OroCRM, an open source CRM platform that allows you to leverage your customer data and build relationships has recently been updated to version 3.0.0. and this brief tutorial will show you how to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 | 18.04 LTS servers.
OroCRM is designed for ease of use to allow enterprises and business owners to collaborate and automate engaging experiences with customers through out the entire process. It comes in two editions, Community Edition (CE) and Enterprise Edition (EE).
With this release, several new improvements were added starting with a new and redesign admin panel, application optimization and many enhancements to the API performance.
For more about this release, please visit its blog page..
Below is a list of some of the changes added to this version:
- Symfony version has been upgraded to 3.4 LTS.
- The minimum required PHP version has been changed to 7.1.17.
- Support for LESS preprocessor has been discontinued, all `*.less` files were converted to `*.scss` format.
Redesign of the Admin panel
- To modernize the Admin Panel and make it more comprehensive, changes to its design and overall style where added. In the 3.0.0 release, the application’s header and the Admin Panel main menu were enhanced.
- A user can access configuration options collapsed by the inline search query.
- ORM (object-relational mapping) search performance has been improved.
- To ensure better compatibility with Symfony 3, dependency of websocket SyncBundle on `jdare/clankbundle` was replaced with `gos/web-socket-bundle`(for OroPlatform)
- Expression Editor uses `EntityStructureDataProvider` and works via`entitystructures` API (for OroPlatform)
For those who want to learn how to install OroCRM, the tutorials below should be a great place to start.
Installing OroCRM on Ubuntu with Apache2 Support.
If you want to install OroCRM on Ubuntu with Apache2, support, read the post below:
Installing OroCRM on Ubuntu with Nginx Support.
For those who want to run OroCRM with Nginx HTTP server instead should read the post below:
You should have everthing you need to run OroCRM on Ubuntu servers.