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Collection Factory ComponentModulePlugin

Editor's Note
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Collection Factory allows collectors to create and maintain a user-friendly database of their collected items.

For e-Commerce purposes, the collector only has to enable the built-in cart component feature and Collection Factory will offer also a full Shopping-Cart solution.

Layout & Themes

Fully customizable CSS


Shopping cart system for product selling

Key Features

Built-in shopping cart system
Various filters on item listing pages
Fields management for item details and item listing pages (show/hide them or change their order)
Picture upload and image gallery for items
Multiple item conditions and item states that can be configured from backend
Statistical and financial reports
Admin definable currency
Automatic currency exchange rates using Yahoo conversion
Request button that allows users to contact the owner
RSS feed


Multi-language support, UTF-8 support, comes default with English INI language files
SEO/SEF friendly
Default integration with Joomla! user profile, allowing a single login for Joomla! and component
Transition to RTL by editing the product templates
Simple installation, configuration and updating process


Joomla! categories
Category filter on listings
Category tree module

Main Settings

Date & Time format
Enable and set the ACL (Access Control List)
Enable and set Basket options
Set up item conditions and item states
Enable/disable administrator notices
Enable/disable feeds
Adjust front-end fields ordering and availability
Define the maximum size of the uploaded images and their resize values
Enable/disable request button
Enable and set up ReCaptcha


Quick search available on item listings
Advanced item search module using various criteria: category, condition, price range, etc.

Payments Gateways

Several Payment Gateways supported for payments towards the site: Paypal, Moneybookers/Skrill, 2Checkout, SagePayments,, Bank-transfers
API available for integration of 3rd party payment gateways for payments towards the site

Modules & Plugins

Advanced item search module using various criteria: category, condition, price range, etc.
Category tree module
Module that displays multiple items ordered by cart price, quantity, random
Random Pic Module

3rd Party Integrations



Order email notifications for both administrator and customers
Customizable email templates

Backend Management

Actions: add new items to your database, edit existing ones, view payment orders, etc.
Import items from CSV
Export items to XLS
Generate and restore backups
Payments management
Overview statistical and financial reports

Report Extension