ByWater Solutions Gives Back December 2019

Koha patches shared with the community

At ByWater, we believe transparency is a key to success. This is why we submit all custom developments, plugins, tools and documentation we create to the Koha Community.

Below you will find a few patches that the ByWater Development Team has worked on independently and submitted to the community as part of our give back program.

Hide default value fields by default on patron import

This patch Hides 'Default values' fields by default when importing patrons through the tools module.

Read more about Bug 23385

Add div wrapper to search results to make moving cover images easier

This patch makes adjustments to cover images on the OPAC results page to appear to the left of the text and make the OPAC results conform with the results in the staff interface.

Read More about Bug 23720

Author "By" should have its own class

This patch makes changes to the Author field to allow for customizations in display.

Read more about Bug 23694

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit:

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit:

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