How to create a Matrimonial Website with WordPress

By Updated on: April 26th, 2022Blogs
How to create a matrimonial website with WordPress

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The process of finding a partner and marrying is painful and hectic. Especially South Asians and their diaspora know the pain of finding a partner. In a society where marriage is for a lifetime, it’s a serious life decision. They have to consider their own needs as well as their parents.

All of this matchmaking used to be done by a person through word-of-mouth. With this method, the scope would be limited. A single matchmaker has limits to the person he is in contact with, and he can match the person. 

But with the advent of online matrimonial websites, the need for traditional matchmaking is no longer needed. With online matchmaking, the scope has suddenly extended worldwide. Even conservative people have warmed to the idea of marriage through online matchmaking.

That’s why we’ve seen both the users and matrimonial websites rapidly increase in a few years.


If you are planning to create a matrimonial website, that’s a very wise decision.

Quick summary
How to create a matrimonial website with WordPress

  • Download
  • Purchase Hosting service
  • Get a unique Domain name
  • Get our Dating Plugin
  • Use a beautiful dating theme
  • Don’t forget about the mobile platform

Time is money. The sooner you start your website, the better chances you are likely to succeed. You don’t need to have the fortune to create your matrimonial website. The WPDating plugin has a very affordable price rich in powerful features.

WPDating can help you set up your matrimonial website with a beautiful design and rich with powerful features within a short period.

The steps below will help you start your own dating business and find success in no time.


WordPress is the most popular software that you can use to create your matrimonial website. WordPress boasts that it powers more than 43% of the web. WordPress includes thousands of plugins, themes, and widgets and is free to download and use. 

A person with little to no programming knowledge can use WordPress very easily. If you need to do anything with your website, there are thousands of plugins that will easily do the job for you. 

Purchase Hosting service

The web hosting service stores your website’s files on its servers. To make your website accessible on the internet, you need a hosting service. 

You need to choose based on its affordability, reliability, support, and scalability.  There are many web hosting service providers available that you can choose from. Based on our customers’ reviews, Bluehost or Siteground works best for hosting the website with our WPDating plugin.

Get a unique Domain name

In simple terms, the domain name is your website name. Your domain name has to be very catchy and marketable. Many websites even purchase attractive domain names from others at high prices. 

Did you know that The domain name of was purchased too because it was more marketable?

Do you have any domain names on your mind? You can check the availability of the domain name here.

Get our Dating Plugin

After securing a web hosting provider, registering your domain name, and installing WordPress, you can purchase and install the WPDating plugin.

Dating plugin simply is a readymade script or software you can install on your WordPress-based site. The WPDating plugin has powerful functionalities and all the premium features you need to run a successful matrimonial website. You’ll have a unique matrimonial website that is elegant and has all the powerful features you want in your matrimonial website.

You can use our product demo before buying it.

Use a beautiful dating theme

Having powerful functionality alone is not enough for running a successful website, you also need an impressive and intuitive user interface.

WPDating has developed different tailor-made premium themes to complement our WPDating plugin after extensive research and testing behind the scenes.  Using our matrimony theme means you will have a very attractive, responsive site that will be different from your competitors.

Note: Dating themes only work with the WP Dating plugin.

Don’t forget about the mobile platform

According to the data from GSMA Intelligence, there are 5.16 billion unique mobile phone users in the world. Neglecting mobile users is something you cannot miss.

Considering this huge opportunity, WPDating also offers a native android app and Progressive Web App (PWA)(Click here) for both iOS and Android devices. You can reach your audience directly on their phones.

Learn more about Progressive Web App here.

Things you need to consider to start a matrimonial website:

  1. You should decide whether the membership is going to be free or paid. Maybe your members can join for free but have to upgrade the membership to unlock premium features.
  2. Your website should also be accessible to mobile users. You cannot neglect the vast numbers of mobile users that are rapidly increasing. 
  3. The marketing aspect of your website is very important. You need to create brand awareness of your matrimonial website. You can adopt social media marketing.
  4. The target audience should also be clear. Are you going to target the specific community, race, religion, or caste or is it going to be general?
  5. If possible, you can provide a personal touch and assist members with dedicated advisors.

What you will get with WPDating:

User features:

Meet Me–  Users can click on profile photos and answer ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ if they want to meet that user.

Near Me – With this feature, users can find the profiles of other members that are near to them inside a certain radius.

Virtual Gifts – Members can send Virtual Gifts to other members. Once a Virtual Gift has been sent, then the receiving member can approve it or reject it.

Date Tracker –  Your users can keep track of the members they have been on a date with. 

Status Update – Users can now add their Status Update to their profile. Once approved it will be displayed on their profile for others to see.

And many more.

Admin features:

Permalinks – All pages of  WPDating have SEO-friendly URLs. This means that all areas of the matrimonial website can be indexed by Google as well as be easily found.

Geography Editor – With the Geography Editor, you can isolate your matrimonial website to a specific location by removing all the other Countries, States, or Cities.

Mass Emails – Send Mass Emails to all your members from the Admin Area via the Newsletter Plugin. 

User Stories – Admin can post success stories of the members along with photos. 

Reports for Profiles – Now you can get a complete breakdown of what types of profiles are being created on your dating site. The breakdown includes Male, females, and Couples.

Force Profile Creation – Now when users register on your dating site, you can force them to create a profile before they can do anything on the site. This ensures that you get a good profile base.

Reports This Week – You can see what’s happening with your matrimonial website with the Happening This Week feature in the Reporting Area.

And many more.

You can check out the demo site to learn how these features work in real-action.

Are you ready to start your matrimonial website?

Start your matrimonial website

Feel free to contact our support team or chat with our Support Team.


  • dk says:

    Sir I want to make a matrimonial website free or in very low cost for Arora Punjabi Hindu community in India, can you help me

  • Rauld - WPDating Admin says:


    Thank you for leaving us your comment,

    Yes sure, you can create your own professional matrimonial website business with our functional and customizable WP dating plugin at just $149 only, please visit to view our packages and their price.

    Also for more about the running offers, you can chat with us using our live chat system below.


  • Ashish Purohit says:

    CAn i creat a dating app to through yours wpdating web

  • Rauld - WPDating Admin says:

    Yes, you can create an Android dating app and PWA - for your professional dating website and app business. You can also get Tinder Clone App for both Android and iOS that’s integrated with your dating website. For more information, you can chat with our live-chat sales team.

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