7+ Best Classified Ads Scripts to start your own profitable classifieds site
7+ Best Classified Ads Scripts to start your own profitable classifieds site

Classifies ads web business is very profitable, easy to maintain and is one of the most sought out internet business. Before setting up an online classified ads business site, first you have to decide what category of classifieds you will build (for example an auto classifieds, a pet classifieds, an art and antiques classifieds, and so on). Then you have to decide how the user can post ads (free ads or paid ads). Next you will have to decide how you want your classified ads site to look like and what features to include, how much money you want to invest in this project etc. Listed below are some of the best free as well as premium Classified Ad software or scripts to help you setup a classifieds Ad site.

  1. Open ClassifiedsFree

    Open classifieds ad script screenshot
    Open classifieds ad script

    Open Classifieds is a free open source script for classifieds, advertisements or listings. This web application is developed to be fast, light, secure and SEO friendly. Template enabled and easy to administer.

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    Open Classifieds Front End Screenshot

    Classifieds Website front end
    Classifieds Website front end

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    Open Classifieds Admin Screenshot

    Open Classified Admin
    Open Classified Admin

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    Open Classifieds Features

    • Post for free or paid ads
    • Pay to feature the ad
    • Upload photos
    • Google Maps integration
    • Users can add their paypal account and receive payments directly.
    • Users can control their sale stock through Paypal stock control option .
    • Administrator has moderate and manage ads
    • Create unlimited categories and subcategories
    • Import categories and locations from excel
    • Admin can stop spam posters from publishing more ads.
    • Create FAQ’s and a Blog with classified site
    • Allow users to comment using their facebook profiles.
    • Change site design easily through your admin panel.
    • Very easy to change the currency used in site
    • Easy installation, less than 5 minutes.
    • Mobile ready
    • CDN delivery

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  2. OSClass Free
    Osclass Real estate Demo
    Osclass Real estate Demo

    OSclass is an open source script to create your own classifieds website. Osclass has several plugins and themes and is ideal for making any kind of classifieds site. You can use this to create general classified site, real estate listings, jobs listings, car for sale listing and more..

    OSClass vs Open Classifieds

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    Price Free Free
    Get Open Classifieds Get OSClass
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    Can you create content with it Supports FAQ creation, blog posting and forums section. Allows you to create and add new pages on your site.
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    Themes Premium themes with extra features Free and Paid themes
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    Number of languages supported 31 Languages supported Available in English, Deutsch, Français, Español, Català
    payment gateways supported 5 payment gateways supported Paypal payment gateway
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  3. ClassiPress WordPress Application
    Classipress - Wordpess Classifieds Theme
    Classipress – Wordpess Classifieds Theme

    ClassiPress is a blog theme that lets you install a very complete and fully functional classified ads website on a WordPress blog. Your visitors can place ads, upload pictures for the ads, and easily reply to other ads.Administrators can ad categories, approve ads or delete pictures. It is also 100% responsive which means your site will be mobile or smartphone compatible. You can even set-up your classifieds site to accept Paypal payments for ads. Classipress is a popular Classified Ads theme and can be purchased for 99 USD for download

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  4. Noah Classifieds Free Paid Version.
    Noah Classifieds Ad script screenshot
    Noah Classifieds Ad script

    NoahAdScript is a PHP, MySQL based highly customizable classified ad script. Noah’s Classifieds is now ecommerce enabled combining the power of sites like craigslist and e-bay into one easy to use tool for you. Noah has a professional version for $149 and it can be setup using Arvixe. Popular hosting companies like Arvixe has a special hosting package available for Noah’s classifieds and it includes a free automated installation of Noah’s Classifieds , to get you up and running within minutes.

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  5. ClassiCraft Classifieds Ads WordPress theme
    ClassiCraft Wordpess Classifieds Theme
    ClassiCraft Wordpess Classifieds Theme

    ClassiCraft is a Flexible and Reliable WordPress Theme created specifically for creating efficient classified websites. ClassiCraft is elegantly designed with very good looks in desktops/pcs/laptops, mobiles or tablets. Creators claim Classicraft as the first fully functional classified theme platform which is completely responsive and has an Integrated payment system connected via Paypal. It is pretty much ready to go once you install the theme. More details of Classicraft

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  6. AJ Classifieds
    AJ Classifieds Ad Script
    AJ Classifieds Ad Script

    AJ Classifieds is a professionally developed PHP Classifieds script allows you to start a fully automated classified ads site for real estate, automobiles, for sale, jobs, personals and and more. The Script can be customized based on your demand. It is so simple to handle the Installation procedure. Cost 199 USD for User edition

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  7. 68 Classifieds

    68classifieds Ad Scrip Software screenshot
    68classifieds Ad Scrip Software

    The 68 Classifieds Software script is commercial software that enables the purchaser to operate their own classified ads website. It utilizes php, XHTML and mySQL to give a feature rich, classified ads solution. Cost $249.00 – $149.00 USD for script download

  8. Php-Classifieds    
    PhP Classifieds Ad Script

     PHP Classifieds  is a well-supported PHP script with five different clean templates to choose from, it includes free addons, free mobile version and free installation in less than 24 hours.
    Some of the features of PHP Classifieds includes: Paypal payments, WYSIWYG editor, SEO urls, unlimited locations and categories, paid only ads, featured and extended ads.

  9. Car Sale Manager script – PHP/MySQL based Car Dealer Script for listing cars and vehicles for sale and rent. Car Listing FEATURES: add unlimited number of cars,a built-in car search engine, editable car features, different user levels, multi language, CSS customizable, easy to install. Cost: $119.00
If you are looking for a free classified ad script, then Open Classifieds or OSClass would be very good options. Arvixe, an award winning web host, has special hosting packages for Open classifieds as well as OS class and has  free automated installation available to get you started.  Take an additional 20% of all Arvixe hosting packages using  coupon code “fbwh20″. Visit Arvixe for details.

Classibase responsive classifieds website script. Build with simplicity in mind. Flexible for adding any type of listing with custom fields. Multilingual and SEO friendly. Responsive design for mobile and tablets. Earn money with featured ads, paid categories or third party contextual advertisement.