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Provides support for a teaser image.

Project description


raptus.article.teaser provides support for adding a teaser image on article.

The following features for raptus.article are provided by this package:


  • Provides an image field for the articles.


  • raptus.article.teaser.full

  • raptus.article.teaser.right

  • raptus.article.teaser.left


  • collective.flowplayer

  • Products.ContentTypeValidator

  • raptus.article.core



To install raptus.article.teaser into your Plone instance, locate the file buildout.cfg in the root of your Plone instance directory on the file system, and open it in a text editor.

Add the actual raptus.article.teaser add-on to the “eggs” section of buildout.cfg. Look for the section that looks like this:

eggs =

This section might have additional lines if you have other add-ons already installed. Just add the raptus.article.teaser on a separate line, like this:

eggs =

Note that you have to run buildout like this:

$ bin/buildout

Then go to the “Add-ons” control panel in Plone as an administrator, and install or reinstall the “raptus.article.default” product.

Note that if you do not use the raptus.article.default package you have to include the zcml of raptus.article.teaser either by adding it to the zcml list in your buildout or by including it in another package’s configure.zcml.

Plone 3 compatibility

This packages requires which requires two pins in buildout when using Plone 3, which there are:

Products.Archetypes = 1.5.16
plone.scale = 1.2



Navigate to the “Components” tab of your article and select one of the teaser image components and press “save and view”. Note that at the article requires an image to be set in the edit form for the components to display.

Developer Manual

Note: You find a developer manual for raptus.article at raptus.article.core. Please have look there if you need more information.

Code overview



  • raptus.article.teaser.full

  • raptus.article.teaser.right

  • raptus.article.teaser.left



  • ITeaser - (Handler for teaser thumbing and captioning)
    • getTeaserURL - method (Returns the url to the teaser image in the specific size. The sizes are taken from the raptus_article properties sheet and are formed by the following name schema: teaser_<size>_(height|width)

    • getTeaser - method (Returns the html tag of the teaser image in the specific size The sizes are taken from the raptus_article properties sheet and are formed by the following name schema: teaser_<size>_(height|width)

    • getSize - method (Returns the width and height registered for the specific size)

    • getCaption - method (Returns the caption for the image)


2.0b5 (2010-10-24)

  • Set zip_safe flag to False

2.0b4 (2010-10-21)

  • Updated readme and manual

2.0b3 (2010-10-20)

  • First public release

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