Ready to get started creating your job site with Smartjobboard? In this guide we will familiarize you with some of the steps you need to complete to get your job board up and running. You can use this guide as a starting point and as a reference material to make sure that you don’t forget any key tasks.
Before you actually start accepting payments and promote your job site, there are few things we recommend you checking beforehand:
Your job site’s admin panel URL will be whatever you entered in your sign up form, plus “.mysmartjobboard.com” and “/admin” at the end. For example, http://jobstab.mysmartjobboard.com/admin
To check out your website’s front-end click the link icon on the top left on your admin panel or by opening your web-site’s URL in a web-browser.
Or you can just enter your job board name plus ".mysmartjobboard.com” in your browser. E.g. http://jobstab.mysmartjobboard.com
When you know how to access your backend and frontend, it is time to perform initial setup of your job site, so your site name, email address, time zone, currency and other system settings are up-to-date. Learn more about configuring system settings.
In your back-end you will also have “My Account” section, where you can manage and access your billing information, upgrade and downgrade your subscription plan and manage your personal information.
The look and feel of your job site can be just as important as the jobs you post. All Smartjobboard websites come with a default pre-built job board themes that will give your website a nice, clean look and feel that will definitely contribute to the strength of your brand.
Now that you’ve completed your initial setup and customized your website’s look and feel, you can start adding products/packages for your employers and job seekers to purchase.
To set up your products:
Navigate to your Smartjobboard admin > Ecommerce > Employer Products or Job Seeker Products and create products. Learn more how to create products in your Smartjobboard website.
You can come up with diverse charging models to offer a wide variety of options for your customers. Check these sample employer products to get an idea of different revenue models you can have with Smartjobboard.
Use discounts (promotion codes) to drive more sales. Learn more about discounts.
To make sure that your customers can pay you, you need to configure payment gateways. A payment gateway lets you accept credit cards payment securely. Smartjobboard supports a variety of third-party payment gateways such as: PayPal (Standard and Pro), Stripe, Authorize.net, 2Checkout.
To set up your payment gateway:
Select a supported payment gateway in your Smartjobboard admin and enable it.
Set-up payment gateway configuration.
Add your job site’s policies, so your customers are aware of them before they submit you a payment. Learn more about creating pages.
Your job site will be immediately ready to go live with the Smartjobboard default domain name that is created on signup (for example, http://jobstab.mysmartjobboard.com) This will be whatever you entered in Job Board Name field as a sub-domain of the domain mysmartjobboard.com
To connect your custom domain name, you’ll need:
Sign up with any domain registrar, such as: Google Domains, Godaddy, Namecheap ect.
In Domain Registrar control panel find where you can add A record (if you’re not sure, you can contact domain registrar’s customer support for more assistance on that)
Point A Record to Smartjobboard IP address which is 184.108.40.206.
Enter your domain name, in your Smartjobboard admin panel > System Settings > Custom Domain name.