What Is a SSL Certificate, and Why You Need One for your Vtiger CRM

As a business owner, you’ve probably heard the words “SSL certificate” getting thrown around a lot. Especially, since Google Chrome has decided to identify all the websites that do not use a valid certificated as “Non-Secure.” SSL Certificates are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When installed on

How to optimize Vtiger Mysql server

If your Vtiger CRM is slow, you have a big database with thousands of records, or you have added more than a few custom modules to your CRM, then there is a good chance you have one or two improvement opportunities in you Vtiger MySQL Database server. As part of our Vtiger Manage Hosting service,

5 Tips to keep you Vtiger CRM Secured

We are frequently asked by our clients how to keep their Vtiger CRM secured, protect valuable customer data from potentially being taken by employees when they leave or from hackers. It is an important issue, and the solution is not as easy as you might think. That´s why we would like to share with you some

How To Download and Install Vtiger CRM 7

Vtiger CRM  is considered the most powerful open source CRM solution available, having seen more than 3 million downloads to date. In this post, I will walk you through how to download and install vtiger 7 in a cPanel account (which almost every hosting has). So if you already have a hosting, it probably already has

Vtiger 7 is coming! First look and screenshots

Yes, you read it right! It is coming for real! There is still no definite date, but there is already an alpha version that can test it. Now, who is excited? We all are, so even if this is a very preliminary version, we made all the works and research to lay down everything here.

Vtiger Mail Converter: How to scan your mailbox using Vtiger

Tracking inbound email is a key feature of every CRM software. Vtiger offers a few options to do this, you can use a great extension like VGS Mail Manager replacement or user a handy feature called Vtiger Mail Converter. Mail Converter or Mail scanner will read all your emails, match the email address to a

3 Successful Business models for Open Source Software

You probably don´t imagine your open-source project becoming next year´s hottest unicorn. All but the smallest of open-source projects are always at risk of turning into abandonware. You will create a project, and with the time, it will grow, so too will the demands it places on your time and finances. That is exactly the

6 Tips for Hiring a Vtiger Developer

  Everybody wants them on their teams. “Developers.” The person who will create the software your company needs, the people who can take your startup or business to the next level. They can produce what you are thinking and make it in a record time. It is often hard to know what to look for

Vtiger Webforms – Enabled captcha to prevent SPAM – Tutorial

One interesting feature of Vtiger CRM is the possibility to create simple forms that, after adding those to your website,  the form responses will create new records in your CRM. This feature is called Vtiger Webforms and can be found in the settings page of your CRM If you hate spam as much as we do,

3 ways to distribute leads in Vtiger CRM

Over the years we have seen the customers of VGS to used one of the following lead distribution methods. Each way has its advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we will review each method and how you can accomplish this using vtiger crm! Geographic territory States and/or countries are assigned to salespeople. You are responsible