Version 7 (modified by helend, 5 years ago) (diff)




TracZoteroPlugin is used to show and cite a local Zotero database.


  • Collection tree is created and always shown, which based on jQuery plugin: Treeview
  • Show all items in a collection
  • Show a item with all fields, attachment, and related items
  • Cross links to authors, year, publisher
  • Clouds for authors, year, publisher, which based on tags clouds in TagsPlugin
  • Cite item(s) in the WIKIs and tickets

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for TracZoteroPlugin are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


Download the zipped source from [download:traczoteroplugin here].


You can check out TracZoteroPlugin from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


  • Install
    • grab the source from SVN.
    • Build and install an egg from this source.
  • Configure
    • The Zotero database (folder including zotero.sqlite) must be located in the htdocs of your Trac environment
    • Add section '[zotero]' section in you trac.ini file, then setting the path of zotero database
      path = Reference
    • if you have different database name other than 'zotero.sqlite', you can set 'dbname'
      path = Reference
      dbname = zotero.sqlite
    • The columns to show items could be specified by 'fields' and 'lables'.
      fields = firstCreator, year, publicationTitle, title
      labels = Authors, Year, Publication, Title
    • The links of attachments are rendered as two ways, http:// and zotero://. The default way is http://. you can set 'attachmentlink' as 'locat' to render attachment as 'zotero://'
      attachmentlink = local


Start page



Publisher cloud

Cite list

Cite in the WIKI pages

  • Cite a reference with key
  • Cite multiple references with keys separated by comma ','. The keys can also start with '0_'
    [[ZotCite(TTQ685TT, GCSENNQ8, 0_CVJBVNCN)]]
  • You can add any other words except comma after keys to let them easier to look.
  • Add argument 'ait' or 'authorintext' to cite them as 'Author (year)'
  • Show reference list
  • Show all related items

Recent Changes

10361 by helend on 2011-06-21 15:43:06
Add and bug fix
10360 by helend on 2011-06-21 15:26:29
Add basic search module
10359 by helend on 2011-06-21 15:13:31
Add basic search module


Author: helend
Maintainer: helend

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