FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions.

Sections
  1. No section
  2. General
  3. About Plone
  4. Getting Plone
  5. Installing Plone
  6. Configuring Plone
  7. Administering Plone
  8. Customizing Plone
  9. Add-On Products
  10. Templates / Changing Visual Design
  11. Plone CSS
  12. Creating New Content Types
  13. Security
  14. Users and Groups
  15. Internationalization
  16. Workflow
  17. Plone and Relational Databases
  18. Licensing & Legal Questions
  19. Contributing
  20. Documentation
  21. Various

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  1. What does Plone mean? How is it pronounced?
  2. How do you allow Anonymous posting of the News section?
  3. What does "Allow discussion" mean?
  4. What is a CMS?
  5. What is Zope?
  6. What is Zope CMF?
  7. Where can I find products that work with Plone?
  8. How can I get involved in the Plone project?
  9. How can I support the Plone project if I am not a developer?
  10. Can I contribute financially to the Plone project?
  11. Who uses Plone?
  12. Why is the Plone Controller causing ZoneAlarm (or other firewall) to raise a warning?
  13. How can I make customized content types? !
  14. How do you specify who is the reviewer of the site?
  15. I added the product X to zope but I can't add it to plone.
  16. How can I make a pre-populated folder, one with pre-existing sub-folders and/or other content types, through-the-web?
  17. Are there any news groups for Plone?
  18. I repurpose a content type but when I'm on a edit_form and I click save nothing happens?
  19. What is "my folder" for?
  20. Can other people see what is in "my folder"?
  21. I add a plone site: Error Type: Attribute Error, Error Value: get
  22. What are the best ways to get help with Plone?
  23. How can I keep my interface translations separate and upgradable?
  24. How do I turn off Member area creation?
  25. How do I upgrade to a newer release of Plone?
  26. The setup of Plone and Zope on Windows isn't the same as regular Zope. How is it set up?
  27. Why do I see HTML tags verbatim in my output?
  28. Can I change the default language?
  29. I can't seem to log out of my Plone site - what's wrong?
  30. I am a newbie - how can I help out?
  31. Where are my iframe/script/embed tags?
  32. Why do links become relative in the visual editor? !
  33. Why don't news items respect the effective and expiration date? !
  34. Should I learn Zope and/or CMF before I start with Plone?
  35. Enable title-to-id generation !
  36. Display Date only in Calendar Widget !
  37. Help! Zope won't start!
  38. How can I change the name in the byline? !
  39. Importing existing HTML content into Plone
  40. How do I stop Mac OS X from creating .DS_Store files on WebDAV upload?
  41. How do I set the default index document !
  42. How do I add my own member properties? !
  43. What is the holy grail to understand and solve encoding errors?
  44. My portal_tabs are not visually selected
  45. Can I format text such and so in the visual editor?
  46. How can I securely manage Plone remotely over SSL?
  47. What does the Plone logo mean?
  48. Why won't Plone start on Windows 2003? !
  49. I get memory errors running Plone on NetBSD, why?
  50. How can I find a Plone consultant or developer to work on my project?
  51. Where did the Navigation portlet go in Plone 3.0?
  52. How do I enable Wiki-style markup?

Configuring Plone

  1. How do I integrate with LDAP / Active Directory / Open Directory?
  2. Plone slow? How to make a small Plone site go fast!
  3. How scalable is Plone?
  4. How do you allow Anonymous posting of the News section?
  5. What does "Allow discussion" mean?
  6. How do I turn off Member area creation?
  7. Can I create a Plone site inside my existing Plone site?
  8. The setup of Plone and Zope on Windows isn't the same as regular Zope. How is it set up?
  9. Can I change the default language?
  10. How do I add a role? !
  11. How can I securely manage Plone remotely over SSL?
  12. Where did the Navigation portlet go in Plone 3.0?
  13. How do I enable Wiki-style markup?
  14. What do I paste into the "JavaScript for web statistics support" box in Plone 3?
  15. How do I enable the syndication tab in Plone 3.0?
  16. How can I change reStructuredText header levels?

Administering Plone

  1. Plone slow? How to make a small Plone site go fast!
  2. I need to upload lots of images/files to my Plone site, what's the best way?
  3. Why is the Plone Controller causing ZoneAlarm (or other firewall) to raise a warning?
  4. How do you specify who is the reviewer of the site?
  5. I added the product X to zope but I can't add it to plone.
  6. I want to translate my site to an another language, how?
  7. Where is my site actually stored? How can I move my Plone instance between different servers? What should I back up?
  8. I can't seem to log out of my Plone site - what's wrong?
  9. I locked myself out from my Plone instance; what can I do?
  10. How can I find the items over a particular size?
  11. Where are the Plone logs stored?
  12. Help! Zope won't start!
  13. How do I set the default index document !
  14. How do I add MyType as a default page for a folder?
  15. I get memory errors running Plone on NetBSD, why?
  16. How do I put Plone into read-only mode?
  17. How do I restart Zope?
  18. How do I pack the ZODB?
  19. How Do I Install Python Modules To The Unified Installer?
  20. How do I enable Member Folders in Plone 3?
  21. Do I have to restart Zope periodically?
  22. How do I put parts of a distributed ZEO-based Plone into read-only mode?