Asp.Net Dating Software Features
MySpace Integration (NEW in v6.0)
Users can use their existing MySpace account to register and login to your site.
The site automatically imports basic account details and photo from MySpace.
Facebook Integration (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Users can use their existing Facebook account to register and login to your site.
The site automatically imports basic account details and photo from Facebook. Users
can post status updated back to Facebook and invite their friends to join the site.
Photo notes support (NEW in v6.0)
Users can add notes to their photos and tag other users.
Mobile version (NEW in v7.0)
Light and fast mobile version is available for mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad,
Android, Palm Pre, BlackBerry, etc.
CoolIris support (NEW in v6.0)
AspNetDating now supports CoolIris (formerly PicLens). For more information visit
Realtime notifications (UPGRADED in v8.0)
The new realtime notification system shows the latest information at the bottom
of the page. Users will be automatically notified if someone is viewing their profile
or if there’s something new about their friends, groups, comments, etc.
Automatically select language based on the browser language or IP address (UPGRADED in v7.0)
Classifieds (NEW in v6.0)
When enabled the features allows your users to post classified ads. Each classified
ad has name, description, a few photos and an expiration date. You can also organize
all ads by categories. There are settings allowing you to restrict the posting to
users above certain levels or only to paid users or to specific billing plan. For
spam prevention reasons ads can require approval before they are posted live.
Dynamic search page with photo piles (UPGRADED in v8.0)
The new dynamic search page automatically adds your custom profile questions to
the search criteria list. Users are displayed with photo piles created from their
primary photo and their best rated photos. The last search criteria for each user
is saved and it is available the next time the user goes to the search page. Saved
searches and new matches e-mails are supported.
New privacy settings (UPGRADED in v6.0)
Users can pick a privacy level for their profile, photos, videos and blogs. The
available levels are: Everyone, Registered user only, Friends only. In version 6.0
there is additional privacy level “Friends and their friends”.
“View mutual friends” option (NEW in v6.0)
Smilies in messages and profiles (UPGRADED in v6.0)
In version 6 there are even more smilies to choose from!
HOT or NOT (NEW in v6.0)
Inspired by the popular HOTorNOT site the new feature allows users to quickly rate
photos and find new friends.
Google Maps integration to show event locations (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Users can comment on classifieds (NEW in v6.0)
Silverlight based image and video uploader (NEW in v6.0)
Photo galleries support (NEW in v6.0)
Users can organize their photos in different galleries.
Integration with Skype (NEW in v5.5)
With this feature users can link their Skype account to their profile. If used a
Skype icon will be shown on the user profile showing the current user status (Online,
Offline, etc). Other users will be able to instantly call the user by clicking on
the Skype icon.
Integration with Twitter (NEW in v7.0)
Users can automatically update their status to Twitter
User assisted photo moderation (NEW in v5.5)
AspNetDating gives you the ability to let your users decide which photos are appropriate
and which are not. Each new photo is moderated by 20 (configurable) users and then
the system decides whether to approve it based on the majority of the votes. If
a decision cannot be made (not enough votes for either) then the photo is left for
manual approval by the site administrators. After a decision is made the software
gives or takes points from each user. If a user goes below a certain number of points
then they will no longer be able to moderate photos. The users with high score can
participate in the "Top Moderators" chart.
A new “face control” mode (NEW in v5.5)
Existing users can decide whether new candidates are a good fit for the site. The
process is similar to the "User assisted photo moderation" feature. If this mode
is enabled then registrations not approved by your users will be rejected. The feature
is useful for very targeted sites.
Support for the new IE8 web slices (NEW in v5.5)
The software supports IE8 web slices for new users, top users, top photos, etc.
Web slices are a new feature in Internet Explorer 8+ that allows your users to subscribe
to parts of a web page and view updates directly from their browser.
Support for e-cards (UPGRADED in v8.0)
The e-cards functionality supersedes the "Show Interest" feature found in previous
versions of AspNetDating. The feature is very flexible and allows you configure
many different picture and flash based e-cards. You can make cards such as "I'm
interested in you", "Send a rose", "Wink", "Flirt", "Happy birthday", etc. Users
can add their personal message to the e-card. If the site is running in paid mode
then only paid members can add a personal message.
