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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

Adding and testing content

We added the template and entered the TypoScript configuration. We have to insert new pages for the correct work test now.

TYPO3 has great functions for creating several pages at the same time. Choose the section Functions from the left menu for creating new pages. You will see a page template in this section. You need to add page titles and click on Create pages.

In the page created previously in our example, we only stored root template information. If we don't want that to be shown to the web page visitors, we need to do the following: click on the created page Home icon. Then, from the menu choose Edit Page Settings.

You can now edit the page setting. You need to change the page setting to Shortcut. On the General tab of the page settings, you can set the page type to Shortcut. The page will refresh and there will now be a Shortcut tab. On this tab, you specify the page to which this page should be linked.

Choose one of the pages in the Page section. Add some...