The Redmine Additionals Plugin (formerly known as “Tweaks”) is ideal, if you want to make quick and easy changes on your Redmine installation, without much development knowledge.

A current, stable version of the Additionals plugin is required when using one of our commercial plugins and should also be installed on your Redmine system.

Free Redmine Plugin Additionals

Available on GitHub

You host Redmine yourself and want to use this Plugin? System requirements and Plugin download at GitHub.


Demo Documentation (en)

Build Status

Tipp: The plugin is part of our Redmine hosting offer. Our Redmine Hosting offer is for users who do not want to host Redmine themselves but want to focus on an up-to-date, secure working environment in order to fully concentrate on their business.
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Important features

Redmine Additionals allows you to make quick changes in the following areas:


Allows general changes to content and settings such as:

  • Texts for registration page,
  • Cross-project footer and sidebar
  • Influences the behaviour of external URLs etc.
  • New with upcoming v3.0: Dashboard (Drag & Drop). Will be supported by the following plugins: DB, Passwords, Reporting, HRM, Automation, Servicedesk

Overview page

Allows changes to the display of the overview page such as:

  • contents for top, bottom and right
  • Remove “Latest News”


Allows changes to the content of the wiki such as:

  • Cross-project sidebar, header, footer
  • allows settings for PDF creation


Allows changes to issue content and settings such as:

  • Information texts for new Issues
  • Configuration options of rules for handling issues
  • Change issue author
  • Create issue on user profile
  • assign to me link on issue details page


Allows adjustments to the content and settings of projects such as:

  • Project guide integration
  • Deactivation of modules within the projects.


  • activate Anti SPAM protection for registration page

Web APIs

  • enables Google Maps Embed API Key integration


  • provides numerous useful macros
  • provides a macro overview in the administration area
  • provides users a macro button for the wiki toolbar for easy implementation

Documentation (en)

Important for users who are switching from Redmine Tweaks: Every plugin has a database entry in the Settings-column. Here you can change the plugin name. From plugin_redmine_tweaks into plugin_additionals (new). Done. This spares you some time of configuration changes in the plugin settings.

Are you missing a special function?

Are you missing something? We take care of it if you want. Request a non binding development offer (*).


  • You get a fittting solution on a small budget
  • We take care for it in the future
  • This ensures that the plugin will work for the upcoming Redmine versions

(*) not all desired function will be integrated, in case we do not think it is useful.