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What is Planka?

Planka is a free, open-source Kanban-style project management solution. It is also a web-based and a self-hosted project, which you can install on your own server or your local machine.

Planka is written using React and Redux, which gives it a real-time interactive user experience

Planka Features

  1. Comes with unlimited kanban boards
  2. A design similar to Trello
  3. Smooth animation
  4. Create projects, boards, lists, cards, labels, and tasks
  5. Add card members, track time, set a due date, add attachments, write comments
  6. Markdown support in a card description and comment
  7. Filter by members and labels
  8. Customize project background
  9. Real-time updates
  10. Built-in user notifications
  11. Internationalization support
  12. Install to your own server using Docker

Tech stack

  • React, Redux, Redux-Saga, Redux-ORM, Semantic UI React, react-beautiful-dnd
  • Sails.js, Knex.js
  • PostgreSQL

Install Planka

You can install Planka from source, or using Docker, or Docker-Compose.

To install Planka using Docker compose, first make sure your Docker installation is up and running, then run download the docker-compose.yml and run it:

curl -L https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plankanban/planka/master/docker-compose.yml -o docker-compose.yml

Run with Docker Compose

docker-compose up -d


Planka is released under MIT licensed.


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