RentPress

Description

Meet RentPress for Apartments

Transform your WordPress website into an incredible apartment marketing tool. Delivering enterprise-level quality and features, all backed by industry veterans with a deep understanding of digital marketing best practices and the online rental market.

Supercharge your RentPress experience by connecting your data feeds from RentCafe, Entrata, RealPage, MRI MarketConnect/Vaultware, and ResMan. Contact 30 Lines for a subscription.

Get started quickly by enabling our out-of-the-box page templates. Or code your own templates using RentPress to import property data.

RentPress is built by the award-winning team at 30 Lines who also offer apartment websites, email marketing tools, and targeted content to further enhance your property’s online presence.

Don’t see your preferred property management system? Looking for a new integration in the plugin? Let us know you’re interested!

Late Summer 2020 – RentPress Comet

Inspired by the recent NEOWISE comet, we’re bringing great new features to help enhance your online presence. First up, each floor plan on your site supports advertising special discounts. You’ll also find a new Community Type taxonomy to denote what makes each property unique (for example: Student Housing, Senior Living, Eco-Friendly, you choose!) which also brings its own landing pages. Check the release notes for more features.

New with RentPress 6

Multi-property websites can now quickly take advantage of real-time pricing and availability with RentPress. With one click, add property listing pages to your site with all the information from your data feed, showcase apartment layouts, and show the property location on a map (Google API required). Add in a photo gallery using a shortcode. Showcase property resident reviews from Modern Message, Kingsley or Google Places with a shortcode (RentPress: Reviews Add-on required).

Easily enable a properties search page on your site with the Search Page template. Display all properties across your portfolio, search and filter by beds, price, and pets.

Shoppers can now easily find properties by location with a “Cities” taxonomy. Automatically organize your properties by their city, add in romance copy and a picture to represent your city, and you’re ready for neighborhood leasing.

All RentPress page templates report full Schema Markup, helping search engines get a better understanding of your website and your properties. All RentPress page templates report Google Analytics Events for all shopper actions.

RentPress Add-ons

RentPress: Yardi Toolkit Add-on extends the RentPress experience for properties using Yardi CRM. By connecting into the Yardi Marketing API, you can display in realtime your currently available dates and times visitors can schedule a time to visit.

Grab RentPress: Reviews Add-on to display reviews on your site from Modern Message, Kingsley or Google Places with a shortcode (a Google API key is required to use Google Maps and Reviews features).

RentPress Add-ons are available as separate downloads.

Screenshots

  • Automatically create a Search Apartments page
  • Automatically create a property listing page for each property
  • Templates included for /floorplans/ overview grid page
  • Templates included for floor plan "product" pages
  • Templates included for floor plan "product" pages
  • RentPress adopts your website's theme and features property information on floor plan pages
  • Responsive design scales to mobile devices

Installation

RentPress can be installed using one of the following methods:
1. Install and Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress (recommended).
2. Upload the plugin files to a /wp-content/plugins/rentpress directory via FTP, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.

Once activated, use the RentPress -> RentPress Settings page to start setting up your site. More information can be found in the Getting Started Guide.

FAQ

Does RentPress support my property management system’s data feed?

With a subscription to our RentPress service to parse through property data feeds, RentPress plugin can pull in real-time pricing and availability from the following popular systems:

  • RentCafe
  • Entrata
  • RealPage
  • MRI MarketConnect / Vaultware
  • ResMan

And yes, you can mix multiple data sources on one website.

How can I access the property information imported by RentPress?

Since RentPress imports your property pricing and availability information and stores data as custom post meta, you can access any meta field using the typical WordPress get_post_meta() method or new-up a WP_Query() class.

We also have shortcodes available to pull in listing data, as well as decorator classes and global singletons that give you a variety of methods to call all pricing and availability information in a clean, template-friendly way.

Can I manually enter property information?

Yes, once activated, a custom post type is registered and displayed in the wp-admin area for ‘Properties,’ ‘Floor Plans,’ ‘Neighborhoods,’ and a utility post type for ‘Units.’

Are there log files that I can reference if something is breaking with the plugin?

Yes, there is a /Log directory in the root of the RentPress plugin. There will be separate, automatically generated logs for warnings, errors, info, and event triggers.

Can I customize the styling of the RentPress included templates?

The RentPress templates support choosing one accent color. It will pick up the rest of its styling (typeface, font colors, etc) from your currently active theme. Learn more about customizing RentPress templates here.

Where can I learn more about RentPress?

We have an extended FAQ page that’s regularly updated at https://rentpress.io/frequently-asked-questions/

You can also check our Getting Started Guide.

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