10 things you need to know about Nextcloud as a beginner

10 things you need to know about Nextcloud as a beginner

Nextcloud is a popular open-source cloud platform that allows you to store, share, and access your files and data from anywhere with an internet connection. It is a powerful and flexible open source tool ideal for individuals and small organizations that want to find a hassle-free way to move their data away from big tech. If you want to move away from big tech, but don’t have much information about Nextcloud below you will find some basic information about the platform that will hope you understand the… basics.

By following these ten tips, you can get started with Nextcloud and take full advantage of its capabilities. Here are only a few things that might help you to get started:

  1. Nextcloud is a self-hosted cloud solution – this means that you will need to host it on your own server or use a third-party hosting service like our Nextcloud packages. You can also use a virtual machine or a container to run Nextcloud.

  2. To get started with Nextcloud, you will need to create an account on the platform. Once you have created an account, you can install the Nextcloud app on your device or access it through your web browser.

  3. Nextcloud allows you to store and access your files and data in a place outside the big tech oligopolies.

  4. With Nextcloud, you can easily share your files and data with others. You can share individual files or entire folders with other Nextcloud users, or you can create public links that allow anyone to access your files.

  5. Nextcloud supports a wide range of file formats, including documents, spreadsheets, presentations, images, and videos. You can also use Nextcloud to store and access your music and podcasts.

  6. Nextcloud provides a range of collaboration tools, including real-time document editing, commenting, and task management. You can also use Nextcloud to create and manage calendars and contacts.

  7. Nextcloud integrates with a range of third-party apps and services, including email clients, social media platforms, and cloud storage providers. You can also use Nextcloud to connect to your external storage devices.

  8. Nextcloud provides a range of security features, including two-factor authentication, password policies, and brute-force protection. You can also use Nextcloud to monitor and audit your system for security breaches.

  9. Nextcloud is highly customizable, and you can tailor the platform to suit your specific needs. You can install and configure a range of apps and plugins, or you can write your own custom code. If you are a Cloud68.co Subscriber and want help on adding an app you dan do it yourself, or use support.cloud68.co to open a support ticket.

  10. Nextcloud provides a range of support options, including documentation, forums, and a community of users and developers. You can also purchase professional support and consulting services directly from the Nextcloud team. If you are a small team, we invite you to also try our Nextcloud managed hosting service.

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