Restricted Categories (Paid Addon)

Posted in: Modules and Extensions

Restricted categories is a module which allows to mark some categories as … restricted. Seting category as restricted forbids to post Ads into that category when using [adverts_add] shortcode.

Most common use case would be disabling possibility to add ads into root categories.

How To Restrict Category

In order to restrict new category go to wp-admin / Classifieds / Categories panel and check “Restict” checkbox in “Add New Category” form.

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If you want to restict existing category go to wp-admin / Classifieds / Categories panel and click “Edit” next to name of category that you want to set as restricted.

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In new window just select “Restircted” checkbox, then click “Update” button.

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On categories list you can easly see which category is restricted. Last column (with padlock header) represents which category is restricted by tick symbol.

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How It Looks

When you add new classified ad from wp-admin you can put Ads into restricted category (you are admin, you can do whatever you want), but restricted categories are displayed in categories list with a different font color, just to let you know the category is restricted.

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In fronted restricted category is also makred by gray font color, but restricted option is disabled, and user who is posting an Ad cannot select it.

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