This section provides Information about how to participate in the OpenCms development process and technical information about using OpenCms.
If you plan to install OpenCms for the first time, you should read the Installation overview and the following pages in order to obtain a proper setup of the system - it's very simple in a standard environment based on Tomcat.
For building a web site managed by OpenCms, you only need a running instance of the system and some knowledge how to build OpenCms templates. For detailed information, please download the OpenCms documentation.
As experienced Java Developer, you might want to build OpenCms from the sources. Read the Core build instructions and dig into the source code.
If you want to contribute to the OpenCms project and take part in the further development of the system, read How to contribute and provide the OpenCms community with examples, new modules and improved documentation!
To support the community and the further development, we also provide a mailing list, a bug tracking system and a Github repository for developers to obtain detailed information and to access the latest version of the source code.
May 8, 2013 - After the great success on CeBIT 2013 Alkacon Software and the OpenCms community will present OpenCms in the CMS Garden at the LinuxTag 2013. This year’s LinuxTag takes place from May 22 to May 25, 2013. The CMS Garden is located in Hall 7 on the Berlin Fairgrounds.
Mar 15, 2013 - This years` OpenCms Days will take place from September 30 to October 1, 2013 in Cologne, Germany. The main topic of the 5th edition of the international user conference and expo will be the release of OpenCms 9.
Feb 26, 2013 - Alkacon Software and the OpenCms community will present OpenCms in the CMS Garden at the CeBIT 2013. CeBIT in Hannover is the world’s largest IT trade fair. This year’s CeBIT takes place from March 5 to March 9, 2013. The CMS Garden is located in Hall 6, close to the open source park. Check out OpenCms in the CMS garden @ CeBit 2013 in Hannover.
Feb 8, 2013 - OCEE is a commercial extension for OpenCms that offers Support for LDAP, Clustering, Replication and accelerated page load times. OCEE increases scalability, availability and fail-over security for mission-critical and high-traffic OpenCms sites.
Our guided tour shows you the great features OpenCms offers.