9 Steps to Add a NTREIS RETS Feed to a WordPress Website

Please note that the Real Estate Transaction Standard (RETS) has been deprecated and is no longer recommended for use in MLS/IDX integration. Consumers are advised to use the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) Web API, which provides a more efficient and secure way of accessing MLS/IDX data. We strongly encourage all users to transition to RESO Web API for a better and more reliable experience. Learn more

Centered in the Dallas Fort Worth metro area, NTREIS hosts one of the largest listing databases in the country.

Now NTREIS users can add a RETS feed to their WordPress website using Realtyna’s Organic RETS Integration.

What is Organic RETS Integration?

Organic RETS Integration is Realtyna’s RETS software for WordPress. The software allows NTREIS members to connect to the NTREIS database and integrate listings into their website via RETS feed.

This “Organic” IDX system can boost the SEO content on a user’s site and improve page rankings.

Check out our demos to see how Organic RETS Integration looks live.

How to Add a NTREIS RETS Feed to WordPress?

Follow the steps below to add a NTREIS RETS feed to your WordPress site.

Step 1

Log Into WordPress

Log into your WordPress dashboard and navigate to ‘Plugins.’

RETS FeedStep 2

Install Realtyna Software

Realtyna offers software to integrate an MLS with WordPress. As soon as you complete your purchase, the software will be made available for download.

Installation is done in two steps.

First, log into your WordPress dashboard, navigate to ‘Plugins, click ‘Add New,’ then browse your computer for the main Realtyna plugin zip file (WPL).

The integration add-on then can be added by navigating to ‘WPL’ > ‘Purchased Add-ons.’

RETS Feed InstallStep 3

Acquire Login From NTREIS

Speak to your MLS administrator to find out how to acquire a RETS login.

Note: Contact us to find out how Realtyna can serve as your vendor.

RETS Feed Install


Organic RETS Integration

Step 4

Establish Data Connection

Insert the RETS username and password into the add-on to connect to the NTREIS servers and establish a RETS feed.

RETS Feed InstallStep 5

Map Fields

Use Realtyna’s mapping wizard to select data fields from the NTREIS servers and assign them to locations on your website.

RETS Feed InstallStep 6

Set Queries

Set queries for the listing and property types you wish to fetch from the NTREIS database.

RETS Feed InstallStep 7


Download listings to your site.

RETS Feed InstallStep 8


Add commands to your chron-job system to run the import process automatically for new or modified listings.

Note: If you don’t have RETS experience or you don’t wish to perform steps 5-8, Realtyna technicians will complete them for you at no extra charge.

Step 9


Your NTREIS RETS feed is now connected and active. You may configure your front-end search and lead capture options.

RETS Feed InstallFor more IDX options with NTREIS, check out Realtyna’s Organic IDX. Or to learn more about RETS and its advantages, check out What Is a RETS Data Feed?

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