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Ultimate search results / listings / classifieds site checklist

In my career, I’ve worked at 2 of Ireland’s busiest and biggest classifieds listings sites and have come up with a list of default/standard features that are common to most sites of that sort. Some of these I’ve implemented on menucosm, some are in the pipeline and I guess some aren’t applicable. For certain ones, e.g. save to favourites, you can either implement proper user accounts, or save the info in your local/sessionStorage. Hopefully I’ll add to this list over time, but here’s what I’ve come up with so far:

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First Post

So, first of all, let me introduce myself and explain the site’s name and what it’s all about. I’m David and have been a web developer in Dublin for the last 5 or so years. I’ve often found myself with friends in town looking for a nearby restaurant and been very dissatisfied with existing menu aggregators, especially their mobile side and location-specific searches. I think there’s so much more they could offer, both for customers and the restaurants themselves and I hope this site will ultimately provide alot of great functionality for both sides.

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