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Allows users to invite others to join the site

Project description


PloneInvite is tool for Plone which allows portal members to invite new users to register into the portal. The portal administrator assigns the invite codes to the portal members and members can and these invite codes are used to send the invitation.

How to Use

For Portal Administrator:

  1. Log in as portal administrator, go to Site Setup and click on Member Invitations link.

  2. On this page you can give invites to other users and set the expiration period in days for the portal invites.

For Member:

  1. After logging in open invite link present just below search box.

  2. This page allows members to send invitations as well as see the status of their invitations.


1 Put this product in to products folder and restart the zope.

2 Install the product from portal_quickinstaller.


1 Assign invites to the users.

2 Admin can enforce email in the the invitation (invitee register with the same email address to which the invitation was sent )

3 Expiry Date for the invitation

4 Inviter can enforce email

5 User can register only if they have the invitation code

6 Manager can add users with out invitation code

7 Invitation e-mail message can be customized (page template modification)


1. Customize PloneInvite/skins/invite_template.cpt in your Product folder to customize your portal Invitation template.

2. The email address which will be used as the “sender” in invite e-mails is the site-wide e-mail address by default. You can change it via “@@mail-controlpanel”. (If you want a different sender address, you can modify


Developed on Plone 3.2.1, CMF 2.1.2, Zope 2.10.6-final.


The product relies on a modification of the join_form for its functionality. Using the product alongside another product which also modifies join_form will not work.


Created by Giovani Spagnolo of Partecs Participatory Technologies. Maintained by Kees Hink of Goldmund, Wyldebeast & Wunderliebe.

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