Plone Skin Dump

Plone Skin Dump (qPloneSkinDump) allows to create Plone product based on some ZMI located skin folder (eg "custom") from portal_skins. So you can easy create Plone product with skin based on folder with customized styles and page templates.

Project Description

Read Plone Skin Dump Tutorial

Usage

  1. Install qPloneSkinDump as Zope product
  2. Install qPloneSkinDump in your Plone instance with QuickInstaller (Plone Control Panel -> Add/remove Products)
  3. Create folder ( <folder-source> ) in portal_skins and fill it according to your needs.
  4. Go to the Plone Control Panel and edit corresponding data:
    • <folder-source> is the name of the folder where all the content and styles are located in ZMI ../portal_skins/<folder-source>.
    • <ZMI Base Skin Name> is name of the Plone Skin, which list of layers will be used for creating new skin. (eg "Plone Tableless").
    • <Erace> is checkbox for erasing <folder-source> folder from portal_skins after Product creating.
    • <Skin's Name> is the name of skin folder for new product ( Actually Products/<Product name>/skin/<skin's name> ), that will be based on the <folder-source> staff.
    • This <Skin's Name> also used as name of new Plone skin.
    • <Product name> - the name of new Plone product.
    • <Do customize slots> - Check it for PROVIDING SLOTS CUSTOMIZATION in New Skin Product.
    • <Left portal slots customizing>, <Right portal slots customizing> - lists with left and right slots lists for New Plone Product. You are responsible for leaving only those portlets, which are related to your skin product or are standard for Plone.
    • <Slot's list forming> - slot's list forming control on New Plone Product installation.
    • <Main column> - decide in which column leave same slots, in case of meetings one.
  5. For using new Plone product you must reload Zope, and install it in quickinstaller.

Current Release
Plone Skin Dump 0.7.3

Released Apr 05, 2007 — tested with Plone 2.5.2, Plone 2.5.1, Plone 2.5, Plone 2.1.4, Plone 2.1.3, Plone 2.1.2, Plone 2.1.1, Plone 2.1

Plone Skin Dump (qPloneSkinDump) allows to create Plone product based on some ZMI located skin folder (eg "custom") from portal_skins. So you can easy create Plone product with skin based on folder with customized styles and page templates.
More about this release…

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Product Package
If you are using Plone 3.2 or higher, you probably want to install this product with buildout. See our tutorial on installing add-on products with buildout for more information.

All Releases

Version Released Description Compatibility Licenses Status
0.7.3 Apr 05, 2007 Plone Skin Dump (qPloneSkinDump) allows to create Plone product based on some ZMI located skin folder (eg "custom") from portal_skins. So you can easy create Plone product with skin based on folder with customized styles and page templates. More about this release…
Plone 2.5.2
Plone 2.5.1
Plone 2.5
Plone 2.1.4
Plone 2.1.3
Plone 2.1.2
Plone 2.1.1
Plone 2.1
ZPL final
0.7.1 Sep 28, 2006 Plone Skin Dump (qPloneSkinDump) allows to create Plone product based on some ZMI located skin folder (eg "custom") from portal_skins. More about this release…
Plone 2.5.1
Plone 2.5
Plone 2.1.3
Plone 2.1.2
Plone 2.1.1
Plone 2.1
ZPL final