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Allows to upload archive files (check readme for supported types) and access their contents trough the web, without having to download and extract them

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Allow to view content of archive files into plone.

How it works

Add a File with zipped content, this will be marked with ‘collective.archiveviewer.interfaces.IArchiveFile’.

Now you can access the content trough web by appending ‘@@contents/$filename’ to the path of your file.

For instance, if you have a file ‘foo.html’ inside the archive you can view it by going to ‘’.

Supported archives

  • zip (application/zip)

NOTE: archives are supported trough adapters. You can simply register a named adapter providing ‘IArchiveReader’ interface and name it as the meta type to be supported (like ‘application/zip’).

Please, refer to ‘’ and ‘’ for understanding how to write yours.


Please, submit any issue to


Tested on Plone 3.3.6


Simone Orsi <> [simahawk] Silvio Tomatis <> [silviot]


Developed with the support of International Traning Center of the ILO.


This product was developed by Domsense in collaboration with Silvio Tomatis.

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