Change Plone objects ownership
plone.app.changeownership as it sounds is a Plone package to change objects ownership.
While for a single content you can call the /change-owner view, there is no way in Plone to transfer ownership of all objects owned by an user to a new user. To delete a Plone member in such case is not an option.
plone.app.changeownership makes easy to transfer ownership from one ore more members to a new member. It also can change content metadata, like Creators field.
The addon is installed via your Plone buildout.
Add plone.app.changeownership to the list of eggs to install, e.g.:
[buildout] ... eggs = ... plone.app.changeownership
Re-run buildout, e.g. with:
You have to install the package from quickinstaller or setup_tool. You will get a configlet in the Plone control panel named “Change Ownership”.
Plone 5 compatibility [tomgross]
Python 3 compatibility [ajung]
German translation [tomgross]
Fixed path filter [uschwarz]
Minor changes to ownership form [keul]
Support for Site Administrator role with a proper permissions [keul]
Added uninstall profile [keul]
Closed #3: Dexterity content doesn’t have Creators method [keul]
Added new check flag to chose if changing modification date or not [keul]
Fix permissions for Plone 4 [fdelia]
Added MANIFEST.in [WouterVH]
Added Dutch-translation [WouterVH]
Added z3c.autoinclude support [keul]
Added italian translation [keul]
Added check to support instances without a membersfolder [jaroel]
Merged matth’s branch that adds:
Filter by path
Dry run option
Sorting of usernames
Display userid as well as full name
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