Plone Classic UI Theming based on Barceloneta#

Todo

This page is only an outline and needs a lot of work.

Theming based on a filesystem package without any dependency.

  • Theming for Plone 6 Classic UI

  • Theme stored in a filesystem package

  • Built from scratch

  • No dependencies to Barceloneta

  • No Diazo needed

Theme Package#

  • Create a theme package as explained here.

  • Remove what you do not need

  • Overrides

  • Static files

Static Files#

Register directory to keep static files

File: src/plonetheme/munich/browser/configure.zcml Directory: src/plonetheme/munich/browser/static

<!-- Publish static files -->
<plone:static
    name="plonetheme.munich"
    type="plone"
    directory="static"
    />

Theme#

Manifest#

  • Manifest for your theme

  • Keep rules empty to disable Diazo

[theme]
title = Munich Theme
description = A modernized Plone 6 theme
preview = preview.png
rules =
prefix = /++theme++plonetheme.munich
doctype = <!DOCTYPE html>

Bundle Registration#

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<registry
    xmlns:i18n="http://xml.zope.org/namespaces/i18n"
    i18n:domain="plonetheme.munich">

  <records interface="Products.CMFPlone.interfaces.IBundleRegistry" prefix="plone.bundles/munich">
    <value key="jscompilation">++theme++munich/js/munich.min.js</value>
    <value key="csscompilation">++theme++munich/css/munich.min.css</value>
    <value key="enabled">True</value>
    <value key="compile">False</value>
    <value key="last_compilation">2020-12-06 12:00:00</value>
  </records>

</registry>

Theme Registration#

Register your theme via theme.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<theme>
  <name>munich</name>
  <enabled>true</enabled>
</theme>

Compile the bundle#

  • Compile SASS to SCSS

Install all requirements and dependencies from package.json:

yarn install

Build the actual bundle:

yarn dist

Theming#

  • Make use of Bootstrap variables

  • Tweak basic settings like rounded corners, shadows, etc.

  • Set custom fonts

  • Define your own stuff

  • Import Boostrap (as basis)

Templates#

  • Add z3c.jbot overrides

  • Copy Templates to customize

  • Add custom views for your story

Available Themes#

  • plonetheme.tokyo (mobile first, onw column)

  • plonetheme.munic (minimalistic)

  • plonetheme.berlin (based on Barceloneta)