U.M.P. - Unofficial Multilingual Patch of Open-Realty®
O-R v.2.5.3 - SVN r.2200 - UMP v.2.5.3 - SVN r.406


This version were prepared by the Open-Realty® active forum members and Professional Web Designers:

"Gregor Hartmaier" (CanariasData) and "Eduardo Marques" (ebmarques)

Basically it uses the "Template Changer" method, posted by "Paul" (pbflash) at Open-Realty® forum with some additions - Paul owns all credits. Thanks Paul, for the best tip ever! Thanks Ryan Bonham and Mick, for the best software ever!

Gregor and Eduardo were receiving daily, several emails asking for help about a Multilingual site - so they decided to offer this unofficial PATCH until the release of Open-Realty® v.3 with Full Multilingual Support - when this version will be descontinued - till there, this version will be updated with bug fixes and features implemented like the official versions of O-R.

This version was first released at January/03,2007 with four languages. Actually has the following languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Lithuanian, Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (Spain) and Turkish. Please feel free to help adding new languages, posting at the forum the necessary files.

Gregor Hartmaier and Eduardo Marques




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Open-Realty® is a professional, open-source, web-based real estate listing management system written in PHP that is provided FREE by Transparent Technologies, Inc. Designed to be flexible, powerful, easy to install and maintain, Open-Realty® has powered thousands of real estate web sites worldwide. Open-Realty® is a mature application that is actively developed, and has been community supported since 2003.

Features:

  • All dynamically generated site-visitor content validates to XHTML 1.0 strict and CSS 2.0 standards.
  • Graphical site administration interface.
  • Built in WYSIWYG page editor for creating and modifying the content of key pages, including the one presently being viewed.
  • Easy to use installer reduces installation time.
  • Keeps property listings updated -- no special skills required to add, delete, or modify listings.
  • Built-in photo management -- upload photos via a web browser. If photos are not uploaded for a property listing, a default "photo not available" image will be automatically displayed.
  • Automatically creates thumbnails -- smaller versions of your photos are automatically created using the industry standard GD Graphics Library.
  • Optional "Search Engine Optimized" (SEO) page links, and optimization features.
  • Flexible database abstraction -- compatible with mySQL, postgres, MS SQL, and Oracle via. the ADODB lite database library.
  • Secure -- no one but the site Administrator or delegated Agents can modify or add listings.
  • Showcase specific properties -- built-in featured listing management allows custom placement and arrangement of  special properties.
  • Flexible search -- Browse properties according to a definable criteria.
  • Configurable search forms and fields -- All search forms and fields included in Open-Realty® are completely definable to meet any needs.
  • Template system -- Designers can produce a sophisticated functional site template without any knowledge of PHP.
  • Integrated add-on system framework for application developers allows for extending or altering Open-Realty®'s capabilities without altering its source code, making upgrades to newer versions a snap.
  • Powerful and professional commercial add-ons available.
  • Established Community support forums.
  • Many, many, many more features.

Open-Realty® is written entirely in PHP, and utilizes a standards compliant XHTML template system, designing a new template from scratch or incorporating the look of an existing web site is greatly simplified.