OpenCms 8.5.1 Dokumentation [PDF]

This documentation aims to help developers from getting started with OpenCms up to getting familiar with advanced development topics regarding OpenCms. It uses links referring a locally installed OpenCms version >= 8.5.1 including the OpenCms v8 Modules (modules-v8) together with the OpenCms Developer Modules (dev-demo). In order to use the interactive development demo from OpenCms 8 together with this documentation we assume you have OpenCms up and running with a the OpenCms main servlet is reachable at:


If so, you are able to use the links inside this documentation that will open the according DEMO pages inside the "Wonderful world of flowers".

If you don't have a running OpenCms including the Alkacon OpenCms Demo Modules yet, you can download the latest OpenCms release here and read the OpenCms server installation instructions that are located in the distributed ZIP (installation.html) and you will see how easy it is to setup OpenCms.

This documentation is published under the GNU FDL Free Documentation License by Alkacon Software GmbH. We certainly welcome all contributions and feedback to this documentation.

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Download OpenCms

  • 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.

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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.

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Take the guided tour

Try the OpenCms Live Demo