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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


We can adjust the name Sitemap for two different but similar meaning elements of the web page. Sitemap is the site map of your website, with a chronological layout of the pages. This is a good way to help visitors understand the structure of your website. Also, Sitemap is in the XML format, where information about pages, page updates, and importance of pages is stored. The XML format site map is for search bots—for example Google or Yahoo! More detailed information about XML site map can be found inChapter 9, where we describe SEO importance and requirements.

You can create a site map of your website and add this element to your online shop. Search bots will be able to find the sitemap and make a reference to your website.

Sitemap is available as a content element. You haven't set up any extra extensions for use as a site map element. For creating and adding Sitemap to your website, from the BE left menu, choose the Page module and also the page where the site map will be added....