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Odoo 16 General Feature Additions: Enhanced Performance and Productivity


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Odoo 16, the latest version of the popular business management software, brings a host of exciting features and performance enhancements. From remarkable speed improvements to new customization options and streamlined workflows, Odoo 16 empowers users to maximize their productivity and make data-driven decisions. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the key highlights of Odoo 16 and explore how these enhancements can revolutionize your business operations.

Enhanced Performance

  • Backend pages now load and render approximately 3.7 times faster, providing users with a seamless and efficient experience.
  • Website and eCommerce controllers load approximately 2.7 times faster, enhancing the speed and responsiveness of these critical components.

New Dashboards

  • The traditional dashboard views and actions have been replaced by spreadsheet-based reports.
  • This upgrade offers a more flexible and dynamic approach to visualizing and analyzing data, allowing users to gain deeper insights and make informed decisions.

Context-Based Custom Fields

  • Odoo 16 introduces the ability to create custom ‘Property’ fields on various entities, including tickets, leads, tasks, and articles.
  • This feature enables businesses to tailor their data management to specific needs and workflows, enhancing efficiency and flexibility.

Access Rights and Group Inheritance

  • Odoo 16 introduces a warning system to notify users if their access rights configuration is invalid.
  • This enhancement ensures that access permissions are properly defined and maintained, improving data security and governance.

Archive Mail Servers

  • Odoo 16 allows users to archive mail servers, streamlining email management.
  • Archiving unused mail servers helps optimize system resources and reduces potential complications associated with maintaining unnecessary email connections.

Command Palette

  • The new command palette in Odoo 16 enables users to open menus in new tabs easily.
  • This feature enhances navigation and workflow efficiency, allowing users to multitask effectively within the Odoo environment.

Editor Improvements

  • The native Odoo HTML editor has replaced collaborative pads (etherpads) in Odoo 16.
  • This update offers a seamless and integrated editing experience, empowering users to create and edit content efficiently within Odoo.

Email Digest

  • In Odoo 16, all users have the option to unsubscribe from email digests.
  • This enhancement gives users greater control over their email notifications, ensuring they receive only the most relevant and important information.

Email Notifications and Templates

  • Automatic email notifications now include links to database records, enabling users to navigate directly to relevant data from their email notifications.
  • Customization options allow users to customize the layout and content of email templates from General Settings.

Gantt View and Dependencies

  • The Project Tasks’ dependencies creation tool can now be utilized on any Gantt view in Odoo 16.
  • This enhancement simplifies project planning and management by allowing users to define and visualize task dependencies directly in the Gantt view.

GDPR Module

  • Odoo 16 introduces new features in the GDPR module, including a Privacy Lookup action.
  • This feature enables users to find and archive or delete contact occurrences if necessary, enhancing data cleaning and management in compliance with GDPR regulations.

Removed Modules

  • Google Drive and Google Spreadsheet integrations have been removed from Odoo 16.


Odoo 16 brings a wave of innovation and performance enhancements that transform the way businesses operate. With remarkable speed improvements, flexible dashboards, context-based custom fields, and streamlined workflows, Odoo 16 enhances productivity and decision-making. Upgrade to Odoo 16 and experience the power of a comprehensive business management solution tailored to your unique needs.

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