Enhanced IDX / Basic IDX

PhotoToursIDX is the leading Santa Barbara Property Search Tool used by Santa Barbara Agents and Brokers. PhotoToursIDX is available in a basic version with a great combination of features and affordability and an enhanced version with premier features like map search, lead capture and much more.

PhotoToursIDX Support & FAQS

Here at PhotoToursIDX, our support team headed up by Allen Lorentzen is ready to provide assistance. Below is a list of commonly asked questions that you should review first but if you don't find an answer to your question... by all means give us a call at (805) 563-7788 or send us an email at idxsupport@phototours.com.

Do you support Wordpress?

Yes, we have two versions of plugins for Wordpress. One is a complete search solution which requires that your main content area is at least 726 pixels in width. The other version is a quick search plugin which will install widget that can be placed in a sidebar or other places depending on your Wordpress environment.

How do I install your FaceBook IDX app?

Our IDX Facebook search app installs on the Facebook business page of your chooseing. If you don't yet have a Facebook business page you can create one here: click here to create a facebook business page

Once you have the business page setup where you want to install our Facebook Search App follow the instructions below:

  1. Identify the page id of your business page. When you are visiting your business page, look at the URL for the page id. For example, here is the URL for a sample real estate business page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/SBproperty-Real-Estate/1391601371053855 The 1391601371053855 is the page id for this sample page.
  2. Contact PhotoToursIDX at (805) 563-7788 and provide this page id so they can setup your Facebook Search App in our IDX system
  3. Once we have set this up for you, we will email you an installation link which will install our Facebook Search App into your business page
  4. Once you receive the installation URL that we email to you, open a browser and login into the facebook account that owns your business page
  5. Now open up the email that contains the installation link and click on it
  6. After clicking on the installation link, you should be taken to a page that looks like this:
  7. From the "Choose Facebook Pages" pull-dowm menu, choose the page where you want our PhotoToursIDX Search App installed and then click on the "Add Page Tab" button locted on the bottom right.
  8. You should get a message stating "App has been installed to page"
  9. Thats it! Go visit your business page (make sure to refresh your browser) and you should see a new tab called "Property Search"
  10. Clicking on the Home Search tab will bring up our PhotoToursIDX Home Search page for Facebook which provides your Facebook business page visitors access to your IDX home search, your active listings and your website. (photo below shows our PhotoToursIDX Home Search page).

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10th November, 2012
PhotoToursIDX now displaying largest sized property photos in our new Javascript based slideshow
8th September, 2012
PhotoToursIDX now offers two sizes of slideshows for displaying pre-determined search results e.g., show all Carpinteria listings less than 1 million dollars.