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New IDN Website New Website Look and Plone Tutorial
What Is ZOPE? ZOPE is an open-source web application server developed by Digital Creations. Allows customization thru web browser.(Zope Management Interface) Uses ZPT (Zope Page Templates) and DTML (Document Template Markup Language) to present content. ZOPE Products can be imported to enhance a website. The IDN site uses CMF and Plone.
Content Management Framework (CMF) CMF is a Zope Product used to quickly create websites – portals. CMF permits: –Customization of site (its look and feel) through use of skins. –Site management so that submitted content from website member can be reviewed by website reviewer. –Viewing by general public of selected areas of the website.
Plone Plone is a Zope product that enhances CMF. Biggest endorsement: current Zope site uses Plone. (http://www.zope.org) Plone selected for its ability to customize a websites look and feel.
Plone Setup Member permissions –All IDN website members will be able to add & edit their own content; and add news items & upcoming event announcements. Document status –Private: only owner has access. –Available: all members have access, but document will not show up in the search or navigation utilities. –Publish: public has access.
Login Form IDN members will need to acquire an account for the website through the GCMD staff. After you have your username/password, login from:
Logged In View
Steps To Update Node Status 1.Each Node has been given a directory under Participants. Navigate to desired directory. 2.Change to Edit View 3.Update text as needed or upload a file containing your updates
Steps To Add A Document 1.Navigate to desired directory 2.Change to Content View 3.Select document type and press add new item button
Steps To Add A News Item 1.Navigate to your Nodes Directory. 2.Change to Content View 3.Select News Item and press add new item button. 4.Enter item you would like to share