This chapter describes how to prepare information for publishing in your online shop created with TYPO3. Information can be images, text, and an item's categorization by size, color, products' campaigns, and so on.
In general, if you are running e-Commerce information you often need to summarize from different sources, and the information preparation format can be very different. We recommend storing information in CSV (Comma Separated Values) files where you can:
Categorize information and store information like tables. This method of storing information provides easy viewing and may require sorting information in software like Microsoft Excel or Open Office Calc.
Avoid text formatting. You don't need to remove the formatting for stored information using the RTE—Rich Text Editor—in TYPO3, which is similar to most of the available WYSIWYG editors.
If you are storing information in CSV files, information takes less...