Free Open Source Knowledge Base Software

Access and retrieval of critical information has never been easier, thanks to the open source knowledge base software Bitrix24 provides.

Bitrix24 offers open source knowledge base software for enterprise companies to small and medium-sized businesses and startups, and one thing they all have in common is the need to centralize information for easy access. Bitrix24 opensource knowledge base software does just that. 

Bitrix24 is known for its on-premise and open source software and it’s not surprising why. The on-premise solution gives you open source code access to fully modify your Bitrix24 experience. Open source code access gives you the ability to fully customize your knowledge base and even integrate apps within your knowledge base such as Mind Maps

Bitrix24 offers a knowledge base for the whole company and each project/workgroup. The company knowledge base, which is accessible to everyone, can store important information and documents, this ensures everyone is on the same page and makes bringing new employees up to speed quicker and easier than ever. You can also create a knowledge base inside individual workgroups and projects.

With Bitrix24 knowledge base software open source, creating a knowledge base has never been easier. First, choose whether you want the knowledge base within your company or a certain project/workgroup. Second, add and edit as many blocks as you need or pick from one of many predesigned template layouts. Next, configure your access permissions based on who you want to access and edit the knowledge base. Lastly, add information and documents and your knowledge base is ready to go. 

In 2008, Bitrix24 launched a self-hosted CRM solution and has not looked back ever since. Offered in a free cloud solution and open source on-premise option, no matter the size of your business, Bitrix24 has you covered. Help your company collaborate better, and join over 6 million organizations from 187 countries and territories that already use Bitrix24 for opensource knowledge base software.

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Basic Features

  • Company knowledge bases
  • Workgroup/project knowledge base
  • Multiple knowledge bases
  • Mind Maps
  • Wiki
  • Polling and discussions 
  • Bitrix24.Drive (5 GB storage free)
  • Access permissions
  • Mobile, desktop and any device access
  • Navigation search

Knowledge Base

  • Company knowledge base
  • Workgroup/project knowledge base
  • Ready-made knowledge base templates
  • Template customization
  • Configurable access permissions (creation, editing, viewing, publishing)
  • Standard and nested menus

Mind Map

  • Visual schemes
  • Custom and individual schemes
  • A mind map from scratch
  • Ready-made templates
  • All standard mind map features
  • Extended features like assign users, create tasks and events
  • Import, export mind maps

Online Document Storage

  • Online documents & file sharing
  • 5 GB storage free
  • Unlimited storage $199/mo
  • Company/Department/Employee drives
  • Access rights
  • Cross device files syncing & access (PC/Mac/iOS/Android)
  • Share access rights, a-la Dropbox, via post, chat
  • Time and password restricted sharing

Social Knowledge Sharing

  • Searchable private and public chats
  • Audio and video calls, videoconferencing
  • Online video recording
  • Employee directory and profiles
  • Photo and video sharing
  • Customizable employee profiles
  • Contact information (phone, e-mail, social profiles)
  • Company-wide announcements
  • Company news
  • Company info with weekends, holidays, working time parameters, general rules

Bitrix24 manuals are available at training.bitrix24.com. We also have a great YouTube channel that covers every aspect of Bitrix24 apps, from sales to planning to communications to document management. To download self hosted editions of Bitrix24 that can be installed on your own server and come with open source code access, please visit Bitrix24 Self Hosted page.

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