Skip to content
Kai Widmann edited this page Jun 24, 2016 · 11 revisions

The OpenCms plugin for IntelliJ provides tools needed for OpenCms module development and deployment. It started out as a mere syncing tool (actually the plugin originally was a sync tool for Fatwire ContentServer, now Oracle WebCenter Sites) and additional features like publishing and meta data handling have been integrated throughout 2013 and 2014.

Features

  • Integration of OpenCms menus in:
    • the main menu
    • the project popup menu
    • the editor popup menu
    • the editor tab popup menu
  • Integration of menu actions to sync files and folders between your local file system and the OpenCms VFS
  • Integration of menu actions to start OpenCms direct publish sessions for files and folders right from your IDE
  • Integration of menu actions to generate manifest.xml files for your modules
  • Integration of menu actions to package module zips that can be imported into OpenCms
  • Integration of menu actions to import module zips to the local OpenCms instance
  • Supports three different sync modes that can be configured for each module:
    • PUSH: Local file system is master
    • SYNC: Changes are synced depending on the file or resource date
    • PULL: The OpenCms VFS is master
  • Automatic publishing of file changes (configurable)
  • Automatic pulls of resource meta data (e.g. properties) from OpenCms and stores it in the local file system
  • Since the OpenCms CMIS interface is used, only OpenCms 8.5 and above are supported

User Guide

Basic Concepts
Installation
Configuration
Plugin Components (Menus and Tool Window)
Usage Hints

You can’t perform that action at this time.