[Framework-Team] PLIP 242: Move manage-portlets link to site actions

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Thu Oct 9 10:45:40 UTC 2008

Raphael Ritz wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> I'm too late for my own deadline, so I have no expectation that the 
>> framework can review this on time time. If you guys have a bit of 
>> spare time I would appreciate it though :)
> Hi Wichert,
> don't worry too much.
> At least I planned to start reviewing only after
> the conference sprints.
>> I want to propose PLIP 242 for Plone 3.3: Move manage-portlets link to 
>> site actions.
> While I think I see your point I'm not sure it's the right
> place to move it to.
> First, I agree that the current situation isn't perfect.
> But: those assignments are context depended and site
> actions are typically used for (site) global settings.
> Now while you can always link to the right URL, of course,
> I'm not sure that that would be less confusing.
>  From this POV the document actions might be more appropriate,
> don't know. Or some new, location specific management category
> could be introduced which could also be home for some of
> the things we currently put on the edit form for lack of a
> better place (like 'exclude from navigation' to give
> one example).

I did mention that on the web-version of the PLIP. Site actions works since 
it mostly contains rarely-used items, which includes manage portlets. But 
you are very correct in that document actions would technically be more 


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