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Extra view to add section name for Plone. Specially useful when having INavigationRoot based sites (like ones with LinguaPlone

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After the INavigationRoot fixes in previous versions of Plone, if you install LinguaPlone 4.x in Plone 4.x you will end having section-es, section-en, and so on in your site.

That’s because LinguaPlone 4.x adds root folder for each language in your site and sets them INavigationRoot interface.

In some projects you need content-based section identifiers for your body to get them styled property by your designer.

That’s what you get with this small products. It just have a browser view with one method. Add it to your main_template in this way:

<body tal:define="isRTL portal_state/is_rtl;
                  sl python:plone_view.have_portlets('plone.leftcolumn', view);
                  sr python:plone_view.have_portlets('plone.rightcolumn', view);
                  root_content context/@@navigation_root_content;
                  body_content_class root_content/section_content_body_class;
                  body_class python:plone_view.bodyClass(template, view) + ' ' + body_content_class;
                  sunburst_view python:context.restrictedTraverse('@@sunburstview')"

In this way your body tag will have an extra content-section-your-items-id class and yet preserve the section-es (or the one for your language).

Useful? It is useful for us :)


Add it to your buildout:

eggs =

And run buildout. No need to install it.


1.3 (2010/12/20)

  • fix to add just first level classname [erral]

1.2 (2010/12/01)

  • remove the method to check if the context is the default page of a INavigationRoot element. This product is not the place for that [erral]

1.1 (2010/11/25)

  • added a new method to the view to check whether the current context item is a INavigationRoot item or a default-page of a INavigationRoot item [erral]

1.0.1 (2010/11/09)

  • fix documentation [erral]

1.0 (2010/11/08)

  • Initial release [erral]

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