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Content Editor

XML content editor

Full featured XML based content editor for power users
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The OpenCms 8 content editor has been completely written in HTML5 for ease-of-use and speed. The editor is automatically generated based on XML schemas (XSD) describing the structure of content types. It provides a rich user interface for the content managers that is used to generate XML files based on the XML schemas. The generated XML is then stored in the OpenCms repository.

Main features of the content editor are:

  • Runs on the client side and provides in a highly responsive user experience.
  • Automatically generated from an XML schema (XSD), do programming required.
  • Provides a large selection of rich user interface widgets.
  • Can be extended with custom user interface widgets for special uses cases.
  • Generates XML files that are validated against the XML schema and stored in the database.

Powerful widgets

Cropping with the image gallery widget
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OpenCms is shipped together with a large set of powerful widgets that can easily be used in the XML content editor without any need of programming. Espacially the image gallery widget offers a huge set of functionality for advanced image manipulation e.g. cropping and image resizing.

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  • OpenCms 11 available

    Apr 30, 2019 - OpenCms 11 brings a major update for the workplace. All workplace apps have been replaced with modernized versions. OpenCms 11 also features improvements for template generation, in the editors and for remote management. Moreover, this release is compatible with Java 11 and comes with the new "Mercury" default template.

  • OpenCms 11 Release Notes

    Apr 30, 2019 - The OpenCms 11 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • OpenCms 11 release candidate available

    Mar 29, 2019 - OpenCms 11 release candidate provides you with a comprehensive overview about the features of the next OpenCms generation. Try out this pre-release version before OpenCms 11.0.0 is published, which is expected by the end of April 2019. OpenCms 11 brings a major update for the workplace providing better usability and performance. Further enhancements include a new default template, automated image generation, core support for dynamic contents lists and meta-mappings for SEO.

  • OpenCms 11 RC Release Notes

    Mar 29, 2019 - The OpenCms 11 RC release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this release candidate.