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Project Description


Kupu Tabs enables end user editable like front page tabs in WYSIWYG editors.

This is a generic Javascript/CSS library and can be pluggd in to any WYSIWYG editor. Currently Kupu is supported.

Benefits and use cases

  • Where there is plenty of content on the page, but splitting it up is unsuitable and we do not want the user navigate away from the page
  • Suitable for content where the reading order is not critical
  • No page loads - better user experience
  • Fact pages ( front page)
  • Data sheets
  • Accessibility - if Javascript is not supported renders as a normal page
  • Printability - prints as a normal page


Install via buildout

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zcml =

Usage - Plone

Open any Kupu editable content.

Write a tab name and choose “Tab” as its style from Kupu style drop down.

All text after Tab until the next Tab section or the end will be placed inside a tab container. Tab’ed text will be placed inside a tab container.

You can choose which tab is open by default with Tab (open by default) style.

There is two example style files: kuputabs.css.dtml for any Plone theme (variable colors) and kuputabs2.css which is more generic one.

Usage - Generic HTML

Create a container DIV for your content. Usually this is #content or similar and already provided your CMS/blog/whatever.

Add class “kuputab-tab-definer” for <h2> elements you want to be tabs. Add class “kuputab-tab-definer-default” for the tab which is open by default.

Include kuputabs.js on your page. Include kuputabs-alternative.css stylesheet or create your own.


Under the hood

When the page is loaded in the view mode, Javascript parses all kuputabs-tab sections and builds a tab container from them. If Javascript is disabled the content will appear under normal Subheading styles.

There is an important distinction with two kind of CSS classes

  • kuputab-tab-definer is h2 element which marks the beginning of the tab
  • all content until the end of kuputab-tab-definer parent element or next kuputab-tab-definer goes to this tab
  • kuputab-tab-definer content is mutated to kuputab-tab-container which is placed at the bottom of kuputab-tab-definer container element

document.designMode attribute is used to determine whether the visitor views the page or is it under WYSIWYG editor.


Mikko Ohtamaa

Twinapex Research, Oulu, Finland - High quality Python hackers for hire


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