Using self hosted version of Plainpad will give you complete control of your data as notes will be exchanged between your clients and server.
Plainpad requires a few steps and minimum configuration for the installation to your server.
- Upload the contents of the zip archive to your server.
- Make sure the web server points to the
- Create a
.envfile based on the
php artisan migrate:fresh --seedto setup the database.
Alternatively you can open the browser to the
/url/to/public/setup.php file and submit the
Make sure the application has writable permissions so that the auto update feature works smoothly.
The self hosted version supports an automated updates that will notify admin users whenever new packages are available for download.
It is important the Plainpad installation directory is writable so that the modified files can be replaced and the old can be removed. In addition Plainpad requires the PHP Zip extension to be installed for the update process to work.
Plainpad was building using the latest technology standards and allows seamless integration with all modern operating systems. Modern browsers will prompt you to install the application on your home screen or application menu. This step can also be done from the profile page.
For this to work the Plainpad installation needs to run under HTTPS, otherwise browsers will not prompt you for an installation.
Although optional, Plainpad gives you the option to allow multiple users to host their notes on your server. Administrators are able to manage the accounts that have access to the app.
With Plainpad you are able to create as many notes as you want. The editor is intentionally kept simple, so that you only concentrate on the content.
Notes are synchronized across different devices so that you can use them anywhere you are.
Plainpad can also work while you are offline. You can read, edit or remove your notes while being offline from any device. The notes will be synced the next time you connect to the internet.