wpCasa is a real estate WordPress theme framework from Theme Shift create fully-featured real estate websites without coding skills. wpCasa is extremely flexible. Beginners will find the layout settings and custom widgets super useful. For coders the extensive yet thoughtful use of WordPress action and filter hooks will come in handy. Another strong spot is the widget support. The entire home page as well as the single property page are entirely built by widgets. That means you can change the layout of these pages by dragging and dropping your preferred widgets to the corresponding areas.
wpCasa Theme Framework: €59
Framework & Child Theme: €69
Through layout options on the theme settings page and post/page/property edit screens you can enable or disable or move the sidebar from right to left for each and every single entry individually.
A useful set of shortcodes for image galleries and sliders etc. will also come in handy when you tailor your professional real estate website to your special needs.
The framework theme has a minimalistic design as a perfect starting point to add your own template files and CSS to match your corporate identity. Optionally you can also get an additional child theme along with wpCasa and you’ll have a professional, turn-key real estate website set up with no work.
WPCasa includes a property editor to easily create and manage property listings. From a property edit screen you have fields and meta boxes to enter all the property features and details such as price, location, property type, property features, location map etc. The property management backend also includes filters to easily search and order your property listings.
The wpCasa framework comes with an advanced search function so users can easily search for properties. It scans your objects by keyword or property ID, custom taxonomies, custom fields such as price or property status. You can easily change the form fields to your needs on the theme settings page.
Custom Layouts and Custom Widgets
Comprehensive options let you individually set the layout of both single property, post and/or static pages as well as general property and post archives. wpCasa also has a set of extremely useful custom widgets. The entire front page and the single property page (as well as sidebar and the footer) are widget areas, so you can simply drag and drop your preferred widgets in the corresponding areas and your site is set with a few clicks.
Theme Options and Shortcodes
WPCasa has a backend options panel with a comprehensive range of theme settings and options to make it easy. You’ll find general options to upload your logo for example, property settings to set currency and features and search options to tailor the property search to your needs. wpCasa also comes with a list of handy shortcodes for buttons, alert boxes, sliders, galleries etc. It also natively supports WordPress standard features like custom menus, custom background image, custom headers, post formats and more.
Themes and Design
There are two options when it comes to the design and themes. The wpCasa theme framework itself has a basic, minimalist design with all the functionality, making it a perfect starting point for your custom real estate website. Alternatively there are child themes available that will give you a professional, customised layout ready to go.