OpenCms 9.5.1 documentation (for local installation)

The documentation aims to help developers from getting started with OpenCms up to getting familiar with advanced development topics regarding OpenCms. Some topics are also interesting for content managers, but most of the documentation is focused on template development, content design, configuration options and user management.

The documentation is found online at So you only need to download the documentation modules in case you want to try the interactive examples from the documentation.

To install the documentation you need OpenCms 9.5 or later.

To install the installation:

  • Import the module com.alkacon.opencms.documentation (the site does not matter)
  • Import the module com.alkacon.opencms.documentation.content in the site /sites/default/.
Module Version: 9.5.5
Provided By: Alkacon Software GmbH
License: GNU FDL Free Documentation License
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Download OpenCms

  • OpenCms 13 features a new plugin system as a more flexible replacement of the "headincludes" functionality. Geo search functionality has been added to find contents by geo coordinates. Extensions to the template variant mechanism allow setting overrides and renaming of formatter keys. There are also refinements for the "Mercury" default template as well as security improvements.

    Click here to download

Upgrade OpenCms

  • Update your existing OpenCms installation to the current stable version 13 with the easy to use upgrade wizard.

    Click here to download

Take the guided tour

Try the OpenCms Live Demo