Getting Started

Before installing Omeka, find system requirements, installation instructions, and how others use Omeka for a variety of projects.

Getting Started with the Software Application

Getting Started with Project Planning

Working with Omeka Admin

Omeka versions 1.0-1.5+

Omeka version 2.0+

Working with Omeka Plugins

Instructions for installing and configuring plugins

Designing and Developing with Omeka

If working with version 2.0 or higher, all of the design and developer documentation can be found on Omeka's Read the Docs site.

Contributed API clients (Omeka 2.1-rc or higher)

Getting Started for versions 1.0-1.5+



Recipes are extended examples that show how to use the tools in Omeka to accomplish specific goals.

Done something interesting with Omeka that you don't see here? Write a recipe and share your solution.


Contribute to Omeka

Omeka relies on our community of users--that means you--to contribute to the project in a variety of ways. Share your knowledge or beautiful designs.

Audience: everyone