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Content Provider Framework for Zope Templates

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This package provides a framework to develop componentized Web GUI applications. Instead of describing the content of a page using a single template or static system of templates and METAL macros, content provider objects are dynamically looked up based on the setup/configuration of the application.

Detailed documentation is available at


5.0 (2023-04-14)

  • Drop support for Python 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6.

  • Drop support for deprecated python test.

  • Add support for Python 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11.

4.2.1 (2018-11-08)

  • Fix deprecation warnings.

4.2 (2018-10-05)

4.1.0 (2017-08-08)

  • Add support for Python 3.5 and 3.6.

  • Drop support for Python 2.6 and 3.3.

4.0.0 (2014-12-24)

  • Add support for PyPy and PyPy3.

  • Add support for Python 3.4.

  • Add support for testing on Travis.

4.0.0a1 (2013-02-22)

  • Add Python 3.3 support.

  • Replace deprecated zope.component.adapts usage with equivalent zope.component.adapter decorator.

  • Replace deprecated zope.interface.implements usage with equivalent zope.interface.implementer decorator.

  • Drop support for Python 2.4 and 2.5.

3.7.2 (2010-05-25)

  • Fix unit tests broken under Python 2.4 by the switch to the standard library doctest module.

3.7.1 (2010-04-30)

  • Prefer the standard library’s doctest module to the one from zope.testing.

3.7 (2010-04-27)

  • Since tales:expressiontype is now in zope.browserpage, update conditional ZCML accordingly so it doesn’t depend on the presence of anymore.

3.6.1 (2009-12-23)

  • Ensure that our configure.zcml can be loaded without requiring further dependencies. It uses a tales:expressiontype directive defined in We keep that dependency optional, as not all consumers of this package use ZCML to configure the expression type.

3.6.0 (2009-12-22)

  • Update test dependency to use zope.browserpage.

3.5.0 (2009-03-18)

  • Add very simple, but useful base class for implementing content providers, see zope.contentprovider.provider.ContentProviderBase.

  • Remove unneeded testing dependencies. We only need zope.testing and

  • Remove zcml slug and old zpkg-related files.

  • Add setuptools dependency to

  • Clean up package’s description and documentation a bit. Remove duplicate text in README.

  • Change mailing list address to zope-dev at instead of retired one.

  • Change cheeseshop to pypi in the package url.

3.4.0 (2007-10-02)

  • Initial release independent of the main Zope tree.

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