Plix is a visual theme for Plone 2.0.5 based on the popular Blix Wordpress theme.
Plix uses the MySkin product written by Martin Aspeli to create it's visual theme installation package.
Blix was ported to the Plone CMS by Shane Graber
- Plone 2.0.5
- Python 2.3.3
- Zope 2.7.0
This theme is not yet compatible with Plone 2.1.
Installation is straight-forward:
- Unzip Plix1.0.0.zip to your Products directory
- Restart Zope
- Log in as Manager to your Plone site and install from Plone Setup
- While in Plone Setup, navigate to Skins and select the Plix skin from the dropdown list
Visually tested in IE6 and Firefox 1.0.6. Other browsers/versions may not work 100%.
Due to the visual theme, the following Plone components have been hidden using CSS:
- Left slot (#portal-column-one)
- Search box (#portal-searchbox)
- Site actions (#portal-siteactions)
- Colophon (#portal-colophon)
Due to the left column being hidden, you will more than likely be missing a couple portlets. Log into the ZMI and navigate to your Plone root and move all of your portlets in left_slots over to right_slots.
The search box has been moved into a portlet. To use this portlet, add the following to your right_slots in the root of your Plone site:
The colophon has been moved into a portlet. To use this portlet, add the following to your right_slots in the root of your Plone site:
Any portal logo you use will need to have a background transparency so that the portal top
background image bleeds through. The way that I got around this was to change the default
logo name from
logo.gif in base_properties.
I borrowed prefs_main_template.pt from the Plubrick Plone theme by 'seanf':
The theme will break its width when viewing the Error log and Undo. The theme will also break when viewing the Members folder unless you add a right_slots property to that particular folder in the ZMI along with your portlets.
This is my first release of a Plone product. Bug fixes and feedback are greatly appreciated!
No stable release available yet.