Known issues

This page lists some conflicts with other plugins or themes.

Note that the below problems were correct at the time of writing, and that either GD or the third party plugins or themes may have been modified in the meantime to correct the problem.

Let us know if anything on this page is no longer valid. Thank you.





Cache Plugins


Advanced Access Manager

  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions without the following setting:
  2. AAM > Settings > Content Settings > Check Post Visibility – UNCHECK this setting

BuddyPress Docs

  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions.

BuddyBoss Wall

  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions.

BuddyPress Global Search

  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions.

Edit Flow

  1. Edit Flow adds a custom taxonomy (category) to all post type following_user and adding the author automatically to the post as a new category.
  2. Edit Flow also partially breaks the dashboard for GD posts.


  1. EventOn breaks the GD Add Listing forms.

Express Curate

  1. This plugin creates duplicate WP posts of any new GD listing.

Hide My WP

  1. This plugin rewrites the path of your folders and files using .htaccess.
  2. Your searches etc will no longer work.

Loco Translate

  1. We recommend translation to be done using PoEdit.
  2. Loco Translate will automatically create language files with names that do not match the GD names for the language files.
  3. Loco Translate does not recognize all GD language strings, so you will not be able to translate everything.
  4. Check the file names of the .PO files to make sure they are correct, see Translating Addons for the correct file names.


  1. Only WPML is fully compatible with GD.


  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions.

Scroll To Anchor

  1. This plugin breaks the menus of the Supreme theme in mobile view.

Sidebar & Widget Manager for WordPress

  1. If your drop-down menus in GD admin area don’t work, then this premium plugin from OTWthemes might be the reason.
  2. Reported by a user on 3 August 2015.

Simple Custom CSS and JS

  1. Breaks JS.

Theme My Login

  1. This plugin is not compatible with the GD Search functions.

The SEO Framework

  1. The SEO Framework breaks GeoDirectory queries, we suggest to use Yoast that is 100% compatible with GD, or GD’s Titles and Meta options.


  1. This plugin calls the Google Map API (and also fontawesome), just like GD does.
    The result is that your page tries to load the Google API twice.
    Therefore your maps will not work.
  2. You can fix this by disabling both the Google Map API  and fontawesome in the Ubermenu settings > General Settings > Assets.


  1. This plugin stops your GD registration and login process.
  2. This plugin is not compatible with the WPaffiliate plugin required with the GD WPaffiliate Integration addon.  .
  3. We suggest using GD Recaptcha.

Yoast SEO

  1. Specific settings for redirects may conflict with GD “Near” Search.
  2. The Yoast setting comes with a warning: “May cause conflicts!”.
  3. Check “No Redirect” at SEO > Advanced > Permalinks > “Redirect ugly URLs to clean permalinks”.



  1. You will not be able to add some GD widgets to your pages.


  1. Javascript errors and conflicts cause GD features not to load.


  1. The multilingual features do not work with custom post types like GD listings.


  1. This theme replaces some GD options with their own, for example the sorting options for the Place Settings.


  1. (You can disregard if you have the latest version of Kleo) Kleo has a filter for wp_redirect that breaks redirects across the site. Comment lines 99-103 in file kleo\lib\importer\import.php (see the following code)
    		if ( defined( 'DOING_AJAX' ) && DOING_AJAX ) {
    			add_filter( 'wp_redirect', function () {
    				return false;
    			} );


  1. The builder strips inline CSS from the header.
  2. Add CSS to GD > Scripts > Footer instead of header



  1. You can only use one Flexslider on a page, and because GD and some other plugins and themes use the same Flexslider, there often is a conflict resulting in only one of the two flexsliders on the page working.
  2. You can add this line to your theme functions.php and it should solve it for you:

Cache Plugins

General Compatibility with Cache Plugins

  1. GeoDirectory is only fully compatible with GD Booster and WP Super Cache.
  2. Please see settings for Autoptimize here
  3. If you use WP Super Cache, you need to review the settings here.
  4. If you use GD Booster, it is recommended that you do not use any other cache plugins with it (including WP Super Cache).


  1. Bluehost plugin caching is incompative with GD.


  1. ‘Speed up images and photos’ setting will cause images to ‘disappear’, with or without GD Booster.
  2. ‘Social networks sharing’ may cause duplicate graph metadata and create difficulty with sharing to social networks.
  3. ‘Widget Visibility’ jetpack plugin can interfere with adding some GD widgets [reported 14 September 2015].
  4. Automattic adds new features to Jetpack regularly; report new issues as you find them.

Jetpack – Comments

  1. When enabling Jetpack Comments, your comments on your listings will not be counted by GD.
  2. Do NOT enable Show a ‘follow comments’ option in the comment form at Settings > Discussion for the Jetpack settings.
  3. Do NOT enable GD Recaptcha for comments if you are using Jetpack comments with social login.

Cloudflare Rocket Loader

  1. Cloudflare Rocket Loader is not compatible with GD.
  2. The only compatible tool to minify and concatenate scripts and css files is GD Booster.
  3. In some cases may be the cause of Google Map’s failure to load.

Scripts to Footer

  1. Causes JQuery errors visible in console, resulting in breaking search and maps.


  1. GD and GD Booster are not compatible with W3Cache.