Installing Document Manager

To start using Document Manager, you need to:

  1. Include the necessary JS and CSS scripts into an HTML file.
  2. Call the object constructor.

Included files

You need to include 4 files on a page:

<html>
 <head>
  <!-- Webix Library -->
  <script src="codebase/webix.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="codebase/webix.css" type="text/css">
 
  <!-- Document Manager -->
  <script type="text/javascript" src="codebase/docmanager.js"></script>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="codebase/docmanager.css" type="text/css">
 </head>
 <body>
    <!-- Document Manager constructor -->
    <script>
        webix.ui({
          view: "docmanager"
        });
</script> </body> </html>

See the next chapter to learn more ways of creating Document Manager on a page.

Staring a Backend Server

Document Manager works with SQL Database named files by default. Make sure that you have a database to store data about files, directories, groups, tags, comments and users. We provide backend code for Document Manager for Golang.

Using Golang Backend

To get the Golang backend for Document Manager, clone the repo and start it locally as:

go build
 
# bash
./wfs-ls -data some/folder
 
# cmd
wfs-ls -data some/folder

some/folder is a relative path to a directory where added content will be stored.

Using File Preview Service

We also provide a backend service for generating file previews. Clone the repo and start it locally as:

go build
 
# bash
./preview
 
# cmd
preview

To use the preview service, start the Golang backend server with the preview parameter:

#bash
./wfs-ls -preview http://localhost:3201/preview -data some/folder
 
#cmd
wfs-ls -preview http://localhost:3201/preview -data some/folder
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