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Welcome to Plone

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Plone.

If you're seeing this instead of the web site you were expecting, the owner of this web site has just installed Plone. Do not contact the Plone Team or the Plone mailing lists about this.

Get started

Before you start exploring your newly created Plone site, please do the following:

  1. Make sure you are logged in as an admin/manager user. (You should have a Site Setup entry in the menu in the top right corner)
  2. Set up your mail server. (Plone needs a valid SMTP server to verify users and send out password reminders)
  3. Decide what security level you want on your site. (Allow self registration, password policies, etc)

Get comfortable

After that, we suggest you do one or more of the following:

Make it your own

Plone has a lot of different settings that can be used to make it do what you want it to. Some examples:

Tell us how you use it

Are you doing something interesting with Plone? Big site deployments, interesting use cases? Do you have a company that delivers Plone-based solutions?

Find out more about our architecture

Plone is based on the Zope application server, and uses the Python programming language. More about these technologies:

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Plone is made possible only through the efforts of thousands of dedicated individuals and hundreds of companies. The Plone Foundation:

  • …protects and promotes Plone.
  • …is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
  • …donations are tax-deductible.
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Thanks for using our product, we hope you like it!

—The Plone Team

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