phpLD 5

Listing Features

  • Customize Fields
  • Link Details Page (separate page for each link)
  • Articles and Multi-Blog
  • Video Links   new!
  • Business Listings with Google Maps   new!
  • Upload Photos or Logos
  • Upload Files
  • Create Listing Types
  • Deep Links
  • Picture Links   new!
  • Multiple Categories
  • Link Importer   new!

General Features

  • Flexible Widgets
  • Available in a dozen languages
  • Unlimited Categories and Subcategories (tested on 2 million+)
  • Show Most Popular Listings
  • Show Latest Links
  • Sort Links by Alphabetical, Hits or PageRank
  • Display RSS Feed for Each Category (optional)
  • 3-Way Linking Ability (require reciprocal link to 3rd site)
  • Visual Confirmation
  • Change currency for payment (ex.: USD, EUR, GBP, CAD, AUD, JPY)
  • Category Search Results
  • Set Links per Page
  • Easy Installation

Administrator Features

  • Set Expiration for Featured Links (ex. sell monthly, annually, lifetime)
  • Notify Submitter of Link Acceptance
  • Link Validation
  • IP, Domain and Keyword Banning
  • Database Backup from within admin panel
  • Limited Access for Editors
  • Boolean Searches (optional)
  • Limit Hits on Links from a single IP to prevent "hit spamming"
  • Links are Searchable in Admin to Help Manage Large Directories
  • Easily Move or Rename Categories
  • Import Links from XML Source (per category)
  • Category Search in the Admin Area
  • Mass change links and category on a page with checkbox selections
  • Link validator in admin panel will mark links with reciprocal link pages expired
  • link to personaly watch reciprocal link page on link edit (admin area)
  • Option to rebuild all meta tags on admin maintenance page
  • Template switcher and ability to manage and use more templates per installation
  • Admin Configuration Settings
  • Improved search capabilities from within admin
  • Articles Module allows articles to be added into categories
  • Quick subcategory adder makes adding categories faster
  • Language editor makes editing language files easier
  • Validation and 404 Error Checking

User Features

  • Link Submission
  • Open Links in New Window (Optional)
  • Encrypted Database Passwords
  • Paypal subscriptions available for payments
  • Each user can select their preferred language
  • Three category selection methods for submiot form (default, auto-selected and AJAX category selection)
  • Allow users to submit custom META tags for links
  • Users can comment and rate articles like a blog
  • Reciprocal Links can be Required (optional)
  • Contact Us page with captcha


  • Mod Rewrite for SEO Friendly Pages (optional)
  • Google Sitemaps Integration (auto ping google server)
  • Yahoo Sitemaps Integration

Payment Gateways

  • Paypal Integration for Selling Featured Links


  • Compatable with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Maxthon and Opera
  • Compatibility


  • Templates Easy to Edit Using Smarty
  • Lots of Free Templates Available for v2 and v3
  • Many Mods Available
  • Active Discussion Forum


  • Continously being improved and updated


  • Newsletter Emailer
  • Notify Submitter of Link Submission Receipt
  • Create Reports of Link Request Emails sent to show your customer
  • Powerful Emailer for Link Exchanges
  • Admin Notifications on New Links (optional)
  • Send status notifications to link owners with expired link pages