The client is based in France and had to be creative and unique to manage dating market. He wanted to develop very attractive online dating website that helps the people of every age to find their soul mates and personals online also wanted to leverage and grow through the power of social media.
The client was interested to know that how users identify their potential matches? How they assess the relationship of their matches? Answering those questions, the client was intended to develop a platform where people can find their partner to date with instantly see photos and read about their matches with a single click of the mouse.
"Dating Website" has a wide range of goal and objectives out of which the prime considerations are listed below:
- Different membership plans for registration and facility to make payment online
- People can register with the website and create exhaustive personal profiles.
- Paid profiles should be approved by the admin before being posted on the website.
- Exhaustive search criteria allows to search partner with their preferences.
- Generate the appropriate matches quickly and efficiently
- Multiple means of communication - chat, email. People can choose who they wish to communicate with
- Application should manage access level for free and paid members
- Back-end interfaces, allowing the administrators to manage the functioning of the website.
TatvaSoft has developed a "Dating Website" which helps the public to find their soul mates and personals of every age online. It offers following features which include:
3 types of users - admin, casual visitors (free members) and paid members.
- Site Administrator: Admin manages access to the features & function for free and paid members and control the website without hassles
- Free Members: These members don't have access to only the basic features and do not have access to interactive features like chatting, event posting or viewing contact info or profile of other member.
- Paid Members: Paid members have access to all the features on the dating website. These include:
- View profile details of other members, if he/she is a registered user.
- Advanced Search - quick search on the basis of age, location, connected with friends etc. Save preferences for search and shows result along with it.
- Chat, Emails and message service- Integrated with chat enabled features, also offers emails and even message service.
- My Favorites - Bookmarks allow to save favorite profiles for later interaction. Users can also view/delete the members in favorite, block list.
- Check Statistics - Paid users can check the number of people who viewed their profile, number of invitations sent and number of friend invited related to their profile.
- Manage own profile - Users manage their profile by editing, updating photos/albums and make it public or private.
- Invite friends - Users can invite their friends to join the site through emails, messages etc.
- Event Calendar - Members can schedule event and invite people to an event.
- Notifications - Real-time notification for profile selection by other members.
- Forums - User can post and participate in the forum discussion.
- Server OS : Linux
- Application Server : Apache
- Database : MySQL
- Thirparty Tool : PayPal
Client benefited from the website as it was capable of attracting people to find partners online. TatvaSoft took up the challenge and designed a website which not only accomplished the objectives mentioned but also made easier for people to find a perfect match. The website provides matches with the profile of one user with the other and creates an interactive interface for site members.