The User's Guide intended for contents editors. It covers day to day tasks such as creating new pages, uploading images and so forth.

If you need a system administrators guide we suggest that you take a look at the book "Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6" - read a review here.

The guide is an English excerpt from our more comprehensive Danish User's Guide. The current version covers OpenCms version 6, but can be used with other versions as well though certain functions will be different and screen dumps will look differently from the ones described in the user guide. A User's Guide for OpenCms 7 is in the works. If you are interested in getting it translated to your language, please contact us.


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OpenCms 6: users-guide-60r233.pdf (appr. 2250 KB)

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