real estate wordpress ssl

The Joy of SSL

When you think of real estate, you don’t often think about the importance of security, but for your real estate website, having a SSL certificate can be important.  This is what gives you that little green padlock in the corner of your browser and makes all of your webpages use HTTPS instead of HTTP. What is SSL? SSL literally means Secure Sockets Layer.  It provides an encrypted way to send data.  Today we actually see a lot of TLS being referred to as SSL, but that is really something for the “techies” to worry about. According to there are […]

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Questions to ask about WordPress and IDX website

3 Questions NOT to Ask When Getting a New Real Estate Website

I had an interesting chat conversation with a prospective customer the other day. To protect his privacy, let’s say his name is Ron. How does RealtyCandy compare to all of your competitors? Ron was asking me to justify purchasing a RealtyCandy website vs. one of our competitors. That is a great question, except I really don’t know what our competitors have. Does that mean we don’t watch the market or we don’t know what is going on in the real estate world? Not necessarily. We do follow what happens in the real estate industry and we have been members of […]

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Avada Theme and IDX

Avada and IDX: A powerful combination for your real estate site

RealtyCandy provides IDX Broker setups for best-selling themes like Avada, WPResidence, and Houzez, and we recently started providing BYOT* setups for these themes for a much smaller price. Avada Theme is a very popular theme, but it’s not a real estate theme like WPResidence and Houzez. This shouldn’t stop you from considering it for your real estate website though, and we are here to tell you why. About the Avada theme Avada is one of the best selling themes of Envato Market and it’s no wonder. It’s a theme that you can work with to create a beautiful and professional […]

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tracy shubin realty wpresidence wordpress idx broker site setup

Setup Your Own Real Estate Site with WPResidence and IDX Broker

The WPResidence Theme is a very popular theme amongst our clients – it’s elegant, modern, easy to use and very flexible, and comes with popular tools and plugins like the WP Visual Composer. With WPResidence, you can import one of the many demos they provide and work to create a beautiful site customized for your business. Today we are going to take a look at the site, the WordPress and IDX Broker site of Tracy Shubin, and some of the things she was able to accomplish with the theme. We recently started selling IDX Broker setups for popular real […]

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Sweet Home Pro Sothebys Demo Full website setup with wordpress and idx broker

Saving time with Sweet Home Pro: A Setup Walk-through

Today we are doing a little walk-through on a setup with the Sweet Home Pro Theme. Last time we did a Sweet Home walkthrough, we made an RE/MAX demo, so we thought about using another popular Real Estate Branding for this demonstration, the Sotheby’s. We ended up using the Liv Sotheby’s site as an inspiration for the design and branding changes. Here is a detailed description of the process. […]

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