully…

  1. Download the file which you have purchased
  2. Upload zip file in your server
  3. Extract the zip file that you uploaded
  4. Create a database using hosting database wizard
  5. Import database ci_directory.sql
  6. Go to purchased folder and find database.php file (application > config > database.php)
  7. 'hostname' => 'your host name',
    'username' => 'your username',
    'password' => 'your user password',
    'database' => 'your database name'
  8. Then go to application > config folder, find config.php file
  9. Change base url (26 number line)
  10. $config['base_url'] = '';
  11. Now Go to your browser and check your domain.

If you using any folder location in your hosting to install this script, then you need some extra change in root (.htaccess) file on line number 3.
You can open to edit this file on Notepad or Notepad++. Here will be adding your folder name as below..

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
        RewriteEngine on
        RewriteBase /your_folder_name/
        RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
        RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
        RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php/$1 [L]


Please feel free to contact us with any questions or customization you may have via the contact form on our author profile page

or email us:

Updates Note

Version 1.2.0 – 27 September, 2017

 - Fixing forgot password email issue
 - Fixing contact us email issue
 - Add Subscriber in frontend
 - Minor bug fixes
 - Performance improvements

Version 1.1.0 – 4 September, 2017

 - Fixing login issue
 - Add images, videos, services, products, article manage section in superadmin panel
 - Add manage comments in superadmin section
 - Add subscribers section in superadmin panel
 - Add theme section in superadmin panel
 - Add manage payment section in superadmin panel
 - Add claim, featured, verified request manage section in superadmin panel 
 - Minor bug fixes
 - Performance improvements

Version 1.0.0 – 10 August, 2017

Initial release


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By using this site or/and our services, you consent to the Processing of your Personal Data as described in this Privacy Policy.

Table of Contents

  1. Definitions used in this Policy
  2. Data protection principles we follow
  3. What rights do you have regarding your Personal Data
  4. What Personal Data we gather about you
  5. How we use your Personal Data
  6. Who else has access to your Personal Data
  7. How we secure your data
  8. Information about cookies
  9. Contact information


Personal Data – any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
Processing – any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data.
Data subject – a natural person whose Personal Data is being Processed.
Child – a natural person under 16 years of age.
We/us (either capitalized or not)

Data Protection Principles

We promise to follow the following data protection principles:

  • Processing is lawful, fair, transparent. Our Processing activities have lawful grounds. We always consider your rights before Processing Personal Data. We will provide you information regarding Processing upon request.
  • Processing is limited to the purpose. Our Processing activities fit the purpose for which Personal Data was gathered.
  • Processing is done with minimal data. We only gather and Process the minimal amount of Personal Data required for any purpose.
  • Processing is limited with a time period. We will not store your personal data for longer than needed.
  • We will do our best to ensure the accuracy of data.
  • We will do our best to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of data.

Data Subject’s rights

The Data Subject has the following rights:

  1. Right to information – meaning you have to right to know whether your Personal Data is being processed; what data is gathered, from where it is obtained and why and by whom it is processed.
  2. Right to access – meaning you have the right to access the data collected from/about you. This includes your right to request and obtain a copy of your Personal Data gathered.
  3. Right to rectification – meaning you have the right to request rectification or erasure of your Personal Data that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  4. Right to erasure – meaning in certain circumstances you can request for your Personal Data to be erased from our records.
  5. Right to restrict processing – meaning where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the Processing of your Personal Data.
  6. Right to object to processing – meaning in certain cases you have the right to object to Processing of your Personal Data, for example in the case of direct marketing.
  7. Right to object to automated Processing – meaning you have the right to object to automated Processing, including profiling; and not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated Processing. This right you can exercise whenever there is an outcome of the profiling that produces legal effects concerning or significantly affecting you.
  8. Right to data portability – you have the right to obtain your Personal Data in a machine-readable format or if it is feasible, as a direct transfer from one Processor to another.
  9. Right to lodge a complaint – in the event that we refuse your request under the Rights of Access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. If you are not satisfied with the way your request has been handled please contact us.
  10. Right for the help of supervisory authority – meaning you have the right for the help of a supervisory authority and the right for other legal remedies such as claiming damages.
  11. Right to withdraw consent – you have the right withdraw any given consent for Processing of your Personal Data.

