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quintagroup.pingtool is a simple tool to enable pinging of external feed agregators for Plone 3.1.x

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quintagroup.pingtool is a simple tool to enable pinging of external feed agregators for Plone 3.1.x


  • XMLRPCMethod


see docs/INSTALL.txt for instructions.

Supported Plone versions

  • Plone 3.1


To install quintagroup.pingtool into the global Python environment (or a workingenv), using a traditional Zope 2 instance, you can do this:

  • Copy quintagroup folder to the /path/to/instance/lib/python directory of your Zope instance.

  • Create a file called quintagroup.pingtool-configure.zcml in the /path/to/instance/etc/package-includes directory of your Zope instance. The file should only contain this:

    <include package="quintagroup.pingtool" />
  • Restart the Zope server, for example with the following command in the terminal:

    $ ./bin/zopectl restart

Alternatively, if you are using zc.buildout and the plone.recipe.zope2instance recipe to manage your project, you can do this:

  • Add quintagroup.pingtool to the list of eggs to install.:

    eggs =
  • Tell the plone.recipe.zope2instance recipe to install a ZCML slug:

    recipe = plone.recipe.zope2instance
    zcml =
  • Re-run buildout, e.g. with:

    $ ./bin/buildout
  • Restart the Zope server, e.g with the following command in the terminal:

    $ ./bin/instance restart

Install quintagroup.pingtool with quickinstaller in Plone.

Plone Development by Quintagroup, 2004-2012


1.1.3 (2009-03-05)

  • Added adapters and utilities

  • Added uninstall configlet

  • Added modified tests

1.1.0 - 09-02-2009

  • Added integration with Outbound Syndication (Vice)


  • Created package quintagroup.pingtool based on product qPingTool (

  • Converted Extension/ into a complete GenericSetup profile.

  • Updated tests to run with Plone 3.x.

  • General code cleanup and modernization.

  • Added form for setup links of feed.


  • Pingtool migrated to ATCT

  • Added adapter for operating with canonicalURL property in Plone root and added ‘overview’ tab to portal_pingtool for operation with mentioned property

  • Installation corrected

  • fixed some issues

0.2 05-05-2005

  • reviewed ping specs

  • added default sites to be pinged

  • qPingTool works only with SimpleBlog currently


  • initial release

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