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.I'm toward the tail-end of a site redesign, and there's a bug (there's LOTS of bugs! I have clubs who would like to find members and members looking for a club to join. Events feature was there by default ( another awesome thing is ability to use third party plugins).) that is stopping me - yet their technical "support" isn't available until Monday - and they removed the one thing that has helped them - the community forums. Their database is SOO SLOW that you have to throw TONS of resources at it just to make it usable. It's not responsive, and they charge paying customers for the app (which is awful to start with), then they charge for "customization" which is worse than the base application! Just needed some adjustments to get a more flowless process for my niche. A word of advice - talk to Natalie and confirm all modifications details beforehand.Why is the match age field there if it plays no role in matchmaking? Language packs offered by skadate are poorly translated. Their themes are stunning, especially Mosaic - love it to bits. I've read a lot of negative feedback about people saying that Ska Date is not helpful and that they charge expensive fees for support, that is simply NOT TRUE!The quality of translation is similar to that of Google translate.4. I had to wait a few hours to get replies on my questions, but I got a friendly, helpful and professional answer every time! For 300 bucks (I got it during black friday), I got exactly what I wanted - a script that I can play around with and start a site.For almost a decade their affordable solutions are powering thousands of independent dating startups.
But yeah, they installed it for me and helped with some of the options.
If I had to take a jab at this soft, it'd be complex admin panel, but with this amount of options I choose to ignore most of it and work with the stuff I need, which you learn after first few tries. These are all simple pieces of software in case you don't happen to have 0,000 to develop your own dating site.
I can say that Skadate is the most professional company in terms of support and the product is definitely the best among its class.
As it stands here are some pending issues that are on their to do list that we called out Have a read and make your purchase decision wisely. All other emails are in the default site language.2.
Matchmaking algorithm does not take into account the "Match Age" criteria that the user specifies during sign up.