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Critic (1.0)

by Olha Pelishok last modified 2010-03-31
Released on 2008-01-27 by Tom-Wilkin Martinussen for Plone 2.5, Plone 3.0 under GPL - GNU General Public License available for All platforms.
Software development stage: stable
The critic is a review archetype that allows to to rate different elements withing a reviewed object, and automatically sums up the average score at the end of the document.


  • Unpack in your product folder and restart zope
  • Install from quick installer (either from zope og plone control panel)


  • Chose between different styles. With this package comes stars, hearts and dices.
  • Positive / negative field in the review summary.
  • A python script automatically calculates the average score of the elements within a review, and gives you a final score.
  • 6 / 6 is the max score. Can easily be changed within the archetype. 

How to use

There are to archetypes in this package. Review and Element. Elements can only be added inside a review.

Example usage of reviewing a DVD movie:

  • Add a Review. Fill out some basic information (such as movie title etc...) and add a picture and select a style (different score styles are hearts, stars, bar and dices).
  • Add a element thats review, f.eks Movie music, acting skill, storyline and extra bonus material.
  • Each element gets its own score and the review view will automatically sum it up at the bottom of the review.
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