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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

Payment add-ins

Credit cards and debit cards with overdraft and credit limits are the most popular and handy way to pay for goods on the Internet. If you use this kind of payment in your website, you should add the specified codes for information input and sending. These requirements are from financial companies and banks for transactions security. It can be tough.

Payment systems can be unitary by one company that provide card payments in that country or some region. Also, banks can provide their services for credit and debit card payments.

The most popular means of payment are:

  • Cash

  • Transfers

  • Online payments using card

  • Offline payments using card

  • PayPal and similar payment systems (intermediary services for payment by transfer (they are the most popular form of payments)

  • Payment using SMS through the phone

If you decide to support card payments on your website, you might have to invest extra money—connecting this service, purchase costs for SSL security certificate, and monthly costs for system...