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Love Factory 3.3.0 - Joomla Dating Extension
Developer: The Factory
Views: 20881
Version: 3.3.0 (last update on 2012-10-26 11:55:35)
Compability: 15native 16native 17native 
Type: Commercial
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Love Factory is dating and matching Joomla Extension, with fully editable member pages and configurable fields which can be set by the administrator.

The main features of the component are:

Member Pages with fully configurable fields!
Photo and Video Gallery
Comment System (page owner can delete any comment on his page or report them to the admin)
Messaging System (users can create, send and receive personal messages)
Interaction System (sending kisses between user)
Rating System
Friends List (including pending requests; user can set the page status visible only for friends)
Ignore List (to avoid spamming or any unwanted contact)
Advanced Search (to find friends or matches after certain criteria like gender, age, etc., criteria which are fully configurable by the administrator from the existing page fields.
Radius Search (using Google maps).
Membership Plans with integrated Payment Gateways: Paypal, Moneybookers, Sagepay (support for one till four membership-level, so that users can upgrade their account in order to receive a higher number of allowed photo and friends. For each level, differentiated prices can be set, depending on the time period. The membership plans feature can be enable or disabled by the administrator.)
Smarty-based Template System (can be enabled or disabled by the administrator).

The Administrator of the system has the following features enabled:

Dashboard. The dashboard displays different statistics, user count and levels, latest users, latest payments, latest reports.
User List. Configurable member level, ban option and user details including Reports & Payments.
Reports List. Administrator can see reports, act (ban, send warning, delete) and set their status.
Payments. List of existing payments where the administrator can edit the status in case they require manual approval (for payments with IPN, but as pending, processing, etc.)
Page Fields. The administrator can create custom fields, define there type (text area, dropdown, checkbox, radiobox, etc.), set them as required and specify the parameters. Another very important feature is that the administrator can set what custom fields are visible on certain pages. Also to easy the work, a drag&drop method is available here.
Pricing. Membership levels (up to four) can be created, where different prices on each level can be set, for certain time periods.

Various settings for the Love Factory extension are also available on the component backend under the Settings Page.

General settings (enable/disable user comments, user messages, user rating, user email notifies, number of search results shown per page, allow guests to view user pages, send membership notification, terms and conditions acceptance, Smarty templates usage, Cron Jobs)
Photo settings (set images size for photo maximum width and height, thumbnail maximum width and height)
Membership settings (enable each level, set title, set maximum allowed number of photos and friends)
Payment Gateways (set current currency, enable/disable each existing payment gateway, Paypal and Moneybookers e-mail address configuration)
Notifications (edit email content of warning messages and notifications)
Terms&Conditions (edit)

The component comes also with the followings Modules:

Latest Member
Random Member

Multilanguage support is also offered for the Love Factory Joomla Extension through the language files and Joomfish Integration.


Joomla 2.5.x or J! 1.7.x/1.6.x
CRON (needed for email notifications; a general CRON Tutorial is available in our documentation section).
GD Library installed and enabled.

Demo: The demo-server for Love Factory is available under - to login for the frontend or backend, just click the login buttons available on the page. Feel free to test as you please; the server resets itself each hour.

Love Factory 3.3.0 released on October 15, 2012.

Improved layout on backend.

Love Factory 3.2.2 released on August 20, 2012.

New feature: search form module.
Fixed issues regarding registration form classic uploader (validation failed), upgrading to unlimited membership from backend.

Love Factory 3.2.1 released on July 9, 2012.

New features: added backend option to store user photos in user folder, or all photos in one folder.
Improved re-fill form when registering and submitting wrong captcha.

Love Factory 3.2.0 released on May 24, 2012.

New feature: Approval System (enable/disable from settings) for: profile updates, photos, videos, comments (profile, videos, photos), groups, messages, group posts.
This extension requires registration to download.
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