Sophora 4 Documentation

Comprehensive documentation for subshell's content management system Sophora.

Sophora Logical Overview and Quick Links
Sophora Logical Overview and Quick Links

Sophora Release Notes and General Info

Sophora Release Notes including Update Notes, Covered Issues, UI Changes and API Changes.

Release Notes

Sophora Release Notes including Update Notes, Covered Issues, UI Changes and API Changes.


Guides for the Sophora modules and features.

ACS Guide

Use Sophora’s Add-on Additional Content Server (ACS) in order to edit content from two separate operating Sophora servers with just one editor.

Admin Dashboard

Instructions on how to use the Sophora Advanced Administration Dashboard.

Binary Store Guide

The Binary Store makes it possible to store binary files more efficiently.

Administration Guide

Within the administration view of the Sophora DeskClient, you can configure roles and users and manage all kinds of document types.

Breaking News Guide

This guide provides detailed information about the add-on components so that editors are able to create and publish breaking news in a simple workflow.

Change Registry

The Sophora Change Registry provides an easy way to synchronize content changes with external systems.

Cloud Binary Store Guide

The Cloud Binary Store makes it possible to store binary files more efficiently in a cloud binary store.

Chronicle Guide

Learn how to create and compile timelines easily with Sophora's add-on Chronicle.

Sophora Client API - JAVA

Sophora's Client API provides an interface for partners and customers who want to develop their own client application(s).

Sophora Cloud Delivery

Learn more about Sophora's cloud optimized delivery.

Cluster Guide

The add-on ensures the continuation of content creation in case of planned updates or an unlikely crash of the Sophora Primary Server without any breaks.

Content API Guide

With the Sophora Content API developers can retrieve content from Sophora in JSON format via HTTP. Write and edit operations are also possible.


Sophora’s module Courier manages mailing lists, subscriptions and sending newsletters.

Date Search Guide

Find out more about the module Date Search in order to search in your content by dates.

DDJM Guide

By using Sophora’s geographic data table you can collect and manage extensive geographic information easily.

Delivery Framework

The Sophora Delivery Framework coordinates the delivery of and provides access to the managed content.

DeskClient Authoring Guide

All about the use of Sophora's DeskClient for the editorial department.

Developing Custom DeskClient Plug-ins

This tutorial describes in short how to develop custom Sophora DeskClient plug-ins.

Sophora Docker Images

Information about Docker images for Sophora provided by subshell.

Document Modelling

Learn how to configure your data model by adding and editing document types, properties and childnodes.

EPG Guide

Find out more about the add-on Electronic Program Guide in order to create a program list including a built-in plausibility check.

Feedmanager Guide

Search, read and import content easily from internal or external sources. This add-on quickly converts content from any XML-feed into documents.

Image Editor

Learn more about editing images in Sophora.

Sophora Image Service

Learn more about creating images with Sophora Image Service.

Importer Guide

The Importer is an independent Java program that creates or updates documents in a Sophora repository based on Sophora XML.

Indexer Guide

Sophora's Indexer synchronises a search engine's index with the documents of the Sophora server.

Sophora Indexing Service

Learn how to use the Sophora Indexing Service to integrate an external SolrCloud.

LDAP Guide

The user authentication within Sophora may be carried out by a LDAP server.

Linkchecker Guide

The Linkchecker verifies the availability of the hyperlinks in link documents.


Learn how to edit and manage liveblogs in Sophora.

Logging Guide

Useful logging configurations for the Sophora Server and tools.

Maps Guide

Take advantage of Maps: Learn how to handle Sophora's module in order to create interactive maps.

Metadata Supplier Guide

Learn more about Sophora’s "Metadata Supplier" module.

MobileClient Guide

Sophora's MobileClient enables editors a simple and uncomplicated access to Sophora - while on the road or at the desk. The MobileClient is mobile friendy and can be used with a modern web browser on a tablet or smartphone and also features an optimized user experience on personal computers.

Multisite Plus Guide

With Multisite Plus the globally valid document model can be customized for web sites or parts of web sites.

Repo Exporter Guide

The Sophora Repo Exporter makes it easy to export parts of a repository. This is useful i.e. for copying current live data to a fresh test system.

Scripts Guide

Learn how to extend Sophora with custom functionality.

SEO Check Guide

Learn more about the SEO Check module.

Sophora Schema Docs Guide

Learn more about Sophora Schema Docs.

Sophora SDK

Our Java-based SDK includes tools that give you access to all content in a Sophora repository and help you to develop web apps, apps, APIs and other solutions.

Server Guide

Learn more about Sophora's server infrastructure. The Sophora Server manages the entire content repository.

Sitemaps Guide

Learn how to administrate the Sophora Sitemaps Add-on to generate sitemaps protocol complient xml for search engine optimization.

Social Media Quote Guide

Learn how to quote social media content with Sophora's Social Media Quote add-on.

Sophora Tools Guide

Learn Details on Sophora Tools using the Sophora Client API.

Spring Boot Sophora Commons

Spring Boot Sophora Commons is a convenient way to configure the connection to a Sophora Server in a Spring Boot project.

Spring Data Sophora Guide

Spring Data Sophora is a Java library to conveniently map Sophora documents to their appropriate Java models.

Site Structure Guide

Learn how to manage your website's URL structure.

TableStar Guide

TableStar is a multi component module aiming on importing, managing and delivering sport tables.

Taxo Guide

Learn how to use and integrate Taxo in Sophora and inform yourself about the benefits of the module.

Teletext Guide

Editorial departments can with the help of the module Teletext integrate teletext into the Sophora workflow and maintain familiar working methods.

Tiles Guide

Obtain further information on how to edit details of multiple components with Sophora's add-on Tiles from here.

Toromiro Guide

Learn more about using Toromiro for the browsing, administration and editing of Java Content Repositories (JCR).

User Management Guide

Guide to managing permissions, roles and users in Sophora.

UGC Guide

Learn how to manage comments, votings and quizzes with Sophora's UGC module.

Sophora URL Library

Learn more about the library that supports creation and parsing of URLs for Sophora documents.

Sophora Web App Framework

The Sophora Web App Framework can be used to easily create a custom web application with Sophora content.

YouTube Connector Guide

The YouTube Connector (internal name "AVTool") is an independent Java program that can upload videos to YouTube.

Last modified on 2/16/23

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