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Web Responsive

Beta License: LGPL-3 OCA/web Translate me on Weblate Try me on Runbot

This module adds responsiveness to web backend.

Features for all devices:

  • New navigation with an app drawer

  • Quick menu search from the app drawer


Features for mobile:

  • App-specific submenus are shown on full screen when toggling them from the “hamburger” menu

  • View type picker dropdown displays confortably

  • Top app bar is always visible, but the control panel is hidden when scrolling down, to save some vaulable vertical space

  • Form status bar action and status buttons are collapsed in dropdowns. Other control panel buttons use icons to save space.

  • Breadcrumbs navigation is collapsed with a “back arrow” button.


Features for computers:

  • Keyboard shortcuts for easier navigation, using ``Alt + Shift + [key]`` combination instead of just Alt + [key]. See https://github.com/odoo/odoo/issues/30068 to understand why.

  • Autofocus on search menu box when opening the drawer

  • Set chatter on the side of the screen, optional per user

  • Full width form sheets

  • Sticky chatter topbar

  • AppMenu waits for action finished to show the view

  • Sticky header & footer in list view

  • Sticky statusbar in form view

  • Followers and send button is displayed on mobile. Avatar is hidden.

  • When the chatter is configured on the side part, the document viewer fills that part for side-by-side reading instead of full screen. You can still put it on full width preview clicking on the new maximize button.


Table of contents


The following keyboard shortcuts are implemented:

  • Toggle app drawer - Alt + Shift + H
  • Navigate app search results - Arrow keys
  • Choose app result - Enter
  • Esc to close app drawer

Known issues / Roadmap

  • To view the full experience in a device, the page must be loaded with the device screen size. This means that, if you change the size of your browser, you should reload the web client to get the full experience for that new size. This is Odoo’s own limitation.
  • App navigation with keyboard.
  • Make it more beautiful. Maybe OCA-branded?
  • Handle long titles on forms in a better way

Bug Tracker

Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smashing it by providing a detailed and welcomed feedback.

Do not contact contributors directly about support or help with technical issues.



  • LasLabs
  • Tecnativa
  • Alexandre Díaz



This module is maintained by the OCA.

Odoo Community Association

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

This module is part of the OCA/web project on GitHub.

You are welcome to contribute. To learn how please visit https://odoo-community.org/page/Contribute.

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if you click empty space in navbar(main menu page) it should go back to working space
on 7/30/20, 8:53 AM

Community 13 when will be available
on 5/20/20, 2:39 AM

hi Community 13 when will be available

Rubens Ben
on 10/9/19, 3:25 PM

If I decide to upgrade to odoo13, will this module be compatible or I should wait a new version from you ?

Sticky Header
on 9/9/19, 5:23 AM

I want Sticky Header in mobile form view, how to achive this or please update this as well!