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Events with simplelayout.

Project description is a Plone add-on allowing you to add containers (event folders) containing items representing an event (event page). It is backed by and is powered by ftw.simplelayout.

This Plone add-on is compatible with Plone 4.3.x


  • Add the package to your buildout configuration:
eggs +=
  • Install the “default” GenericSetup profile.


Start by creating a container which will hold the events by adding a event folder. Add as many event pages to the event folder as you like.

Mopage Support provides integration for the mopage mobile app (

Data Endpoint

The view returns an XML-feed with the latest events within the context it is called. It can becalled on any type of object.

  • The mopage-API expects a partnerid and a importid. They are incldued when submitted via GET-parameter, e.g.:
  • The endpoint returns only 100 events by default. This can be changed with the parameter ?per_page=200.
  • The endpoint returns Link-headers in the response with pagination links.

Trigger behavior

The behavior can be added on a event folder in order to configure automatic notification to the mopage API that new events are published.

In order for the behavior to work properly you need an ftw.publisher setup. Only the receiver-side (public website) will trigger the notification. A configured collective.taskqueue is required for this to work.

Buildout example:

eggs +=[mopage_publisher_receiver]

zope-conf-additional +=
    %import collective.taskqueue
    <taskqueue />
    <taskqueue-server />

Then enable the behavior for the event folder type and configure the trigger with the newly availabe fields.


The name of the content type event page has been chosen in order to avoid confusion with the content type event of Plone.



  1. Fork this repo
  2. Clone your fork
  3. Shell: ln -s development.cfg buildout.cfg
  4. Shell: python
  5. Shell: bin/buildout

Run bin/test to test your changes.

Or start an instance by running bin/instance fg.

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