TPN17: Plone and Volto recent releases, Classic-UI team, Foundation new, Sprint recaps, Plone TuneUP days the Conf and some fresh add'ons.

While we were chatting and relaxing, Release Manager Maurits van Rees finished the Release Candidate of Plone 6.0.7 on the same day. You can find this pre release announced on with all details, please test if you have some time available, so we can have a stable final release next week.

But there was plenty to talk about nonetheless:

  • Plone 6.0.6 and previous (6.0.5/6.0.4) releases, highlights
  • Plone 5.2.13
  • Volto updates and features in the 17 alpha releases
  • Classic-UI Team startup
  • Plone Foundation news
  • 7 new members welcomed to the Foundation
  • Vote on proposes changed to the Plone Foundation Bylaws
  • Recent Sprints held in May and June 2023.
  • Beethoven Sprint, Bonn
  • Midsummer Sprint, Jyväskylä
  • Cerrado Sprint, Brasilia
  • Upcoming Events
  • Monthly Plone Tune-Up day, September 15th online
  • PloneConf 2023, October 2nd- to 8th, Eibar
  • And we had some time left to discuss add'ons.
  • Fred mentions a number of small add'ons for Plone 6 Classic-UI, that you could add to your projects' policy or content packages but is easier to add and activate :
  • collective.mosaicpage (Zest)
  • collective.abovecontenttitleportlets collective.belowcontentportlets (Zest)
  • collective.tiles.collection (Redturtle)
  • collective.tiles.discussion  (derived from collective.portlet.dicussion)
  • Philip discusses 4 ways to add Drop Down menu's to a Volto base Plone website
  • volto-navigation-dropdown , by Ken Manheimer, with a nice discussion on while he designed and developed the add'on.
  • volto-menu-customization (CodeSyntax)
  • volto-dropdownmenu, (RedTurtle)
  • And finally we ponder about the possibility of a Plone 6.1 alpha release before PloneConf.

We hope you enjoy this new podcast, hope to see you online soon or in person at PloneConf in October!

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