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Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6 by Matt Butcher

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An Overview of the OpenCms System

We have seen that OpenCms is a web-based CMS for delivering web content. While this may sound redundant, my purpose was to draw a distinction between two different parts of OpenCms.

OpenCms is a web-based application. Adding, managing, administering, and editing content is all done through a web application. Content editors, administrators, and managers do not need special client applications to access OpenCms—all they need is a web browser.

This web application is called the OpenCms Workplace and provides all the tools necessary for managing content. With it, one can navigate files, perform searches, set access controls, and manage users. New content for a web application can be created using a sophisticated graphical ...

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