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A generic implementation of the Open Data Protocol for Plone.

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A generic implementation of a pluggable open data package for Plone.

The Plone Open Data API.


This package have by default two (02) open data pluggable as the following:


A plugin for information about the CMS used in this portal.

  • site_info: Information about a portal.

This plugin generate a JSON format from the base API URL: http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/cms

    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/cms/site_info",
    "description": "Information about a portal",
    "entity": "site_info"

A JSON format for Information site, like this:

  "software": "collective.opendata",
  "description": "",
  "software_version": "0.1",
  "title": "Site"

Content Metadata

A plugin for content information.

  • News Item: Dublin Core info for News Item.
  • Image: Dublin Core info for Image.
  • File: Dublin Core info for File.
  • Folder: Dublin Core info for Folder.
  • Document: Dublin Core info for Document.
  • Event: Dublin Core info for Event.

This plugin generate a JSON format from the base API URL: http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content

    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/News Item",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for News Item",
    "entity": "News Item"
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Image",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for Image",
    "entity": "Image"
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/File",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for File",
    "entity": "File"
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Folder",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for Folder",
    "entity": "Folder"
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Document",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for Document",
    "entity": "Document"
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Event",
    "description": "Dublin Core info for Event",
    "entity": "Event"

A JSON format for Folder content type, like this:

    "title": "News",
    "identifier": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/news",
    "uid": "07997a0ee8f14414bfcf8c146cc865f2",
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Folder/07997a0ee8f14414bfcf8c146cc865f2"
    "title": "Events",
    "identifier": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/events",
    "uid": "bf5aafa2c7224eb5935d174c1a9a43ff",
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Folder/bf5aafa2c7224eb5935d174c1a9a43ff"
    "title": "Users",
    "identifier": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/Members",
    "uid": "761536d101414a47bc0e5494f51d97f1",
    "uri": "http://localhost:8080/Plone/apidata/content/Folder/761536d101414a47bc0e5494f51d97f1"


This product was created by the PloneGov-BR community in a sprint at Interlegis:

Special thanks to Érico Andrei!


This product has been translated into

  • Portuguese (thanks, Jean Ferri)
  • Spanish (thanks, Leonardo J. Caballero G.)


If you are having issues, please let us know, submit a ticket with the report


The project is licensed under the GNU General Public License v2 (GPLv2).


  • Augusto Herrmann
  • Cintia Cinquini
  • Érico Andrei
  • Jean Ferri
  • Héctor Velarde
  • Leonardo Caballero
  • Nitai Bezerra


1.0a2 (2015-08-26)

  • Rename pt translation to pt_BR [jeanferri]
  • Fix translations [jeanferri]
  • Workaround to avoid scape msgid on /apidata/content description [jeanferri]
  • Fix a bug with content types were the name have spaces [jeanferri]
  • Improve dublin core support for content metadata. [jeanferri]
  • Reformat API documentation page. [jeanferri]

1.0a1 (2015-08-07)

  • Add Portuguese translation. [jeanferri]
  • Fix content type from Page to Document. [jeanferri]
  • Prepare for release on pypi. [jeanferri]
  • Updated README file with usefull information about this package. [macagua]
  • Added Spanish translation. [macagua]
  • Added i18n support. [macagua]
  • Initial release. [ericof]
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