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This tool is used to import and export zip files.

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ZipFileTransport Tool

This tool is used to import and export zip files.


For full installation instructions see the “INSTALL.txt” file.


  • Import of the file system objects (within zipfile) into Plone objects
  • Export of content objects to a zip file.
  • Adds two action buttons (import/export) to the bottom of folder_contents view.
  • Custom settings for creating your own created content types.


  • Plone 3.0.0 and greater
  • Zope 2.10.4 and greater

How to run the tests for this egg (Unix):

Plone 3

Make sure you are using Python-2.4.*

Check the egg trunk out into a directory:

svn co collective.zipfiletransport

Download and run it:


python -c test-plone-3.3.x.cfg

Run the buildout:

./bin/buildout -vc test-plone-3.3.x.cfg

Now run the tests:

./bin/test -s collective.zipfiletransport



  • fixed ZCML deprecations [ajung]
  • Updated pot file [blambert555]
  • Updated Spanish translations [blambert555]
  • Updated Brazilian Porteguese translations [blambert555]


  • Bumped version number so that current version succeeds older test version 3.1 [blambert]


  • Added preference to choose between IDs or titles for filename on export and added a control panel setting [blambert]
  • Set ID to be the default filename so that internal links in documents will be preserved in the ZIP export file [blambert]
  • Added metadata.xml to track property changes in GS [blambert]
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese translation [agnogueira]
  • Added Plone 4.1.x compatibility [erico_andrei]
  • Fixed export feature [kiorky]
  • Added a way (marker interface) to hide import/export buttongs on certain contents [kiorky]


  • Added unit tests [jcbrand]
  • Fixed a bug causing existing files to always be overridden [jcbrand]
  • Added Plone 4 compatibility [jcbrand]
  • Added default workflows for Image and File [jcbrand]
  • Register the utility via zcml and not via an import step [jcbrand]


  • Minor documentation changes
  • Repackaging; bad egg (missing docs folder)


  • Added German translation
  • Added import/export support for handling filenames/content with unicode characters
  • Added folder_contents override to show import button in empty folder


  • Added French translation

2.1.0 - Unreleased

  • Initial release


  • Brent Lambert [blambert] <>
  • David Ray
  • Jon Thomas
  • JC Brand
  • Cillian de Roiste
  • Mathieu Le Marec - Pasquet (kiorky)

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