Plone Tabs (quintagroup.plonetabs)

Plone Tabs is a user-friendly product for managing the tabs on the Plone site without need to go to ZMI. Starting from 0.5 version quintagroup.plonetabs allows to manage portal_actions items on the Plone site from portal_control_panel configlet.

Plone Tabs Features

  • quintagroup.plonetabs allows editing portal tabs, document actions, site actions, folder buttons (and other portal_actions tools) - all via Plone Control Panel
  • possibility to make items visible/invisible
  • possibility to change items order by simple drag-and-drop


To create new Plone tabs

go to your Site Setup:

  • Select Plone Tabs from the list of Add-on Products Configuration
  • In the Select category to manage select what items you want to manage
  • Enter the name and the link of the tab you want to create
  • Click Add button

To change tabs order

  • Click on the arrows next to the item title you want to change position for
  • Move it up/down to the necessary place

To delete or disable Tabs

  • in case you need to get rid of a tab, press on the bin icon and the tab will be deleted for good.
  • if you only need to disable the tab, for example for some period of time, but keep it available - remove a tick from the box next to the tab's title.

To edit Tabs

  • choose that one you want to rename, click on it, type a new ID (title);
  • click this 'Plus' button to change the title, url or a condition under which the tab will be visible
  • advanced edit allows to set condition (to make tabs selectively appear) under which this tab is or is not visible (this is done in Template Attribute Language (TAL) - an attribute language used to create dynamic templates). Condition (Expression) -- A TALES expression that determines whether the described action should be shown or not.

Example of Plone Tabs used on

Companies Inc

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