Osdate open source dating and matchmaking script
It's more of an overview of key players in dating software industry and some insights on the idea of building a dating site with an off-the-shelf platform.White-label, open-source, downloadable dating software is, in a way, a thing of the past.Good example of starting small and simple and consistently fighting for success.In 2015 they've won "Best Dating Software" nomination at i Date awards. It may not necessarily mean much - it's a "club-voting" competition where you can do well if you have enough i Date-friends, but hey - they did win it!
Look closer and you'd see that base functionality is dated and rigid. Anyway, the guys are real (they even have a real office with real cubicles). Someone from the Pilots must have decided to play a recently, so their prices have come up to 99 for the full package and 00 for a package with unidentified "custom work".The old-standard 9 option now buys a limited selection of modules only. Ska Date is a Kyrgyz(stan-based) development group, founded by our former partner.Inevitably, you end up with a cookie-cutter installation filled with fancy modules that nobody cares about.You've got to persist in your determination of launching something unique. Something that's focused on one or two use-cases that uphold your idea. Look for the scripts that have fast and stable core features (profiles, user-authentication, messenger, photos) and easily customisable structure. Let's see what dating CMSs are still available and which ones are worth fiddling with.