OpenCms - Professional Content Management

Easy to Use, Open Source, Reliable

OpenCms from Alkacon Software is an enterprise-ready open source web content management system (CMS) based on Java and XML. OpenCms is platform independent - Runs on: Windows, Linux, Unix, Solaris, Mac OS. OpenCms supports all top databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MS SQL. OpenCms works with the most popular Application Servers: Tomcat, JBoss, BEA, Websphere, Glassfish and Resin Professional. OpenCms has a browser based GUI, compatible with all top browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera. Download OpenCms, the open source enterprise level website content management system, for free.

OpenCms from is a professional, easy to use website content management system. OpenCms helps content managers worldwide to create and maintain beautiful websites fast and efficiently.

The fully browser based user interface features configurable editors for structured content with well defined fields. Alternatively, content can be created using an integrated WYSIWYG editor similar to well known office applications. A sophisticated template engine enforces a site-wide corporate layout and W3C standard compliance for all content.

OpenCms is based on Java and XML technology. It can be deployed in an open source environment (e.g. Linux, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL) as well as on commercial components (e.g.  Windows NT, IIS, BEA Weblogic, Oracle).

As true open source software, OpenCms is free of licensing costs.

OpenCms Headlines

  • OpenCms 10 - X marks the spot

    OpenCms 10 Being the greatest OpenCms update for years, version 10 brings a vastly improved user experience that combines the intuitive "Direct Edit" approach of OpenCms with a new, well integrated Lauchpad app center. OpenCms 10 also ships with the new, responsive Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding. more...
  • OpenCms 9.5.3 ready for download

    Alkacon OpenCms 9.5.3 OpenCms 9.5.3 is a maintenance update for 9.5 installations. It fixes several issues that persisted in previous releases. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding a limited number of new features. more...
  • OpenCms Days 2016 - Save the date!

    OpenCms Days 2016 - Save the date! OpenCms Days 2016 will take place from September 26 to 27 in Cologne, Germany. Save the date now and get your early bird tickets February next year! more...
  • New OpenCms documentation and demo sites

    The updated OpenCms live demo website We have launched a new OpenCms documentation site and updated the demo site for OpenCms 9.5. The new OpenCms Documentation Central connects all relevant sources of information about OpenCms. more...

Download OpenCms

  • OpenCms 10 from Alkacon brings a vastly improved user experience that combines the intuitive "Direct Edit" approach of OpenCms with a new, well integrated Launchpad app center. OpenCms 10 also ships with the new, responsive Apollo Template based on Bootstrap.
    Size:148481KB

    Click here to download

Upgrade OpenCms

  • Update your existing OpenCms installation to the current stable version 10.0.0 with the easy to use upgrade wizard.
    Size:119401KB

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Latest News

  • OpenCms 10 - X marks the spot

    Mar 23, 2016 - Being the greatest OpenCms update for years, version 10 brings a vastly improved user experience that combines the intuitive "Direct Edit" approach of OpenCms with a new, well integrated Lauchpad app center. OpenCms 10 also ships with the new, responsive Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.

  • OpenCms 10 Release Notes

    Mar 23, 2016 - The OpenCms 10 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this beta version.

  • OpenCms 10 Beta available

    Feb 25, 2016 - OpenCms 10 Beta provides a feature complete look at OpenCms 10. This is the final pre-release version before OpenCms 10.0.0 arrives. Only minor GUI updates, as well as improvements to the demo template, will be made for the final release.

  • OpenCms 10 Beta Release Notes

    Feb 25, 2016 - The OpenCms 10 Beta release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this beta version.

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Alkacon OCEE

  • Alkacon Software - The OpenCms Experts

    The Alkacon OpenCms Enterprise Extensions (also called OCEE) are a commercial extension for OpenCms. Alkacon OCEE adds features to OpenCms that are often required for running OpenCms in a medium or large Enterprise, where data consistency, security and failover are highly important.

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