OpenCms online Javadoc

NEW: Go to OpenCms Documentation Central - http://documentation.opencms.org for all the OpenCms documentation, including Javadoc, in one place. 

The Javadoc documentation for OpenCms is helpful for developers who are interested in using and extending the OpenCms functionality. This documentation is automatically generated from comments within the OpenCms Java source code.

We provide the following Javadoc documentations of the latest stable OpenCms version for convenient online access:

  • OpenCms core API
    This is the main API documentation for the OpenCms core packages, which are used for building customized OpenCms websites.
  • OpenCms workplace modules
    The documentation for the modules that build the OpenCms Workplace (Administration view, WYSIWIG editors). These are usually of interest only to developers who want to extend the OpenCms Workplace.
  • OpenCms setup API
    These are the classes used by the OpenCms setup wizard and the upgrade wizard.
  • OpenCms GWT components
    The documentation of the GWT components used to build the GUI of the new ADE features. GWT is a development toolkit for building and optimizing complex browser-based applications.

Please note: We at Alkacon put a lot of work in our Javadoc to make it as useful as possible. Usually the quality of our Javadoc is considered very good (as compared to other projects).

Latest News

  • OpenCms 13 available

    Apr 13, 2022 - OpenCms 13 features a new plugin system as a more flexible replacement of the "headincludes" functionality. Geo search functionality has been added to find contents by geo coordinates. Extensions to the template variant mechanism allow setting overrides and renaming of formatter keys. There are also refinements for the "Mercury" default template as well as security improvements.

  • OpenCms 13 Release Notes

    Apr 13, 2022 - The OpenCms 13 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 13

    Apr 13, 2022 - Alkacon OCEE 13 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 13. This version fixes a number of issues that have been detected in Alkacon OCEE 12 and improves the licensing mechanism.

  • 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.

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