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Directory plugins allow you to build user-friendly listing websites that display large amounts of information, compare listings, and sort through lists using search and filtering features. Learn more about our recommended plugins for this category in the table below and compare their features – some of which may only be available in pro or premium versions. 

Business DirectoryToolsetGeoDirectoryDirectorist - Business Directory Plugin
Business DirectoryToolsetGeoDirectoryDirectorist - Business Directory Plugin

Business Directory Plugin offers a simple way to build directory websites of any size without a developer. You can add custom fields, Google maps, ratings, and reviews, change your directory layout instantly using templates, filter listing results by location, and more.

Toolset is a suite of plugins that helps WordPress professionals build advanced sites without programming. It’s great for real estate sites, directory sites, membership sites and anything else that otherwise requires a lot of programming.

With the GeoDirectory plugin, you can create fully customizable business directory sites with ease. Some features marked in the comparison table below are only available by purchasing official GeoDirectory addons.

Directorist allows you to build any kind of business directories or classifieds websites. The free version comes with around 30 extensions and includes features like custom directory builder, multi-directory, ranked featured list, advanced search filter, booking, custom fields and multiple monetization options.

Pricing model
Plugin price$0-349€69-299$0-1145$0-199
Date testedJanuary 31, 2024December 12, 2023September 19, 2023June 20, 2024
Customizable form fields to submit listings
Pre-built directory layouts
Fully customizable layouts
Show listings on a map
Ratings and reviews
Add custom post types, fields and taxonomies
Advanced search options and filters
Listing carousels
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We only recommend plugins that show an ongoing commitment to WPML compatibility. The authors of the plugins featured in the table above work closely with the WPML team on a regular basis to ensure you can build a reliable, multilingual site.

All WPML-compatible Directory plugins

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