Integrations page allows you to enable and edit some useful features available for Love Factory: ReCaptcha, Gravatar, Youtube or Google Maps.
If you are also using Chat Factory, this can be integrated for membership-based access to IM.

Chat Factory

With Chat Factory implemented you can offer your users an IM chat feature.
Users list allows you to set up if it will either display all the users on it or just the friends of the logged in user.

For access control, visit our Chat Factory Integration Guide.


reCAPTCHA is an anti spam solution integrated into Love Factory.
To get reCAPTCHA public and private key visit this website.


Enabling Gravatar will allow members to add their Gravatar image. Users' registration email will be used.

Google Maps

On the Google Maps section you can configure the map displayed on the Members Map and Search Radius pages.
Enable the feature and click on "Obtaining an API Key", follow the instructions from their documentation and add the API Key.

The Distances unit setting allows you to change the unit used on the map to either kilometers or miles.
You can set to Use location fields to determine user location and assign the specific fields below. By using this, the map coordinates will be selected based on the user's location automatically.

You can choose to Update fields location when saving profile only when there were changes made or always, even if no changes were made.
The map displayed below will allow you to choose a Default starting location and zoom.


Youtube integration allows users to retrieve data (video title, description and thumbnail) by using the embed code provided by Youtube for each video.

Enable YouTube integration : Once you enabled this option, it will provide a "Retrieve Youtube data" option whenever adding a new video, generating the above mentioned data from the embed code upon adding it.
YouTube Api Key : In order for this feature to be functional, you will need an API key. Click on Obtaining an API Key and follow the steps explained there to find out how you can receive one.

(!) Documentation based on Love Factory version 4.4.9