[Zope] can't find template (newbie)

Peter Bengtsson peter at fry-it.com
Mon Feb 6 08:10:49 EST 2006

The template that does the footer is probably in the portal_skins
folder. Poke around there.
I'm not a CMF/Plone expert but there are lots of people on the plone
mailing list who are. Good luck

On 2/6/06, David De Maeyer <bioman226 at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have been given to look at a website running on Zope
> for one of our partner. The site has been installed by
> a developer who since left that partner. The
> installation is as often undocumented which doesn't
> really help me getting through the setup.
> Zope 2.7.5 is installed, CMF 1.4 as well.
> All I need to do is to modify the address of our
> partner which appears at the bottom of page when you
> go on their home page. Simple... well I thought it
> would be...
> I did a search within the Zope file system on the
> server hoping I would find the template used to
> generate the index_html but I could't found any file
> containing the address but a siteroot_view.pt file.
> However this file doesn't seem to be the one I am
> looking for. I modified it, restarted Zope, checked
> the page (after cleaning my browser cache)... but I
> can't see the change I have made.
> I then logged on the CMS site to check if the footer
> could be changed from there; it cannot be changed. I
> can modify some portion of the page but not the
> footer.
> I then logged on the Zope Management Interface and
> tried to understand where the footer could be defined
> but with no success.
> Taking a look to the log files didn't help neither;
> Nor to the Zope/CMF manuals.
> I am basically out of ideas! Any help to figure out
> how to find that template will be appreciated!!
> Any idea where to locate that template or modify that
> template? Could it be that the template is only stored
> in the Zope DB and not accessible/visible as text
> file? I must have missed something...
> Best regards,
> David
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