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Web Design & Custom Web Applications

Web Design & Custom Web Applications

Enhance Your User Experience

Flawless web design on mobile, tablet and desktops. 3rd Planet is on the leading edge of responsive website development technology. We have the knowledge and experience with application planning, process flows, interface design, custom coding, testing, documentation and administrative training that can streamline and automate your online business processes.

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Web Design

3rd Planet is on the leading edge of mobile website development technologies. All of our website custom themes are crafted over a responsive layout framework that will allow your website to look like it was designed specifically to the device which it is being viewed.

Mobile First Responsive Web Design Ideology

Each view is designed from a “mobile first” design theory to adaptively display your content across an assortment of media device viewports and desktop monitor displays. Typography, font icons, graphics, media and all design elements are crafted to work seamlessly on all contemporary desktop browsers and smart devices. Our “mobile first” best practices will increase page load speeds to improve your search engine optimization goals and increase consumer page views.

Professional Custom Applications

Professional custom applications for your website. We can build the right solutions for your company that can streamline and automate your business processes online. We have the tools and experience from planning, design, development, testing, training and documentation.

Custom Applications

  • custom extensive content management systems
  • secure payment solutions
  • IDX feeds for real estate agents & brokers
  • sell custom products and services
  • user account profiling, management and accessibility
  • custom plugins and themes
  • gallery and media management

Extend Website Functionality

Our company can develop a custom plugin or drop in’s to expand your current website’s functionality or resolve existing plugin, theme or other various scripting conflicts. We also provide plugin update services and testing on off-site development environments. The benefits of updating software and plugins are added functionality and better security. But sometimes upgrading plugins can created new software conflicts and formatting issues to your website’s themes that need to be addressed. Often loading too many plugins requires better plugin management to improve site performance by selectively loading plugins and plugin load order.

E-Commerce Solutions

Offer your products, services and downloads on your company’s professional E-Commerce website. We can develop a custom designed store front that will attract consumers to purchase products quickly and securely. Manage your products, inventory, store sales, shipping and tracking on a robust and intuitive system.

  • product and product variation management
  • bulk inventory import features
  • secure checkout over HTTPS with SSL certificate installation
  • payment gateway to Authorize.net merchant account, PayPal Pro and more
  • custom notifications and package tracking
  • multiple sale tax configurations
  • UPS, USPS and additional custom shipping options
  • store sales and reporting tools
  • coupon codes, featured products, and product ratings

Seamlessly Integrate Reliable IDX Real Estate MLS Feeds for Agents & Brokers Into Your Website.

3rd Planet can seamlessly integrate reliable IDX Real Estate MLS® Feeds for Agents & Brokers into your custom website. Powerful search tools and enhanced property details for your website visitors.

IDX Real Estate MLS Features

IDX Search

  • Property search interactive map searches allows your site visitors to search across multiple MLS® systems for properties.
  • Dynamic and advanced, the Interactive Map is excellent for location-based searches.
  • Advanced search features include detailed search options that allow your visitors to narrow their search using MLS® System-specific criteria for listings using criteria such as distressed status, subdivision, golf course or waterfront properties.
  • Property Search for Facebook allows you to display property searches through your companies Facebook page for seamless social network integration.
  • Customizable City and Zip Code Lists allow potential customers to easily save their search preferences.
    Free-Text Search Form with Auto-Suggest Widget.

Listings Display

  • Your listings display first when any of your own listings meet a user’s search criteria, they always display at the top of the search results. Add your logo to have it displayed beside your listings in search results
  • Responsive customizable Property Gallery Slider to display photos of properties.The Property Gallery Slider allows you to configure a custom-sized gallery slider for any webpage, highlighting Featured Properties or properties from a Saved Search. You can efine the number of rows or columns to display, as well as the gallery’s width.
  • Featured Properties Page allow you to promote your listings and highlight specific properties.
  • Featured Properties for Facebook.
  • Sold/Pending Properties Page allows for your customers to get a feel for current market trends.
  • Unlimited Saved Search Results Pages allows clients to create Saved Search Pages that show results within an area drawn on a map. This allows you to target specific local areas – whether it’s one block, a coastline, the area around a golf course or an entire region, your Saved Search Page will dynamically pull all results in that exact location meeting your search criteria. Polygon Saved Search Pages are available for all property types in your MLS Board.
  • Supplemental Listings.In addition to showing supplementals on your Featured Listings IDX Page, you can include supplementals on your site via your Supplementals IDX Page.
  • Enter and Display Off-Market Listings

Property Details

  • Map view allows site visitors to view properties directly on a Google map with a customized center point, with Refine Search options and color-coded property types. Clicking on a property displays a photo, price and basic property information. From there visitors can click through to the full listing detail page.
  • Display Local schools Information from GreatSchools.org including information and the latest reviews.
  • WalkScore neighborhood map shows local amenities, attractions, public transportation, and more to get a feel for neighborhoods without needing to set foot there.
  • Large Photo Support with Retina-quality (where available)
  • Easily connect your website to your social media presence with the social widget and add linked icons to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to any widget area.
  • Email to a Friend
  • Virtual Tour is available in video format. This is the next best thing to reality.
  • Down Payment assistance (where available)

Brokerage Features

  • Your Featured Listings are IDX listings that can be associated with you, based on your agent code and/or office code. These featured listings are available to display on your site via IDX Page Links, widgets, and shortcode.
  • Office Information and Roster Pages displays your business in a professional and well represented manner.
  • Agent Bio Pages with Agents’ Listings.
  • Auto or Manual Lead Assignment Options
  • Geographical and Preferred Language Lead Assignment Options
  • Agent Log-In System
  • Branded Email Alerts (listings) for Agents


  • Customizable Permalinks on IDX Pages
  • Customizable Title Tags on IDX Pages
  • Built on Bootstrap for unmatched adaptability
  • Customize Information On Your Listings
  • Logo Display on Your Listings

Plan, Design, Develop & Promote

Every successful web project started with a great idea that was properly planned, resourced and executed. With over a decade of consulting & project management experience we can achieve your goals from initial concept to project completion.

Web Consulting & Project Management Services

  • business process development
  • company branding design consultation
  • project planning and resource recruitment
  • functional development specifications
  • timeline and project tracking
  • project documentation
  • administrative and staff training
  • promotion of products, services, functionality and accessibility
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3rd Planet is your end-to-end solutions provider!

3rd Planet is a professional end-to-end solutions provider for web design and creative design, video & audio production and editing, photography, IT services & computer repair, web hosting, and internet marketing (SEO).

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