How can I sign up for the TMLS SmartFrame IDX solution? (BIC Instructions) Follow
Firm/Office Site Instructions:
Registering your Firm/Office website to use the TMLS SmartFrame as your IDX provider and displaying IDX listings on your website is a process that must be completed by the Broker in Charge. The Broker in Charge will need to complete the following steps:
- Go to http://idx.trianglemls.com/setup and click “Online Signup” in the far-left column. The far-left column has a heading that reads "Principal Brokers-In-Charge".
a. The BIC will need to log in with their Paragon ID, Paragon Password, and Office Code.
b. After logging in, the BIC will need to make sure they’ve completed the Data Agreement. If the Agreement has already been completed, the screen will say “You’ve already signed up”
c. Click “Back to menu” and then choose “Vendors” from the far-left column
d. Scroll down to TMLS SmartFrame. The BIC will then need to select either "Some" or "All" next to TMLS SmartFrame. Next, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Update”.
i. "Some" (will allow the BIC to authorize SmartFrame for Agents individually)
ii. "All" (will allow the BIC to authorize SmartFrame for all Agents in the office)
- Click on "Main Menu" at the bottom of the page and then click "Firms Choices for Firms Agents" from the far-left column.
a. On the next screen, you will see a list of IDX Vendors that you have approved. Scroll down and click on the TMLS SmartFrame link.
b. On the next screen, put a check-mark next to "Firm/Office Site" then scroll to the bottom of the page and click Continue.
- Click on "Main Menu" and then click "Websites" from the far-left column.
a. On the next screen, click "Manage Office Sites", then click "Add a Site".
b. Type in the web address of the site that will display the IDX listings and choose TMLS Smartframe as the IDX provider. Click Add.
- Return to the Main Menu and then click "TMLS IDX Framing Solution" from the far-left column.
a. The next page will display your specific TMLS SmartFrame hyperlinks. You will need to copy the links that you want to use for your website and email them to your web developer. The descriptions for each link are displayed to the left of the link.
b. The web developer will need to integrate them into the website using an i-frame.
c. This completes the IDX registration using TMLS SmartFrame as the IDX provider.
If you need further assistance, please contact our Data Distribution Department by telephone at: 919-654-5419 -option 4 or by email at: datafeeds@TriangleMLS.com.