Retrieve the CMIS URL for your CMS


Alfresco supports both CMIS 1.0 and CMIS 1.1. For an optimal experience, please use CMIS 1.1.

To retrieve the URL, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to <Alfresco URL>/alfresco/ and log in with an admin account.

  2. Copy the link address of the CMIS 1.1 AtomPub Service Document link. This is your CMIS endpoint.

Microsoft SharePoint

SharePoint only supports CMIS 1.0 at the time of writing.

Retrieving the CMIS URL for SharePoint is a bit tricky. Follow this guide to get the CMIS URL for SharePoint.

A SharePoint CMIS URL is constructed via the following template:


SharePoint does not require to run in HTTPS. However, since you are authoring documents, we strongly advice to run your SharePoint environment via HTTPS.




Your SharePoint base URL, e.g.


The ID of the SharePoint Library/List you want to use in Fonto. To retrieve the ID, please follow the steps below.

Follow the steps below to retrieve the ID of the SharePoint List:

  1. Go to the SharePoint List/Library you want to use for saving documents authored by the Fonto Editor.

  2. Click Library -> Library Settings.

  3. Copy the Library/List ID.

    The Library/List ID can be found in the URL that opens. Copy the ID between %7B and %7D as shown in the image below.

  4. Enter the Library/List ID in the <list-id> in the SharePoint CMIS URL as described in the template above.