"A user's guide to Plone" is directed at helping people who want to maintain, manage, or edit websites or portals using Plone. The tutorials in the first part of the book are as well-suited for self-study as they are for use as a teaching aid in courses and seminars led by a trainer. The reference section in the second part of the book encompasses a comprehensive overview of the functions offered by Plone 3, providing both beginners and experienced users with a valuable guide. With how to operate Plone systematically and comprehensively described, this book is also helpful to users of websites incorporating custom design and technical enhancement. Among the contents: - Comprehensive tutorials for beginners - The basics of Plone - A description of all content types - A detailed explanation of the workflows - Documentation for the Kupu visual editor The authors have worked for many years as both users and developers of Plone and have contributed a great deal to the German translation of the user interface. Thomas Lotze works as a software developer for gocept gmbh & co. kg, and Jan Ulrich Hasecke is a free-lance public-relations consultant, a member of the Plone Foundation, and sits on the board of directors at DZUG e.V. (German Language Zope User Group).