Open an account on the Decibel Portal for free to access a host of free features such as documentation, tutorials, downloads, upgrades, forum, marketplace, as well as make purchases.
Deevloper help guides are provided on the Decibel Community.
Decibel is free to anyone to download and use locally on their desktop machine, a Live Licence is only required for use online. The purpose of the free download is to give developers the opportunity to learn and trial, so the free download is called a Developer Licence. It is a 30-day rolling licence.
Decibel provides upgrades for free. When they're available we'll publish them on the Decibel Community to download and install. Make sure you fully test any updates on your staging server before publishing to the live site.
Decibel Framework, CMS and Open API is downloadable as one package from the Decibel Community. It's free under a 30-day rolling Developer Licence. All upgrades are free to all.
Technical documentation is provided for free on the Decibel Community.
Access the Developer forum on the Decibel Community where you can ask and answer questions, and get scored for the quality and frequency of your input.
The nature of the Open API means that all customisations of Decibel are built in Apps that plug into Decibel via the Open API. Developers can buy and sell Apps in the marketplace within the Decibel Community. Think of an original idea for App plugins of features and functionality not already offered natively by Decibel, set your price and we'll licence them on your behalf.
We have created a number of free tutorials which we recommend you follow once you've downloaded the software. It won't take long and it will give you the basic knowledge and ability to start using Decibel.
It is free to access API and technical documentation for Decibel. Just create an account to access it.