The launch pad is opened by chosing the launchpad icon from the quick launch menu.
Depending on the role of an OpenCms user, he can see various different apps. A normal editor has only access to page and sitemap editor. But there are many more apps available:
- An explorer to provide the full VFS (Explorer)
- Various apps for administrative tasks (account management, module management, scheduled job management, etc.)
- Apps to support OpenCms developers
The launchpad is the central place to switch between apps.
Depending on the role and the corresponding permissions, different apps are shown in the launchpad. The screenshot shows the launchpad as an administrator sees it.
Apps available in the default installation
- Page editor
App to edit a webpage's content.
- Sitemap editor
App to edit the website's structure and the navigational behavior of pages, also to manage galleries and categories and to handle template pages and model groups.
App to provide full access to the VFS via an explorer view. It allows to change sites and projects, to add, edit and remove resources, as well as editing all resource meta information.
Manage configurable Lists of contents.
- Project management
Get an overview of existing and historic projects. Create new projects and manage existing ones.
- Link Validation
Search for broken internal links in the current project. If you use the link gallery, external links can also be validated.
- Module Management
Import, export, create, delete and manipulate modules. Here many options are available.
- Scheduled jobs
View, add, delete or edit scheduled jobs.
- Resoruce types
Manage and add new resoruce types for contents.
- Source search
Search the VFS and optionally programatically replace Strings that match a given regex in all found resources.
- Cache Administration
View or flush the different caches used by OpenCms.