Plone CMS Demo

        Christopher Johnson
             cjj@ifpeople.net
                 678 608 3408
           www.ifp...
What is ifPeople?
    •
        Social Enterprise

    •
        Partnership-Based

    •
        Strategy Centered
What's a CMS?
CMS: Content Management System
         • Supports collaborative production and
           maintenance of web sites


    ...
CMS Best Practices


Design / Presentation   • Separation of layers

                        • Allows change over
      Co...
•
  Content Management System
•
  User-Friendly
•
  Open Source
•
  International Community links
•
  Extensive functional...
Why use Plone?
Plone Enables Users To:
• Create, edit web pages in web browser
  without knowing html


• Work with teams of people on we...
Plone enables online collaboration




                          links
Accessibility


    W3C
   WAI-AA
US Section 508




http://flickr.com/photos/slambo_42/2751446827/
Search Engine
 Optimization
Books and online docs




  plone.org/documentation
End-user
       Guide

http://plonebook.info

Free PDF download
Or, buy hard copies

Benefits the Plone
Foundation!
Security
Comparing CMS security
2007 data from http://plone.org/about/security/overview/security-overview-of-plone/
Security of the Stack
Stable & Growing

   been around for 7+ years
 over 1 million downloads and
                 counting
        Click to edi...
Community:
Our secret weapon
Community Happens!

Online
• IRC channel : #plone
                                   • 300+
                              ...
Who uses Plone?
links
Who Uses Plone?
• Business                 • Education
  – Novell                   – University of
  – Disney            ...
Plone has great features.




               links
Let's explore them further.
A Plone Site




               links
Log into the Site

                     Content editing
                     options




                    links
Format Content with Kupu
• Style-based formatting

• Image resizing &
  captions

• Cleans up cut-and-
  pasted HTML

• Au...
Create and Manage Versions


                   • “Checkout” pages


                   • Edit private
                   ...
Create and Manage Versions
Page locks to
prevent others
from editing




                            links
Create and Manage Versions


            • View and track previous
              versions


            • Revert to old ve...
Create Translations with LinguaPlone
                    • Allows multi-lingual
                      content


          ...
Create Translations with LinguaPlone




                          links
                       Side-by-side
             ...
Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen
                       • Integrate forms
                         onto site


        ...
Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen




                         links
                        Easily added from
         ...
Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen


                       • Create
                         customized fields


       ...
Manage Events with Plone4Artists Calender
• Turns any Plone folder
  into a calender


• Provides default month,
  event l...
Manage Events with Plone4Artists Calender




                            links View:
                            Alternat...
Share Stories with ATSuccessStory
                 • Features photos, text of
                   success stories on site
 ...
Share Stories with ATSuccessStory




                       links
                      Success Stories:
                ...
Give Better Results with LiveSearch

                      • Similar to Google
                        Suggest

          ...
Use Search for Targeted RSS




                    Every search is also an
                    RSS feed
Increase Web Visibility with Better SEO
 • Plone enhances search engine visibility

                           • Readable ...
Administering A Plone Site




                             SiteSetup screen
Administering A Plone Site: Workflow




Adjust workflow
Administering A Plone Site: Users
                          Set permissions
                          for users
Administering A Plone Site: Permissions

                           Assign users and
                           groups con...
Administering A Plone Site: Theme
●
 Change themes
and styles
●
 Shown: Subskins
Product
Other Plone Features
   Subsites            E-Commerce




• Site within a site                Integration with:

• Any fo...
Learn More



         www.ifpeople.net/technology

         cjj@ifpeople.net | 678.608.3408




         Download: plone....
Plone CMS Product Demo

                Chris Johnson
              cjj@ifpeople.net
                  678 608 3408
      ...
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Plone Content Management System Demo Presentation

