Hiding a Portlet in a Filesystem Package

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Wed Oct 17 18:14:56 UTC 2007

Derek Richardson wrote:
> I did a quick google search for 'plone hide portlet' and quickly got bored with 
> reading the results. So, I thought 'Martin put in /@@manage-viewlets, I bet 
> there's a /@@manage-portlets.' Thus I just jumped into my test site and typed 
> that into the URL at site root and got a nice list of portlets, including login 
> with a nice red 'x' to remove it. Which I clicked and it worked beautifully!

Dude .... that's the "Manage portlets" screen at the bottom of each of 
the portlet columns - it's the standard portlet management UI as of 3.0. 
Nothing magical or secret about it. :)

> I repeat the steps, which I know you know, because I'm documenting it for others 
> who get lost in a sea of old or irrelevant google results (NB: I'm running Plone 
> 3.0.2). But I want to say that it's a real pleasure to work with something that 
> does what I expect. Thank you!



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