The first WordPress Directory theme that lets you build your own site from multiple content modules. Dedicate mobile design included.


  • Release DateJuly 24, 2014
  • Last UpdatedOctober 17, 2014
  • Current Version1.1.4
  • RequirementsWP 3.9+


  • Robert Smith July 2014

    Splendid design for a directory site! I love how you put together the place listing page. Very clean. Really looking forward to the WP theme version.

  • Jonathan Stair July 2014

    We have used your themes in a few projects for our clients and we all love your work. Excited to see your new directory theme coming! We will definitely purchase it as well.

  • Chris Evans June 2014

    Happy to see a new theme coming from EngineThemes. I have been a fan since you released the job board and really like the simple UX in all your themes.

  • Paul Ramirez July 2014

    The modular idea is awesome! Most app themes are not much customizable and look the same. With this structure, DE has become one of the most flexible app themes ever.

What you get from DirectoryEngine

Build and Grow your Directory Site The Simple Way

Stop wasting your time struggling with admin works. Just by some simple clicks in the back-end, you can get your directory site up & running your way.

Create Your Own Pages Easily with Modular UI Structure

No coding skills needed! Multiple content blocks are well prepared for you to build your own pages. Premium Page Builder & WordPress Customizer supported.

A Directory Business that Works Seamlessly on Mobile Devices

Even you’re at work, at home or on the street, just with your mobile devices, you can check out your site whenever you want.

What your users get from your Directory site

Easy Front-end Place Submission with UX Optimized

Submitting a place is a simple and straightforward process and can be finished without any page reloads. Engage your users right up front!

Impress Visitors with Beautiful Place Demonstration

Each place owner is equipped with a dedicate page to showcase her place. Multiple options provided including maps, big header photo and video.

Continuous Place Loading UX for Faster Browsing

Let your users surf related places continuously after viewing any place, without any page reloads! Suitable for wandering and adventurous souls.

Exploring More Places with Advanced Search System

Equip your visitors with ability to search the site thoroughly based on keywords, locations, radius filter and more.

A Dedicate User Profile with Detailed Information

Each user in your Directory site has an own profile listing all her places, reviews and favorites. Event tab coming soon.

Event System For Place Owners to Reach More Visitors

Make your places more active and appealing with special events. Including banners and ribbons for more user engagement.

Look for more features?

  • Multiple content blocks available as widgets
  • Payment plans and payment gateways supported
  • Save places as favorites to visit later
  • Comments or reviews for a place
  • Edit places right in the frontend using modal
  • Blog listings & details
  • Built-in translation support
  • Front-end modals for improving interactions
  • The whole PSD package included
  • Support forums with helps from professionals