Truly Versatile

Business Directory Plugin provides features for creating directory sites only, while with HivePress, you can also build:

  • Directories
  • Classifieds
  • Job boards
  • Service marketplaces
  • Rental websites
  • Booking platforms
  • and more…

Easy to Monetize

Business Directory Plugin offers 3 methods of monetizing a website, but HivePress supports 5 different business models:

  • Listing packages
  • Featured listings
  • Claim listings
  • Commissions on sales
  • Paid access

Highly Customizable

HivePress puts you in the driving seat of your website, so you can easily customize its functionality according to your needs and requirements.

Custom Fields & Filters

With HivePress, you can add, customize, and remove any listing field and filter.

User Profiles

Unlike Business Directory Plugin, with HivePress, you can add custom user fields & make listing author profiles searchable.

Code Snippets

Customize your website even more by using HivePress collection of code snippets.

Gutenberg Integration

HivePress is fully integrated with Gutenberg page builder, so you can create stunning page layouts using blocks.

Growing Community

While Business Directory Plugin provides support via a tickets system, HivePress has a public community forum where you can:

  • Ask questions
  • Report bugs
  • Suggest features
  • Vote for features
  • Share experience

Developer Friendly

Designed with developers in mind, HivePress has a versatile framework that includes:

  • Structured and readable code
  • Documentation & tutorials
  • Code snippet collection
  • Hook & code reference
  • REST API reference

Side-by-Side Comparison

Check out how HivePress stacks up against Business Directory Plugin.

HivePress Business Directory Plugin
Active Installations 10,000+10 000+
Fully Custom  Fields
Listing Search Filters
Custom User Fields
User Search Filters
Category Images
Monetization Features
Listing Packages
Claim Listings
Featured Listings
Geolocation Features
Radius Search
Listing Bookmarks
Ratings & Reviews
Private Messages
Customizable Emails
Code Snippets 
Code Reference
Hook Reference 
Marketplace Features
User Requests
Booking Features
Membership Plans
Listing Importer
Social Login
Social Links 
Opening Hours 
Listing Statistics
Search Alerts 
SEO Features
Discount Codes
Migrator Feature
HivePressBusiness Directory Plugin
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Since HivePress is listed on, you can check all the reviews people have left about our software over the years.

5 stars

Killer plugin

Do exactly what it says. Awesome plugin with lots of functionalities and especially the support provided by the author.

5 stars

Happy I found it!

It seems new and very promising directory/classifieds plugin, easy to set up, clean, with all needed free features.

5 stars

6 stars

5 stars is not enough for this plugin. Fantastic design. Congratulations to the dev.

5 stars

Best directory plugin

HivePress is an exceptional plugin. Tons of customization options and very easy to use. Support is great too.

5 stars

Amazing plugin!

Professional, structured feature, and open source at the same time. Truly amazing!

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