Promoting and sponsoring OpenCms

If you are using OpenCms to run your website, you will benefit from the increasing success of OpenCms as it gains more and more widespread use. The more sites run OpenCms, the more active the OpenCms community will become, and the more bug fixes and new features will be added to the system. You will benefit directly because new versions with new features and other add-ons will become available to you for download. Please help us to ensure the continued success of OpenCms by promoting or sponsoring the system.

Promote OpenCms

Link to the OpenCms homepage

If you are using OpenCms to run a site, please promote the system by putting a small note and a link to the OpenCms homepage ( somewhere in your website where such notes usually appear. Let the world know you're using OpenCms!

Please use the following text to link to OpenCms from your website:

This website is managed with OpenCms - The Open Source Content Management System


Add your site to the list of OpenCms references

Please add your OpenCms based site to our list of OpenCms Reference Sites. It doesn't matter if you have used OpenCms to build a public website or Intranet or Extranet. Include some details about how you successfully used OpenCms in the description. You can always edit and change your reference listing later.

Spread the word about OpenCms

Recommend OpenCms to your colleagues, business partners, friends or other people you know who are working in the IT area. Make sure you tell everyone that has an interest in the topic that you use OpenCms, the professional Open Source Content Management System, to manage your website.

Put the OpenCms logo on your website

It would be great if you put the OpenCms logo on your homepage, or elsewhere on your website where it seems appropriate. Of course, it would be best if you combine the logo with a link to the OpenCms homepage. In case you want to use the logo, please note the trandemark notice below.

OpenCms logos that you can on your website:

OpenCms logo 75 pixels wide OpenCms - The Open Source Content Management System
OpenCms logo 100 pixels wide OpenCms - The Open Source Content Management System
OpenCms logo 150 pixels wide OpenCms - The Open Source Content Management System
OpenCms logo 200 pixels wide OpenCms - The Open Source Content Management System

Alkacon OpenCms and the OpenCms logo are registered trademarks of Alkacon Software GmbH in Germany, the USA and other countries.

Permission is granted to use the OpenCms logo under the following conditions: a) the logo is used only for promoting the official OpenCms software available from the b) the logo is used on a website, not printed material or any other media c) the trademark notice given above is also reproduced on the website. In case you want to use the OpenCms logo for any other purpose, no general permission is granted to use the logo. In this case please contact Alkacon Software .

Sponsor OpenCms

Consider Alkacon Softwares services

Alkacon Software is responsible for the main OpenCms core development and is also the maintainer of this website. We offer a variety of professional OpenCms related services. These include Support Agreements, Training Courses and individual OpenCms Consulting and Development. Moreover, we have developed the Alkacon OpenCms Enterprise Extensions (also called OCEE), a commercial extension for OpenCms for use in mission critical installations.

By using Alkacon Softwares OpenCms products and services, you ensure that the Alkacon OpenCms development team can continue working on adding new features to the system.

Get involved

Volunteering your time and getting involved in the OpenCms community is also highly encouraged in order to support the OpenCms project. Please see the How to contribute page in the developer section to learn how you can participate in the OpenCms development.

Latest News

  • OpenCms 14 available

    Oct 11, 2022 - This version features XML schema versioning with automatic content rewrite. Also new is support for two factor authentication (2FA) in the user login. A source code editor widget is available for multi-line text input fields. The Mercury template has been updated to use Bootstrap 5.2.

  • OpenCms 14 Release Notes

    Oct 11, 2022 - The OpenCms 14 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 14

    Oct 11, 2022 - Alkacon OCEE 14 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 14. This version fixes a number of issues that have been detected in Alkacon OCEE 13.

  • OpenCms 13 available

    Apr 13, 2022 - 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.

OpenCms Days 2016

  • OpenCms Days 2016 Conference and Expo

    OpenCms Days 2016 will take place September 26 to 27 in Cologne, Germany.

    Highlight of the international user conference and expo will be the introduction of OpenCms 10.5. OpenCms Days will be the perfect opportunity to exchange experiences around OpenCms with high profile participants and speakers from all over the world.

    Visit this 2 day conference and expo to meet and mingle with leading OpenCms experts and other OpenCms users.

    OpenCms Days 2016 is targeted towards an international audience. The language spoken at the event and used for all presentations is English.

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