The latest Social Community Joomla Extension - Love Factory 1.6 allows users to interact in the same way they are used on larger dating or social networking sites, allowing also to use the full power of Joomla features. This Native Joomla 1.5.x MVC code does not require legacy plugin, and through 100% open source allows you to perform special tweaks for a better integration according to your needs.

Using a templating system (in this case we have a simple and an advanced system) your web site will keep a coherent look and a nice web 2.0 feeling. Read more..

Love Factory 1.6.0 released on September 27, 2010. 

  • New feature: added new system fields: a. Profile Rating, b. Spacer, c. Captcha field (using ReCaptcha service), d. Terms and conditions (Attention! Old Terms and Conditions will be lost! Save them manually and restore them after upgrade.)
  • New feature: added Top Friends (enable/disable from backend, different values depending on the membership).
  • New feature: added the possibility to differentiate memberships in search results using CSS classes. CSS file responsible is search.css found in [Joomla dir]/components/com_lovefactory/assets/css/views/. To style a membership add a CSS rule: ".lovefactory_membership_X" (replace X with the ID of the membership you want to style). Check CSS file for examples.
  • New feature: added possibility to group members on search radius page.
  • New feature: added possibility to define the default search field and order for search results.
  • New feature: added possibility to define the number of friends shown on the profile page.
  • New feature: added links to: view my profile, edit my profile, my gallery and my friends on the info bar for easier access. 
  • New feature: Last Visited Module (displays a list of last visited members).
  • New feature: Friends Birthday Module (shows who's friend's birthday is coming up: today, tomorrow, this week, this month).
  • New feature: Users Statistics Module (shows the total number of registered members and for each gender).
  • Improved search page adding Ajax pagination.
  • Improved friends page adding Ajax pagination.
  • Rewritten the frontend language file for easier customization and better maintainability. (Attention! The old language file will not work anymore, you will have to translate the new language file.)
  • Several other improvements and fixed issues.