One major goal of content management systems is to bring web publishing capabilities to employees in business companies. The users of a CMS, called "editors", belong to departments like marketing, product management or technical documentation. Common requirements are creating web pages without any HTML knowledge, maintaining media assets or managing translation of entire sites.
This session identifies typical workflows for maintaining content of corporate websites. In doing so, it discusses the usability of OpenCms' editorial frontend, the "Workplace" and presents helpful functions and opportunities for improvements.
A comparison with editorial frontends of other common content management systems, like RedDot, Day and CoreMedia completes this session.
Target audience are OpenCms newcomers and editors who want to get to know best practices in using the Workplace as well programmers who are seeking ways to improve the usability of the Workplace.
Feb 15, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.1 is a maintenance update that fixes several issues that persisted in the 10.5.0 release. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding some new features and enhancements. It also ships an optimized version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Feb 15, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.