  1. 1. Plone CMS Demo Christopher Johnson cjj@ifpeople.net 678 608 3408 www.ifpeople.net
  2. 2. What is ifPeople? • Social Enterprise • Partnership-Based • Strategy Centered
  3. 3. What's a CMS?
  4. 4. CMS: Content Management System • Supports collaborative production and maintenance of web sites • Enables division of labor • Provides tools for authoring content links • Enables doing things systematically
  5. 5. CMS Best Practices Design / Presentation • Separation of layers • Allows change over Content time • Site evolves with your Functionality needs links
  6. 6. • Content Management System • User-Friendly • Open Source • International Community links • Extensive functionality • Customizable
  7. 7. Why use Plone?
  8. 8. Plone Enables Users To: • Create, edit web pages in web browser without knowing html • Work with teams of people on website • Create an interactive website • Create site that interacts with users
  9. 9. Plone enables online collaboration links
  10. 10. Accessibility W3C WAI-AA US Section 508 http://flickr.com/photos/slambo_42/2751446827/
  11. 11. Search Engine Optimization
  12. 12. Books and online docs plone.org/documentation
  13. 13. End-user Guide http://plonebook.info Free PDF download Or, buy hard copies Benefits the Plone Foundation!
  14. 14. Security
  15. 15. Comparing CMS security 2007 data from http://plone.org/about/security/overview/security-overview-of-plone/
  16. 16. Security of the Stack
  17. 17. Stable & Growing been around for 7+ years over 1 million downloads and counting Click to edit Master subtitle style active and healthy community
  18. 18. Community: Our secret weapon
  19. 19. Community Happens! Online • IRC channel : #plone • 300+ commercial • 54 mailing lists providers forums http://plone.org/support/forums • 6 annual • Twitter: @plone conferences • LinkedIn group • 25+ User groups in 11 countries
  20. 20. Who uses Plone?
  21. 21. links
  22. 22. Who Uses Plone? • Business • Education – Novell – University of – Disney Washington – Continental Airlines – Penn State – Harvard • Government – Brazilian Government • Publishing + Media – New Zealand – Discover Magazine Government – High Country News – Towns and cities – KCRW public radio around the world
  23. 23. Plone has great features. links Let's explore them further.
  24. 24. A Plone Site links
  25. 25. Log into the Site Content editing options links
  26. 26. Format Content with Kupu • Style-based formatting • Image resizing & captions • Cleans up cut-and- pasted HTML • Automatic tables of links contents
  27. 27. Create and Manage Versions • “Checkout” pages • Edit private versions links
  28. 28. Create and Manage Versions Page locks to prevent others from editing links
  29. 29. Create and Manage Versions • View and track previous versions • Revert to old versions at any time links
  30. 30. Create Translations with LinguaPlone • Allows multi-lingual content • Editors easily insert translated pages • No hierarchy of content links • Works with any layout
  31. 31. Create Translations with LinguaPlone links Side-by-side translation view
  32. 32. Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen • Integrate forms onto site • Export data to email • Export data to links spreadsheet
  33. 33. Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen links Easily added from “add new” menu
  34. 34. Generate Dynamic Forms with FormGen • Create customized fields • Re-arrange fields by dragging and dropping links
  35. 35. Manage Events with Plone4Artists Calender • Turns any Plone folder into a calender • Provides default month, event list, event archive views • Color codes events according to event type links
  36. 36. Manage Events with Plone4Artists Calender links View: Alternate Calender List
  37. 37. Share Stories with ATSuccessStory • Features photos, text of success stories on site • Provides portlet to showcase random stories from Success Story folder • Add multiple collections, then add portlets to links display contents
  38. 38. Share Stories with ATSuccessStory links Success Stories: Main page
  39. 39. Give Better Results with LiveSearch • Similar to Google Suggest • Search results appear in dropdown • Full-text indexing of links Word, PDF, Excel files
  40. 40. Use Search for Targeted RSS Every search is also an RSS feed
  41. 41. Increase Web Visibility with Better SEO • Plone enhances search engine visibility • Readable URLS automatically created • Text in description field automatically added to metadata • Add keyword “categories” links to label content
  42. 42. Administering A Plone Site SiteSetup screen
  43. 43. Administering A Plone Site: Workflow Adjust workflow
  44. 44. Administering A Plone Site: Users Set permissions for users
  45. 45. Administering A Plone Site: Permissions Assign users and groups content
  46. 46. Administering A Plone Site: Theme ● Change themes and styles ● Shown: Subskins Product
  47. 47. Other Plone Features Subsites E-Commerce • Site within a site Integration with: • Any folder • donation processing • Separate nav, • advocacy tools search links • Salesforce CRM
  48. 48. Learn More www.ifpeople.net/technology cjj@ifpeople.net | 678.608.3408 Download: plone.org/download Docs: learnplone.ifpeople.net Examples: plone.net/sites
  49. 49. Plone CMS Product Demo Chris Johnson cjj@ifpeople.net 678 608 3408 www.ifpeople.net

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