The OpenCms 9 site manager tool

Session Start: October, 1 at 12:30

Rüdiger Kurz, Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Rüdiger Kurz, OpenCms consultant, Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Adding new sites or domains to an OpenCms installation used to be a tedious task that required editing the OpenCms XML configuration as well as configuring the webserver to recognize the new site URL.

OpenCms 9 features the new site manager tool, which allows Administrators to create new and manage existing sites with a simple GUI based interface. This new tool will automatically update the OpenCms configuration as well as the webserver configuration, without the need to restart OpenCms.

In this workshop session, Rüdiger will start with a default OpenCms installation and use the site manager to remove the /opencms/opencms path prefix from the URL. He will then add some new sites and domains to the server configuration. He will also explain how to adopt the standard scripts shipped with the site manager for other webserver configurations.


Rüdiger Kurz

OpenCms consultant, Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Rüdiger is an OpenCms core developer and consultant at Alkacon Software. He has been responsible for the SOLR integration and developed the OpenCms 9 site manager tool.

Rüdiger has been developing web projects in Java for several years before joining Alkacon. He holds a degree in computer science from the FH Wolfenbüttel.



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