Administering LimeSurvey

From LimeSurvey Manual

Revision as of 15:55, 11 September 2017 by FuzzyBot (talk | contribs) (Updating to match new version of source page)
Other languages:
Deutsch • ‎English • ‎Nederlands • ‎español • ‎français • ‎italiano • ‎português do Brasil • ‎slovenščina • ‎svenska • ‎русский • ‎中文(中国大陆)‎ • ‎日本語


To administrate your LimeSurvey installation, click on the Configuration button located on the top toolbar of LimeSurvey's main page:

Configuration dialog.png

The menu contains three tabs: settings, users, and advanced.

Settings tab

This tab contains five options with which you can customize your LimeSurvey installation:

Settings tab configuration.png
For a more in-depth description of the options presented above, read the wiki dedicated to the Settings tab.

You can also customize your LimeSurvey installation from config.php. For more details, read our wiki on LimeSurvey optional settings.

Users tab

The Users tab contains options related to the users and participants' management. If wish to offer different survey or/and global permissions to your employees/helpers, you have to create users to whom you allocate permissions. For an easy management, the users can be grouped into user groups. The central participant database (CPDB) contains survey participants who are allocated to more than one survey or/and are shared with other LimeSurvey survey administrators. Three options are located under the Users tab:

Users tab configuration.png
For more details on the three options, check our wiki on users.

Advanced tab

You may find under this tab options that are nor users- or settings-related. They contain functionalities that could help you improve your survey or your LimeSurvey installation. These functionalities are:

Advanced tab configuration.png