GeoDirectory definitions

You will find a lot of terms and abbreviation throughout the documentation and the admin area of GeoDirectory, and the meaning of some of them might not directly be clear. The table below might help you find what you’re looking for.

Addon Extra plugin giving your GeoDirectory website advanced capabilities
Backend The administration area of your website, usually only accessible to the administrators of your site
Core GeoDirectory main plugin
CTP Custom Post Types
Default location A default location is essentially the first location (see below) required to be entered into the system, and follows the Google Maps API.
Detail page The detail template is used to display all the detail of each of your listings.
GD GeoDirectory
GDF GeoDirectory Framework (theme)
GD page A page on your website based on a GD template
Frontend The public part of your website, where users can add their listings and visitors can browse the site
InfoWindow An InfoWindow displays content (address and an image) in a popup window on the maps, at a given location. The info window  attached to a specified location on the map.
Sometimes also called a bubble or a map pop-up.
Listings page This is the template that will display a list of all listings in a particular category or custom post type, and will show different listings depending on location and category requested.
Location Refers to cities (towns or villages etc), regions (states or provinces etc) and countries
For every location in your database there will be a separate page created automatically
These locations are based on the Google Maps API, and the size of cities (towns, suburbs or villages etc depending on the country) can vary greatly from country to country.
Your locations need to be therefore always city > region > country, exactly like Google suggests when you add a listing from the frontend.
For example Los Angeles > California > Unites States [not LA > CA > US].
If your site is not in English, change the map language before checking location format on your Add Listing page.
Non-GD page A page on your website created without using a GD template, for example a normal WordPress page, or a BuddyPress page etc
Places Places is the default name for the default Custom Posts created by the basic GD plugin.
Places does not refer to locations like cities etc, but refers to businesses etc
Users People that have registered a user account on your WordPress website
Visitors People that are visiting your website but do not have a user account on your WordPress website, or are not logged in
WP You guessed it: WordPress