• Welcome to Job Manager 2.3.0! In this release, we are adding a new core feature, job statistics for employers, refreshing the employer dashboard, and addressing various feature requests, like supporting reCAPTCHA v3. Job Statistics Employers and site owners can open a detailed overlay for each job listing. The analytics data includes page views and unique visits…

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  • An Overview of LinkedIn Job Advertising Costs

    When it comes to job platforms, LinkedIn is a major player. Boasting over a billion members globally, its vast reach and influence are undeniable. This makes LinkedIn a popular choice and a powerful one for recruiters and businesses seeking top talent. The platform’s extensive audience and the inherent shareability of its job posts significantly ease…

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  • Creating Engaging Posts: A Guide to Job Listings on Craigslist

    Companies that want to attract a broad spectrum of applications need to diversify the platforms they use for job postings. Craigslist, a renowned classified ads website with an impressive global reach of approximately 50 billion monthly page views, provides a distinctive platform for reaching prospective applicants. This guide provides a comprehensive understanding of how to…

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  • Job Openings Attracting Less Applicants? Here’s What to Do

    The online job market is brimming with opportunities, which is great news for applicants but poses a significant challenge for companies that need to stand out in a saturated market.  The reality is, that not every applicant who comes your way will be the right fit for your organization, and not every job offer you extend will…

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  • Our latest Job Alerts release brings on a handful of long-requested features. You can now enable visitors to create job alerts without an account, send out beautiful e-mails and streamline adding alerts for a search. Add Alert Modal On the job search page, the Add Alert function now opens in a modal, enabling job seekers to create…

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  • Maximize Your Reach: How to Post to Multiple Job Boards

    Are you struggling to find the ideal candidates for your company? If so, posting on multiple job boards could help.  Job boards provide a centralized platform to connect qualifying candidates with relevant jobs. Many have automation features to streamline recruitment and take the administrative hassle out of the hiring process.  Posting on multiple job boards can be…

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  • Best Practices for Writing Job Postings That Attract Ideal Candidates

    Are your online job posts struggling to gain traction or attract the top talent that your company deserves? You are not alone. The online recruitment market is valued at $33224.8 million, and projections only show this value increasing in the coming years.  The shift towards online job listings and applications has seen the market become saturated, making…

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  • Building Niche Job Board Websites: Comprehensive Guide for 2024

    The hunt for the right talent can be tricky, especially if you’re hiring within an industry that generally attracts fewer applicants. Niche job boards can be a valuable tool for businesses looking to attract the right talent, but they can also provide excellent monetization opportunities in the form of advertising. But what differentiates a niche…

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  • Understanding Job Boards: Definitions, Examples, and More

    The internet has completely changed how people search for jobs. Gone are the days when we had to read through the newspaper to find out-of-date job listings – now, we have job boards, web job portals, and social networks right at our fingertips.  Job boards receive nearly 50% of global job applications yearly, making them one…

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  • Expert Tips for Writing a Job Posting That Stands Out

    Wondering how to make your job postings stand out and attract new talent? It all starts with your job posting. Read on to learn effective strategies to optimize your job postings’ visibility, show your company’s strengths, and attract new talent today! Understanding the importance of effective job postings Effective job postings play an important role in recruitment, serving…

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  • Is a Job Board a Profitable Venture in 2024?

    Wondering whether starting a job board is worth it from a business perspective?  Job boards are set to remain a profitable venture throughout 2024, but you first need to understand revenue generation strategies, including monetization and user engagement.  We’ll go through all of this and give you a simple guide on how to start a job…

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  • Top 10 Free Job Posting Sites in 2024

    Looking for the best job site to advertise your latest job vacancy without incurring any costs?  While advertising your position for free significantly trims down recruitment expenses, attracting top-notch candidates isn’t just about cost-cutting – it’s about ensuring your vacancy reaches the right eye. And with numerous job boards out there, it’s easy to get lost.…

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  • The Art of Job Posting: Strategies and Tactics

    Want to optimize your job listings to attract high-quality candidates?  With countless companies competing for top talent ensuring that your job posting stands out is paramount. Employers and recruiters can no longer rely on traditional methods alone; strategic, innovative, and creative ways to advertise job openings are now essential tactics.  In this article, we’ll walk you…

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  • Exceptional Ways to Announce Your New Job on LinkedIn

