Customizable Buttons for Vtiger

December 31, 2018
Custom Buttons Extension for VTiger improves efficiency when updating records. Buttons can be configured to show modal popup with selected fields. For example, you can add a button to “Update Address” which will only show address fields when clicked. This is very primitive example; however, it can be used for so much more. You can read more about the extension’s features and the see the implementation (recommended to understand new functionality). One-Click Update (New Feature) The extension, now, is capable of updating a picklist field with a single click. For example, in your sales system, if the inevitable outcomes for Opportunities are limited i.e. “Closed Won, Lost” etc., you can do that with a single click. This can be done in addition to the standard functionality.   The new settings added are “Silent Field Update”. The first picklist in “Silent Field Update” shows all the picklists from the select module.

Knowledge Base Extension For VTiger – New Release

December 25, 2018
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Companies move their infrastructure around particular tools, whatever they find feasible. Some prefer accounting software, others go for ERP, while some standardize CRM. Whichever the tool of choice is, they tend to revolve everything around it. Knowledge Base – New Release If your tool of choice is CRM > VTiger, we have released this extension with the name “Knowledge Base”. Knowledge Base for VTiger helps in managing internal documentation, user guides, instructions, quick information, ongoing campaigns, or any kind of documents meant for internal use. It also supports creating as many categories as required using standard Picklist in FAQs. This profound idea is not restricted here; the extension works as an overlay popup. That means accessing the Knowledge Base does not close the page you were on before clicking it. You can read all that you want – closing the Knowledge base overlay will bring you back to exactly where

New UI Summary Widgets For VTiger

December 19, 2018
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Summary Widgets – as the name suggests, enables to manage i.e. add or remove any widgets from any module’s summary view. For adding a new widget, you can add new widgets from any related module. On the added widget, you can add new record, select from existing, click on the related records to edit individual fields as well as record. Editing a record is managed in the intuitive Quick Edit popup (similar to Quick Create in VTiger). Administrators can configure the widgets to show the defined information on the widget. It also allows to sort the shown information as well as limit the number of entries. It also allows to add a custom comments widget. Its more helpful as it has custom features like show/hide comments etc. Removing a widget includes hiding any standard available widgets on any module. For example, comments, activity, documents, related modules etc. You can read

Send Emails Directly From Custom Modules in VTiger

December 18, 2018
Custom Module & Relationship builder for VTiger is a very handy extension that enables the CRM admins to create new Custom Modules in the blink of an eye. These custom modules are made following VTiger standards strictly. In addition, the relationship builder allows CRM admins to link together existing modules as well as new custom modules. It supports 1:1, 1:M and M:M relationships. All the modules made by this extension includes Activity, Documents & Comments widgets and Modified By, Created By fields.   New Feature  We have added a new feature in this extension to make it a more powerful tool. Users can now send emails from a newly created custom module. You can see the ‘Send Email’ button in the top right corner of the record of the custom modules. Clicking this button will open an email composer. You can choose to send emails to any of the record from any of the modules as well as map data from

Tag Users In Comments Using @mention In VTiger

December 18, 2018
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Advanced Comments extension for VTiger converts regular VTiger comments to featured comments. It adds several vivid enhancements to existing comments functionality. In addition to two picklist fields that you can create for comments (used for categorization), several distinguish features have been added to the extension so far. Rich text formatting, reply via email to a comment, making comments internal by default are just some of those. It comes with configuration area to enable one or both picklist fields, set the labels as well as configure picklist values for each field. New Feature Tag/@mention We’ve developed another frequently requested feature, what we call “@mention” or “Tag”. As the names suggest, the new functionality enables VTiger users to comment on a record and tag another user using @ in the comment box. Once a user presses @ and starts typing, the users matching those alphabets show up as a list. This allows

