This package provides declarative configuration (grokkers) for the
A basic tile is configured like this:
from five import grok
from plone.directives import tiles
from my.package import MyMessageFactory as _
from my.package.interfaces import IMyTileSchema
- A persistent tile can be configured by deriving from PersistentTile
instead of Tile.
- The context(), requires(), name(), and layer() directives
are used in the same way as they are for a view derived from grok.View.
- Templates are associated using the same semantics as are used for views. For
example, a tile in mytiles.py defined in the class MyTile would
be associated with a template mytiles_templates/mytile.pt by default.
- Unlike a view, the name() directive is required and should give a dotted
name for the tile by convention.
- Dictionary key access (__getitem__()) is defined to work as it does in
a tile. In a standard grokked view, it will retrieve a macro from the
template. In a tile, it is used as a traversal hook to set the tile id,
and subsequently to look up views on the tile. See plone.tiles for
- Similarly, standard grokked views have a url() method which can be used
to construct a URL, possibly with query string parameters. For grokked
tiles, this is replaced by a url read-only property, which returns the
canonical tile URL, as per plone.tiles.
- Added icon directive to support plone.tiles >= 1.1.
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