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Pre-integrated social business suite of packages for Plone

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Introduction

The PloneSocial suite is an integrated set of social business add-ons for Plone.

PloneSocial provides a full microblogging solution, including activity streams, user profiles and follow/unfollow functionality.

plonesocial.suite

This package is targeted at end-users and integrators.

This is the integration package for all the various plonesocial.* packages into a single consistent user experience that's easy to install.

Credits

Cosent

This package is maintained by Cosent.

Installation

Add the plonesocial.suite egg to your buildout:

[instance]
eggs =
     Zope2
     PIL
     Plone
     plonesocial.suite

Run the buildout.

Install "Plonesocial Suite" via the Quickinstaller.

Theme

plonesocial.theme provides a Bootstrap based Diazo theme which is made available but not activated by default.

Install "Plonesocial Theme" via the Quickinstaller for a better user experience.

Demo

If you need some demo content to play with, you can run the "Plonesocial Suite (demo)" profile from GenericSetup.

The demo profile creates a number of fake users that interact on the site. Demo users all have the same password for testing purposes.

Do not install the demo profile into a production site.

Features and Roadmap

Ponesocial.suite provides:

  • microblog status updates
  • personal profile with follow/unfollow - and following/followers social graph views
  • activitystream, with integrated: - status updates - content creation - discussion replies - hashtag support - filter by "following"
  • multi-workspace support for microblogging and activitystreams
  • (optional) a Bootstrap based Diazo theme.

The slideshow of the PloneSocial roadmap presentation at Plone Open Garden 2012 is available on Slideshare.

An extensive roadmap for the plonesocial suite is available on github.

Plonesocial

Plonesocial consists of:

plonesocial.suite
An out-of-the-box social business experience integrating all of the plonesocial.* packages. If you're an end user, this is what you're looking for. It installs and integrates all of the following components automatically.
plonesocial.microblog
Status updates.
plonesocial.activitystream
Lists content changes, discussion replies, and status updates.
plonesocial.network
Follow/unfollow of users.
plonesocial.theme
Bootstrap theme.
plonesocial.like
Favoriting of content. Planned.
plonesocial.buildout
Developer buildout. Not a Python package. Intended for Plonesocial developers only.
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