    Stepping into a new job role? Congratulations! For many, the thrill of a fresh start is accompanied by the question: “How do I announce this exciting news on LinkedIn?”.  While you might be eager to announce your latest career milestone,  it’s important to do it with finesse, authenticity, and professionalism. In this article, we’ll unravel practical…

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  • New! Promote Jobs On Thousands of Job Boards

    Get More Applicants And Simplify Your Job Promotion Process We’re pleased to announce a new integration with JobTarget.com to streamline how you promote job listings from your WordPress website. What is JobTarget? JobTarget.com is an online job distribution service that enables you to add jobs to 1000s of job sites, including LinkedIn, Indeed, Monster.com, and more. You can…

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  • A Comprehensive Guide to Indeed Job Posting Costs

    Research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers found that hiring an employee can cost upwards of $2000 and sometimes significantly more. While this money is spread out throughout different stages of the recruitment process, many businesses pour a significant amount of their revenue into advertising vacancies.  While there are many avenues to explore…

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  • How Job Aggregators Are Changing The Job Market

    Wondering how job board aggregators are impacting the job market? These digital tools can transform how we search for and find employment opportunities. Understanding what they are, how they work, and how to leverage them will help you enhance your recruitment process, whether you’re a job seeker or an employer.  In this article, we’ll delve into…

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  • Your Guide to Job Board Embedding on Websites

    Do you want to take your recruitment processes or job board to the next level with embeddable job listings? This guide is for you! Embedding jobs can be a game-changer, streamlining your recruitment efforts, saving valuable time, and casting a wider net to attract top-notch talent. Whether you’re promoting job listings within your organization or advertising…

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  • Understanding The Revenue Model of Job Boards in 2023

    Are you interested in turning your job board into a money-making venture? Job boards offer significant revenue potential, but they come with their own set of hurdles. From drawing in employers and job seekers to navigating pricing structures and subscription plans, the path to success can be complex. In this article, we’ll walk you through the…

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  • 5-Minute Guide: Building a Job Board on WordPress with Elementor

    Three in five workers are currently looking for new jobs, and this means there’s lots of potential for you to attract the attention of potential hires if you’re a professional recruiter or hiring manager. However, you’ll need a captivating job board to do this, and while existing third-party solutions exist, you might want to create…

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  • Looking to make your job board stand out? In a world where online visibility is the name of the game, mastering Search Engine Optimization (SEO) could be your winning card. In the realm of job boards, getting noticed by the right job seekers and employers is the ultimate goal. With search engines driving a significant chunk…

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  • Designing a Job Application Form in WordPress Made Easy

    Struggling to design a job application form in WordPress? Creating a WordPress job application that works smoothly is crucial. An easy and streamlined job application process can help you avoid inefficiencies and errors in the hiring process while encouraging more applicants to apply. The solution lies in having the right WordPress tools at your disposal. With…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Job Boards

    Discover the benefits of job boards for job seekers and employers. Learn how to choose the best job boards and optimize your job search with this ultimate guide.

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  • Maximize Visibility When Advertising Jobs

    Want to attract the best talent for your latest role? You’ll need a robust strategy to maximize the visibility of your job listing. Understanding where to advertise your jobs can make a significant difference, enabling you to get your new roles in front of more eyes and increasing the number of qualified applicants. In this article,…

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  • Transform Your Site with a WP Job Portal 2023

    Discover how to create an optimized WordPress job portal in 2023 using top WordPress plugins. Transform your site to attract the right job seekers with ease and efficiency.

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  • New! Listing Renewals, Better Alerts, and More

    We’re excited to share the latest release of WP Job Manager, Alerts, WC Paid Listings, and Simple Paid Listings. This update includes Listing Renewals, a reworked dashboard for Alerts, Alerts moderation in the administrator screens, and some important bug fixes. Let’s take a closer look at what the latest version offers. Listing Renewals Listing Renewals’ is…

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  • Best Job Board Themes for Online Success

    Discover the best job board themes for online success. Learn about key benefits, top themes, important features, customization, and effective strategies.

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  • Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Job Board Website

    Learn how to create a job board website step-by-step. From planning and design to marketing and monetization, this guide covers everything you need to know.

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  • DIY Guide: Implementing Google Job Postings in WordPress

    Boost your job posting visibility with our DIY Guide to Implementing Google Job Postings in WordPress. Step-by-step instructions & best practices to attract qualified candidates!

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  • Choosing the Best Open Source Job Board: 15 Solutions Reviewed

    Need a cost-effective job board platform? Compare the best open-source solutions for building a successful, on-brand job board that connects job seekers and employers.

