Dating Software Plus with Video
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Dating Software FAQ

Is the dating software easy to use and install?

Installation is included as part of our service. DatingSoftware.biz is the leading provider of online dating software. Our Dating Scripts are professionally designed and professionally supported. With our matchmaking software, there is no need to worry about programming or coding. Simply focus on marketing your site.

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Is the dating software template based?

Yes, the dating software is template based and has a standard header and footer. The new vPlus version now has Skins that can be turned off or on depending on which template you choose. You may want to create your own or edit the existing Skin and those header/footer files are located in the Skins directory. For Dating Software ver 7.2 you will find the Template Admin in the Admin Control Panel and can edit the templates there.

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Is there a language file?

The dating software comes with the English language only. If you want to create your own language file then you will have to edit the english language file and replace the english text with the text language of your choice. Then just upload that language file to your language folder on your dating site as the language.php i.e. english.php, spanish.php, russian.php etc..

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What is the dating software written in?

The dating scripts software is written in PHP and uses the MySQL database technology. Most hosting companies use PHP and MySQL. Our personals software has been optimized using these languages.

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What is PHP?

PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for Web Development and can be embedded into HTML. If you are new to PHP and want to get some idea of how it works, then go to www.php.net. There you will find manuals and tutorials on PHP. It lends itself well to dating site software.

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Can the software be customized?

Yes, there are two ways to customize the dating software. One is that you can go into the Admin Control Panel and click on Option Admin to change all the drop downs for all the profile questions. You can add new ones, rename old ones and delete them. You can also set the order for which they appear in the drop down. All the text that is in the dating site comes from the language file. So, effectively you can change the drop downs and change the text for the profile questions throughout the profile setup on the personals software. The other way to customize the dating site software requires a knowledge of php and mysql. That is for the seasoned developers. We can customize your internet dating software for you at a rate of $60 (US dollars) per hour. So, if you need custom work, just itemize your request and send it off to us and we'll quote each item separately.

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What platforms does this dating software support?

The dating software works on Windows and Linux servers. We would strongly recommend Linux as the preferred hosting platform.

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What merchant accounts do you support in the personals software?

We have worked with the following payment gateway providers: Paypal, 2Checkout, Google checkout, LinkPoint, iBill, ccBill, Verisign, Authorize.net, ANZ, Dibs, USAPay, Nochex, Epoch, InternetSecure, Payflow, PayGate, Paystation and Worldpay†. We will be happy to advise you regarding the capabilities of each provider, what is supported and what is recommended.

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How do i market my dating site?

We have created an Online Dating Marketing Guide for you to download. Simply download the PDF and learn all the things you need to know about marketing your dating site.

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What are Meta tags and are they on my dating software?

Meta tags are html code that is on every html page. When you go to a site and at the top of the browser you will see that site name. Well, that is the meta tag"Title". That meta tag gives the site it's name. Most sites have three important meta tags. They are Title, Description and Keyword. Each plays an important role in your site with regards to Search Engine Placement. In order for a site to have good placement, you must have a good title, keywords and description. You also need to have your keywords appear in your site. The more keyword rich text you have, the better the search engines like it. The personal dating software comes with the meta tags configured for your dating web site.

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What is Social Networking and is it included?

Social networking sites like MySpace, Tribe and Friendster allows people to create a trusted relationship with hundreds of other people. When you become someones friend, you become part of their network of friends so your social network can extend to hundreds or thousands of people. Since Social Networking is a hot topic these days, we've now included it in the vPlus Dating Software.

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What is speed dating?

Speed dating is a growing phenomenon that is becoming a major revenue stream for both traditional non web-based dating agencies and start-ups alike. The concept has proved to be both a popular and an exciting new way to meet potential partners without the stress and intimacy of 'the first date'. Events are organized at local level in which participants can sit with each potential partner for a predetermined time (usually several minutes). Contact details are subsequently released to those couples that both express an interest in each other. For a demo of our speed dating software, be sure to check out our demo.

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What is affiliate software?

Affiliate Management System will increase your traffic and increase membership by running your own affiliate partnership program. System includes transaction info, banners, payments reports, affiliate management and account summary. The affiliate software is now included in all dating software applications.

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Do i get free upgrades with this personals software?

Upgrades are available to all customers for up to 12 months from the date of purchase. Upgrades may take the form of a full reinstallation of the site and therefore if you have customised the site it may not be possible to upgrade the site without losing the changes.

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What kind of graphic design can i get?

The vPlus Dating and Vplus Adult Software comes with 6 standard template skins each. We can recommend a creative designer that can make your personal dating software rock! Just let us know you want your own custom design and we'll put you in contact with him.

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What does your support cover?

Our support is free of charge and continues for the lifetime of your product. Support covers the software as installed to your server. We also support any changes that we make on your behalf under our customisations service. Any issues found will be investigated and fixed as required. We are unable to support local installations of the software for development or testing purposes, changes by yourself, changes by a 3rd party contractor nor do we support your server environment. Server maintenance and faults are the responsibilty of your hosting company.

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What are the server requirements for the software?

The software will run on either Windows or Linux based servers though we strongly recommend Linux. Your server will need to have PHP4+ and MySQL 3.23+ installed. The standard PHP installation usually includes all the libraries that are required such as GD libs, MHASH, MCRYPT etc. For vPlus and Adult vPlus software you will additionally need FFMPEG libraries for video conversion. All products require ionCube support.

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Do you send out a disk with the software?

The software is delivered via FTP to your server. You can make a backup directly from the server. The reasons for this are that we wish to keep costs as low as possible, sending out a disk would not only incur postage and packing costs but also make the product liable for import duty. Lastly, by sending the product electronically we are doing our bit for the environment!

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† Please note API versions will require SSL and may require an integration fee. Please contact us for more information about availability of payments systems and versions.