Custom Expenses Extension For VTiger – New Release

December 17, 2018
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On daily basis, companies run into situations, where they expend resources to provide services/products to their customers. Those expenses might come in any form i.e. travel expenses, spare parts purchases, outsourcing payments etc. There’s simply no specific category – such expenses can come in any form and service. Custom Expenses For VTiger We’ve come up with a new extension for VTiger which covers the above mentioned gap. Custom Expenses for VTiger helps to track and automate user expenses for every customer. Once an item is created, you can convert it to expense – there’s no limitation for that. Going ahead, you can add those expenses into invoices with proper details and get compensated properly, while keeping it all crystal clear. Use Cases A good example would be TA/DA for your staff. When funding the company’s representatives for a specific project while they travel, you can track and convert the expenses

In-line Edits For Summary Widgets For VTiger

December 14, 2018
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Summary Widgets Summary Widgets is a UI enhancing (no standard code modifications) extension that allows to add a widget in summary view of any modules. The widget can be selected from any related module and show information filtered on the basis of the configuration. It specifies things like name of the widget, columns/fields to display, limit records (if needed) & enable or disable ability to create new records from within the widget. New Feature – Summary Widgets Inline Edits As Summary Widgets is all about feasibility and response time, the extension now supports inline edits. This means that the summary you see of related modules in the widget – every field of each record is editable with just a single click. Try clicking on any field of any record in the widget, and you will see the accessibility. It gives the options to Save or Cancel any changes. So, once

Generate Groups via Scheduler in Multi-User Assignment Team Extension For VTiger

December 8, 2018
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VTiger open source only supports a single assigned to field. That means, one record can only have one assigned to field by default. If you want to add multiple users to a single project, or give access for some user in order to reveal a specific record and have his input on the matter, it’s hard. The admin will go to groups, find the users who need to have access to this specific record. Then create a new group. Further, he will have to open the record, change the assigned to, to the new group. It does not sound like a job of admins to move around like that, especially when there are convenient ways to do so. Multi-User Assignment or Team Extension This gap is covered by the extension Multi-user assignment, frequently known as “Team” module. The Multi-user assignment extension for VTiger settles down the matter of who should

Advanced Custom Fields for VTiger Supports PDF and Image Uploads

December 7, 2018
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Advanced Custom Fields The Advanced Custom Field Extension was designed for system admins to simply add Advanced Custom Fields to selected modules, where needed, other than standard fields. The Advanced Custom Fields are of 3 types – HTML Description Field (which supports RTF), Assigned to Field (which is really a user picklist) and Upload Field (which allows PDF documents and Image Uploads). When it comes to the number of Advanced Custom fields added, there is no limit. It supports Edit/ Create/ Detail View.  Supports all the Standard and Custom VTiger Modules as well. Upload Field for PDFs and Images Now, the feature that we are discussing here is the Upload Field. An upload custom field allows to add an image as well as PDFs to any record of any module. You can add as many custom upload fields as required – there’s no limitation for it. Use Case For instance, take an example of Quotes Module. Users can upload an image of the Product

Kanban View Icon Moved To Lists In VTiger

December 3, 2018
Kanban View in VTiger Most of the systems have Kanban view to visualize sales and support performance and workflows. In VTiger open source, we cover this void. Kanban view is an extension for VTiger open source that allows to quickly create dynamic cards and exhibit the team’s performances as well as to collaborate with teams and manage sales, opportunities, tickets, projects, project tasks, or any other list of records. The extension also supports drag & drop feature to quickly move cards among columns that are configurable field values. This updates the field values/status/stages of the records (cards). How to Access Kanban View in VTiger (New) We are hereby to announce a UI change, where we moved the Kanban view button from top and added it to the lists in every module. This looks like a slight change, but that actually saves Kanban resource from being triggered every time the listview

Knowledge Base Extension

December 3, 2018
Knowledge Base This extension was designed to allow users to access internal documentation more easily. Very easy to use navigation/interface accessible from any page in VTiger. In addition, you can open and close it while editing/creating records. It does not loads a new page and keeps you on the current page. It basically opens a popup/overlay, meaning that you can open and close it while editing/creating records. In knowledge base you can put any of your internal documentations/FAQ’s. It has instant + smart search, where the results will be displayed as you type. We added custom search logic to find only relevant articles. It will give you all the articles that have subject or description that contains the searched query. The plugin itself is fully customizable. You can create your own category, set limits on articles, configure custom permissions and much more. In this article we will go over a simple