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    What is Odoo and its important Features?

    WHAT IS ODOO?

    ODOO has become the favourite choice for many businesses because it handles a range of business needs. One cannot deny the importance of the features of Odoo as they are helping businesses to grow.

    Odoo is basically a comprehensive business management software. In other words, we can say that it is a complete suite of open source business apps.

    ODOO is turning as a boon for the businesses as it helps to scale good growth. Whether you want to manage the accounting of your business or wants to manage the resources of your business. Or you have other business management queries then you are at the right place.

    Odoo lets the user deal with different functionalities like CRM, sales, inventory, reporting, accounting, sending invoices, etc.

    In this blog, you will get a brief introduction to Odoo and its important features! There are many features of Odoo which can benefit your business effectively.

    FEATURES OF ODOO

    • It is open source software;
    • Integrated Scalability; which means you can use the variety of modules in Odoo as per your business growth
    • Easy to learn;
    • It is flexible and easy to customise;
    • Can help to manage a range of industries

    DIFFERENT EDITIONS IN ODOO

    Community

    Enterprise

    SAAS/ Enterprise(Online)

    Free of cost

    Paid

    Paid

    Self Hosted

    Self Hosted + Hosted by Partner

    Hosted by ODOO

    Users can install it themselves.

    Third Parties or users can install it themselves.

    3rd party module can be installed with the help of odoo.sh tool.

    Mobile versions are not optimized.

    Both desktops, as well as, mobile versions are optimized.

    Both desktops, as well as mobile versions, are optimized.

    It limits several modules to the end users.

    End users can use all type of modules.

    End users can use all type of modules.

    SOME IMPORTANT TERMS IN ODOO

    • ODOO.SH is basically a platform which is designed for ODOO end users. It allows the end users to easily test developments, manage their feature-branches as well as beta-test their features on duplicates of their customer’s production instance
    • ODOO Partners helps to access the various restricted features in ODOO to the end users. They have the authority to access the source code of the enterprise edition of ODOO. ODOO partners are divided into three categories; the categories are Gold, Silver and Ready.

    WHAT ARE THE RELATIONAL FIELD TYPES IN ODOO?

    1) One2one: It expresses one to one relation between two objects. For instance, Adding a contact name in the required section.

    Example of one to one relational field in odoo

    2) One2many: In this field, user can feed many options but all in different lines and each line should contain only one option. For instance, orders line while creating products.

    example of many to one in odoo

    3) Many2one: In this field, the user has to choose one option from many choices; moreover, you can create and edit the options. For instance, choosing a title or language while creating contact.

    example of many to one relational field in odoo

    4) Selection Field: In this field, the user has to choose one option from many choices; however, you cannot create and edit the options. For instance, types of products as they are already defined of three types; hence, they cannot be created more or deleted.

    example of selection relational field

    5) Many2Many: In this field, users can choose many options from a variety of options. For instance, selecting tags.

    example of many to many relational field

    WHAT IS DEVELOPER MODE IN ODOO?

    Developer Mode in Odoo is a mode which helps Odoo users to access many features which are not enabled by default. One can make technical changes after enabling it. Moreover, it is used to run JS Test, Debugging, and for other functional tests.

    There are two ways to enable Developer Mode:

    1) Add “?debug” after Web in the Odoo URL

    2) Go to the Settings> Click on Activate the Developer Mode

    Activate developer Mode In Odoo

    SIGNIFICANT UPDATES IN DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF ODOO

    1. In 2005, there was the launch of Tiny ERP; which is the first release of Odoo
    2. From the launch of version 5, its name turned into Open ERP till version 7. Additionally, it came up with improved web client and usability
    3. ODOO 8 came with e-commerce which is one of the most popular modules.
    4. With the launch of Odoo Version 9, it got split into different editions.
    5. In 2017, ODOO 11 came up with a wonder like ODOO Studio which helps to create the apps.
    6. ODOO 12 is the most recent version of Odoo and version 13 is expected to come by October 2019.

    POPULARITY OF ODOO

    • More than 2 million active users
    • Available in more than 32 languages
    • 1000 installs per day.
    • 1457% user growth
    • Used in various types of industries

    ODOO: A HELP TO RUN BUSINESSES EFFICIENTLY

    “Let us understand the above-mentioned statement with the following example”

    Suppose, a person is running a digital marketing firm and thinking to expand his/her business.

    He/she has to perform various tasks for the flawless working of his business. But for that, he/she has to buy different software which will cost his/her time as well as money more.

    Here, ODOO plays a great role! Odoo is a complete business software that will not hamper his/her decided budget. As it is easy to install Odoo and require less cost compared to other proprietary solutions. There are plenty of modules in Odoo which can help your business to grow.

    Now, the digital marketer can have a look at all the working of his firm from one screen; that too in an organized way. With the help of ODOO, it is easier for him/her to manage all the resources of his/her business without any hassle.

    Additionally, as he is running a digital Marketing Firm; he can create his website in Odoo as well as can do SEO with its help also.

    TOP 10 REASONS THAT ODOO IS A BOON FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    1. One solution for your entire business
    2. Low cost of implementation
    3. Customizable
    4. Easy integration
    5. Easy to implement
    6. Multiple options to choose from; i.e., three editions in Odoo
    7. Scalable
    8. Powerful Community
    9. Security
    10. Intuitive user interface

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