With Reverse Auction Factory, end-users can post their requests in order to obtain the best price for needed services or desired products. This means that they can choose the lowest price or what they consider would be the best deal for them. The component can be used to organize auctions in different fields of interest. Here just a couple of examples:

  • Freelancing (developers, programmers, designers.)
  • Constructions (materials, architects, interior design, pools, etc.)
  • Technicians (utilities, locksmiths, plumbers, electricians, etc.)
  • many other branches.


Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.7 released on February 11, 2011.

  • Fixed issues regarding commissions applied in CRON for automatic winner selection enabled, toggle user states disabled while profile unfilled, CRON Date Time site correlated, Google Maps (list auctions filter by category, search by radius optimization: if no results pointed to the searched address, details page: auction coordinates assigned to page,  correct redirecting for categories without children to list their contents, missing language definitions.

Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.6 released on January 28, 2011.

  • Optimization: minimum bid included in details page.
  • Fixed issues regarding automatic winner selection (CRON reversed setting behaviour, not closing the bids too), custom fields assigned on category (was displaing all, at save required fields of not selected category).

Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.5 released on December 21, 2010.  

  • Fixed several issues regarding models/user.php (query for custom fields from section "user_profile"), missing enctype="multipart/form-data" from the userdetails templates for custom field image type, missing language definitions in CB plugins, etc.

Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.4 released on November 25, 2010. 

  • Fixed several issues including missing filter category links, SEF not parsed for parent categories and categories containing "&", Price Listing is saving published items, ACL missing tasks, Price Listing duplicate posts, CB Tabs installation issues on Older versions, CB Plugins update (Google Tab and Taskpad), missing toolbar for new category on backend, template fix for private/public, etc.

Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.3 released on November 19, 2010.

  • Improved Price Commission.
  • Optmized counting query.
  • Fixed several issues including filter by category withSEF, Recaptcha ignored for logged users, Watchlist notifications on send bid, Contact Price Purchase, select saved country in user profile, etc.
Reverse Auction Factory 1.5.2 released on November 11, 2010.  
  • New feature: new theme "Autumn".
  • New feature: Search Plugin.
  • New feature: Image Disable Option.
  • Fixed issues regarding Google maps radius settings, end time validation, missing winner information on a won auction page, label still showing for disabled Auction type and auction publishing options, install notices. 


The latest Social Community Joomla Extension - Love Factory 2.3.0 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 2.3.0 released on March 17, 2011.  

  • New feature: free members on radius search/members map (enable/disable).
  • New feature: define username maximum field length (characters).
  • New feature: terms and condition link to article.
  • New feature: send change membership email notifications to users that are not Love members.
  • New feature: banned words list filtering in profile fields.
  • New feature: range searchable fields (only fields of type input).
  • New feature: added height field (imperial or metric unit type with slider for search).
  • New feature: disable same gender interactions per membership (message, profile comment, interactions, chatfactory, photo comment, video comment, ask for friendship, ask for relationship, add to ignore list.
  • New feature: filter module results based on gender: user setting (cookie), per module.
  • New feature: default Google Maps position for Members map.
  • New feature: multilanguage notification emails.
  • New feature: manage the registration confirmation email (multilanguage).
  • New feature: add debug mode for swfupload (enable/disable).
  • Improved search page pagination.
  • Improved search adn filtering queries.
  • Alert on settings page -> user plugin must be enabled! 
  • Fixed issues regarding last date seen, document including jquery javascript files.
 Love Factory

Auction Factory supports all common auction types including also Proxy Bidding. Auctions are supporting the usual Bids and BuyItNow features. Also they can be set as Private (bids are hidden to the public) or Public (bids are showed to the public). Among other options there is also the possibility to set up a auction as Automatic (winner will be automatically choosen) or Manual (the offertant will have to choose a winner).

The interface is very user friendly and you can track easily auctions and bids. In the backend panel, various administration features have been provided in order that the site admin can easily maintain control of the site and survey the auctions and bids. As payment methods PayPal and Moneebookers can be used or due to API webmasters can configure their own payment gateway. Read more...

auction Factory 2.1.2 released on February 9, 2011.  

  • New Payment Gateways: Sage Payments, Sage Pay, Bank Transfer (Wire Transfer).
  • Fixed issues regarding category SEF (harcoded jos_ ,lighter compare of cat name), administrator link to settings after install, custom fields administration (category pane toggle, category pane hidden when no categories. categories assigned displayed in listing in tooltip), administrator empty shipping submission validation, frontend unlogged calendar not showing on Search page, packages missing image in buy package page, searchable custom fields, parse application.ini when "parse_ini_file" function is disabled, using JFile/JFolder wrappers instead of PHP native functions for file operations, min. increase intervals misbehavior, CB settings warnings, etc.

auction Factory 2.1.0 released on January 14, 2011.    

  • New feature:  Joomla User registering (profile filling, not logged fill profile, joomla registering fields, system plugin redirects to auction profile creation).
  • New feature: ordering criteria by highest bid in front auctions list.
  • Optimization: when guest messaging disabled hide Ask Question Button.
  • Fixed issues regarding buyers premium, search auctioneers, Router Itemid set as list auctions ' task menu item if task not found in menu items, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.9 released on December 14, 2010.   

  • Optimization: core sendMails method if no "Mail From" setting defined in global configuration, a super administrator will be notified instead.
  • Optimization: core sendMails method  Juri::root() replaced with Juri::base().
  • Optimization on loading custom fields.
  • Fixed issues regarding: Backup/Restore, Guest Messages not visible for logged users, Price Contact, BIN with multiple items, JS (sales only 1 item no matter of choice), Auctions module with Joomfish, save Recaptcha settings, Price Commission Power Seller and accept suggestions, display suggestions tab to auctioneer to accept suggestion, winning list in template, required image not "required" while editing, saving user profile, missing ItemId for price purchasing links, template (t_bid_list on accept !$auction->close_offer replaced with ($auction->close_offer !=1 || !$auction->winner_id)), some missing language definitions, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.8 released on December 10, 2010.  

