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Quintagroup Search Engine Optimization Tool

Project description


quintagroup.seoptimizer was created to enhance SE visibility of Plone sites.


quintagroup.seoptimizer allows per document editing of:

For Title, description keywords and comment you have statistics (total/stop/used words, field length counter).


Starting from 3.0 release - quintagroup.seoptimizer package does not need ‘overrides.zcml’ file. So please remove ‘quintagroup.seoptimizer-overrides’ line from your buildout’s ZCML area.


  • Go to Plone Control Panel, enable Plone SEO for desired content types
  • Go to a document (Blog entry, news item, event, etc)
  • Switch to SEO Properties tab
  • Select Override checkboxes of features you want to override
  • Type-in your SEO values
  • Save changes
  • Do this for all documents that need enhanced SEO properties


  • Plone 4



  • Myroslav Opyr
  • Andriy Mylenkyy
  • Volodymyr Cherepanyak
  • Vitaliy Podoba
  • Taras Melnychuk
  • Mykola Kharechko
  • Vitaliy Stepanov
  • Volodymyr Romaniuk



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

  • Add quintagroup.seoptimizer to the list of eggs to install, e.g.:

    For Plone 4 - in your buildout.cfg file write:

    eggs =
         quintagroup.seoptimizer >=4.0

    For Plone 3 - in your buildout.cfg file write:

    eggs =
         quintagroup.seoptimizer >3.0,<4.0
  • Tell the plone.recipe.zope2instance recipe to install a ZCML slug:

    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

Traditional Zope 2 Instance

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

  • Copy quintagroup folder to your instance’s /lib/python directory.

  • Create a file called quintagroup.seoptimizer-configure.zcml in your instance’s /etc/package-includes directory. The file should only contain this:

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

    $ ./bin/zopectl restart

Install quintagroup.seoptimizer via ZMI portal_setup -> Import tab. Select quintagroup.seoptimizer from the list of available profiles and press Import all steps.


To uninstall quintagroup.seoptimizer - go to ZMI portal_setup -> Import tab. Select quintagroup.seoptimizer uninstall profile from the list of available profiles and press Import all steps.

Package Upgrade / Reinstall

In case you want to upgrate quintagroup.seoptimizer to a newer version in your buildout:

  • Remove quintagroup.seoptimizer-overrides from buildout.cfg file’s ZCML area if it is there (starting from 3.0 release - quintagroup.seoptimizer package does not use overrides.zcml file any longer)
  • Upgrade quintagroup.seoptimizer to the newer version using buildout (rerun the buildout to replace old package with a new one in your instance)
  • Run the reinstall procedure: visit “Site Setup” -> “Add-ons” control panel in your Plone site, where you have to press quintagroup.seoptimizer button next to Upgrade. (The same can be done with quickinstaller via ZMI: at /portal_quickinstaller/manage_installProductsForm: check the seoptimizer box and press Reinstall button.) This is an essential step as new version of product introduces new persistent settings and ways to migrate settings/content from old to new version.


4.0.1 (2010-08-04)

  • Removed tabindex form tags attributes from seo-context view [mylan]

4.0 (2010-06-02)

  • Release 4.0 version for Plone-4.X

3.0.5 (2010-05-15)

  • Fix version issue in metadata.xml [crchemist]

3.0.4 (2010-05-05)

3.0.1 (2010-04-29)

3.0 (2010-04-20)

  • Drop global keywords functionality [mylan]
  • Fix performance issues [mylan]
  • Reviewed, updated tests [mylan]
  • Moved all metatags list into htmlhead viewletmanager [mylan]
  • Added advanced tab to seo configlet [mylan]
  • Rewrite seo configlet - use standard plone configlet approach [mylan]
  • Use collective.monkeypatcher package for listMetatags patch [liebster]
  • Killed accessors usage in ‘metatags order’ property [liebster]
  • Changed management of ‘SEO’ tab visiblity for different portal types [liebster]
  • Implemented migration to new version [liebster]
  • Cleanup code [mylan]
  • Extend package’s requirements, register in z3c.autoinclude entry-point [mylan]
  • Translations rebuilt [mylan]
  • Typo in fields description of seo_configlet fixed [mylan]
  • Ukrainian translations updated [mylan]

2.3.4 (2010-03-30)

  • Fixed bugs with using domain by custom content type.
  • Missing icon added

2.3.3 (2010-02-22)

  • Fixed content types translation

2.3.2 (2010-02-16)

  • Removed the broken keywords filtering code (fixed the issue #10 decode error) [chervol]

2.3.0 (2010-02-08)

  • Added condition install or reinstall package [liebster]
  • Added filter keywords by their availability in content [liebster]
  • Added settings to control Plone categories and global SEO keywords behaviour [liebster]
  • Added settings to control Plone global SEO keywords vs local SEO keywords behaviour [liebster]

2.2.0 (2010-01-06)

  • Refactor seo_context_properties cpy script to browser view [liebster]
  • Added search numbers of keywords at page [liebster]

2.1.1 (2009-11-09)

  • Fixed bug of meta-tags absence for folderish objects [mylan]

2.1.0 (2009-10-21)

  • Added metatags order feature, which is managed by metatags_order property of of configlet [liebster]
  • Resolved metatags duplication [liebster]

2.0.9 (2009-09-10)

  • Fixed bugs in metatags viewlet [liebster]

2.0.8 (2009-07-28)

  • Added use of default meta tags from the control panel in metatags viewlet [liebster]

2.0.7 (2009-07-25)

  • Fix url action in qseo_properties_edit_form [liebster]

2.0.6 (2009-05-19)

  • Fix page title tag, now it is not duplicated in case site and current page have equal titles [piv]

2.0.5 (2009-04-03)

  • Fix seoptimizer intrusion before installation to plone instance [mylan]
  • Fix base url for folderish objects [mylan]
  • Bind viewlets to specific layer and set viewlets order for all skins. [mylan]

2.0.4 (2009-03-31)

  • Canonical url support added [mylan]
  • Custom script viewlets in html head added

2.0.2 (2009-03-06)

  • Uninstallation package profile title added
  • REAME.txt and INSTALL.txt changed, text format ready for PyPi

2.0.1 (2009-02-16)

  • Formatted text in docs for PyPi

2.0.0 (2009-02-11)

  • Some refactoring of product was done, some python script are moved to zope 3 views. Also all main parts of html head section were moved to viewlets and now can easily be reordered.


  • Support of additional keywords added.

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