Glossary

Archetypes

The deprecated framework for building content types in Plone.

CMS

Content Management System - a website or application, like Plone.

Dexterity

Dexterity, the base framework for building content types, both through-the-web and as filesystem code for Zope.

TALES

TAL Expression Syntax (TALES) expression, which by default expects a path. Python and string expressions are also allowed.

ZCML

The Zope Configuration Mark-up Language.

ZMI

The Zope Management Interface. The ZMI is a direct interface into the backend software stack of Plone. While it can still serve as a valuable tool for Plone specialists to fix problems or accomplish certain tasks, it is not recommended as a regular tool for Plone maintenance.