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Overview

RentPress’s includes search pages include the capability to pre-populate searches to display a customized section of your data. This functionality is available through URL parameters and is available in the Floorplans Grid and Basic Property Search templates.


Floorplans Grid

The Floorplans Grid Template displays all the floor plans on your website and lets shoppers filter by bed count, max priceavailability date, and optionally features. To build your customized page, you will need to add a question mark (?) after “/floorplans/” and an ampersand (&) between each parameter if you would like to combine parameters.

  • Parameters:
    • selected_floorplans_beds
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all floor plans with that many bedrooms.
      • This must be number representing bedroom sizes of floor plans on your site, or you may not see any floor plans.
      • Example: selected_floorplans_beds=2
        • Will show all floor plans that have 2 bedrooms.
    • selected_price_range
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all floor plans units priced less than that number.
      • This must be number representing prices of units on your site, or you may not see any floor plans.
      • Example: selected_price_range=2860
        • Will show all floor plans with units less than 2860/month.
    • floorplans_available_by
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all floor plans available on or before that date.
      • This parameter will only function with the following values (that match what is shown in the dropdown):
        • Next%20Two%20Weeks
        • Next%20Month
        • Next%20Two%20Months
      • “Show it All” will be assumed when this parameter is not entered
      • Example: floorplans_available_by=Next%20Two%20Months
        • Will show all floor plans that have availability between today and sixty days from today.
    • selected_floorplans_features
      • Add this parameter and the name of the feature to see floor plans that have this feature assigned.
      • The value on this parameter must exactly match the name of your floor plan feature.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your feature names.
      • Example: selected_floorplans_features=Den
        • Will show all floor plans that have “Den” assigned.
      • Example: selected_floorplans_features=Vaulted%20Ceilings
        • Will show all floor plans that have “Vaulted Ceilings” assigned.
  • Parameters can be combined to create a hyper-targeted page of floor plans.
    • Example: /floorplans/?selected_floorplans_beds=1&selected_price_range=1500
      • Will show all 1-bed floor plans under $1500/month.
    • Example: /floorplans/?selected_floorplans_features=Townhome&floorplans_available_by=Next%20Two%20Weeks
      • Will show all Townhomes available within the next 14 days.

 


Basic Property Search

The Basic Property Search Template displays all the properties on your website and lets shoppers filter by bed count, max price, pet policy, and a freeform search covering property name, city, state, zip code, and additional search keywords. To build your customized page, you will need to add a question mark (?) after “/search/” and an ampersand (&) between each parameter if you would like to combine parameters.

  • Parameters:
    • beds
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all properties with that many bedrooms.
      • This must be number representing bedroom sizes of floor plans on your site, or you may not see any properties.
      • Example: beds=2
        • Will show all properties that have 2-bed floor plans.
    • max_price
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all properties with units priced less than that number.
      • This must be number representing prices of units on your site, or you may not see any properties.
      • Example: max_price=2860
        • Will show all floor plans with units less than 2860/month.
    • pets
      • Add this parameter and the name of the pet policy to see properties that have this policy assigned.
      • The value on this parameter must exactly match the name of your floor plan feature.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your feature names.
      • Example: pets=Cat%20Friendly
        • Will show all properties that have “Cat Friendly” assigned.
      • Example: pets=Dog%20Friendly
        • Will show all properties that have “Dog Friendly” assigned.
    • search
      • Add this parameter to pre-populate the search with any arbitrary keyword. Anything entered here is identical to typing into the search box.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your search query.
      • Example: search=Ohio
        • Will show all properties with “Ohio” or “OH” in the address. More info »
      • Example: search=30%20Lines
        • Will show all properties that may have “30 Lines” entered in the Additional Search Terms field. More info »
  • Parameters can be combined to create targeted “landing page” style experiences for your search page.
    • Example: /search/?beds=1&selected_price_range=1500
      • Will show all properties with 1-beds under $1500/month.
    • Example: /search/?search=Lofts&pets=Dog%20Friendly&pets=Cat%20Friendly
      • Will show all properties matching the word “Lofts” that are Dog- and Cat-Friendly properties.

Advanced Search with Map

The Advanced Template displays all the properties on your website and lets shoppers filter by bed count, max price, pet policy, square footage, community type and a freeform search covering property name, city, state, zip code, and additional search keywords. To build your customized page, you will need to add a question mark (?) after “/search/” and an ampersand (&) between each parameter if you would like to combine parameters.

  • Parameters:
    • beds
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all properties with that many bedrooms.
      • This must be number representing bedroom sizes of floor plans on your site, or you may not see any properties.
      • Example: beds=2
        • Will show all properties that have 2-bed floor plans.
    • max_price
      • Add this parameter and a number to display all properties with units priced less than that number.
      • This must be number representing prices of units on your site, or you may not see any properties.
      • Example: max_price=2860
        • Will show all properties with units less than 2860/month.
    • pets
      • Add this parameter and the name of the pet policy to see properties that have this policy assigned.
      • The value on this parameter must exactly match the name of your floor plan feature.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your feature names.
      • Example: pets=Cat%20Friendly
        • Will show all properties that have “Cat Friendly” assigned.
      • Example: pets=Dog%20Friendly
        • Will show all properties that have “Dog Friendly” assigned.
    • search
      • Add this parameter to pre-populate the search with any arbitrary keyword. Anything entered here is identical to typing into the search box.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your search query.
      • Example: search=Ohio
        • Will show all properties with “Ohio” or “OH” in the address. More info »
      • Example: search=30%20Lines
        • Will show all properties that may have “30 Lines” entered in the Additional Search Terms field. More info »
    • types
      • Add this parameter and a name of a created community type  to display all properties of that type.
      • This must be name for an existing community type.
      • Use %20 to represent spaces in your type names.
      • Example: type=New%20Construction
        • Will show all properties marked as “New Construction”
      • Example: types=Senior%20Living&types=Beachfront
        • Will show all properties marked as both of “Senior Living” and “Beachfront”
      • min_sqft=500&max_sqft=1000
    • min_sqft and max_sqft
      • Add either or both of these parameters to set an upper and lower bound (respectively) on square footages of floor plans contained in a property
      • This window must be a number representing square footage of floor plans on your site, or you may not see any properties.
      • Example:  min_sqft=500&max_sqft=1000
        • Will show all properties with floor plans between 500 and 1000 square feet.
  • Parameters can be combined to create targeted “landing page” style experiences for your search page.
    • Example: /search/?beds=1&selected_price_range=1500
      • Will show all properties with 1-beds under $1500/month.
    • Example: /search/?search=Lofts&pets=Dog%20Friendly&pets=Cat%20Friendly
      • Will show all properties matching the word “Lofts” that are Dog- and Cat-Friendly properties.

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