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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

Upgrading to a newer version

Common extensions like the e-Commerce extensions are updated quite frequently. We recommend that you check, the version of the extension that is in use in your website at TYPO3 TER; you can verify which versions are available.

You can check extensions and the available versions in the Ext Manager. Choose Import extensions from the top menu and click on the Retrieve/Update button.

After the data update, you should choose Check for extension updates from the top menu. You will see a list of extensions that has the newest versions. If there are no newer versions of the extensions, this list will be empty.

You can check for the extension update manually too, using the TYPO3 TER website:

You can type the title of the extension that you want to check for updates and compare it with the version that is in use. If a newer version is found, and it is compatible with the TYPO3 version and PHP version on the server side, you can download...