  • Optimization: start date validation on submission.
  • Optimization: JS DOM on backend.
  • Fixed several issues including BID and BIN doubling quantity, display auctions start in future, export XLS, backend Shipping Area removal, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.7 released on December 6, 2010. 

  • Fixed several issues including default language detection, commission for BIN, Tags of more then 1 word, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.6 released on December 3, 2010.

  • New feature: Time Archiving mode Days/Month.
  • Optimisation: Image Resize (CB GD bundled 2.0.28).
  • Fixed several issues including category order, ratings on listing page, install CB plugins, payparameter, Tags task in ACL, cbimport ("database.tables") in cb user profile, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.5 released on November 29, 2010.

  • Fixed several issues including template watchlist thumbnail image, missing min. increase as setting on import CSV, automatic auction and BIN,edit profile, menu links, saving max. nr. of tags, Paypal button on closed auction, image saving, tickbox gallery, several IE behaviour issues, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.4 released on November 26, 2010.

  • Fixed several issues including search auctioneers, MySQL query error, thefactory ini paymentparam, SEF on categories update, messages on bulk import, custom fields, select boxes null select option for compulsory select boxes, closing BIN only auctions, category filter RSS, unpublished filter on backend, template disabled automatic setting, terms&conditions for BIN, BIN only and bid band, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.3 released on November 23, 2010. 

  • New feature: clear all categories (remove all categories and SEF table). 
  • New feature: Cancel button on edit page to return back to edit. 
  • Fixed several issues including require image setting, profiler, gallery plugin, price bid settings, CB integration and tabs, SEF on Edit and Cancel, price listing GUI, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.2 released on November 19, 2010.

  • Fixed several issues including Country anager, backend warning: missing APP_INTEGRATION_BIDS, posting Bin Only Auctions JS Errors in IE8, missing SemiColon at confirm in auction page JS, CSS in IE8, missing ACL Tasks Grid (Detailed View pulic), ACL Missing task/view (after winning auction, redirect to forbiden page), IE8 Rating JS Error, old Capcha Call in Clasic Theme, legacy Mospathname on import, save Settings losses selected Gallery Plugin and resets to YUI, Bid Band with min. increase, not Found method install_menu in backend, Bulk Import, selecting CB, redirect on Price Listing Plugin, Payment Parameter display when CB, savin on requiring image, bid with payment items, etc.

auction Factory 2.0.1 released on November 16, 2010.

  • New Classic theme available.
  • Menu Help for backend Joomla's menu interface.
  • Improved user profile registration form instead of profile page when no profile was found.
  • Fixed issues regarding price commissions, Tags task, report pagination, default view, tab Auction Page jcarousel IE, saving on pricing plugins, PHP4, etc.

With Feedback Factory users provide feedback for existing projects or share ideas for new ones.

Main extension features are:

  • registered members can vote for most interesting suggestions.
  • search as you type with search terms highlight.
  • users are allowed to comment suggested ideas.
  • CAPTCHA for comments.
  • you can create custom categories and statuses to follow feedbacks.
  • top, most commented, completed feedbacks lists.
  • statistics for latest ideas available on the backend.
FREE Forum support till end of April 2011! 

This product is part of our GPL Club. We are offering it now for free download to all site users, according to our terms and conditions. Support for this product is part of the GPL Club and available only to our GPL Club members.


  • Joomla 1.6.x

Advertisement Factory is a Joomla extension to sell and manage site advertisements like links, thumbnails, banners, modals, full pages and keywords. With an automatic work-flow, choosing the options, uploading files, then pend for publishing with different prices.

Supported Advert types:

  • Links
  • Thumbnails
  • Banners
  • Modals
  • Full Pages (between pages for x seconds)
  • Keywords (replace in content).

Triggered on:

  • Impressions
  • Clicks
  • Time Interval.

The configuration is very easy, choosing the type (go to edit link) / position / Slots (ex. 3/4) / Price / published, unpublished.

The administrator can see on the advertisement list the advert type, the period, who payed, and the specified sum.

The component comes with Payment Gateways supporting Paypal, Moneybookers, Authorize.net, Sagepay and displaying the payment status like completed, failed, etc.

The active adverts can be managed from the backend with the following information: User / Period / Advert type / Details (view/edit) / Published, unpublished / Delete.

On the extension frontend the user can see his profile with all existing adverts (with filter option for the expired ones), a link to buy adverts (and the following steps) and the option for delayed publishing depending on the free periods (unpayed).

1. Links Module

  • featured links (nr. of links to be set by admin)
  • option for empty ones with "empty" or "place your link here" (enable/disable). 

2. Thumbnails Module

  • featured links (nr. of links to be set by admin)
  • option for empty ones with "empty" or "place your link here" (enable/disable).

3. Banners Module

  • can be published in certain positions, with different settings and different prices, which can be set in the administration, as also the banner dimensions.

4. Modals

  • Nr. displays per session
  • display after x clicks 
  • display for x seconds
  • filter to display on certain categories/sections/itemIDs (on/off) 
  • width/height

5. Full Pages

  • similar to the Modals, but without width and height.

6. Keywords

  • as content plugin, is active only for page content (excluding modules, etc.).
  • using tooltyp as display form.
  • set minimal keyword length.
  • banned keywords.


  • Joomla 1.6.x
  • CRON (needed for email notifications; a general CRON Tutorial is available in our documentation section).