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A portlet that adds bling to your site

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A simple portlet with a lot of bling. Includes two portlets: the “Bling Portlet” will retrieve a single image object per page load and “Bling Slideshow Portlet” will reference all image objects in the bling source and display them in a slideshow. Multiple Bling and Bling Slideshow portlets are supported on a single page.


  1. Add the following to buildout.cfg
eggs =
. . .(other eggs). . .
  1. Re-run buildout (typically ‘bin/buildout’).
  2. Start Zope (typically ‘bin/instance start’).
  3. Install BlingPortlet via the Plone Add/Remove Products or Add-ons configlet under Site Setup.



Copyright (c) 2011 The Pennsylvania State University. WebLion is developed and maintained by the WebLion Project Team and its partners.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA.


2.1 (2012-10-13)

  • Fixed GS imports of portlets.xml which include a BlingPortet definition. BugzID: 18190

2.0 (2012-02-09)

  • Added ZCML directive to define custom views for BlingPortlets

1.1 (2011-07-11)

  • Description now displays on first bling item. BugzID: 5291
  • Read More link is now correct on the first bling item. BugzID: 5576

1.0 (2011-03-09)

  • Created this product

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