Decidim is a Ruby on Rails library, and as such we try to follow their conventions. Please read Configuring Rails Applications.
Decidim is also a command line executable capable of generating your own Decidim installation.
Install it as:
gem install decidim
For a simple, bare application, just run:
However you can take advantage of the optional flags to automatically configure some aspects of the application.
Check the available options using the
For instance, if you are planing to use some external cloud storage service (such as S3), create a Decidim application using the
decidim --storage s3 my_decidim_application
It is also recommended to use a proper Job Queue processor such as
--queue modifier allows you to generate a Decidim Application with a proper Sidekiq configuration (DelayedJob is not supported yet, PR welcomed, but you can easily just follow the official instructions):
decidim --queue sidekiq my_decidim_application
Then make use of the related Environment Variables to configure your particular provider.
Just as a reminder, these files are important:
Although most of these settings you can change them through Environment Variables.
You also have more settings in: