OpenCms Github repository

The complete OpenCms source code is accessible at the web-based hosting service Github. Github is based on the popular distributed revision control system (DRCS) Git. In case you do not know what Github is, check out the Github website for further information.

You will always find the latest source code version of OpenCms in our Github repository. You can check out this source code and compile OpenCms for yourself as described on the Core Build page.

Please note that Github may contain new code that has not fully been tested yet and thus might cause problems. In case you want to use OpenCms in a production environment, we recommend that you use the latest binary release, available in the Download area.

Git/EGit client configuration

The easiest way to access the OpenCms source code is to clone the OpenCms repository at Github to your local hard drive.

EGit

If you use Eclipse as IDE, there is a plugin called EGit available from http://download.eclipse.org/egit/updates. Use the Eclipse Update manager to install this plugin.

After installation open the Git Repository Explorer Perspective and click the button "Clone a Git Repository...".

Parameters:

Host: github.com

Repository Path: /alkacon/opencms-core

Protocol: git

EGit requires Eclipse Version 3.5 or later.

Git

Alternatively you can install Git following the instructions at help.github.com >Beginner>"Set up Git".

Use this command to clone the OpenCms Repository to your local system

git clone git://github.com/alkacon/opencms-core

A Git reference is available at gitref.org.

Please note: If you intend to build OpenCms from the sources, you will need the required libraries (*.jar files). These are included in the OpenCms source distribution. Please consult the Core build page for full instructions how to build OpenCms from source.

Github web interface

You can also browse the OpenCms repository at Github and download individual source code files from github.com/alkacon/opencms-core.

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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