Tutorials
Want to learn all about Osclass? Whether you are a newbie or an Osclass expert, you've come to the right spot.
Here you have a list of tutorials that will help you discover how far you can go with Osclass to build your own classifieds site.
Missing anything? Contact us and tell us which Osclass feature deserves a tutorial.

Hosting installation

Set up Web Hosting Hub

If you have finally decided to create your own classifieds site with Osclass, then you’ll need to get a web server. If you don’t own one, you should to get a web hosting service. From Osclass we recommend you some web hosting services that will make your life easier. Well, at least they will spare you a lot of time when installing Osclass. In this video tutorial we will show you how to set up your Web Hosting Hub account, without any effort, and in less than 3 minutes! Yes, you’ve read it well. Don’t believe us? Just follow these 10 simple steps.

Set up InMotion hosting

If you have finally decided to create your own classifieds site with Osclass, then you’ll need to get a web server. If you don’t own one, you should to get a web hosting service. From Osclass we recommend you some web hosting services that will make your life easier. Well, at least they will spare you a lot of time when installing Osclass. In this video tutorial we will show you how to set up your InMotion web hosting service, without any effort, and in less than 3 minutes! Yes, you’ve read it well. Don’t believe us? Just follow these 10 simple steps.

Install Osclass with A2 Hosting

Install your Osclass faster than light with A2 Hosting! Just follow these simple steps. Have your Osclass running with no effort and in less than 2 minutes!

Set up Arvixe hosting

In this video tutorial we will show you how to set up your Arvixe web hosting service, without any effort, and in less than 2 minutes!

Getting started

How to add and manage geo-locations on Osclass

In this video tutorial we will show you how to add and manage geo-location on your Osclass classifieds website. Remember you can install a new geo-location from your admin panel or you can download the sql file, from our existing locations, on geo.osclass.org/downloads and then upload it to Dashboard → Tools → Import.

How to upload products to Osclass Market

Have you developed outstanding Osclass themes and/or plugins? In this video tutorial we'll show you can easily upload your plugin or theme to the Market and start sharing your work.

How to manage listings

With Osclass you can easily customise how listings display on your website. Entering from your admin dashboard you can easily personalise all the listings from Listings → Settings.

How to add and manage categories

Watch this tutorial and learn how to add, edit and manage ad categories from your Osclass dashboard. It's simple and easy!

How to change language settings

Your classifieds site is international and you need it to speak many languages. In this video tutorial, we show you how you can easily add languages and change Osclass into your language by going to your Dashboard → Market → Languages.

How to install Osclass plugins

Plugins are the best way to customise your website! In this video tutorial we tell you how to add plugins to your Osclass site.

How to add themes

Osclass custom options are endless. In Osclass Market, you will find lots of plugins and themes to personalise your classifieds website and adapt it to your needs. In this video tutorial we show you how to add and change themes on your Osclass site.

How to update your Osclass

Learn how to update your Osclass installation with this video tutorial. Remember that it's important you create a backup for all your files and database.

Leveling up

Osclass Payments Pro plugin

Osclass Payments Pro is the monetization plugin for professional classifieds, carefully developed by Osclass team. Learn how easily you can set up this plugin and how simply you can make profit our of your Osclass website.

How to add a thanks message after posting an ad?

In this tutorial we will show you how to give a friendlier look to your site with "Social share item success" Osclass plugin.

How to search and find users in your oc-admin?

This video tutorial will show you how easy is to search users by their e-mail address with Admin e-mail search plugin. Download it now, it's free!

How to moderate comments

Osclass has a default function that allows users to comment on listings available on your websites. Learn how to moderate and manage those comments, easily from your oc-admin.

How to manage email alerts

Email alerts are daily reports on user searches. Learn how to manage email alerts generated on your classifieds website.

How to moderate your ads

Today we’re going to show you another way to get rid of the annoying spam or a way to simply have a higher moderation control of your ads, with More edit plugin.

How to enable social bookmarks

In this video tutorial, we will explain how to add social bookmarks on your Osclass site.

How to enable premium ads

With Osclass this is possible through our premium ads feature. This option allows you to promote ads to premium positions, so you will be able to charge your users to feature their listings.

How to edit media settings

Osclass offers a wide variety of customisation and configuration options for your classifieds site. Media Settings allow you to manage and edit settings for images in your site;

How to add videos to your ads

Learn how to let the users add YouTube videos when publishing their ads.

Become a pro

How to install Latch plugin

Learn how to install and enable Latch plugin. This plugin enables Latch security in your website, for users and admins.

How to set up Mandrill plugin

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and set up Mandrill plugin on your Osclass website. Mandrill will help you ensure that your emails are delivered correctly or don’t end up in the spam folder.

How to add Adsense to your site

In this video tutorial we’ll show you how to configure ad management function, simply from your oc-admin. This new feature is ideal if you are using online advertising platforms such as Google Adsense, Tradedoubler, Commission Junction, among others, or other affiliation services.

How to enable friendly permalinks

In this video tutorial you'll learn how to change the permalinks in your Osclass installation.

How to avoid spam and bots

There are several ways to avoid spam listings on your classifieds website and manage it easier. Here we tell you how to get and configure your Akismet and reCAPTCHA keys.

How to set up your mail server

Learn how easy is to configure Osclass to use your mail server


Missing anything? Contact us and tell us which Osclass feature deserves a tutorial.