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A workflow for Plone >= 4.1 with a state that opens documents in an overlay

What is this?

  • This Plone product gives you a new popup_workflow so you can publish an item for pop-up effect.
  • When clicking on it in the navigation menu or wherever the state class is shown (like in folder_listing, tableview, )
  • The popup effect is disabled when logged in (so its possible to edit content the normal way)

Warning: Version 4.1 is for Plone 4.1, 4.2 etc ONLY. Use version 0.7 for Plone 4.0


  • Install medialog.popupworkflow
  • Change workflow of a folder or content type or something to Popup workflow
  • Change state of some content to Popup Publish. For security reasons, the change view menu is now disabled. You will need to Normal Publish it to change view.
  • Log out, or use another browser
  • Click on that item in the navigation portlet

If you uninstall the product, you should uninstall or reinstall collective.prettyphoto

Demo Click on the menu on the left


Nathan van Gheem, whose products and help inspired me to make this.


Espen Moe-Nilssen espen at medialog dot no


4.1.4 (2012/09/19)

  • added option for modal (so only the close button closes the popup)

4.1.4 (unreleased)

  • added js for “.section.galleri”
  • added js for images
  • fixed settings so width of prettyphoto properties works

4.1.3 (2012/09/14)

  • added set width to popuppages,

4.1 (2012/09/14)

  • Most things have been changed, due to improvements in Plone >= 4.1.
  • All content types can have popup now, if they are supported by Prettyphoto.

0.7 (2011/07/08)

  • Added a new main template so css and js loads (propely).
  • Changed the views to use this main template
  • Added views for Pageturner, easyslider (a new one)
  • Added view for Image


  • Added more views (document, formgen, page)
  • Put a condition on js so it is possible to edit content
  • disabled view menu when content is in popup state, to prevent changing to a view that doesnt support pop-up


  • Skin register fixed
  • Works with maps, truegallery and
  • Workflow guard using getLayout instead of layout


  • Guard etc. updated
  • Javascript and placeit script OK

0.3.0 (2010/08/16)

  • Added view for Maps (location and Map view). You will need to customize this to use it (go to portal skins, popupworkflow and press customize on it)
  • Changed script so it doesn mess up with TinyMCE javascript
  • Guard on Popup Publish not on gallery, plonetrueallery, maps, location

0.1.0 (2010/08/14)

  • Initial release
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