Improved first-run experience

The first page you'll see when starting Plone for the first time is important. We have optimized it for legibility, and made common tasks like upgrading and creating new sites straightforward and simple.

Comparison between the original Zope start screen on the left, and the new version on the right:

Plone 4 startup screen vs the original Zope one


In addition, for more advanced developers, we include a lot of convenience functionality, like selecting add-ons to automatically install as part of site creation.