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A very simple customization for Plone author form, where anonymous user can send message to authors, with captcha protection

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A simple Plone customization for the “Contact the author” form.

Normally in Plone only authenticated member can send internal messages to the author. This product open the form also to anonymous users.

When anonymous try to contact an author, they must provide also an email address and a captcha protection value.

How the form looks like

Form protection

The captcha protection is given by the collective.recaptcha product.


Keep in mind that, even behind a robot/bot protection, this product open your site to anonymous message from the Web. It’s mainly targeted to intranet environment.

The given anonymous email can be unexistent (or the someone else ones).


This product has been tested on Plone 3.3 and Plone 4.2


Developed with the support of S. Anna Hospital, Ferrara; S. Anna Hospital supports the PloneGov initiative.


This product was developed by RedTurtle Technology team.

RedTurtle Technology Site


1.0.0 (2012-11-12)

  • Fixed Plone 4 compatibility [cekk]

0.1.1 (2011-04-05)

  • italian translation fixes [keul]
  • be more friendly is recaptcha is not configured [keul]
  • if the used is not anonymous do not show the recaptcha field at all [keul]

0.1.0 (2011-03-03)

  • Initial release

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