Troubleshooting & help

Common issues

If Adobe ColdFusion is owned by your company or organization, you won’t see it listed under your Adobe ID. Chat with Adobe Customer Care.

Download & install

Get help installing ColdFusion. Download the product from the ColdFusion Downloads page.

Yes. You can download a 30-day free trial of ColdFusion. You need to sign in with an Adobe ID and password to download a trial. For help, see Download and install non-Creative Cloud trial apps.

ColdFusion Express is a new deployment option for ColdFusion (2018 release). It allows you to quickly set up a development instance of ColdFusion without running a full installer. See Installing ColdFusion Express.

At the end of the 30-day trial period, the Trial edition of ColdFusion automatically becomes the Developer edition, a free, full-featured server for development use only. If you want to build and deploy applications, purchase either ColdFusion Standard or Enterprise edition. Learn more about the different editions of ColdFusion and purchasing options.

Getting started

Learn some basic troubleshooting tests to help you resolve issues.

Learn how to use the ColdFusion Administrator to adjust settings and services, change passwords, and other administrative tasks.

Get information on data source management.

Developing applications

ColdFusion Builder is an IDE that lets you develop and deploy mobile applications. Learn more in this ColdFusion Builder FAQ.

CFML

Get help with CFML tags, functions, reserved variables, and more in the CFML user guide. You can also find information in this CFML programming language guide.

Get a complete list of CFML tags and functions.

Get information about the parameters and usage of the serializeJSON and deserializeJSON functions.

Updates

Find the latest updates to ColdFusion (2016 release), along with information on what each update includes and the release date. For other updates, see the ColdFusion Updates page.

Learn how to uninstall the latest update if you run into problems.