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TYPO3 4.2 E-Commerce

By : Adrian Zimmerman, Inese Liberte, Edgars Karlsons
Book Image

TYPO3 4.2 E-Commerce

By: Adrian Zimmerman, Inese Liberte, Edgars Karlsons

Overview of this book

The popularity of online shopping has increased drastically over the past few years. TYPO3 is fully equipped to meet all the challenges of modern electronic commerce. TYPO3 can be enlarged afrom a pure content-based online catalog to a fully-grown shop system with a variety of extensions. It may be easy to plan a website but when it comes to implementing the design and developing a successful e-commerce site, you might come across a lot of difficulties.This book teaches all the aspects of quickly setting up a feature-packed, easy-to-build e-commerce site—from basic installation and configuration of TYPO3 through adding features step-by-step to an example website. It demonstrates the setting up of an online TYPO3 e-commerce site from scratch and walks you through lucrative tips on attracting customers and maximizing profit.This book takes you through the creation of an appealing online shop in steps. It starts with the basics of TYPO3 and TYPO3 installation and shows how to use its standard features to begin construction of an online shop. It will help you improve the selling interface and handling of orders with new modules and other customizations. It discusses various template configurations and plugins. You will learn how to build attractive product catalogs, profiles for registered and unregistered users, and online shop SEO. You will also learn to provide effective search facilities for systematic navigation of your site. Further, various modules for payment and delivery will be discussed. Finally, you will learn how to manage and market your site.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
TYPO3 4.2 E-Commerce
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Chapter 2. Template Configuration

This chapter shows you how to configure the designed template, and discusses the most frequently encountered issues. It also shows you how to upgrade TYPO3 to a newer version. The topics covered are:

  • TYPO3 script configuration

  • Template markers

  • Manual template adding

  • Upgrading to a newer version

By the end of this chapter, you will know the difference between the two types of templates—the TypoScript configuration templates and the HTML layout templates—and you will have added design into the TYPO3 CMS. It is useful to follow the TYPO3 CMS updates. So, this chapter explains how to upgrade your web page to newer version of TYPO3.

Configuring templates to add design

For TYPO3, you can use templates in the same way as for all web pages and for more well-known content management systems. There are several kinds of templates already developed that you can use, or you can develop your own template.

It is an important fact that for making an HTML template for your TYPO3...