How Much Would You Pay for Multi-Region?
I think we can all agree that Classipress is the best classifieds theme for Wordpress out there, at least currently. Unfortunately the fact that it doesn't support multi-regions such as the ability to narrow down by country, state, and city really hurt it, A LOT. Right now, it's only good for a niche category for nationwide or one small town/specific region.
There are some really good php script templates out there that use multi-region like WebClassifieds by webscribble, but unlike Wordpress Themes, you really can't get all the plugins and support that Wordpress has. and as such I am still adament on sticking with Wordpress.
This in itself has led to the fact that myself and others here will have to pay an outside developer in order to accomplish this feature. Either way I am going to be doing this for a site I'm working on even if it comes out as a large out of pocket cost, it's that necessary.
Out of curiosity, what would you pay for this feature?
Our budget is $4,000 total for this site we're working on and we have talked with some of the certified partners of appthemes & they will likely help us accomplish this but that would just be for us individually, I'd prefer another way if there happened to be one.
I'm also curious if we could all somehow have everyone chip in money to get this developed. Would Appthemes make this a top priority if we paid up-front to have it done as soon as possible, or another developer. Unfortunately, it is looking like I will be forced to pay a lot myself for this feature & as such won't be willing to share the code because of the major cost to myself and my friend. However, if we all chipped in, we could all get this feature at a much lesser cost to everyone.
I am definitely interested in hearing if anyone is currently working on this or if they'd want to explore further options. Also, if someone can develop this into a plugin, I'm sure people would be willing to pay a lot for it, myself included and that way everyone could have access to the feature, not just the individuals who can afford to shell out for it.
Look forward to hearing what everyone thinks.
I'm also thinking an advanced, well-coded multi-region feature not a simple categories fix.