It has taken a long time but finally OpenCms 8 has been released during this conference.
In his conference opening keynote, Alexander presented the highlights of the OpenCms 8 release from the end user perspective.
He showed the new “Advanced Direct Edit” mode, which allows arranging content on pages with drag and drop, as well as the new “Sitemap Editor”, which allows visually modifying the site navigation structure. Other improvements in OpenCms 8 such as the improved publish dialog, support for <xsd:choice> and the new HTML multi file upload have also be presented.
Alexander also summed up the last 2 years for OpenCms and presented his vision going forward.
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.
Nov 30, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.5 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Nov 30, 2016 - Test OpenCms 10.5 using the official image from the Docker hub registry - the fastest way to evaluate and test OpenCms.