OpenCms is an open-source enterprise-grade content management system based on Java and XML technology, and is designed specifically for creating and maintaining websites. It provides a full set of tools for dealing with content creation, editorial workflow, publishing, and versioning.
The focus of this book is on using and administrating OpenCms. It has been written with users, managers, and system administrators in mind. In this book, we will examine the tools OpenCms provides for creating, managing, and publishing content with OpenCms. We will also look at installing and managing an OpenCms server, configuring OpenCms workflow, and customizing OpenCms using HTML and Java Server Pages (JSP).
Like many of the open-source content management systems, the feature-rich OpenCms is daunting on first use, but its power and flexibility reward the investment in learning to use it. This book exists to ease you into getting the most from OpenCms.