Here you find information about licence, purpose and structure of this documentation.
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 mainly topic based. Each page can be your first page when reading it. And dependent on your pre-knowledge and your current question, each page can be the perfect place to start. If you get lost, links may bring you quickly to the missing information. Some pages just provide overviews on topics to help you getting the "big picture".
The documentation provides some interactive demos. Some features are best explained by seeing them in action and playing with them. The topics placed in the section "Demo" provide such demos. To use them you must read the documentation in your local OpenCms installation. It is shipped with the standard OpenCms installation.
The documentation provides various ways to navigate:
This documentation has been developed by Alkacon Software - The OpenCms Experts. We offer standard service and support packages for OpenCms, providing an optional layer of security and convenience often required for mission critical OpenCms projects. For more information about our services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.