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Practical Plone 3: A Beginner's Guide to Building Powerful Websites by Clayton Parker, Alex Clark

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Building a custom newsroom

Now, let's apply all of that background information from above and make something. Imagine that you are a stellar Plone integrator, and your client, a tech-savvy executive director of a local nonprofit organization, has told you that she has big dreams of a newsroom on her web site. (We'll base this example off of the PressRoom product built by ONE/Northwest: http://Plone.org/ products/pressroom.).

Your client wants top-notch, web-friendly press releases, including a compelling image, and a lot of valuable metadata associated with each one. She also wants to be able to put together "Press kits," which are sets of logos, research documents, and pre-made press releases, so that she can easily distribute her media campaigns ...

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