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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 3. Singularity of TYPO3 E-Commerce Plugins

In the first chapter, we saw how to install TYPO3 and choose the appropriate extension. And in the second chapter, we explained how to configure the designed template and discussed the most frequently encountered issues. Now we can move onto adding the e-Commerce plugins to the online shop.

This chapter explains how to add the e-Commerce plugins to the online shop that is based on TYPO3. The topics covered are:

  • Payment add-ins

  • Upgrading to a newer version

By the end of this chapter you should have completed the e-Commerce plugin adding process for the chosen shop options.

TYPO3 E-Commerce plugins

TYPO3 e-Commerce plugins provide a payment facility for your online shop. It is possible to use quite a few extensions for TYPO3 at the moment. You need to choose the extension that is suitable for your online shop: one that suits the shop's requirements and extension options.

There are two extensions from TYPO3 TER (TYPO3 Extension Repository) that are...