Saltcorn is the easiest way to build web and mobile applications with a wide range of functionality, from customer relationship and project management to niche social networks. Create your database, forms and views of tables, and pages with our point-and-click, drag-and-drop user interface without writing a single line of code. Saltcorn takes care of the front-end, the back-end and all the between-ends in one open-source platform

Software Included

Package Version License
PostgreSQL 15.3 PostgreSQL License

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click the Deploy to DigitalOcean button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the Saltcorn 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB Saltcorn Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "saltcorn-20-04"}' \

Getting Started After Deploying Saltcorn

After launching your droplet, navigate to http://your_droplet_public_ipv4 in your browser where you will be prompted to create the first user. This account will have administrative privileges. You may have to wait a few seconds after droplet creation before the droplet will connect.

When you first login, go to Settings->About application->System to upgrade to the latest version of Saltcorn.

You can enable HTTPS encryption in the settings when you have associated a domain with your droplet.

Multitenancy can be enabled in the site identity settings.