Calling volunteers for JV-LinkDirectory 5.3.0 Beta Testing

5.3.beta.2 has been released on 17th October 2014.

With JV-LinkDirectory 5.3.0 alpha testing almost in the completion stages, we are now calling for existing customers of JV-LinkDirectory to volunteer and participate in beta testing of the newest version. This time, beta testing will start on October 3rd. 

There are several new features coming up in JV-LinkDirectory 5.3.0 and we hope they will be of great value addition to your directory. Click here to know all the features being introduced in this version. We will be adding new feature announcements to the blog as they are alpha tested! 

As a token of appreciation for those who participate in beta testing and report feedback, we will be adding free 4 months of JV-LinkDirectory subscription period to their account, at the end of beta testing. Note that this offer is only for existing customers of JV-LD. If you are not customer, you can purchase JV-LD and then enroll in the beta testing, and can avail this offer.

How to participate in beta testing?

  1. In the comments section of this blog post, please indicate that you want to participate in beta testing. 
  2. We will add you to the beta testing group and will then acknowledge in the comments section.
  3. During beta testing, you will be able to download beta downloads from the normal downloads section and test it.
  4. To report feedback, and discuss features and issues, please use the “JV-LinkDirectory 5.3 Beta Testing” community support forum.

Features announced till 15th Oct 2014 for JV-LD 5.3:

  1. Integration with CComment for commenting on directory listings
  2. Integration with Komento for commenting on directory listings
  3. Latest Comments module for JV-LinkDirectory
  4. Multiple locations for a listing and display them in Maps.
  5. Integration with Thumboo for Thumbnail Previews
  6. Integration with Picoshot for Thumbnail Previews
  7. LinkExchange Connect Service (LECS)
  8. Enhanced Post Payment Processing


    Keywords/Tags and SEF for Tags

  10. Restrict number of keywords/tags per listing
  11. Multiple One way Free Plans and Enhanced Add Link Menu/Screen


    Individual Map Configuration for Category and Detail pages

  13. Gravatar in Modules


    Configurable Text in Connect Now Banner

  15. Category Description in Pages


    K2 Integration with JV-LinkDirectory

  17. Option to load Bootstrap


    New Style for Bootstrap 3.2.0 and compatibility with T3 framework.

Beta releases are not meant for production/live websites. We plan to release the first beta by 3rd October 2014 8th October 2014 🙂

5.3.beta.1 has been released on 9th October 2014.

5.3.beta.2 has been released on 17th October 2014.

Follow this blog post for updates in the coming days!