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WordPress Directory and Classifieds Sites Course

Learn how to build WordPress directory and classifieds sites with Toolset and no coding.

Updated for WordPress 6.5.4


What you’ll learn

  • Everything you need to build custom WordPress directory and classifieds websites
  • How to set up your custom website structure
  • How to display posts including custom fields and taxonomies
  • How to design templates for custom posts and archives
  • How to build custom searches
  • How to add and edit content and users from the front-end
  • How to control access to site’s content
  • How to set up the custom “My Account” page


  • Good understanding of WordPress fundamentals
  • No prior experience with building directory and classifieds sites
  • No programming experience

Course material

Why you should learn to build directory sites

Installing a theme, customizing it and populating content is easy. It’s so easy that the price of “brochure” sites is too little to make a living. Successful WordPress agencies are doing great building directory, classifieds, and other “dynamic” sites. The skills you learn in this course will allow you to do the same.

In this course, you will learn the basics that will allow you to build such sites yourself. You will learn what custom types, fields and taxonomy do. You’ll learn how to use them and how to build custom sites with them.

With this new knowledge, you will be able to build directory and classifieds WordPress sites and get paid accordingly. You’ll be able to take-on larger projects and you’ll complete them faster and easier.

This course uses Toolset plugins, which allow you to do all this without programming.

Take this course for FREE using Toolset’s training sandbox

This course is free for both Toolset clients and anyone new to Toolset.
You can watch all the videos and follow the course without buying or installing anything.


Follow short videos and learn each subject at a time


Install our training material locally or use our Gyms and Trainers – Directory Site


Learn practical skills and apply them to your projects