Project Management Features
* Unlimited Projects
* Time sensitive Milestones
* Tasks and Task Lists
* Lightweight Forum
* File Repository & Attachments
* Time Tracking & Reporting
* Comments on Projects, Milestones, Tasks & more
* Native Joomla ACL & Groups
* Configurable Email Notifications & Subscriptions
Projectfork consists of many extensions working together; but the streamlined interface will make you feel right at home as if you're using a regular, single component. Installing and uninstalling Projectfork is as simple as with any extension: A single package to install, and a single extension to remove from your site.
User Experience First
Projectfork looks and behaves like your average Joomla 3 extension for the most part so you can it pick up naturally. If you ever get stuck, we provide plenty of comprehensible documentation on our website.
Projectfork uses a Joomla-native code approach wherever possible and is written "by the book" and best code practices. There is no custom theme engine, no Zend or other framework - just pure Joomla MVC architecture. Looking to hire a developer to make some modifications? No need to find a "Projectfork specialist"!
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This has everything I have been looking for. Not only is it great for project management but we use it for trouble ticketing (for internal use only). It's fast loading, intuitive and easy to pick up and start using.
It also looks like you can totally trick this app out with plug-ins. I still need to see what can be added or extended, but "out of the box" this thing rocks!
It combines a project manager, file manager, task manager, calendar and forum all into one to form one of the best project management tools available.
I understand it has been completely rebuilt to work seemlessly with J1.5 - and it certainly does. Any review that does not refer to v2.0 is no longer relevant.
As for the help and documentation - there are very clear links to all the documentation, there is a demo site with backend access, getting started videos and a forum. Not sure what else they could provide.
What's more, this is a FREE component. I have upgraded to the File Manager Pro which I paid a small fee for but it adds some great functionality. BUT, the all "off the shelf" free file manage included in the package is more than adequate for most needs.
Simply mindblowing bit of work by Tobias and the team. Well done and thank you for making my life easy!! :-)
No success. And the documentation on the site is lacking, or I was unable to locate it.
Looks like it has some nice features, but if administrators are the only ones that can use it, then it is of no use for 99.9% of a site's members.
What am I missing, and where can I find it?
I don't know how you managed to spend SEVERAL HOURS setting up a test project. The documentation is located at docs.projectfork.net. I also offer great forum support at forum.projectfork.net. In any case, Projectfork is clearly not for you or any other small-minded individual who is unable to locate the documentation or at least ask for help.
Few minor changes will be very much welcomed:
1- ability to add custom color for new projects (why limit when we can un-limit)
2- I am using the option "Hides the joomla template in the frontend in order to gain more space." There are two problems though: a- there is no "back to website" option. b- more importantly there is no "log off" option!
Thank you so much for this solution.
Also, I have Sh404sef installed. It does not work with this. I have error output when trying to access projects from the front side of my site.
Too bad, it looks like it could have potential with work.
The website says "basic support for Joomla 1.5 - there are some small bugs". These are not SMALL bugs, the component has major bugs. These are a few that I found:
1. You cannot see users imported or access them. Which renders the component useless
2. Joomla menus disapear.
3. Cannot log in. Which again renders the component useless.
There are a few hacks in the forums that helped me fix problem # 1. And there are a few post that claim that they fix problem 3 on their sites. However, it did not fix it for me.
Is there any support out there??
Installation is easy and the setup and configuration is easy and intuitive too. I currently uses it for planning projects in a society and am currently testing a Danish translation that I’ve made (I‘ll send it ASAP).
One small wish, that would make the component even greater, would be the possibility for exporting projects and tasks for use in e.g. a spreadsheet. This is of course possible from the database itself, but an integrated action would be perfect.