8 OpenCms from Alkacon now with new interface, content subscription, multiple file upload, and JPA connection. Fully backwards-compatible with 7 versions – Upgrade Wizard for free download. The new OpenCms 8 is ready and can be downloaded immediately from the OpenCms website.OpenCms is one of the most popular open source content management solutions. This new version was developed by Alkacon Software GmbH with the support by the international community of OpenCms. OpenCms Content Manager offers a greatly improved user interface and lots of other improvements. The most important new features in OpenCms 8 In the new “Advanced direct edit” mode can be created new page content now easy drag & drop. The new site map editor allows creating new pages and modify the navigation structure using drag & drop. A complete HTML-based dialog for uploading multiple files replacing the old “upload applet” with the new “content subscription engine” users can be automatically informed about changes in important documents be.
The XML editor now supports content elements. The new publish dialog supports session based selection of content, such as add or remove individual resources. Enhanced support for the production of content for mobile devices with the tag. A central “shared folder” was recorded, which is accessible from all sites to share content. Links added to JPA at database level. Enables the connection of more than 10 other databases. All OpenCms users recommend that customers update their installation to version 8.0.0. OpenCms 8 is fully backward compatible to all prior 7 versions.
Templates and other OpenCms should run applications from version 7.0 or 7.5 to version 8. Users of the Alkacon OCEE package need a new version of Alkacon OCEE for this OpenCms version. OpenCms 8 required Alkacon OCEE version 3 or higher. The full list of improvements in this version, you can in the English release notes see a.