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I have an existing website that is old and html. I'd like to import it into Plone, and make it "Future Proof" thanks to Plone.

I found on the Plone website which modules could help me with it: FunnelWeb, mr.importer and Collective.xdv. I downloaded and extracted all of them, but now I don't know what I should do with these Folders... It's not on the website and neither in the ReadMe File...

I'm sorry if it might be a silly question for most of you, but it's too hard for me... ;-)

Thanks in advance for your help.

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This presumes you've installed plone already.

The instructions for FunnelWeb say

The simplest way to install is via a buildout recipe (see zc.buildout)

parts += funnelweb

recipe = funnelweb

$> buildout init
$> bin/buildout

For mr.importer, now charm it says:

$ bin/plone run bin/charm /path/to/files

For collective.xdv the instructions are here: http://plone.org/products/collective.xdv/documentation/reference-manual/theming/adding-xdv-to-your-plone-instance

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Thanks for the explanation! That was fast! – waszkiewicz Jun 3 '11 at 12:01
What does it mean? How do I enter the "recipe"? Sorry for my ignorance, I'm new to Plone, and new to CMS... – waszkiewicz Jun 3 '11 at 12:04
The best thing to do is work your way through the tutorial: plone.org/documentation/manual/developer-manual/… – paulmorriss Jun 3 '11 at 13:00
Thanks, that's what I'll do... Good day! – waszkiewicz Jun 3 '11 at 13:33

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