Support for separate friends list and favorites list (NEW
In AspNetDating 5.5 and above there are separate friends and favorites lists. The
friends list is useful for community sites similar to Facebook and Hi5, while the
favorites list (crush list) is ideal for dating sites similar to Date.com and Match.com.
Of course you can use both to provide even more functionality to your users.
Support for "User status" (UPGRADED in v7.0)
The user status functionality is similar to Facebook and other social networks.
Users can set a status such as "I'm happy", "Looking for a date", etc. The status
is shown on the user profile page, in the online friends list and in the friend
Support for site and user events (UPGRADED in v6.5)
Similar to Facebook and other social networking sites. Users can easily see when
their friends have new photos, blog posts, comments, etc. The events system also
notifies for changes in the user groups - such as new topics, new posts on your
topics, new group photos, etc. Users can leave comments on the user events
Dynamic components that the users can add to their home page (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Customizable home page! Your users can add components (web parts) that notify them
for new users, new videos, popular blog posts, new groups, new topics, site events,
online friends, news and more! Web parts are customizable as well with options for
gender, age and more.
Users can reorder the web parts on their home page (NEW
The home page components can be rearranged so your users can customize it even more!
Administrators can predefine the components and their order for the users home page. (NEW
The home page components can be rearranged so your users can customize it even more!
Users are able to rotate photos when uploading (NEW in
Your users no longer have to rotate photos before uploading. Photos can be rotated
from the site by clicking a button!
Support for importing addresses from gmail, yahoo, hotmail, live, etc and sending
invitations (NEW in v5.5)
AspNetDating can automatically import e-mail addresses from Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail
and Live mail and e-mail site invitations.
Integrated flash uploader with progress bar and percentage for photos and videos (NEW in v5.5)
Quick and easy solution when your users want to upload a bunch of photos or videos.
The uploader shows percentage and gives a visual indication that the files are uploading
and how much is left.
Support for profile skins (NEW in v5.5)
Similar to MySpace and Hi5 your users can select a custom design (skin) for their
Users can modify their profile skins (NEW in v5.5)
Similar to MySpace and Hi5 your users can customize their profile skin. Colors,
backgrounds and wallpapers can be changed easily.
Added "remember me" option when logging in (NEW in v5.5)
Support for audio uploads in MP3 format (NEW in v5.5)
Users can upload MP3 files to their profile. You can define if the uploads should
be approved and the number of allowed audio uploads based on the user level or billing
New "Upcoming Events" web part (NEW in v5.5)
Web part that informs users for new events in their groups.
Support for Windows CardSpace authentication
Windows CardSpace is client software that enables users to provide their digital
identity to online services in a simple, secure, and trusted way.
Support for comments on photos
Users can leave comments on other user photos.
Support for slideshows in group galleries
Flash based slideshows are supported in the group photo galleries
Support for slideshows in user photos
Flash based slideshows are supported in the user photo galleries
User preview tooltip when the mouse is over a username
A handy feature that shows a quick preview of the user when the mouse is over a
Dedicated page where users can review and moderate comments left on their profile
Group events and calendar
A must-have feature for every dating or community site. Each group has its own calendar
with events. Users are always notified of incoming events and they can select if
they will attend the event. Users are also notified if their friends are attending
Notification about upcoming events on the home page
Support for YouTube videos
Users can add YouTube videos to their profile.
Photo capture via webcam (NEW in v6.5)
Users can have their photo captured and uploaded directly on the site if they have
Group polls and voting
Users can create polls when adding you topics. Pie charts are used to visualize
the vote results.
Groups minimum age restriction
Minimum age restrictions are available. Group owners can easily enforce 18+ or 21+
Show all friends currently online on the home page
Support for private video uploads
Users can mark their video uploads as private and only selected users will be able
to view them.
Users can to leave comments for group events
Added "Your friend has a birthday today" message notification
Ability to restrict who can contact you by gender, age and photo
Ability to disable comments, voting and rating for your profile
Users are notified of new topics and posts in their groups
Filter Group members by gender, age, type
Want to find all the 21+ girls from the "Fitness" group? No problem ;-)
Search group by category, by name, by description
Search group topic by name, by keyword in the post
Search in mailbox by username
Message status (NEW in v7.0)
If allowed by administrator users can see if their message is has been read, ignored or deleted.
The message history icon now links to all messages from that user
A small icon next to the profile quickly indicates that you have already sent or
received a message from that user
Group posts now support smileys
Ajax Chat Room with user thumbnails
A quick and simple ajax chat is included with AspNetDating. There is a main chat
room and a separate chat room for each group. The chat uses the user photos as avatars
within the chat. Upgraded version of the chat can be purchased from
The community groups are one of the most important features in the software. Each
group can have message board (forum), chat, photo gallery, calendar and events.
Group administrators and moderators are supported.
Group Ajax Chat Rooms
Group Image Galleries
Group Message Boards
Support for public, moderated and private groups
Captcha Validation to prevent automatic registrations
Vista Gadgets for users
Shows distance (km/miles) from the currently logged in user in search results
If enabled this feature shows the distance between you and the users you're finding
in the search results.
Shows zodiac signs
Filter online users by age/gender
Email profile to a friend functionality
Profiles can be easily e-mailed to a friend. Users can enter personalized message
for each e-mail
Report abuse functionality for photos, profiles and messages
Users can report abusive photos, profiles and messages. There is a section in the
administrative tool where administrators can review the reports and take appropriate
Worldwide distance search
Allows users to search within a certain radius of their location. Optional Google
Maps API integration is available for better accuracy and for locations not available
in our database
Rate users; Rate photos (hot or not); Configurable scale
Feature similar to the famous HOT or NOT site
User profile comments
Users can leave comments on other users profiles. When the site is in paid mode
the comments are limited to paid users only.
Users can have their own blogs.
RSS for news and new users
Birthday e-mails and todays birthdays box
Birthday e-mails are a great way to show attention to your users and make them feel
Gmail Like Mailbox Conversations Archive
AspNetDating shows the whole message chain similar to Gmail
Personal Weblog commenting
Who's online list
Realtime online users list
Shows user icons on the profile page
Google AdSense and other banners support. Targeting by location, gender, paid status,
age, etc (UPGRADED in v8.0)
You can easily insert your AdSense or other banner code right from the admin tool.
There is also an option to show advertisments only to free users. Dating site owners
can target banners to specific genders, regions, age and other criteria
Ad blockers detection (NEW in v6.0)
If you’re running an ad-supported site then you might want to deny access to users
using ad blockers (such as Adblock Plus). The AspNetDating ad block detection feature
detects all known ad blockers and denies access to those users.
Automatic IP data updates (NEW in v6.0)
AspNetDating will automatically update the IP to Country database each week.
Moderators can send official warnings in the groups (NEW in
Theme manager (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Dating and community site owners can now easily download and install new site themes
from our online gallery
Salute photo support (NEW in v7.0)
The dating site can be configured to require a "salute photo" (a photo where the
user holds a piece of paper with the site name and their username) for verification
before the member is activated.
Polls support (NEW in v6.0)
You can easily create Polls from the administrative tool and let your users vote.
Multiple polls are supported and a random one will show on each page load.
Customizable profile topics, fields and answers
This is one of the most basic and loved feature in AspNetDating. The profile structure
is not hardcoded like on other dating software - you can easily define the profile
topics, questions and choices right from the admin tool. The first step is to create
the profile topics - such as "Basic information", "About my ideal match", etc. Then
you can create the questions for each topic - such as Weight, Height, Interests,
Smoking, Religion, whatever you need. You can set the edit style for each question
(textbox, checkboxes, radion buttons, multiline text, dropdown, etc), the view style
(single line, multiple lines, skype icon, etc). And finally you can set the search
style so users can search based on that question. AspNetDating allows you to tweak
the profile structure at anytime - even on live sites!
Administrator can allow profile skins and skin editing based on the user level and
billing plan (NEW in v5.5)
Support for matching fields and match percentage (NEW in
The matching fields feature allows you to easily display matching percentages on
the user profiles. For example if your profile structure have the "I'm smoking"
and "My ideal partner is smoking" questions then you can link both questions. The
overall percentage is based on all of the matching fields.
Added spam protection that should detect multiple similar messages from the same
user (NEW in v5.5)
The new spam protection feature in AspNetDating detects multiple (configurable)
similar messages from the same user and blocks the user from sending more messages.
The administrator can review the alert and take the appropriate action (unblock,
ban, warn, etc).
Administrators can send announcements to users based on criteria such as "has photos",
"has profile", "country", "inactivity", "language" (UPGRADED
A very flexible announcement feature. You can send announcement to all users without
photos asking them to upload some, or to all users without profile asking them to
fill one. You can send to all inactive users and bring them back, etc. You can send
newsletters based on country, gender and more. There are so many possibilities.
Support for scheduled announcements (NEW in v7.0)
Site owners can schedule e-mail announcements to be sent at specific days, period
after user registration or inactivity.
Support for user scores & levels
Increase user loyalty by giving bonuses based on the user activity.
The billing plans and user levels support many different limitations and bonuses
for the users
Check the screenshot to see some of the options available for each level and billing
plan. If you're running a paid site you can easily make Silver/Gold/Platinum plans
with different limits and features enabled. If you're running a free site you can
give bonuses to the regular users based on their level.
Support pay-per-message or pay-per-contact billing (via “credits” or "points") (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Many sites are moving from the traditional pay-per-month approach to the pay-per-message
or pay-per-contact billing. With this approach the users can buy credits (e.g. 20
credits for $15.99) and then use those credits to send messages. You can configure
the site to charge for each message (pay-per-message) or only once for each user
regardless of how many messages are sent to them (pay-per-contact).
New Users hourly/daily/weekly/monthly statistics with charts
Online Users hourly/daily/weekly/monthly statistics with charts
Dynamic meta tags for the groups and message boards
Another excellent SEO feature from AspNetDating! The site can take content from
the groups and message boards and use it to generate targeted page titles and meta
Most admin pages can now export data to CSV format
Automatically delete a group after 60 days of inactivity (configurable)
E-mail reminders is send to users who haven’t visited the site in 30 days (configurable)
The e-mail reminders are a great way to bring forgotten users back to your site.
It is also a good place to place discounts or deals.
Automatic Google sitemap generator (UPGRADED in v8.0)
A must have for SEO.
New flash charting module is used
Quick stats on the admin home page
Added minimum photo resolution option
Support for multiple subscription levels You can easily create different
subscription levels (Silver/Gold/Platinum) with different enabled features and limits.
Welcome messages upon user registration
The proper place to welcome your new users and explain the rules of the site.
Option in group categories whether users can create groups there
Ability to set meta tags for content pages
Desktop administration tool
The desktop administration tool is a free add-on which you and your moderators can
use to quickly moderate user photos and profiles.
Desktop message notifier
The desktop message notifier instantly notifies your users when they have a new
Ability to create photo contests. Limit photo entries to age and gender
"Browse Members" admin page now detects the user IP country and shows a country flag
Ability to place content pages in the header and footer. Ability to rearange content
Ability to auto approve profile changes for regular users
The software provides the ability to automatically approve answers for users registered
more than XX days ago (configurable)
Profile topics, questions and prewritten answers can now be translated (UPGRADED in v8.0)
AspNetDating can now manage profiles in different languages. All of the profile
topics, questions and choices can be translated.
Automatic deletion of non-activated users
Vista Gadgets for administrators
See quick stats right from your desktop.
URL rewriting for search engine optimization (SEO)
A must have feature for SEO. All of the public pages visible by search engines have
their URL rewritten so they do not have dynamic parameters
Dynamic meta tags based on the profile data (UPGRADED in v6.5)
AspNetDating generates the title and meta tags based on the user profile data.
Support for manual payments (check, e-check, wire, etc)
Ban by country
A very useful feature for banning spammers from Senegal and Nigeria. You can also
ban any country that you like.
Supports profile activation via SMS
Role-based web administration
You can create multiple administrative accounts and assign different permissions.
You can have administrators who can only approve photos or handle abuse reports,
Manual or automatic content approval
"Setting" section to manage sitewide functions
Integrated language data modification capabilities (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Language and text management is built right in the administrative tool. You won't
have to mess with any resource files as the whole site can be translated via simple
CSS-based table-less design
Different questions for males, females and couples
You have the ability to add gender-specific profile questions.
Optional profiles auto-approve
It's the place to provide your users with up to date information about your site.
Different news for different languages are supported and there is RSS support too.
Want to run a site free for women and paid for everyone else? No problem!
Images can be saved to disk or to database (NEW in v6.0)
AspNetDating can store the images to the database when you have plenty of database
space. The advantage of storing to the database is easy backup and managing as you’re
only dealing with one file. With the 6.0 release the software also supports storing
to the file system which is useful if your database has limited space.
Enhanced diagnostics (UPGRADED in v8.0)
The admin tool will notify you if you need to fix the file permissions or if something
else doesn’t seem right.
Improved caching (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Better caching routines make AspNetDating faster than ever.
Support for both square and proportional thumbnails (NEW in
The software can use either proportionaly resized thumbnails or square cropped ones.
Use the one that fits your design.
Uses ASP.NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010 (NEW in
The software is fully written in C# according to the best patterns and practices.
The latest version uses ASP.NET 4.0 and SQL Server 2005, 2008 or Express.
In order to modify the source code you would need Visual Studio 2010.
Features ASP.NET Web Parts (UPGRADED in v8.0)
ASP.NET Web Parts are used to allow great customization of the users home page.
Out of the box the software provides components showing new users, new groups, online
friends, news, search, popular blogs, new videos and more! You can easily create
additional components for your users.
ASP.NET AJAX enhanced
Ajax enhanced pages provide better user experience, faster response and use less
Support browser back/forward buttons for Ajax-enabled pages
The browser back/forward buttons work as expected on Ajax-enabled pages
Populate missing latitude/longitude information from Googlemaps
AspNetDating can request latitude/longitude information from Google Maps for locations
not available in our database. This information is used to provide distance search
Support for regular expressions in bad words filtering
Regular expression is supported for complex bad words filters.
Worldwide database of countries, states, regions, prefects, cities
The database is a simple XML file editable with any text editor. You can easily
remove countries to make a regional site or add more data where necessary.
Worldwide distance search
The regional database includes the coordinates for most cities so AspNetDating can
perform worldwide distance searches.
Ability to create regional sites (limit to specific country, city)
Support for social bookmarking via AddThis (NEW in v6.5)
Users can bookmark pages from your site via more than 50 services including: Blogger,
Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Bookmarks, Live, MySpace, StumbleUpon, Twitter,
and many more.
Affiliate module with support for banners, one-time and recurrent commissions, tracking
AspNetDating tracks users coming from your affiliates and applies a commission when
appropriate. You can specify if the commission is upon registration, after user
payment, one time or recurrent, etc.
Automatically detect user country (based on IP address)
The site detects the user country based on the IP address and pre-selects the country
Bad words filter for profile, messages, group topics, group posts, blogs, comments (UPDATED in v6.0)
Ajax dropdowns are used to select countries, states, regions, prefects, cities
Automatic recurrent billing (UPGRADED in v8.0)
Out of the box you can use PayPal, Authorize.net, Payflow Pro, CCBill, Daopay, AlertPay.
The software handles the recurrent billing automatically.
Support for single-gender sites (NEW in v6.5)
You can disable the gender-related functionality for single-gender sites.
Support for age-irelevant sites (NEW in v6.5)
You can disable the age-related functionality for age-irelevant sites.
Support for paid-only profile sections (NEW in v6.5)
Site owners can configure specific profile sections to be only editable and/or viewable
by paid members.
Greatly improved performance (UPGRADED in v7.0)
Excellent customer service & support
All of our support staff is in-house and not outsourced. Technical questions are
forwarded to the actual programmers who are building the software so you can be
sure that you will always receive competent answers.
Fully UNICODE compatible!
The site can be translated to ANY language (including right-to-left and non-Latin
Unlimited functionality modification options and easy design/layout customization
Users can now broadcast live video to their profile (plugin)
Video Uploads (requires video converter plugin) (UPGRADED in v7.0)
Support for multiple video uploads per user (VideoConverter plugin)
Video uploads now have thumbnails (VideoConverter plugin)
Support for FaceFinder plugin