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Extranet with odoo: front or back end ?

on 8/25/14, 5:32 AM 2,119 views


I want to create an extranet that contains complex graphic view with a bootstraap template in order to list products aiming at B2B target. Should I do it with the new front end of odoo or the backend ?

I'm more tempted to use the front end but in order to do that, I need to do 3 things that I'm not sure how to do:

- allow public users to log in and not being redirected to odoo backend.

- display a specific menu to this logged user

- display specific products that only this user is allowed to see

Thanks in advance for any hints you could give me,


Marek Mosiewicz
On 8/26/14, 7:42 AM

If you want custom template you need frontend (you do not want to go standard ERP views). But you can also create it in backend and setting correct security rules for special group of your users(e.g display only specific products).

Front end and backend are not so much different from Python view. Only you create special contollers and views more in html way.

If it is only display not edit it is not very difficult to create frontend for this.


Marek Mosiewicz


On 8/25/14, 10:28 AM

Definitly go for front-end, and create your own module.

Check out this documentation: https://doc.odoo.com/trunk/web/module/

First step should be easy to do by setting a proper landing page to your user in setting/user/"the user"/preference/Menus Customization


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