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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

Template development and integration

We are using the more well-known method: developing HTML templates (HTML documents) with TypoScript configuration.

Starting work with this method, you need to create a new folder for the HTML template file, for the CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) file, and for images that will be used in the developing design. We recommend creating a new folder in: [your-typo3-installation]/fileadmin/templates/

You need to create a new folder in the fileadmin folder:

For our new online shop, we'll create one more folder (child folder) named berriesshop. If you are planning to create several templates or you feel that data arrangement and sorting will help with looking through the web page structure, you can split templates—for example, "berriesshop", "berriesshop-intranet", or "berriesshop-new-template".

As mentioned, you can set up templates in the same way as for statistical HTML web pages that you probably developed before starting to use the advantages of the content...