renewal to Plone 6 Sprint on May 20-21, 2022

On May 20th, join us with the renewal sprint. renewal sprint May 20-21, 2022

The Plone communication and marketing team is aiming for renewing to the Plone 6 version in 2022 with the help of the Plone community.

The preliminary plan was presented at Plone Conference 2021

Check out the recap and current status on the World Plone Day Presentation by Rikupekka and Sally.

Main ideas and status

  • is going to be migrated to Plone 6
  • The visual theme will be out-of-the-box Plone 6 with Volto frontend, using available, supported add-ons

    • Updated: the visual theme will be slightly customized but somewhat closes to out-of-the-box experience
    • Updated: some new Volto blocks are created for the site, open-sourced eventually
  • Content needs refreshing: frontpage, many main landing pages
  • The aim is to get the new site published by World Plone Day 2022 (April 27th).

    • Updated: During 2022, definitely before the Plone Conference
  • Status update:

    • Migration
    • Visual design
    • Content design
    • New blocks
    • Deployment
    • And more

Background info

Read more at:

Todo next

By the sprint, we should have a running staging site, ready for content work. Technically, there is a ready-made theme and needed blocks here:

  • Work on the homepage
  • Work on any main section
  • Work on any subpage
  • Make content on new case studies
  • Migration from the current production site
  • Test the new buildout, work on any technical fixes
  • Help testing the new site

How to participate in the sprint

  • Open-ended event on Friday-Saturday, May 20th to 21st - work at your own timezone however you wish!
  • Check the presentation and the background info above
  • Read Sprint Document and add your name and topic to the list
  • Join the discussion on the #ploneorg channel at Discord with a join link:

    • Both chat and ad hoc audio meetings
    • Join Discord calls at
      14.00 CET on Friday, May 20th for status updates and discussion
      17.30 CET on Friday, May 20th for status updates and discussion
      Or at any time you like using the voice channel on Discord
  • You may contact and ask for more info

See you there!