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Basic concepts

In OpenOlat you will find some principles, concepts and tools that are valid across the platform.


What is needed to work with OpenOlat? More about this in this section.

Roles and rights

Not everyone can execute everything in OpenOlat. There are different roles, each with different rights. This ranges from administrators to the guest access, which understandably has few rights associated with it.


Here you can learn more about login, sessions, timeout, etc.


Here you can find information about cross-platform features such as chat, search function, etc.


Here you can learn more about the tools used to develop OpenOlat. Besides, various supporting technologies are used. (E.g. WebDAV, a special editor for math formulas, etc.)