Try Uwazi

Explore the demo.

To get a feel for Uwazi, launch the demo and tap the sign in power-off icon in the menu and log in with the following credentials:

  • Username: demo
  • Password: demo

Uwazi user types

Three levels of access permissions

In an Uwazi collection, there are three levels of access permissions: the Admin role, the comparatively more limited Editor role, and the most limited Collaborator role. Learn more details about what each role can do here. You can log into the demo using any of following credentials to test out the user experience from these differing levels of permissions:

Admin login credentials

  • Username: demo
  • Password: demo

Editor login credentials

  • Username: editor demo
  • Password: editor demo

Collaborator login credentials

  • Username: collaborator demo
  • Password: collaborator demo

For guidance on what's possible in Uwazi, take a look at the Features page, the Uwazi Admin User Guide and this recent video demo of the tool.

The back-end

Manage the settings of the collection

After signing in, click or tap the cogwheel button in the upper right corner or in the menu on your phone. From there you will be able to:

  • Configure various settings, users and edit the main menu
  • Add pages, languages and translations
  • Add and manage user accounts and permissions
  • Edit templates, thesauri, and relationship types
  • Create filters for the library
  • View administration activity logs
  • Upload and manage files
  • Customise the appearance by adding custom CSS styles

the front-end

Edit the collection

After signing in, you will find new content manipulating functionalities located in the sidebar. Depending on your user type, you will be able to:

  • Create new entities
  • View, edit, share or delete existing entities
  • Upload files
  • Import/export data as CSV
  • Edit translations directly from the front-end

Request 30-day trial

If you would like to further explore Uwazi, you can request an Uwazi database of your own to test out free for 30 days. Simply fill in this form with your request and a description of what you plan to use Uwazi for.


After 30 days, if you wish to continue to use Uwazi, we offer hosting packages scaled to the data volume used in your collection. Groups who seek to use Uwazi for human rights-related collections enjoy free hosting services up to 100MB. More details are available on request. You can learn about the services that we offer to human rights groups on the HURIDOCS website.


Host your own Uwazi database

Uwazi is open-source software, and the source code is available on Github. It is free for anyone with the sufficient technical capacity to install and use on their own server.

If you benefit from a self-hosted database of Uwazi, please consider donating to HURIDOCS to support its continued development and maintenance.

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