WTA and Plone After 13 Years

At the 2020 Plone Conference Jesse and Sally presented this case study of the large Plone site that has been powering the Washington Trails Association since 2007

Pyramid and Role-Based Access Control

In this technical presentation from the 2020 Plone Conference, Jesse, Alec and Sally compare and contrast two applications with complex access control requirements built on the Pyramid web framework.

Privacy Best Practice and Plone

It seems like all of us in technology have spent the last year worrying about the GDPR - the EU's new privacy regulations. There's a Plone add-on for that, which Matthew created. He described it at the 2018 Plone Conference.

For the Love of Volunteers!

How do you choose the right technology to manage them? A 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference session about our work creating a volunteer management system for the Washington Trails Association.

Designing for a Strange CMS

When designing the new KCRW website, the design firm had to hand off the complex design to be integrated into a CMS (Plone) they knew nothing about. Doug and Alec explained how that worked at the 2016 Plone Conference.

Making Everyone Happy

Jeff Bowman of The Mountaineers describes how the combined power of Plone and Salesforce allows them to meet the needs of members, guests, volunteers, donors, staff, and the general public

Plone Hosting: A Panel Discussion

A lot has been happening in the world of hosting Plone sites. Sally moderates this 2014 Plone Conference session, which aims to provide a forum for sharing information and debating approaches.

Academic Websites in Plone

Websites targeted at academics have common themes. This talk describes why Plone is well suited to academic websites and discusses some of the most important add-ons that target academic problems.

Managing Agile CMS Projects

All the pieces have fallen into place for that big website project. You've chosen a CMS, you've lined up the budget, you've gathered a team of developers, you've selected a design firm. You've worked with all the stakeholders and come up with a long list of features. The CMS will provide many of them, but some will need custom development. How are you going to manage the project?

Online Exhibits in Plone - Round 2

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection recently completed a major website redesign, with Plone as their chosen CMS, and online exhibits are an important part of the new site. They wanted many features, but they also wanted online exhibits to be easy for content editors - even interns - to create.

Online Exhibits in Plone

Museums, libraries, art institutes, and many other types of organizations need online exhibits - websites that mimic the experience of walking through a gallery discovering interesting and beautiful objects. Sally describes the open source package that we have created for Dumbarton Oaks, and our incremental approach to defining and implementing it.

How To Get a Fabulous Website on a Modest Budget Using Plone

The University of Minnesota Press had big ideas about what they wanted their website to do, but a budget that common wisdom would judge too modest for those aspirations. Sally and Alec describe how Jazkarta was able to create the site that UMP dreamed of within their budget constraints using Plone.

Pyramid Deployment and Maintenance

Carlos shows how a Pyramid application can be deployed using a front end web server like Apache or Nginx. He also covers how to automate deployment using buildout and a PyPI clone, and post-deployment creation of a variety of maintenance scripts and cron jobs that perform application specific tasks through Pyramid.