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Collective.easyform enables creation of custom forms using dexterity. This Plone package is similar to Products.PloneFormGen that is based on Archetypes. Dexterity is a new platform for content types in Plone and will be used instead of Archetypes in Plone 5. Easyform provides a Plone form builder through-the-web using fields, widgets, actions and validators.

Similarly to PloneFormGen, Easyform is used to generate web forms that save or mail form input. Simple and user-friendly interface allows non-programmers to create custom forms.


  • Install product (in your buildout.cfg add ‘collective.easyform’ to the eggs section), rerun your Plone instance and activate Collective.easyform.
  • Choose Easyform from the ‘Add new’ drop-down menu. Insert form title, description and other settings.
  • Add fields or fieldsets to create a unique form that will meet your particular requirements. There are enough basic field types to satisfy any demands: File Upload, Text line (String), Integer, Yes/No, Date, Date/Time, Floating-point number, Choice, Rich Text, Image, Multiple Choice, Text, Password, ReСaptcha field.
  • Continue to customize form by setting the order of fields, defining required and hidden ones, choosing validator, if necessary, and other field type specific settings.

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Plone 4.3.2


1.0a3 (2015-06-02)

  • Fixed templates [kroman0]
  • Fixed field order #17 [kroman0]
  • Fixed Plone 5 support [kroman0]
  • Fixed dependencies [kroman0]
  • Set script type correctly [fredvd]

1.0a2 (2014-06-13)

  • Fixed conflict with[dexterity] [kroman0]
  • Fixed rendering saved data form [kroman0]
  • Fixed and updated tests [kroman0]
  • Fix unicode encoding in download csv [gborelli]
  • Added Italian translation [gborelli]
  • Added fields parameter in Mailer override expressions [gborelli]

1.0a1 (2014-03-18)

  • Initial release

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