Url Rewriter Plugin

This is the Url Rewriter plugin for Hippo CMS. Documentation on how to use this plugin in your Hippo project can be found at:


Plugin Demo

A demo project is provided to see the plugin in action.


  • Java 8 JDK
  • Maven 3

Download, Build and Run the Demo Project

  1. Download the plugin's source code from https://code.onehippo.org/cms-community/hippo-plugin-urlrewriter
    • Alternatively you can clone the git repository on your local machine.
    • Use the latest stable branch named "release/x" (or "demo/x" in case the demo is tagged seperately) where "x" is the version number.
    • If you want to build the master branch demo you must configure the Hippo Maven snapshot repository. See http://www.onehippo.org/library/development/build-hippo-cms-from-scratch.html for instructions.
  2. Extract the archive on your local file system.
  3. Use Maven to build and run the demo project:

    cd hippo-plugin-urlrewriter/demo
    mvn verify
    mvn -P cargo.run
  4. Hippo CMS will be available at http://localhost:8080/cms/ (login using credentials admin/admin).
    The demo website will be available at http://localhost:8080/site/.

Development Branches

To build and run the demo from a development branch you may need to configure access to the Hippo Maven snapshots repository. For more information see the following documentation page: