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Dexterity behavior to enable a local Diazo theme.

Project Description

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Dexterity behavior to enable a local Diazo theme. This package aims to make easier the creation of microsites on big web sites.

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To enable this product in a buildout-based installation:

  1. Edit your buildout.cfg and add collective.behavior.localdiazo to the list of eggs to install:

    eggs =
  2. If you are using Plone 4.2.x you need to add the following also:

    ... = 1.1.1

After updating the configuration you need to run ‘’bin/buildout’‘, which will take care of updating your system.


In Plone’s control panel go to ‘Dexterity Content Types’, select your content type, go to the ‘Behaviors’ tab and enable the ‘Local registry’ and ‘Local Diazo theme’ behaviors.

Add a new object; you will see a new field called ‘Theme’ and select a Diazo theme from the list.

Now when you access your container you will see the Diazo theme applied to it.


If you followed all the instructions and the theme is not aplied, make sure Diazo theming is enabled on ‘Theme settings’.

Not entirely unlike

You may also want to take a look on the following packages:

Lineage is a Plone product that allows subfolders of a Plone site to appear as autonomous Plone sites to the everyday user.
collective.spaces is a simple way of creating mini-sites within the Plone CMS, with each mini-site based on a fully-customisable template.

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collective.behavior.localdiazo would not have been possible without the contribution of the following people:

  • Juan Pablo Giménez
  • Héctor Velarde
  • Marcos F. Romero
  • David Beitey

You can find an updated list of package contributors on GitHub.


There’s a frood who really knows where his towel is

1.1b1 (2017-10-26)

  • Remove dependency on five.grok. [rodfersou]
  • Drop support of Plone 4.2 and Python 2.6. [rodfersou]

1.0b3 (2013-11-08)

  • Fix issue preventing setting theme on virtual hosted sites and directories. [davidjb, ericof]
  • Add translatable string for theme field description. [davidjb]

1.0b2 (2013-08-15)

  • Removes Template option from theme drop-down (closes #1). [marcosfromero]
  • Allows to select `No theme` (new empty option) and effectively removes local diazo template (closes #2). [marcosfromero]
  • Fix i18n and add Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese translations. [hvelarde]
  • Support for Plone 4.1 was dropped. [hvelarde]
  • Update package documentation. [hvelarde]

1.0b1 (2013-04-21)

  • Initial release.

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