OpenCms Features Version 6

The features listed here are the main features that were introduced with OpenCms version 6.

Have a look at the following feature descriptions

  • The Direct Edit function of OpenCms

    Edit each content element directly from the frontend preview by clicking on a "Direct Edit" button.
  • Managing structured content items (e.g. news)

    Use custom structured content items with an underlying XML Schema Definition on your website and edit them with the integrated form based editor.
  • Integrated image processing

    The integrated image scaling and resizing allows the manipulation of commonly used image formats. Additionally, some image processing filters can be applied.
  • Full text search engine

    Full text search in website documents like HTML pages, structured contents, office documents and many more is supported with a lot of configuration options.
  • Visual comparison of document versions

    All contents are fully versioned in OpenCms and can be visually compared with each other to have an overview over all changes.
  • Multi site management in OpenCms

    One OpenCms installation can be used to maintain multiple websites using their own set of resources and user/group accounts.
  • Unicode content

    Contents in international character sets can easily be handled in OpenCms because of the full Unicode (UTF-() support. This simplifies the creation of multi language websites.
  • ACL based permission system

    Access to all OpenCms contents can optionally be restricted by the integrated permission management system based on access control lists.

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Latest News

  • OpenCms 12 available

    Oct 12, 2021 - OpenCms 12 features a headless JSON API for REST content access, together with several JavaScript demo applications that show how to use it. The default "Mercury" template has been greatly improved. Template variants allow to completely switch the generated HTML of a website simply by configuration. The updated WebDAV implementation enables mounting the OpenCms virtual file system from any WebDAV client.

  • OpenCms 12 Release Notes

    Oct 12, 2021 - The OpenCms 12 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 12.0

    Oct 12, 2021 - Alkacon OCEE 12.0 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 12. It adds new functions for managing log files in an OpenCms cluster, as well as improvements for the accelerator and the user synchronization.

  • OpenCms Docker image

    Oct 12, 2021 - Test OpenCms using the official image from the Docker hub registry - the fastest way to evaluate and test OpenCms. The image is well suited for evaluation and test purposes of the latest OpenCms release. We provide a docker-compose file to get OpenCms and the database running with just one command.