Project Setup


From left to right you can view and edit My page, navigate to projects you have access to, access key Modules such as the global work package page, access the search and help page and configure your account settings.The OpenProject icon on the left takes you back to the OpenProject home.

Features and plugins (left-hand navigation)

OpenProject provides a large number of core features as well as various plugins, for example backlogs, repository, wiki, budgets, etc.. Depending on the projects settings, some of the modules containing specific functionality might not be activated. They will not be displayed in the project menu on the left. It is the project administrator’s responsibility to activate/deactivate the modules in the project settings.

Project Overview Page

This page provides a general overview of the project using different information blocks such as project description, project details, work package tracking, members or latest news. In order to personalize this page by adding or removing information blocks according to your needs, click on the settings icon.On the new page, click on Add. You can now select different options from the dropdown menu. You can easily delete existing blocks by clicking on Delete next to the title of the respective block.When using the My Project Page plugin  the project overview can be further customized by adding teasers to a project page (by selecting Add teaser…) and use it to add customized text and attachments (such as images) as well as use macros to include other pages, such as wiki articles or timeline reports. For an overview of the available syntax have a look at the list of available macros and textile syntax.