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

  • Documentation website for the Mercury template

    Jul 8, 2024 - The Mercury template from Alkacon Software is a comprehensive, modular template based on Bootstrap 5 for OpenCms. This feature-rich template now has a complete and exhaustive documentation website.

  • OpenCms 17 available

    Apr 9, 2024 - OpenCms 17 gives content managers the new app "Date search" to find content that has been changed in a certain time range. The "Websites" app allows to easily export the content of a complete site for archiving. An option has been added to hide "sensitive" content in the Offline project. The default Mercury template has been further improved, e.g. with SEO optimized job postings, a "spacer" function and marker clusters for maps. OpenCms 17 has also been tested and certified using Java 17 LTS and 21 LTS.

  • OpenCms 17 Release Notes

    Apr 9, 2024 - The OpenCms 17 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 17

    Apr 9, 2024 - Alkacon OCEE 17 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 17. This version improves the cluster shutdown behaviour when using the CmsShell.

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