Morgan Carey

open a new window for cities

Morgan Carey posted this 2,635 Views

We should make it so that if someone clicks on the link for a city, that city page is opened in a new window, this is make is so that if a user leaves the site via a listing or adsense, they will still have where they came from open in the background to easily search other listings.

Editing main site links

Morgan Carey posted this 1 2,591 Views

Right now the only options are adding and deleted links from the main nav, we need to be able to edit them as well.

REW Directory Planning

Morgan Carey posted this 2,663 Views

I am starting to work on a revamp of http://www.realestatewebmasters.com/real-estate-directory.php and one of the things we are working on is the display data for the individual listings for realtors on both the sponsored and non sponsored levels. I was thinking we should display the agent / broker / or listings offices address so that it shows up on Google maps, perhaps even display a Google map with a tab for details and contact.

Basic custom MLS / IDX

Morgan Carey posted this 3,057 Views

A lot of people want to know the difference between our basic custom IDX and a more advanced (More expensive) IDX solution. Here is a quick breakdown of the basic. Search Page: allows users to choose bedrooms, baths, sq foot, min / max price, area, property type, you know the basics that all main search pages have. Listings Page:  This is a list of properties "basic" view which shows a thumbnail of the property and some basic info: Price, Area, Beds, Bath and then a "Vi...

Phoenix Childrens Hospital REW Client Sponsorship

Morgan Carey posted this 5,136 Views

Hey Guys, One of my clients Brandon Hunt, of http://www.movetoarizonahomes.com/ is running a marathon in support of Logan Herman or "Logibear" who is a 16 month old patient diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. I personally think this is a great cause and have donated $50 - if anyone else would like to contribute to this cause, myself, Brandon and of course little Logibear would really appreciate it. Here is Brandons actual sponsorship correspondance I am running in the Phoe...

layout broken in ie

Morgan Carey posted this 2 2,437 Views

Need to fix a bug that breaks the permalink post in ie - basically I think the comment box Mike installed is to wide and is causing the content to fall to the left and below the Google ads.

NWMLS (North West MLS) Threatens fines to its own realtors

Morgan Carey posted this 18 22,491 Views

There is a very intersting debate going on regarding a realtors right to use the phrase "MLS" on their website or in their marketing. Basically the discussion came about because a member of real estate webmasters who is also a realtor for John L Scott in Washington received an email from the NWMLS (North West MLS) threatening to fine him for using the phrase "Seattle MLS" in his description for his website posted here at REW. The gist of the description went like this: ...

Page counter counting category wide

Morgan Carey posted this 2,343 Views

Instead of counting the individual stats for a page, in terms of pageviews, currently the pageview counter is summing all pageviews for all articles in a category - now this could be handy I suppose, but wasnt what I wanted, Mike if you are reading this, we need to fix this on monday :-) That being said, I think I running total for all category posts would be good to.

Getting the most out of links

Morgan Carey posted this 1 2,695 Views

Most of us all know the search engine ranking benefit our websites receive from getting inbound links to our websites from other relevant topic specific websites. When you think about it though, for the most part the way agents are exchanging links currently (Peer to peer link exchange from buried links pages) this is the only benefit being gained from the exchange. So I think it is time we evaluated this proposition - consider the following: #1 - The real estate industry is built on ref...

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