Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 5: Building the Classifieds Pages

Welcome to Part 5 of the Divi Machine Classifieds tutorial series. In this crucial installment, we’ll be focusing on the essential building blocks of your Classifieds site. We’ll guide you through the practical and hands-on steps to craft the fundamental aspects of your website, including:

  • Building the Homepage: This is the face of your site, and we’ll explore how to make it inviting and functional.
  • Building the Header & Footer: These are the key navigational elements, and you’ll learn how to make them both user-friendly and visually appealing.
  • Building the Archive Pages: These pages organize your content, and we’ll delve into how to structure them efficiently.
  • Building the Single Page Template in the Theme Builder: This template dictates how individual pages appear, and you’ll master how to create them with precision.

With Divi Machine‘s intuitive features, these tasks become achievable and clear. This section is about rolling up your sleeves and diving into the practical aspects of web development. We’ve laid the groundwork in previous parts, and now it’s time to assemble these pieces into a cohesive and professional site.

Prepare your workspace and get ready to build. We have a productive session ahead, filled with valuable insights and actionable instructions.

Let’s begin!

Building the Homepage

In this lesson, we build out the landing page with a few different sections listed below. This will be our first dive into the Archive Loop module, so be sure to pay attention.

SECTIONS

    • Hero Section
    • Latest Classified
    • Posts Section
    • Lost & Found Section
    • Counter Section
    • For Sale Section
    • Call-to-Action Section
    • Free Stuff Section
    • Newsletter Section

LESSON LINKS

Hero Section Image πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/photos/bJkynpjVRBQ

GENERAL LINKS

Get Divi πŸ‘‰ https://www.elegantthemes.com/affiliates/idevaffiliate.php?id=58998

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Building the Header & Footer

In this lesson, we will use the Divi Theme Builder to create our Global Header and Footer.

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Building the Archive Pages

In this lesson, we will create some Layout Templates in the Divi Theme Builder to display our Classifieds posts.

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Building the Single Page Template

In this lesson, we wrap things up by building a layout template for all single Classified posts using the Divi Theme builder and Divi Machine modules.

This will conclude the course if you do not have a Divi Machine Accounts or Divi Form Builder license. If that is you, feel free to follow along to see if those are tools you need for your belt as the content if free to you.

GENERAL LINKS

Divi Machine Product Page πŸ‘‰ https://diviengine.com/product/divi-machine/

Divi Machine Documentation πŸ‘‰ https://help.diviengine.com/article/607-welcome-to-divi-engine-divi-machine

Lorem Ipsum Text πŸ‘‰ https://loremipsum.io/

Free Stock Images πŸ‘‰ https://unsplash.com/

Final Thoughts

Congratulations on reaching the conclusion of Part 5 of the Divi Machine Classifieds tutorial series! Together, we’ve navigated through the critical building stages of your Classifieds site, crafting the Homepage, Header & Footer, Archive Pages, and the Single Page Template using the Theme Builder. You’ve taken significant strides in turning your website vision into a tangible reality.

But wait, the learning adventure doesn’t end here. If you’ve got the hunger to explore further, the next installment offers an exciting opportunity to delve into working with Divi Machine Accounts. We’ll be focusing on building a custom “My Account” area tailored for your classifieds site, an essential feature for enhancing user experience and functionality.

However, it’s essential to note that the upcoming sessions require Divi Machine Accounts and Divi Form Builder. If you don’t own these plugins, this marks the end of the series for you, but we hope you’ve found immense value in the journey thus far.

For those interested in continuing, and if you don’t already have these plugins, consider purchasing them individually or taking advantage of the Divi Engine All-Access Membership. It’s your passport to an even deeper exploration of Divi’s limitless potential.

Thank you for being a part of this learning experience, and we hope to see you in the next phase of our Divi adventure. Whether you’re moving on or continuing with us, you’ve built a strong foundation in Divi Machine, and the digital world is now your playground.

Happy building!

Available Tutorial Series Installments…

This will update as we release more tutorial installments in the series.
Check these out
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 8: Final Thoughts
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 7: Adding Advanced Forms with Divi Form Builder
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 6: Creating a My Account Area
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 5: Building the Classifieds Pages
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 4: Creating and Styling Custom Loop Layouts
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 3: Working with Custom Post Types in Divi
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 2: Optimizing Divi and some Efficiency Tips
Divi Machine Classifieds – Part 1: Introduction to building a directory site with Divi and Divi Machine
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