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imageportlet add-on provides a portlet for Plone CMS for easily add images, banners and carousels around the content on your site

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imageportlet add-on provides a portlet for Plone CMS for easily add images, banners and carousels around the content on your site.


  • Inline image upload from a local computer directly into the portlet. No separate image bank folder management needed.
  • Image can act as a link or simply serve as a decorative banner
  • Plain text slots for heading, footer, over-the-image text (button) and <img> alt text
  • Carousel images via jQuery Cycle Lite
  • Cache friendly: unique URLs after each edit allows the images cached forever in the front-end cache


The benefit over static text portlet + TinyMCE uploaded images is vastly easier user experience. You don’t need to separate portlets or place to upload the image: images are managed within the portlet.

The management is much streamlined for non-power users.


The add-on is compatible down to Plone 3.3.5.

Update buildout.

Plone 4.2 and newer: add imageportlet to eggs in buildout.cfg:

eggs =

Old releases: With Dexterity 1.1 pindowns:

# Change the number here to change the version of Plone being used
extends =

eggs =

Run buildout.

Install the imageportlet add-on in Site Setup.

Go to any portlet manager and choose Add new portlert… Image Portlet.


IE6 might not render over-the-image text correclty, but the user interface is still functional.



Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
  Module imageportlet.z3cformhelper, line 66, in __call__
  Module z3c.form.form, line 215, in __call__
  Module z3c.form.form, line 208, in update
  Module plone.z3cform.patch, line 21, in BaseForm_update
  Module z3c.form.form, line 149, in update
  Module z3c.form.form, line 128, in updateWidgets
  Module zope.component._api, line 103, in getMultiAdapter
ComponentLookupError: ((<Products.Five.metaclass.AddForm object at 0x1137edfd0>, <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:9888/test/++contextportlets++plone.rightcolumn/+/imageportlet.ImagePortlet>, <+ at /test/++contextportlets++plone.rightcolumn/+>), <InterfaceClass z3c.form.interfaces.IWidgets>, u'')

Reason: Make sure Plone z3c.form support is installed on the site.


Mikko Ohtamaa Changelog for imageportlet ===========================

1.0 (2012-11-15)

  • Initial release [miohtama]

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