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Alkacon OAMP GeoMap Module 2.0 for OpenCms 8 released

10-05-2011 02:00 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Alkacon Software GmbH

Alkacon Software - The OpenCms Experts

Alkacon Software - The OpenCms Experts

Version 2.0 of the OAMP GeoMap Module is a free add-on for the popular open source web content management system OpenCms 8 and is available now for download from

With this module a content editor can add a full-featured and highly customizable Google maps widget to any page in an OpenCms 8 installation by Drag & Drop.

With the ADE Editor all changes are made directly on the website.

Multiple Locations can be selected by address or GPS-like coordinates. The interactive graphical user interface makes it easy to resize the map or change the zoom level or map type.

The OAMP GeoMap Module supports the KML file-format for Google maps. Existing KML data can be loaded from OpenCms' virtual file system or via URI from a remote server.

Application possibilities reach from holiday blogs, event promotion to a business site's contact information.

The automatically generated map integrates seamlessly in the individual corporate site template.

The module is available with full source code and documentation.

All Alkacon OAMP modules are released as full Open Source under the GNU GPL version 3. The source code of the modules is freely available at

About OpenCms:
OpenCms is an enterprise - ready web content management solution build in Java and XML from open source components.

OpenCms can easily be deployed on almost any existing IT infrastructure and provides powerful features especially suited for medium and large enterprise internet or intranet applications. OpenCms is open source software distributed under the LGPL license.

The successful new OpenCms 8 contains a greatly improved user interface for content managers and numerous other enhancements. The "Advanced Direct Edit" mode allows content managers to create page content by drag & drop. The new sitemap editor allows creating new pages and rearranging the navigation tree by drag & drop.


Alkacon Software GmbH provides its customers with support, training and consulting services for OpenCms. Alkacon Software GmbH is dedicated to developing first class products and solutions for OpenCms installations. Alkacon Software GmbH is the official maintainer and the major contributor for OpenCms.

Alkacon Software GmbH - The OpenCms Experts
Peter Sreckovic
An der Wachsfabrik 13
50996 Cologne

Tel: +49 (0)2236 3826-0
Fax: +49 (0)2236 3826-20

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