[Setup] Re: limit content of events portlet

Jason Stubbs jason.stubbs+wiki at gmail.com
Fri Nov 10 14:06:06 UTC 2006


When you create the event or news item, there is a properties page. In 
that page there is an effective date (when plone will start to make the 
item visible) and an expiration date (when plone makes the item 
invisible).  Set the dates as you need the items to appear and disappear.



Raik Gruenberg wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am running a wiki for our research lab and just added a folder for 
> collecting Conference events. Naturally those events also show up in 
> the Events portlet of the portal (nice!) but I think it is getting too 
> crowded with for example conferences that are still one year away.
> How can I limit the items in the events portlet to either a fixed 
> number or, much better, to items that are not more than 3 months away. 
> I tried to change the settings of the Events smartfolder but that 
> doesn't affect the events portlet it seems.
> Any ideas?
> BTW, the same goes for the news portlet: There are not many news on 
> our site and I would prefer not to have a 6 months old article in the 
> 'News' box. Kind of defies the idea, doesn't it ;-)?
> Many thanks in advance!
> Raik

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