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Etherpad App

Installing plugins

To install plugins or change the configuration, visit the admin interface at /admin. Only Cloudron admins will have access to this page.

A complete list of available plugins is available here.

Admin user

The first user to login in will be an admin. Additional admins can be added by adding their username to the ep_cloudron.admins array in the /app/data/settings.json

  "ep_cloudron": {
    "admins": [

The app has to be restarted after editing /app/data/settings.json and all users have to re-login to change their role

Custom settings

Use a Web terminal and add any custom settings to /app/data/settings.json.

The app has to be restarted after editing /app/data/settings.json

Make Documents Public

By default the app will always require login with a valid user. To allow any visitor to create and edit documents, add the following to /app/data/settings.json:

  "requireAuthentication": false,

Customizing CSS

The CSS and Javascript can be customized by editing the files at /app/data/custom/. See the etherpad docs for more information.

Dark mode

The app ships with the colibris theme/skin. This skin supports a dark mode through the skinVariants. To enable that, edit /app/data/settings.json:

  "skinVariants": "super-dark-toolbar super-dark-editor dark-background",

API Access

The Etherpad API can be accessed by obtaining the APIKEY. For this, open a Web terminal and view the contents of the file /app/data/APIKEY.txt.

Example usage:

curl https://etherpad.domain/api/1.2.7/listAllPads?apikey=c5513793f24a6fbba161e4497b26c734ff5b2701fad0f1211097ccb405ea65c7