Downstream for WordPress

imagesDownStream for WordPress™ is a new service from Solid Earth and it is the very best way to embed MLS data into your website. WordPress is the leading Content Management System (CMS) used by real estate professionals across the country and now it is easy to set-up and include MLS data.

Example: Anton Realty in Mississippi

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The main benefits of DownStream for WordPress are:

  • Maximize Search Engine Optimization by including the data on your own interface, no frames (read more about why frames are bad)
  • Use thousands of WordPress Themes to create a unique look and feel
  • Choose from the many responsive and mobile-friendly themes to ensure maximum adoption (most traffic now is mobile and tablets, over 68%*)
  • Features:
    • Quick Search with Advanced options
    • Search Results page with Advanced options
    • Property Detail Page compliant with IDX branding rules
    • Photo Slider to feature specific listings
    • Agent Listings Page to show specific agent’s active inventory
    • Company LIstings Page to show the entire company’s active inventory
    • Easy installation from, then easy WordPress short-codes are used to insert the content.

The plug-in was be released in May 2015 and is free at the WordPress Plugin site, click the button below to go there:

Get the Plugin

To activate the plugin you will need a key to the Spring API from the MLS in your area. The key can be configured to connect to one, or to many MLSs. Find out more about that at Solid Earth’s site for Developers, click below:

Get an API Key

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* Based on Internal Spring Analytics and Google Analytics for Oct to Dec 2015

What’s WordPress?

WordPress is one of the most popular ways to build and host websites for real estate. WordPress offers a simple framework that anyone can use, even non-technical people, to present a clean, easy to update website. One of the best reasons to use WordPress is the library of plug-ins and widgets that you can deploy to perform thousands of tasks. Calendars, maps, video, newsletters, and of course, IDX search tools are all available on WordPress. Click here to learn more about WordPress and real estate.