Today we launched Collection Factory, concluding three years of researching the market, developing, testing, improvements, etc.

Collection Factory allows collectors to create and maintain a user-friendly database of their collected items, organizing them in unlimited categories and subcategories (nested model) and including various statistical and financial reports, helping to keep evidence of owned items, but also keeping record of the missing ones.

For e-Commerce purposes, the collector has only to enable the built-in cart feature of component, then Collection Factory will offer also a full Shopping-Cart solution, with ordering system, payment gateways and invoices. Main component features are:

  • unlimited category levels,
  • personalized fields for collecting purposes,
  • extended search and filtering options,
  • Shopping cart with payment gateways Paypal, Moneybookers and bank wire,
  • categories module, search module, multiple module for user criteria, random module
  • bulk upload supporting CSV files
  • export as XLS,
  • statistical and financial reports,
  • backup/restore,
  • customizable language and CSS files.

For a complete description, please check the "User's Guide" PDF document (approx 3.3MB) .


Photo Battle Factory provides an easy voting system, requiring only a single click action for a speedy process. The component can be used to rate different images like landscapes, art, etc. or if the genre mode is enabled, more particular for male and female images. The upload is very easy, allowing also multiple upload. For each picture a sharelink and the number of hits will be visible and if admin enabled the description, comments and tags. To allow the administrator content control on the site, each picture and comment can be reported.

Photo Battle Factory 1.2.0 released on September 15, 2010. 

  • New feature: Own Battles (enable/disable by admin); where the users can define multiple sets of two images which will go directly to battles. 
  • Several optimizations and improvements.


Deluxe Blog Factory is an user friendly, webmaster friendly blogging extension for Joomla 1.5, with a native and fresh MVC codebase. Full of features, it is a well thought alternative to Wordpress blogging, allowing you to use Joomla versatility and well known blogging conventions - like RSS Syndication, Bookmarking Sites (like Digg, Twitter, Facebook, etc). Featuring a Web 2.0 Dashboard with draggable panes and all-in-reach controls, your blogging experience is truly comfortable and in a luxuriant environment.

Deluxe Blog Factory 1.2.0 released on September 7, 2010.   

  • New feature: added Gravatar support.
  • New feature: added System plugin for SEF for urls like: or 
  • Attention! For the plugin to work correctly, other SEF components/plugins must be disabled!
  • Warning! With the new system plugin, the URLs of posts and blogs have changed, so the old ones are not compatible anymore!

Deluxe Blog Factory 1.1.3 released on June 19, 2010.  

  • New feature: enable/disable (from backend) dashboard panels.
  • Optimisation: own jQuery library for no interference with other components.
  • Fixed issue regarding multiple files uploads, media management (explore folder), unpublished blogs/posts showing on frontend, restoring backup from older version 1.1.1 (php5 to php4).

Chat Factory is the special Joomla 1.5 extension which allows site users to chat. The main front-end features of Chat Factory are:

  • users can enable/disable the chat system
  • no need to register: users can chat as guests (if enabled by administrator)
  • show/hide offline users from users list (only for registered users)
  • registered users can block chat messages from guests
  • user avatars: users can upload their own avatar, use Community's Builder avatar (if enabled), or use no avatar at all (only for registered users)
  • ignore list: block messages from individual users (only for registered users)
  • friends list (only for registered users)
  • possibility to share a message (only for registered users)
  • possibility to change status: available, busy, invisible (only for registered users)
  • implemented emoticons, buzz
  • minimize chat windows and preserve position when navigating through the site (only for registered users)
  • quick search (only for registered users)
  • advertisement area

Chat Factory 1.2.0 released on August 27, 2010.

  • New feature: Love Factory advanced integration allowing users to chat only if they purchased a Love Factory membership with chat rights (requirements: minimum Love Factory 1.5.0 and Chat Factory 1.2.0).

Chat Factory 1.1.0 released on June 10, 2010.

  • New feature: enable/disable chat for registered users and guests.
  • New feature: message history.
  • Added images to the module.
  • Added confirmations on several actions like add or delete friends.
  • Optimisation: own jQuery library for no interference with other components.
  • Fixed several issues regarding stripping HTML tags on ads, upload avatar, display avatar on userlist, advertisements, visibility of blocked users, session cookie.

The latest Social Community Joomla Extension - Love Factory 1.5.1 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 1.5.1 released on August 31, 2010.

  • Fixed issues regarding rendering and no ads are set, when using own created menu item to membership buy (error "selected price was not found"), advertising with smarty templates (not showing up), default photo when main photo is set but file does not exis.

Love Factory 1.5.0 released on August 27, 2010. 

  • New feature: Advertising; ads can now be placed between the search results at every x rows (Google AdSense).
  • New feature: Chat Factory advanced integration allowing users to chat only if they purchased a Love Factory membership with chat rights (requirements: minimum Love Factory 1.5.0 and Chat Factory 1.2.0).
  • Optimized backend menu.
  • Fixed several small issues.