AdvanDate is pleased to announce the anticipated launch of version 13 of the iCupid Dating Software.
Version 13 of the AdvanDate Dating Software includes a ton of new features and functions along with a couple new looks. We took over 100 suggestions for the dating software and implemented many of them.
We also updated version 13 to PHP version 7 so be sure you have PHP ver 7 before applying the upgrade. Below we will detail some of the new features in version 13 of the dating software.
Boxed/Wide Width – We have added two new structure layouts that you can choose from. A new Boxed Layout as well as a Full Width Layout gives you a more appealing way to display your dating site.
Custom Compatibility Quiz – Now you can create and customize your very own Compatibility Quiz where you set the weight of each question. Your members will see this on the home page when they login to their account. Once they answer the questions it will show up on their profile view so that other members can see them.
Live Video Chat/Instant Messenger – No more do you need a 3rd party solution for Live Video Chat. We have created a new integrated live video chat that uses HTML5. No servers or extra subscriptions required. It’s in version 13!
Credit Payments System – Now you can offer your members a way to buy Credits. You set the amount of credits required for the function as well as set the price for each credit.
Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway – AdvanDate partnered with Requitix to offer their cryptocurrency gateway solution which is now in the dating software. You can use Requitix or change it to Ethereum.
Profile Compare – Now when your members view other members when they click on the Compare tab they can see their profile data side by side and whatever details match will show up in the template color your using showing your members what details match.
Custom Menu Bar – There is a new quick search menu bar on the top left area when you login to the user side. Now you can customize that menu bar and put whatever links you want in it. Use it for quick links or other links to other pages.
Enhanced Notifications – Now when you login to the members area you’ll see a new notification area that shows things that are happening dynamically on your dating site.
Twitter Signup/Login – Your members can now get quickly registered by signing up and logging in with their Twitter accounts.
Google Signup/Login – Your members can now get quickly registered by signing up and logging in with their Google accounts.
New Blog/Article SEO Function – We have completely redesigned the internal admin area blogs/articles feature. It’s fully SEO friendly as well as a new layout structure both in the admin and user side.
SEO Pages Creation Tool – All pages that you create within your dating site are now fully SEO friendly. Create page titles, descriptions and keywords for each page you create.
New Permalink Structure – A new Permalink structure was put into place to allow for better indexing by Google/Yahoo/Bing search engines.
New Admin Statics – When you login to the admin area you’ll find new stats tabs across the top to give you a clear representation of your site including visitors, members and affiliates.
Home Page Notifications – A new notification bar was put into the top right area with a blinking icon to show members they have new notifications as well as instantly dynamic on screen notifications when the user is logged in.
Breadcrumbs – A new option breadcrumb feature was added to the dating software to allow users to navigate quickly back to areas they visited before. You can turn this On/Off via the Admin, Settings.
GDPR Compliant – In keeping with being GDPR compliant, AdvanDate has now added a new section in the User Settings area called “GDPR” that allows your users to download all data that is collected on them. This download is a CSV file format and can be downloaded at any time.
And much much more. Check out the new iCupid Dating Software version 13.
Note for White Label Dating Addon Users – Version 13 does not include the update for White Label Dating Addon. We will updated that soon so if you use the WLD Addon, please do not update your site to version 13. Wait for version 13WLD to come out before upgrading.
Also note that the template v17red has been discontinued. This was an older responsive template that has been retired. If you’re using v17red then you won’t be able to upgrade to version 13. It’s advised that you select a new template. We have created 2 new templates giving you 64 templates to choose from.
We know you all waited a long time for this version so we’re excited to finally present it to you.
Existing customers can download version 13 from the advandate.com/my-account/ area along with Upgrade Instructions for installing version 13 of the iCupid Dating Software.