Simple Groupware Documentation
- Why Open Source?
What is Open Source and why is it so popular?
This section tells you how to do an installation of Simple Groupware.
- Installation SyncML Server
A small guide to set up the Funambol SyncML server and make it work together with Simple Groupware.
A small tutorial which describes how to update Simple Groupware to a newer version.
- User Manual
View the latest user manual online or download it as PDF.
- Complete manual
View the complete manual online or download it as PDF.
- Content Management
Simple Groupware includes the PmWiki content management engine. This tutorial explains how to create Homepages or Intranet portals with Simple Groupware.
- Offline folder reading
Offline folder reading allows you to view some folders inside the browser when being offline.
- WebDAV server
Installation guide and small technical description for the Simple Groupware WebDAV server.
- SyncML integration
A technical description which describes how SyncML works in Simple Groupware and how to integrate all kinds of mobile devices (Windows Mobile, Palm, Blackberry, Outlook, other mobile phones, etc.).
- Simple Groupware Client / Desktop and mobile file synchronization (replaced by Offline sync)
A small tutorial which describes the installation and the usage of the Simple Groupware Client. Also handling data with PDAs and Mobiles is described here.
- Desktop Integration
Learn how to integrate Simple Groupware into your desktop environment. Use it as your default mail client, integrate the bookmarks into Firefox, etc.
- Data Handlers / Data Import
A tiny tutorial to learn about data handlers and how to use them in Simple Groupware (e.g. iCalendar, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, RSS, LDAP, vCard, LDIF, CIFS, Firefox-Bookmarks).
- Data Export and URL parameters
Find out how to export data to common file formats used by other systems and programs (e.g. HTML, CSV, XML, RSS, iCalendar, vCard, LDIF). This is also the tutorial for all kinds of URL parameters supported by Simple Groupware.
- Using modules and keyboard shortcuts
Description about the usage of some special modules like Portal or Calendar and how to use keyboard shortcuts.
Read what the press is writing about Simple Groupware.
- Forum (Google Groups)
Share questions and information with other users. Any individual with a question or comment is welcome to post here.
- Support Request
Open a new support ticket or search the archives: support, bugs
- Feature Request
Request a new feature or search the archive.
Frequently asked questions
Learn more about the Administration of Simple Groupware (e.g. manage users/groups, caching control, backup/restore, system configuration, system monitoring, etc.).
- Users / Groups
Learn how to create users / groups and how to set folder rights.
- Backup / Restore
A small tutorial which describes an example procedure for taking backups and restore them later. Also handling deleted datasets with the trash folder is described.
- System tasks
Common administrative tasks like clearing caches or opening a console can be done with the System task page. Administrators can directly make inputs using the System Console, the SQL Console or the PHP Console.
- System configuration
Learn how to change the setup settings, e.g. add automatic mail footers, integrate virus scanners, send e-mail reminders, etc.
- System monitoring
Simple Groupware has a built-in monitoring system which takes care of system problems.
- Folder templates
Folder templates are used to automatically create folder structures for new users, new projects and new departments.
- LDAP / Active Directory integration
A small tutorial which describes how to integrate Simple Groupware into LDAP and Active Directory services
Features planned for the next versions.
Changes made in the releases.
- SOAP Server
Learn about Simple Groupware remote procedure calls.
A short tutorial about customizing the layout to your needs.
- Customization FAQ
Questions about customizing Simple Groupware.
- Extension Manager
Describes how to use the extension manager and create your own extensions.
- Translation / localization
If You want to translate or localize Simple Groupware for Your language, please read this small guide.
- Speedup techniques
Get a short summary of the techniques used to speed up Simple Groupware for both, the client and the server side.
- sgsML tutorial
This is a small tutorial to give an introduction into the world of sgsML. Starting with the ideas behind the language, the end illustrates the development of an address book with sgsML.
- sgsML reference guide
The reference guide describes all aspects of sgsML. Starting from tags and attributes to custom trigger functions, modifiers, formatters and validators.
- Submit a patch
Here you can submit a patch and make it available for everyone. See the archive.
Some short URLs for the most important pages.