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  • 9 Ultimate Job Board WordPress Themes in 2023

    Discover the ultimate job board WordPress themes to create job listing sites quickly and easily. Find cost-effective, customizable, and SEO-friendly options.

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  • You can find all the existing enhancement requests in GitHub, our external repository. Feel free to subscribe to any issue that interests you and add a comment if necessary. If the feature request you’re looking for does not appear in our repository, please post an issue on GitHub using our New Enhancement request template. (Note: you’ll need…

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  • As of 18 November 2020, we will no longer be selling our ZipRecruiter Integration add-on on WPJobManager.com. This add-on relied on ZipRecruiter’s public jobs API which is no longer being supported. We will continue to provide support for the duration of your active subscriptions, and we have open sourced the codebase so that you may continue…

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  • As of 2 November 2020, we will no longer be selling our Indeed Integration add-on on WPJobManager.com. This add-on relied on Indeed’s Publisher Program, which is no longer being supported. We will continue to provide support for the duration of your active subscriptions, and we have open sourced the codebase so that you may continue to…

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  • We’ve been busy fixing bugs and adding features to WP Job Manager, Resume Manager, Applications, and Simple Paid Listings. Resume Manager 1.18.0 This release added several features, some of which may look familiar from WP Job Manager. These include: Ability to enable moderation of edits to published resumes. Ability to enable edits to resumes still pending approval. Improved…

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  • We’ve released a new incremental version of WP Job Manager with some bug fixes. You can download the latest release here or head over to Dashboard → Updates to update your plugins from inside WordPress. Please note: While we have thoroughly tested this release, it’s always possible that we missed something, so we strongly advise you to test the update…

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  • Our next minor release beta, 1.33.4 is ready for testing. It fixes some JavaScript bugs on customized job_submit setups. Please help us test this beta by installing it on your staging site. You can download the beta and see more detailed testing instructions from the GitHub release page. To report new issues between this release and…

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  • We’ve released a new version of WP Job Manager with some new features and bug fixes. You can download the latest release here or head over to Dashboard → Updates to update your plugins from inside WordPress. Please note: While we have thoroughly tested this release, it’s always possible that we missed something, so we strongly advise you to test…

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  • Our next major version of WP Job Manager is ready for testing. We have fixed some bugs and added some new features, including the ability to save drafts of job listings on the frontend, access to job listing fields in the REST API, and some minor improvements to the [jobs] shortcode. Please help us test…

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  • Bookmarks 1.4.0 has just been released, which includes a couple of notable improvements. Thumbnails Version 1.4.0 adds the company logo to bookmarked job listings, and the candidate’s photo to bookmarked resumes (when using the Resume Manager add-on): Improved Interactivity This release allows for easier and faster interaction when adding, updating or deleting bookmarks by utilizing…

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Latest Releases

  • WC Paid Listings 3.0.3

    • Fix: Fix compatibility with scheduled job listings
  • Resume Manager 2.2.0

    • New: Add support for reCAPTCHA v3

    • Security Fix: Check if the user can manage resumes before bulk-approving

    • Security Fix: Add a nonce check to the resume page setup wizard

  • Job Tags 1.4.6

    • Tweak: Update usage tracking integration
  • Job Alerts 3.2.0

    • New: Add job statistics about how many times the job was sent out in alert e-mails

    • Dev: Add alert modal logged out version as template

  • Bookmarks 1.5.0

    • New: Add job statistics integration
  • Applications 3.2.0

    • Add application data to job statistics

    • Add support for ReCAPTCHA version 3

    • Update job dashboard integration
    • Fix: Fix compatibility with scheduled job listings
  • WP Job Manager 2.3.0


    • Job Statistics — enable insights like job listing page views, unique visits and search impressions to be collected and displayed to employers in the jobs dashboard.
    • Add Google reCAPTCHA v3 support


    • New: Job statistics overlay
    • Change: Redesign job dashboard

    • Change: Allow job duplication in the job dashboard for any job

    • Security: Don’t return unpublished jobs only in the promote job endpoint

    • Fix renewals for WordPress.com licenses

    • Fix issues with rich e-mails on some e-mail providers

    • Fix e-mail styling in some e-mail clients

    • Fix expiry date not showing up in backend editor

    • Fix: Add fallback to date format in case it’s missing

    • Fix: Prevent past dates from being used in the datepicker

    For developers:

