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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

User registr=ation

You can register users on your online shop in many ways:

  • Using special extensions for registration (the user needs to fill out a registration form)

  • When customers complete a transaction by buying a product in your online shop (the system can send access information—username and password—after purchasing, and the user can use this information to log in to the online shop like a registered user)

The most popular registration form for TYPO3 is the extension sr_feuser_register (Front End User Registration). You can see the Users folder in the site tree, as shown in the following screenshot:

You can add the user registration extension by following these steps:

  1. 1. Download the extension from the TYPO3 repository.

  2. 2. Using the Extension Manager, install the extension.

  3. 3. Create a new SysFolder in your site tree (in this SysFolder, users and user groups will be saved together, if there are any).

  4. 4. Add the registration form and set up the required option into the page for user registry...