Allow members to post items for sale too!
First you will want to configure your Classifieds App, under the Configure Site > Social Networking > Classifieds page.
This will take you to the Classifieds Config page:
Here you will find the appropriate Placeholder Texts and the configuration settings, including the classifieds approval process, how to display the classifieds, how much (if any) to charge for adding photos/special features, etc.
You can also choose to allow members/visitors to edit their articles, and the approval process for the edits, on this Classifieds configurations page too. 1) Copy/paste the Placeholder Text for the Classifieds Edit Form on your webpage (Add/Edit Page), and then 2) Select that webpage in the Edit Classifieds Page menu (Classifieds Config page).
To create Classifieds Categories, go to Pages > Add/Edit Page, and just choose the Content Type "Classifieds Category"!
On this page, after choosing the "Classifieds Category" type, this will open up the Classifieds Options Section. Checkmark the box to allow classified ad postings (towards bottom of this Add/Edit Page) if you want to allow postings to this category, rather than just use it as a parent classified ad category, for example.
Here you can choose a Category image, post cost (if any), ad types, and who can view/post ads.
To Create Ad Types, click on the Ad Types button on the Admin Panel > Configure Site > Social Networking > Classifieds page:
This lists all the Classifieds Ad Types. The software comes with some built-in for you.
Click on the "Add Type" tab there on the right side, to go the the Add Type page. Click on the "Fields" button to go to the Type List Fields page, and to add fields to the ad type.
On the Classifieds Ad Type page you can configure which feature options to enable for this type, such as a Buy Button.
On the Ad Type List Fields page you get the list of fields, and you can click on the "Add Type Field" tab on the right side to add more fields for an ad type, and click on the "Options" button in any field to add/edit options for that field if it is a selectable field (rather than a text input field).
To Manage Classified Ads, go to Members > Member Classifieds.