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Etherpad-lite integration in Plone

Project Description

This addon integrate etherpad_ into the Plone CMS. It is a way to get
Collaborating in really real-time on document.

About Etherpad

Etherpad is an Open Source online editor providing collaborative editing
in really real-time powered by Node.js

How to install

.. image::

This addon can be installed as any other Plone addons. Please follow the
official documentation_.

You must install etherpad-lite and configure it. If you want to deploy it
using buildout you can referer to the provided buildout of this addon
on github. It is important that your etherpad is on the same domain as your
Plone site (using a reserved path) to let cookies working properly and so
your users being authenticated in Plone to be authenticated in etherpad.

You will probably have to install etherpad dependencies: `NodeJS
<>`_ and `NPM <>`. Under Linux, type ::

``apt-get install nodejs npm``

Running etherpad needs curl. Under Linux, type::

``apt-get install curl``

How to configure

A set of configuration is available on the configuration registry of Plone
(/portal_registry). You should review theses settings and integrate them
in your site policy.

Set as value for ``collective.etherpad.settings.EtherpadSettings.apikey``
the content of the APIKEY.txt file that fits in the etherpad install folder.
If you have installed etherpad with buildout, you'll find it at




* `Planet Makina Corpus <>`_
* `Contact Makina Corpus <>`_


* JeanMichel FRANCOIS aka toutpt <>

.. |makinacom| image::
.. _makinacom:
.. _etherpad:
.. _documentation:


1.1.2 (2013-09-26)

- Nothing changed yet.

1.1.1 (2013-09-26)

- Fix packaging

1.1 (2013-09-26)

- Added a timeout on api url requests
so that task is not blocked when we have a network issue.

- Reindex when we save the pad.

- Default pad text is collaboration field text, not description field.

- Refactor API callable to catch exceptions [toutpt]

- Add dexterity support. The field choice is achieved by looking for an
IRichText field in the schema. [toutpt]

- Set logs to DEBUG.

- i18n fixes.

- fix cookie path when behind a proxy (virtualhostmonster)

1.0 (2013-02-14)

- Initial release
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