Plone is a free open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server. It can be used for any kind of website, including blogs, internet sites, online shops and internal websites. It is also well positioned to be used as a document publishing system and groupware collaboration tool. The strengths of Plone are its adaptable workflow, good security, extensibility, high usability and flexibility.
Plone 3 Intranets teaches users how to design and build a feature-rich corporate intranet easily by optimizing the features of Plone. This book guides users from the initial setup through Plone basics, security, and workflow-related topics, ending with the most common deployment techniques. It also enables users to use content types for their intranet and to manage the life cycle of their documents effectively.
Using this book, developers will not only be able to get to grips with installing Plone and its dependencies, but also setting up their Plone site to work as an intranet. Additionally, the book will teach readers to manage users and groups, create and modify Plone workflows and explore the most common security use cases in an intranet. Furthermore, readers will be able to enhance their intranet with useful add-on products and deploy them to make their site live.
With clear step-by-step instructions, practical examples and useful screenshots for easy learning, this book is ideal for beginners who need to build a full-featured, reliable, and secure intranet without any limits on capabilities. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/plone-3-design-build-deploy-full- featured-secure-enterprise-intranet/book