Ab Directory

A directory with links, articles, news, blogs, videos, users and many other features.

  • Unlimited number of categories in an unlimited number of levels
  • Unlimited number of links, news, blogs, videos, articles
  • Sponsor links so you can to generate advertising income
  • Rating system, comments
  • Fully customizable pages
  • Article posting
  • Blacklist feature
  • Unlimited number of administrators (and various access rights)
  • Integrated polls
  • Incoming and outgoing hits counters
  • Multi-sorting link capability (date, admin rating, hits out, hits in, title or description)
  • Up to five mailing lists
  • Fully search engine friendly URL's
  • And much more
A list of the most important features can be found below, you also can visit our online demo.

Ab Directory Features

Main Features and Benefits

  • The most advanced search engine system available today.
  • Unlimited number of categories, links, advertisers, articles, users, administrators.
  • Automatic installation - you only upload files on your server and fill in 6 fields of a setup form.
  • All public pages are editable in a HTML or text editor, you can edit the design and/or translate all pages to your language, also online an editor available.
  • Support for unlimited number of styles, your visitors can select between them. 15 styles bundled with the software, you can freely edit them and/or create your own styles.
  • The possibility to create a multi-language directory (more than one language at the same time).
  • Groups of categories on the home page. This function lets you display categories exactly as you want it.
  • Aliases for categories (big search engines like Yahoo or Dmoz mark such "categories" by @).
  • Several files which may be automatically inserted into each page (header, footer, left, right columns etc.), you edit one file to modify all pages.
  • These items are available on each page (optional): search form, list of first level categories, poll, login forms for users and advertisers, newest links, top rated links, most popular links, top searches, newest articles, top rated articles, most popular articles.
  • Advanced blacklist feature - you can ban words, phrases, URL's, emails, IP addresses. Nobody can submit links or articles containing banned items, nobody can enter your site from a banned IP.
  • Visitors can send you a message without knowledge of your email address (anti-spam protection).
  • Included message board.
  • Visitors can send a message to their friends regarding your site or any link or article directly from your pages.
  • Unlimited number of polls.
  • Visitors can register to receive your newsletter, support for 5 different newsletters.
  • Users can create private notes for links, articles, categories, each user can have a list of favorite links, articles, categories.
  • Password/username reminder for users.
  • Each user is ranked by the number of posted reviews.
  • Protection against people who tries to enter admin or users area with incorrect login data.
  • URL's of public pages are search engine friedly. Your URL's can contain titles of categories, links, articles to bring as much search engine traffic as possible.
  • Ability to convert your database from Gossamer Threads Links 2.
  • 1-year or 3-year free updates, depending on your license.
  • The lowest prices on the market - similar scripts are sold for 2 - 3 times more.
  • Class 1 support. We do our best to solve any problem you may have.
  • 100's more features ...

AB Directory - Articles Features and Benefits

  • A secondary strength to our directory software is the ability to maintain articles, stories and other written information online for your users to access.
  • Unlimited number of information categories.
  • Unlimited number of articles in each category.
  • Each article may contain these items:
        Title,
        Subtitle,
        Full text,
        Start/end dates,
        Any number of user defined items with editable names.
  • Popular articles section.
  • New articles section.
  • Top rated articles section.
  • Counter for the number of times each article is read.
  • Each category may have different:
        Meta keywords,
        Meta description,
        Logo,
        Ads,
        Or totally distinct page design.
  • Default or custom icons associated with:
        New links,
        Popular links,
        Updated links,
        Editor's picks.
  • Ability to count number of readings of each article.
  • Visitors can rate articles for usefulness/informativeness.
  • Visitors can add their own comment (review) to any article.
  • User ability to send a web form message to the article's author.
  • The option to print articles.
  • Articles can be optionally submitted by registered users only.
  • Optional forced field inclusion on new article submissions. If a field is missing the submission is rejected.
  • Optional automatic email to the article owner when the article is added/approved/rejected.
  • Optional automatic email to the admin when new article is submitted.

Make Money with Ab Directory

  • Fully featured sponsored links.
  • Many of our users get substantial monthly income by using this feature.
  • Ability to sell impressions, clicks and fixed number of days.
  • Customize pages to add client advertisements.
  • These paid links are usually at the top of categories and search results and have a more noticeable look (optional).
  • Advertisers can pay by using any payment company, PayPal IPN is supported.
  • Detailed statistic for each advertising link.

AB Directory - Links Features and Benefits

  • Unlimited number of categories in unlimited number of levels
  • Unlimited number of links
  • Each link may contain these items:
        URL,
        Reciprocal URL,
        Title,
        Description,
        Detailed entry,
        Picture/Graphic,
        Start/end dates,
        Any number of user defined items with editable names.
  • Web site managers can submit their own links saving you the trouble of adding them. The submitted links may be immediately added to the database or added to a manual approval/rejection queue to give you full content control.
  • Links can be optionally submitted by registered users only.
  • Link images may be stored on the server of the link owner or uploaded on to your server.
  • Optional automatic email to the link owner when the link is added/approved/rejected.
  • Optional automatic email to the admin when new link is submitted.
  • Optional forced field inclusion on new link submissions. If a field is missing the submission is rejected.
  • Optional duplicate new link submission rejection feature.
  • Optional new link submission functionality rejection feature. When a link is submitted it is tested to ensure that the URL is functional.
  • Optional reciprocal link testing. If you require reciprocal linking for all acceptable link submissions, the system can check if the link is located on the page of the url submitted.
  • Advanced rating system for links.
  • Visitors can add their own comment (review) to any link.
  • Popular links section.
  • New links section.
  • Top rated links section.
  • Random link feature.
  • Incoming and outgoing hits counter for each link.
  • Each category may have different:
        Meta keywords,
        Meta description,
        Logo,
        Ads,
        Or totally distinct page design.
  • Default or custom icons associated with:
        New links,
        Popular links,
        Updated links,
        Editor's picks.
  • User ability to open links in a frame. Visitors can browse all links without leaving your site.
  • Ability to open links in a mini frame (preview feature).
  • User ability to send a web form message to the link owner.
  • Standard and advanced search functionality. Ability to search also between a range of numbers (useful for prices, measures etc.).
  • AB Directory - Administration Features and Benefits

    • Unlimited number of administrators, each having optional rights, security clearance and access.
    • Changing pages:
          All pages are editable using a standard HTML or text editor,
          All pages you can customize the design,
          You can translate all pages to any language.
    • Unlimited home page category listings columns.
    • Broken or non-functional link checker for. Checks all or ranges of links.
    • Duplicate link checker.
    • Admin can set a date and time format.
    • Admin can email all registered users.
    • Admin can email all webmasters with registered links.
    • Sessions and session cookies for administrators, as well as for system users.
    • Database backup/restore features.
    • Add batches of links instead of one at a time.
    • Add batches of categories instead of one at a time.
    • Many more administration features and benefits.

    Ab Directory Online Demo

    Click to the screenshots to visit demo pages.

    Ab Directory Color Styles

    These styles are available by default. You also can customize them and/or create your own styles.

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