Recently Viewed Ads

After viewing a number of ads on the site, users might start losing count of items they have already viewed. After browsing your website for some time, they may catch themselves thinking that they have already viewed a certain ad, which may be irritating and time-consuming. Adding listings they are interested in to Favorites is not a viable solution in some cases.

How it works

The Recently Viewed plugin gives users the opportunity to keep track of listings that they viewed recently keeping the listings that they liked or were interested in view. The plugin increases conversion and ensures that the buyer can return to the ad he was interested in with minimum effort.

Front End

After installation, users will find a box with recently added listings on your website. Upon clicking the box, they will navigate to a separate page containing the ads they had viewed recently. The page with recently added listings is essential for classifieds sites with a large number of listings because it ensures that users have the ability to return to previously viewed ads and always keep them in sight.

Back End

The plugin’s functionality is fairly straightforward, and therefore, it does not create a manager in back end after installation. However, there are some areas in admin panel where you can configure it. Firstly, by navigating to Basic Settings, you can either enable or disable the plugin. You can also choose how many listings will be displayed on the page with recently added ads. Finally, you may decide on the total number of saved listings, that is, upon reaching this number, the oldest viewed ads will be replaced by more recent.

As mentioned earlier, the plugin creates a box with recently added listings on your website. You may choose the pages where the box will be placed or check “sticky” if you want the box to appear on all pages of your website.

The functionality of the plugin allows users to synchronize listings viewed from different browsers and computers under one account. More so, the plugin also tracks history of viewed listings for unlogged users and when they sign in later, their history is added to their account. This ensures that every user, logged in or not, will later have no difficulty returning to his previously viewed listings.

The Recently Viewed Ads plugin is a must-have for all types of classifieds sites as it allows potential customers to navigate your site more easily and never lose listings of their interest.

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Oct 05, 2018
  • Listings issue in box on subdirectories fixed
  • The box removed from the "Search on Map" page
  • Plugin adjusted to Flynax 4.7
May 16, 2018
  • Missing photos bug in viewed listings fixed
  • Bug in "Remove viewed listings" button fixed
Nov 21, 2017
  • Banner bug on "View your browsing history" page fixed
  • Minor bugs fixed
Oct 05, 2017
  • Ability to select pages for the box added
  • The code of the plugin heavily reworked
  • Bugs fixed and improvements made
Nov 30, 2015
  • A CSS bug in old templates fixed
Nov 24, 2015
  • A few minor bugs fixed
Aug 18, 2015
  • box adapted for wide line templates
Jul 06, 2015
  • A few minor bugs fixed
Jun 19, 2015
  • The plugin is adjusted to Flynax 4.4.
May 18, 2015
  • Minor bugs fixed
Apr 10, 2015
  • Minor bugs fixed
Nov 13, 2014
  • Unavailable picture issue fixed
  • Minor bugs in synchronization fixed
Sep 15, 2014
  • Minor bugs in synchronization of viewed listings fixed
Sep 04, 2014
  • Minor bugs fixed
Jul 29, 2014
  • Minor bugs fixed
Jul 28, 2014
  • Initial release
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