Open-Celements CMS - Open Source

Open-Celements, or Celements for short, is a content management system (CMS) that is fully open source under the LGPL licence. It is a fork of the collaborative editing platform XWiki and has been based on the Spring Framework since version 6.0. Many XWiki features for collaborative editing are included. Since version 6.0, the Spring IoC has been used. This opens up the Spring Extension world and allows enterprise functions such as Spring Security to be used in addition to Spring Web MVC. In addition, the Celements features cover other important CMS functions that did not previously exist for the XWiki. This are foremost:

  • Publishing and Unpublishing by date

  • a sofisticated Image handling with broad format conversions, crop and automatic dimension reduction and more
  • extensiable suite of page types (RichText, Blog, ImageGallery, Calendar, ...)
  • a most sofisticated Layout Manager and Layout Editor. You can develop a complete customized Layout with only HTML/CSS knowledge
  • an integrated newsletter solution

Platform for development of Web-Applications and Web-Based Database-Applications

The Open-Celements is a powerful multi-client capable platform for development of Web-Applications and Web-Based Database-Applications. To the powerful basis already present in the XWiki platform you get the following features freehand:

  • SubSystem Migration Manager allows you to maintain your own db versioning and gives you power to write component based data migrations
  • Editor Framework for easy editor-generation. It allows to develop tab-based db-editors without hasle of concurrent edits, loss of unsaved work because of browse-aways and more
  • you can customize or even layout the frontend completely for your needs with the Layout Manager and Layout Editor
  • extensability in cell-types and page-types
  • customizable and configurable Rich-Text editor