Plone 5.0 (Sep 28, 2015)

Plone 5.0 introduces the simpler, faster Dexterity as the new default content type framework. Theming is made easier with Diazo. The Chameleon rendering engine improves response times by 15 to 30 percent. A modern series of form widgets have been created with usability and accessibility in mind.

For additional information about this project, please visit the overview page .

For installation instructions go to:

There may be hotfixes applicable to this release. Always check the Plone Hotfix Page before production deployment.

Available downloads

Unified Installer (source kit; installs on Linux, BSD, OS X)

For Linux/BSD/Unix (50 MB)

Choose the Unified Installer if you wish to install Plone for production or development on a Linux, BSD, OS X (with XCode), or similar computer.
VirtualBox/Vagrant install kit

For all platforms (Installs Plone development/evaluation virtual environment from source on any VirtualBox/Vagrant compatible system.)

Choose the VirtualBox/Vagrant install kit if you wish to install Plone for evaluation or development on a Windows, OS X or any other machine that supports VirtualBox and Vagrant.

Release Notes

State Final release
License GPL
Release Manager Eric Steele
Released 2015/09/15 00:00:00 UTC

Windows users: use the Vagrant kit. We anticipate having a binary Windows installer for later releases.

OS X users: use the Vagrant kit or install XCode command-line tools and use the Unified Installer.

For evaluation/demo on any platform, try the VirtualBox Appliance (forthcoming).