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POSH a Open Source Personalizable Portal

Carlos Pinho
By | 2008-03-03T12:43:54+00:00 Mar 3, 2008|Old Posts|


Do you know Netvibes, iGoogle and Pageflakes? A personalizable portal, that you can use to take your notes, check your e-mail, read your preferred news feeds, everything in a single page, that you can customize by your self by just draging a couple of windows. If you are interested to setup one in your home/office network, university, community or even in the internet, than Posh, is reasonable option as it is free, cause is released in an GNU/GPL license, as also you can make your own modules like in the Netvibes.

Personalizable interface

  • Display / move modules.
  • Add / remove / configure modules.
  • Add / remove / rename / move tabs.
  • Personalize the visual environment.
  • Add HTML pages (to include an existing application for example).

Administration interface

  • Modules management.
  • Users management.
  • Tabs management.
  • Skins management.
  • Plug-ins tool.

Creation module tutorial

  • RSS modules.
  • API to realize your own modules (iGoogle standards).

Technical information

  • MySQL / PHP 4.2+.

About the Author:

Carlos Pinho
A father, a husband and a geek... Carlos was the founder of projects like The Tech Labs and Flash Enabled Blog. He is the founder of TekTuts He is passionate about technologies. Their main skills are in analytics, transport & logistics, business administration. He also writes about programming resources, trends, strategy and web development.