How do I add a Custom Link in my Featured Listings page?

The Custom Link is a great and easy option to add custom flyers, videos, or a link to any website you want. To add a Custom Link, log in to your IDX Broker account and click on Listings > Active, then go to the listing you want to edit and click on the Edit icon. There you will see the “Custom Link Text” and “Custom Link URL” options. Your browser does not support HTML video. […]

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How do I create IDX Broker Widgets?

Your IDX Broker account includes a variety of widgets that can be added to your website for displaying IDX content. A widget is a snippet of code that is generated from inside your IDX Control Panel. Once copied and pasted onto your web pages, the widget code will show the desired IDX content, like a search or a display of listings. Your widget will be displayed exactly where you place the code, making it easy to customize your site with IDX content. Widgets are located in your IDX account by clicking Design > Widgets > and New or Legacy. See the articles […]

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What is an IDX Broker Saved Link & how do I create one?

A Saved Link is a tool that will allow you to showcase listings from certain cities, counties, postal codes, subdivisions, etc. You could even filter them by price range, or any other search criteria you think is appropriate. IDX Broker Saved Links are ideal to create community pages that you can link directly from your website, or you can also share them with your leads. In order to create an IDX Broker Saved Link, you need to log in first to your IDX Broker account, then go to the option for Design > Website > Saved Links. There, on the […]

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How do I block IDX Broker Pages from Google?

If we want to block some IDX Broker pages from showing up in Google, IDX Broker recommends that on the wrapper of the page you want to block, you set it to “noindex“, then that should be applicable to the page as well. That would keep the pages from indexing or showing in SERP or search engine results. […]

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How do I add IDX Broker pages to my Wix menu?

You can get any of the IDX Broker default links at Design > Website > Page Templates and copy the link for your site. On your Wix website, click on the side icon “Menus and Pages” and then on the “Add a Link” icon. Check the “Web Address” option and paste the URL you copied before, if you want you can make it open on the same page (tab) your link is by checking the “Current Window” option. Type the name you want to appear on the menu, and Publish your changes. […]

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How do I fix my IDX Broker Pages wrapper?

Did you make changes to your website and then when you go see your IDX pages, they showed up with a broken aspect? Or did you do a website change and it is taking hours for IDX to update your pages with the changes? These are common problems our clients at Realty Candy face, and fixing this is very quick. You just need to clear your IDX Broker Wrapper Cache. Check the video to see how to do it. Your browser does not support HTML video. […]

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What is an IDX Broker Wrapper?

The wrapper is just a page on your website for platforms like WordPress or Squarespace (or, for Wix websites it is a page on our servers) that will be used as a base for IDX Broker pages. IDX Broker pages are styled by taking the information on that specific wrapper page, including the styles for the header, the footer, and CSS classes to style titles and texts, and fonts. […]

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What are the fees for an IDX Broker account?

IDX Broker offers two plans: The IDX Broker ™ Lite plans start at $50/monthly for a single agent, $70/monthly for a team plan, or $100/monthly for an office plan. The IDX Broker ™ Platinum plans start at $80/monthly for a single agent, $100/monthly for a team plan, or $130/monthly for an office plan. They also offer the ability to add multiple MLS to one IDX Broker account. You can check all updated features available on each plan on IDX Broker Plans & Pricing page. […]

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How does IDX Broker help my real estate business?

Studies show that most visitors to real estate websites want to see properties. Having information about your company and your experience is important, but the truth is visitors to your real estate website want to see properties. You can show your own current listings using IDX Broker. This is a great option for teams and offices with at least 25-50 listings that provide enough interest to keep visitors engaged. If you want the listings you show on your site to auto-update and show all of the current active properties in your MLS or market area, then IDX Broker is an […]

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How can I sign up for IDX Broker?

This is a simple explanation of the process to set up IDX for your website. First, go to http://platinum.realtycandy.com and signup for an IDX Broker account (when you use that link, they will waive their $99 account creation fee.) IDX Broker will send the paperwork that you need to sign or have your broker sign. Once you get that done and send it back to IDX Broker, they will forward all of the documents to your MLS for approval. After the MLS approves your account, IDX Broker will send you (and us) an email. We will need you to click […]

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How does IDX work?

IDX works by establishing a data connection between your website and your MLS or IDX provider, importing listings, displaying them on your front-end, and running updates. Because IDX refers to any transfer of real estate data, the specifics of how it works depend on the type of IDX technology used. […]

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