Some key features that the site/service will have. Please note that different vehicle will have different features. (For all 9 different types vehicle features will vary but in general, below features is guide but limited)
→Post 7 types vehicle sell ad (Car, bikes, Vans, Trucks, Plant, Firm, Caravans) by Private & Trade sellers.
→Vehicle Registration database checkup
→Listing Filters for all 7 different types of vehicles (same as [url removed, login to view] )
> Initial & Advanced search filters criteria same as [url removed, login to view] or for all 9 different types of vehicles so there will be different types of search filters same as [url removed, login to view]
[url removed, login to view] search by post code and distance radius, used and new car,make, model, min & max price. Advance Search filters should be maximum 28 (for cars) and other vehicles have less than 28 (for example plants has only 7/8 search filters) but truck has 16 search filters.
> Sort Search list by High & low price, Distance, Most recent ad’s, reduced price. Different vehicle list will have different sorting criteria based on vehicle types. But maximum list sorting criteria is 10.
> Save search feature
> Reset search filters feature
> Arrow key to go back or move to front page list (on the top & bottom)
→Vehicle/Ad Review System
→Vehicle Comparison System
→Lots of User Document, resources and guides
→Message Private Seller/Dealer facility
→Analytics, Social media, Sitemap, google ad words etc.
→Full screen Vehicle Image Gallery with magnifying (for close look) feature.
→Optimized to Google Standards ([url removed, login to view] )
> Payment Gateway Integration for both Trade & Private sellers for different types of charges i.e. usual ad post charge, featured car charge, other services, different discount rate should apply for the bulk ad for trade sellers. Payment procedure should be flexible and user friendly so that user can pay all charges together in one go with one invoice (pdf) or later if they change their mind for additional service payment (i.e. featured their vehicle) they can login to their dashboard and make the payment by editing (including the service) their ad.
> Buyers should be able to save their recent vehicle search
> Integrate a link with an Insurance site to generate revenue lead per sale of insurance (same as [url removed, login to view])
→ Vehicle Valuation (fetch the data from third party when user will put their vehicle details or registration number and match the criteria and provide an approximate value of the car based on the current market) Any API detail will be provided.
→ Vehicle finance (please check [url removed, login to view]). Same as [url removed, login to view]
→ Vehicle history check (API integration is required. I will provide). Similar for other 6 types vehicles.
→ Featured vehicle ad and external ad banners (horizontal sliding banner on the top, bottom and vertical sliding banner to put maximum ad) for both featured vehicles and other ad on the both side of the vehicle search list. This feature is for revenue generating purpose. (please check [url removed, login to view] or other site given above)
→Image(camera), ‘Reduced’, ‘Sold’ label on pic and the number of images
Multi currency features.
Choice of Technology
You will use PHP for coding the website and MySql as the application database. With over 80% share in the server side languages worldwide and with recent addition of features PHP is the suitable choice for this project. For better organization, faster development and security you will use a Cake or Falcon PHP framework for development.
Technology To Use
• PHP 5.6 & MySQL5.5 as server side programming language and database
• Phalcon PHP framework (The fastest framework)