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Managing and Customizing OpenCms 6 by Matt Butcher

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Working with Templates

As we have seen, JSP tags, tag libraries and scriptlets provide a method of mixing dynamic content into HTML (or XML) documents. Their main use in OpenCms is for OpenCms templates. Using JSP tags, we will be able to create templates that generate navigation information, fetch content, and do other things to make our OpenCms website attractive and compelling for visitors.

We will start by creating a place where we can store our new templates.

Template Module

In Chapter 4, we looked at module management. Modules are a mechanism for extending the functionality of OpenCms. Sophisticated modules can provide integration with other products, modify OpenCms itself, or extend the capabilities of OpenCms. But they can also be used for ...

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