Data we gather

Information you have provided us with
This might be your e-mail address, name, billing address, home address etc – mainly information that is necessary for delivering you a product/service or to enhance your customer experience with us. We save the information you provide us with in order for you to comment or perform other activities on the website. This information includes, for example, your name and e-mail address.

Information automatically collected about you
This includes information that is automatically stored by cookies and other session tools. For example, your shopping cart information, your IP address, your shopping history (if there is any) etc. This information is used to improve your customer experience. When you use our services or look at the contents of our website, your activities may be logged.

Information from our partners
We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. See the list of our partners here.

Publicly available information
We might gather information about you that is publicly available.

How we use your Personal Data

We use your Personal Data in order to:

  • provide our service to you. This includes for example registering your account; providing you with other products and services that you have requested; providing you with promotional items at your request and communicating with you in relation to those products and services; communicating and interacting with you; and notifying you of changes to any services.
  • enhance your customer experience;
  • fulfil an obligation under law or contract;

We use your Personal Data on legitimate grounds and/or with your Consent.

On the grounds of entering into a contract or fulfilling contractual obligations, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to identify you;
  • to provide you a service or to send/offer you a product;
  • to communicate either for sales or invoicing;

On the ground of legitimate interest, we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to send you personalized offers* (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);
  • to administer and analyse our client base (purchasing behaviour and history) in order to improve the quality, variety, and availability of products/ services offered/provided;
  • to conduct questionnaires concerning client satisfaction;

As long as you have not informed us otherwise, we consider offering you products/services that are similar or same to your purchasing history/browsing behaviour to be our legitimate interest.

With your consent we Process your Personal Data for the following purposes:

  • to send you newsletters and campaign offers (from us and/or our carefully selected partners);
  • for other purposes we have asked your consent for;

We Process your Personal Data in order to fulfil obligation rising from law and/or use your Personal Data for options provided by law. We reserve the right to anonymise Personal Data gathered and to use any such data. We will use data outside the scope of this Policy only when it is anonymised. We save your billing information and other information gathered about you for as long as needed for accounting purposes or other obligations deriving from law, but not longer than 1 year.

We might process your Personal Data for additional purposes that are not mentioned here, but are compatible with the original purpose for which the data was gathered. To do this, we will ensure that:

  • the link between purposes, context and nature of Personal Data is suitable for further Processing;
  • the further Processing would not harm your interests and
  • there would be appropriate safeguard for Processing.

We will inform you of any further Processing and purposes.

Who else can access your Personal Data

We do not share your Personal Data with strangers. Personal Data about you is in some cases provided to our trusted partners in order to either make providing the service to you possible or to enhance your customer experience. We share your data with:

Our processing partners:


Our business partners:


Connected third parties:


We only work with Processing partners who are able to ensure adequate level of protection to your Personal Data. We disclose your Personal Data to third parties or public officials when we are legally obliged to do so. We might disclose your Personal Data to third parties if you have consented to it or if there are other legal grounds for it.

How we secure your data

We do our best to keep your Personal Data safe. We use safe protocols for communication and transferring data (such as HTTPS). We use anonymising and pseudonymising where suitable. We monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks.

Even though we try our best we can not guarantee the security of information. However, we promise to notify suitable authorities of data breaches. We will also notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist authorities should any breaches occur.

If you have an account with us, note that you have to keep your username and password secret.


We do not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not target children with our services.

Cookies and other technologies we use

We use cookies and/or similar technologies to analyse customer behaviour, administer the website, track users’ movements, and to collect information about users. This is done in order to personalise and enhance your experience with us.

A cookie is a tiny text file stored on your computer. Cookies store information that is used to help make sites work. Only we can access the cookies created by our website. You can control your cookies at the browser level. Choosing to disable cookies may hinder your use of certain functions.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Necessary cookies – these cookies are required for you to be able to use some important features on our website, such as logging in. These cookies don’t collect any personal information.
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Last Update: May 25, 2018