Develop, deploy and maintain a modern Plone site using Packt's new book

Packt is pleased to announce Plone 3.3 Site Administration, a new book that will help readers to manage their site like a Plone professional. Written by Alex Clark, an expert Plone site administrator himself, this book covers Plone basics from an administrator's perspective and enables readers to enhance the functionality and appearance of their website by using third-party add-ons.

Online PR News – 19-August-2010 – – 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 3.3 Site Administration covers site administration tasks including setting up a development instance to optimizing a deployed production site, enabling administrators to perform these tasks in a more comprehensive way. This book starts off by explaining how a Plone site is built and goes on to describe the installation of add-on products and other common enhancements.

Using this book, webmasters will learn the basics of Plone site administration along with the installation of Python, Distribute, Buildout, PIP, Plone, and more. This book will also enable them to change the appearance of their Plone site with professional-looking themes, automate maintenance tasks to keep their site running smoothly, and secure, monitor and maximize the performance of their site by applying various site optimization techniques.

A step-by-step tutorial guide presenting a customizable approach, this book is ideal for site administrators, webmasters, or content editors, who are new to site administration tasks and wish to manage Plone sites with minimal peripheral knowledge. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: