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Recent activity portlet for Plone.

Project Description


collective.portlet.recentactivity provides a Portlet and a Viewlet with Facebook like entries on recent user activities, e.g. “the user admin added ‘News Item 1’ to ‘News’ 10 minutes ago”.

By default, the Recent Activity Viewlet is not registered. If you want to register it, for example below your content, you have to add this code to your configure.zcml:


Buildout Installation

To install collective.portlet.recentactivity, add the following code to your buildout.cfg:

eggs =


zcml =

Known Issues

The log entries only work for Archetype content types. Though, it should be fairly easy to replace the Archetype specific event handlers with ones that work for other types of content.


1.0b5 (2010-03-31)

  • Factored out subscriber declarations into its own ZCML file. [timo]
  • Batch view added to recent activity view. [timo]
  • Show time column in recent activity view. [timo]
  • Show 100 recent activity items instead of only 5 in the recent activity view. [timo]
  • Show user id if no user name is available. [timo]

1.0b4 (2010-02-05)

  • Fix time not showing up in recent activity Viewlet. [timo]
  • Show full user name if available. [timo]
  • Remove ‘User …’ from recent activity Viewlet and Portlet. [timo]

1.0b3 (2010-01-29)

  • Show a portrait of the user next to the user’s recent activity in the Viewlet. [timo]

1.0b2 (2010-01-27)

  • Fix “iteration over non-sequence” error, when there are no recent activities. [timo]

1.0b1 (2009-12-11)

  • Catalan and German translation added. [timo]
  • Limit for items to show up in viewlet/portlet fixed. [timo]
  • Bugfix: time was not shown in the recent activity portlet. [timo]

1.0a1 (2009-11-23)

  • Initial release. [timo]
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