Note that custom fields are available only on all sites hosted on and on Yclas Self-Hosted Pro.
The maximum number of Custom Fields you can have in your website is 65!

New feature is included in 2.0.7 version, makes it possible to create multiple new custom fields.

Now there are 3 types of fields, that could be added to advertisements.

1. Standard: mandatory and not changeable

              Title, Category, Description.

2. Optional: they are part of open-classifieds, with possibility to turn them on/off

              Phone, Website, Location, Address, Price, Captcha, Upload file.

3. Custom: Fully customizable.


Create New Field

To create new, go to Admin Panel, press Classifieds select Custom Fields option.

Then click New Field button on the right corner.

How to create Custom Field 1

This is a New Custom Field screen. There are 10 options in total.

  1. Name: give a name to field
  2. Label: will appear in the form of Post new ad, Edit ad, and Advanced search
  3. Tooltip: assign a text to the custom field tooltip
  4. Type:

    1. Text 256 chars (standard input field, string)
    2. Text Long (textarea field with bbcode, string)
    3. Number (small integer number)
    4. Number Decimal (floating point number)
    5. Select (select field)
    6. Date (date picker, with plugin)
    7. Radio (radio buttons)
    8. Checkbox (checkbox buttons)
    9. Country (creates a dropdown menu with all the countries included)
    10. URL (creates a link)

5. Values:

Note: Only appears for select and radio option.

To create values,write them down followed by comma (e.g. Paris, London, Madrid, Others).

6. Categories: the category that the New Custom Field should be applied to

( see: How to Integrate Your Custom Fields Into Selected Categories!)

7. Required: this will make it a required field needing validation

8. Searchable: this makes the field searchable as well as appear in Advanced search

9. Admin privileged: this field can be seen and edited only by admin

10. Show listing: Users will see the custom field in listings view without having to enter the ad

When all info is filled, click Create. New field is created and added to database, and it will appear in Post new ad, Edit ad and Advanced search.

To Edit, Delete or Change order look at the following image.

How to create Custom Field 2

Edit Custom Field

While editing, Name and Type fields will become disabled. In case you want to change them, you will have to delete this custom field and start over. This is to prevent messing up with DataBase.

Just for your information, the rest of options are still open for editing and adding.

How to create Custom Field 3