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Field that allows to use blocks instead rich text

Project description

Custom z3c.form field that allows to use Volto blocks.

This field can replace RichText fields in your custom content-types.


  • store a json object with all blocks informations (data and order)

  • restapi serializer/deserializer to manage internal links

  • registered custom indexer for collective.dexteritytextindexer (if installed)

How to use

Import it and use as a normal field:

from collective.volto.blocksfield.field import BlocksField

class IMySchema(Interface):

    my_field = BlocksField(
        title="A field with blocks",


Install collective.volto.blocksfield by adding it to your buildout:



eggs =

and then running bin/buildout

You don’t need to install it.


  • Tests



The project is licensed under the GPLv2.


This product was developed by RedTurtle Technology team.

RedTurtle Technology Site



2.0.0 (2023-07-03)

  • Drop support for Plone 5.2 and collective.dexteritytextindexer; in Plone6 we use core functions in [lucabel]

1.0.3 (2022-05-31)

  • Fix required python version. [cekk]

1.0.2 (2022-05-25)

  • add check if value is a dict in SearchableText indexer. [eikichi18]

1.0.1 (2021-03-25)

  • Register standard blocks serializers/deserializer for IDexterityContent. Otherwise they don’t work. [cekk]

1.0.0 (2021-02-24)

  • Initial release. [cekk]

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