    • Add filter to disable promoted jobs

    • Add placeholder options to select field

    • Job dashboard template has been rewritten

  • Job Alerts 3.1.1

    • Fix jobs not being filtered by date for alert e-mails (#467)

    • Fix: Update alert e-mail schedule when alert is edited in the admin screen (#469)

  • Job Alerts 3.1.0

    • Fix empty alert duration causing alerts to expire right away

    • Fix “Manage Alerts” and “Unsubscribe” links in alert e-mails for guest users

    • Fix company name, logo, location not showing in alert e-mails by default

    • Fix job tags that the user searches for not being part of the alert

    • Add a ‘No alerts found’ state to the My alerts page

    • Show alert frequency in my alerts list

    • Fix alert form permission checkbox

    • Fix error when job types are not set

  • WP Job Manager 2.2.2

    • Fix issue with rich e-mails on some e-mail providers (#2753)

    • Fix: ‘featured_first’ argument now works when ‘show_filters’ is set to false.

    • Improve checkbox and radio inputs for styled forms

  • Resume Manager 2.1.0

    • Update the ‘School’ string to ‘Institution’ and ‘Qualification’ to ‘Certification’

    • Fix: Do not return current directory when there are no resumes attached

    • Update settings page header

  • Job Alerts 3.0.0

    • New: Accountless Alerts. A long requested feature, now a new option makes user registration optional for creating job alerts. Job seekers can create alerts just with their e-mail, and after receiving and clicking a verification link, they’ll start getting alert e-mails just like registered users did. These guest users can also manage via magic links in the e-mails sent.
    • New: HTML e-mails. The Alert e-mails are now formatted. Brand color can be customized, as well as whether company name/logo/location should be displayed for the jobs.

    • New: Customize which job fields can be used for setting up alerts.

    • New: Add Alert modal: Instead of navigating to a new page with a form, alerts can be added right from the job listing page. Clicking Add Alert opens a modal to create an alert for the current search.

    • Fix: Fix shortcode handler only running in pages

    • Fix: Fix job alert pre-filling data when clicking New Alert

    Note: WP Job Manager version 2.2.1 is required for this release.

    Developer notes:

    • Refreshed frontend styles for elements like notices and the new modal
    • Alerts switched to the e-mail system of the core plugin

    • New HTML variants for the alert and confirmation e-mails

    • Template updates for the shortcode and new templates for e-mails and the alert modal

    • General code refactoring

    • Accountless alerts functionality uses a new guest user concept, implemented in the core plugin. These users are stored as a CPT, and authenticate to manage their alerts via tokens in the URL

    If you customize Job Alerts templates in a theme, the templates will need to be updated to work with the new features. If you integrate with the add-on in another way, nothing should break, but please test and check if any code needs to be updated.

  • Applications 3.1.0

    • Fix Variable Scoping Issue in job_application_email_add_shortcodes

    • Fix CSV Export: Encode all fields to UTF-8

    • Update Resume Manager integration

    • Add privacy policy suggestion for Applications

    • Add support for new settings page layout

    • Add hooks to allow extra columns to be added to the form editor

  • WP Job Manager 2.2.1

    • Fix PHP 7.x error for mixed returned type (#2726)
  • WP Job Manager 2.2.0


    • Allow scheduling listings during job submission — add an option to show a ‘Scheduled Date’ field in the job submission form
    • Add new [jobs] shortcode parameter, featured_first so you can ensure featured listings always show up on top.

    • Add support for user sessions without a full account (used in the Job Alerts extension)


    • Improve styling for rich text e-mails
    • Include plain text alternative for rich text e-mails for better compatibility

    • Store previous license when plugin is deactivated for easier reactivation later.

    • Update design for settings and marketplace pages


    • Fix custom role permission issues (#2673)

    • Fix RSS, Reset, Add Alert links not showing on search page without a keyword

    • Improve PHP 8 support

    • Fix numeric settings field issues

    • Improve e-mail formatting and encoding, remove extra whitespace

    • Add file type validation and error message to company logo upload

    • Fix cache issue when marking jobs as filled/not filled via bulk actions

    • Do not emit warning when user with insufficient access to Job Manager menu tries to access wp-admin

  • WP Job Manager 2.1.1

    • Fix link to extensions page (#2650)

    • Update Twitter to the new X logo

  • WC Paid Listings 3.0.2

    • Fix: Add the preview step for renewals (#137)
  • Simple Paid Listings 2.0.1

    • Update supported versions.