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Makes it possible to flag items as 'special'.

Project Description


collective.flag is a simple package that adds an option of marking special objects in a Plone site — flagging them. An additional field added to the Settings schemata can be used to differentiate regular documents from the special ones. Possible use-cases:

  • Put items to the frontpage. Usually not every most recent item should go to the frontpage, but those having a special meaning;
  • Allow to search for items that are special when building a Collection.


Rename the field’s title

There is not easy way of renaming field’s title using a controlpanel or something like that. What you can do instead — translate the title using standard mechanisms of Plone.

The recommended solution is to override the translation for the label_flaggedobject_title msgid in the collective.flag domain. Read more about how to do this in Plone 3.x or later here — i18n, locales and Plone 3.0.

Developed by Jarn AS

Development sponsored by the Bergen Public Library


1.3 - March 4, 2013

  • Support for new-style Collections [mishunov]

1.2 - January 7, 2011

  • Dutch translation [markvl]

1.1 - 2010-06-30

  • Sanitized Norwegian translation. [elvix]
  • Add empty english file to workaround bug in zope.i18n where fallback cannot be english if the catalog does not exist. [gotcha]
  • Various cleanups. [spliter, hannosch, witsch]

1.0 - 2009-09-08

  • Initial release [spliter]
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