OpenCms 8 Distribution

OpenCms 8 contains a greatly improved user interface for content managers and numerous other enhancements.

New Features of OpenCms 8

  • The "Advanced Direct Edit" mode allows to create page content by drag & drop.
  • The new sitemap editor allows to create new pages and rearrange the navigation tree by drag & drop.
  • A multiple file enabled upload dialog all based on HTML replaced the old "Upload Applet".
  • The new "Content Subscription Engine" allows to inform users when important documents have changed.
  • The XML content editor now support <xsd:choice> elements.
  • The new publish dialog supports session based selection of content as well as add/remove of individual resources.
  • Extended support for creation of content for mobile devices with the <cms:mobile> tag.
  • A central "Shared Folder" has been added that is available from all sites for sharing content.
  • JPA support has been added to the database layer, so there's support for 10+ additional databases.

Please check out the release notes for further details of the changes in this release.

Who should use this OpenCms 8 distribution download?

Use this download to install the new version 8 of OpenCms from scratch. We recommend everyone who uses OpenCms to update to the 8.0.0 release. OpenCms 8 is fully backward compatible to all prior 7.x versions. Templates and other OpenCms developed code from version 7.0 or 7.5 should work "out of the box" with version 8.

If you want to upgrade an existing OpenCms 7.5.x, 7.0.x or 6.x version, please use the OpenCms 8 upgrade Wizard download also available from this website. 

Please note: The *.jar files in this binary distribution have been compiled for Java 1.5.

Module Version: 8.0.0
Provided By: Alkacon Software GmbH
License: GNU Lesser General Public License
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  • OpenCms 11.0.2 is a maintenance release for OpenCms 11. This version fixes a number of issues that have been detected in OpenCms 11.0.1. Also included are some improvements and security enhancements. Compared to version 10, OpenCms 11 brings a major update for the workplace, all apps have been replaced with modernized versions. Moreover, this release is compatible with Java 11 and comes with the new "Mercury" default template.
    Size:211799KB

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Upgrade OpenCms

  • Update your existing OpenCms installation to the current stable version 11.0.2 with the easy to use upgrade wizard.
    Size:165137KB

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