IBM Lotus Web Content Management

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IBM Web Content Manager
Developer(s) IBM
Initial release 2003 (2003)
Stable release
9.0 / December 13, 2016; 17 months ago (2016-12-13)[1]
Written in Java
Operating system IBM AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Microsoft Windows, z/OS
Type Enterprise web content management software
License Proprietary

IBM Web Content Manager (or WCM) is a proprietary web content management application by the Lotus Software division of IBM.


IBM Web Content Manager allows content owners within an organization to:

The software is available in two editions: IBM Web Content Manager and IBM Web Content Manager — Standard Edition.

WCM includes WebSphere Portal components for use as an authoring, staging, or development environment for creating and maintaining content within WCM. Since 2009, it has also included the Ephox EditLive! rich text editor.[2] WCM adheres to the Java Portlet Specification version 2 standard.


IBM Web Content Manager was originally known as Aptrix, created by an independent software company called Presence Online. After IBM bought the company in 2003, Aptrix was renamed IBM Workplace Web Content Management.[3] It was renamed IBM Lotus Web Content Management in 2008 with the version 6.1 release of the product. In 2011, the product was renamed again to IBM Web Content Manager.


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