The Factory proudly presents the new - native Joomla 1.5.x MVC code (no legacy plugin needed) - Joomla Extension ADS Factory, specialy designed tool for classifed webads. With this the "make money" slogan started with the Auction Suite can be raised up one more time to "make more money".
Ads Factory has extensive user support offering HTML description for the ads and a user extended profile. The content display is fully configurable through a template, since the component uses a template engine. This make the adjustment to the site template very easy offering full freedom - Tutorial. To this, two listing methods are offered: list and grid view mode including a expiry countdown.
Ads Factory is fully SEF including dynamic page titles! Automatic metadescription and keywords are integrated in the component to comply with the actual standards. Tags on ads and a tag cloud module is also present to provide a huge SEF improvement.
The component offers Categories support including a category module, which can be also used as a filter option. The present Watchlist can be set on existing categories or ads based and includes also email notification. Aside this advanced search and filter options are avaialble for the extension.
For each ad a separate location can be entered using the GoogleMaps system. Also the user has the possiblity to upgrade his ad to a featured ad: gold, silver or bronze. The ads can be also saved for later publishing (publish/unpublish; save ads now publish later) or can be date triggered published. A republishing option is avaialble for expired ads; also on expiry a email notification is sent. If not replublished the ads will go to the existing archive system. Ads can de reported to the admin in case of fraudulent behavior. In case that a user wants to ask an ad publisher a certain question, he can use the integrated user messaging system. Please check the demo-server or the product page for screenshots. Image
A main image and secondary images can be attached to each ad. This will be automatically included in a small image gallery present for each ad. The image gallery is slider based and has also a detailed view option. File attachements can be used also, in order to provide detailed informations. This attachements togheter with the gallery and GoogleMaps are displayed on the detailed view of each ad. GoogleMaps is part of the Community Builder integration and contains the CB "My Ads" and "GoogleMap" tab.
The administrator has extensive control over all ads. He can easily block certain ads with a single click, set up the picture resize values, etc. If desired he can enter multiple currencies and configure all email notifications. Bulk import with images and file attachemnts is possible and also a very easy export to the excel file format.
The webmaster can require (if desired) user payments for:
* pay per Listing (publishing)
* pay per Featured (gold, silver, bronze)
* pay per Contact (publisher details)
Paypal is implemented as payment method along to the multiple payment gateway system.