The plugin handles city locations automatically. At your option, within either the rental search widget or the rental search bar, a "Location" field can be utilized which will filter properties by city.

However a city filter is not real helpful if all of your properties are in the same city. In that instance, it might be more helpful to have a regional filter like Oceanfront, Oceanview, Intracoastal, etc.. or Downtown, Uptown, Arts District, etc..

To accommodate those situation a property can be assigned to a "category" within Lodgix. On WordPress unique pages are created which highlight only the inventory assigned to that category.

Step #1: Open the Category Manager within Lodgix

Step #2: Define the Categories

The order can be changed using the drag and drop interface.


The arrow points to the subcategories button. For example, Paris has a bunch of areas including left bank, right bank, etc..

Step #3: Assign each Category to a Property

There are two ways to assign categories / subcategories to properties.

Within the Properties > List All Properties interface the category - subcategory can be selected. This is the easiest method as the category can be changed across many properties very quickly.

Or within the property setup itself:

Refresh the WordPress Site

Once the categories have been defined and assigned to properties, it is time to refresh the pages within the Lodgix WordPress plug-in. Once this step is complete, the "category pages" will be generated and show up within WordPress.

Add the Property Categories to a WordPress Menu

Within WordPress, navigate to Appearance > Menus

  1. Select the Property Category that you want to add and click the "Add to Menu" button

  2. Position the Category using the drag and drop interface

  3. Save

Example of Category Pages as Submenus

Example of Category - Subcategory within Rental Search Widget

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