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Getting Started with a Hybrid CMS

  1. Download dotCMS — Complete the form and download the latest version of dotCMS.
  2. Install dotCMS — It’s fast and easy. Use our Quick Start Guide and you'll be up and running in just a few key strokes.
  3. Activate a Trial License — Login to your dotCMS installation and go to the License Manager (System > Configuration > License Tab), click the Request Trial License button.
  4. Get to Work! — Read our Day One Tutorial.
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Older Releases

Looking to Download, an old version of dotCMS or you need an older version for upgrading. You can find them here, but please know that these versions are no longer supported and have been EOL.
Older Versions

Nightly Builds

Looking for the latest code? Download a packaged build from our nightly builds page. These are generated on a nightly basis by our continuous build process. These builds are provided as unsupported and untested snapshots and may not upgrade cleanly to the next released version.
Nightly Builds

Frequently Asked Questions about dotCMS Hybrid CMS Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get support during my evaluation?

The best place is our community forum and the documentation site. If you need additional support, please contact us about additional options.

Can I migrate my work later to dotCMS Cloud?

Yes, we have a team of migration experts that can help you migrate your work to our cloud solution. Based on the complexity of your site this can be a straightforward process.

What do I need to run dotCMS?

You will need to have installed Java JDK 1.8 or later. Everything else is included in the distribution file.

What happens after my trial ends?

Your dotCMS instance will rollback to community edition. You will not lose any work, but the enterprise features will stop working until you purchase a license.