Live Search Local Listings Center Adds Features

Chris Pendleton posted details about new improvements made to the Live Search Local Listings Center. The Local Listing Center is the place to go to add your business to Live Search Maps.

Here are the changes and additions made to the local listing center:

  • Added Parking Options multi-select control on the Edit Listing page to enable user to select various parking options.
  • Added Reservation URL and Menu URL in the Category properties page. The user will be able to specify reservation URL for hotels and menu URL for restaurant.
  • Added a warning to the Edit Listing page for YPC paid listings. This will alert the user that the listing he has entered is also contributed by YPC and some his data may be overwritten by YPC data.
  • Modified the enumerations as provided by the content team.
  • For advertisement listings i.e. the listings that does not have postal code or city. If the user tried to edit such listings he/she will be redirect to the standard error page. This functionality will not allow user to edit the advertisement listings.

Related Topics: Channel: Local | Microsoft: Bing Maps & Local | Top News


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