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Application Settings

General settings

Application title

Title which appears in heading of the application.

Welcome text

Text displayed on the home page of the application. This text can contain HTML tags.


This option lets you choose a custom theme. Themes are located in public/themes/.
Read more about Themes.

Default language

The default language is selected when the application could not determine the user's browser language. The default language is also used when sending email to multiple users. Default: English

Date format

Lets you choose how dates are displayed:

  • Language based: the dates will be displayed according to the format defined for each language (MM/JJ/AAAA for English)
  • ISO 8601: the dates will be always displayed using ISO format (eg. 2007-07-14)

Default: Language based

Attachment max. size

Maximum size of uploaded files (in kylo-bytes). Default: 2048 (i.e. 2MB)

Issues export limit

Maximum number of issues contained in CSV and PDF exports. Default: 500

Emission mail address

Email address used in the "From" field of messages sent to users.

Host name

Host name of the application. This name is used to write URL in emails sent to users.

Text formatting

Formatting method applied to the "description" fields of the issues, news, documents...

Wiki history compression

Lets you activate compression for wiki history storage (reduces database size). Default: disabled

Feed content limit

Maximum number of records contained in RSS feeds. Default: 15

Autofetch commits

If this option is activated, the application automatically retrieves the new revisions when a user consults the repository.

Default: Yes

You can disable this option and automate the call to Repository#fetch_changesets to regularly retrieve the revisions for all of the repositories in the background. Example:

ruby script/runner "Repository.fetch_changesets" -e production

Enable WS for repository management

This option should be activated only if you installed the script for automatic SVN repository creation. Default: No

Repositories encodings

This option lets you specify prefered encodings for repository files (multiple values allowed, comma separated). These encodings are used to convert files content and diff to UTF-8 so that they're properly displayed in the browser.
When entering multiple encodings, the first valid encoding regarding the file content is used.

For French users, this option can be for example set to:

UTF-8, ISO 8859-15, CP1252

For Japanese users:



Authentication required

If this option is checked, no page of the application is accessible to anonymous users. Users must sign to access the application. Default: No


This option let users use the auto-login feature. Default: Disabled

Self-registration enabled

If set to true, users are allowed to register. Default: Yes

Lost password

If this option is checked, lost password functionality is available. Default: Yes

Referencing issues in commit messages

Referencing keywords

Fixing keywords

alternate_theme.png (13.7 KB) Jean-Philippe Lang, 2007-11-18 15:36