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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

Searching in TYPO3

You can use searching in TYPO3 without downloading any extra extensions. For this functionality in TYPO3, there is the system extension "indexed_search".

Search extension installation

You should switch to the Extension Manager for using this extension, as you can see in the following screenshot:

You need to install this extension by pressing the + icon next to the extension title Indexed Search Engine. Starting installation TYPO3 will inform you that the system couldn't find the doc_indexed_search extension. This extension includes documentation for searching extensions and you will be able to import it. You can import from the Extension Manager's side or by visiting the TYPO3 extension repository; from here it can be downloaded and installed without assistance.

You have two options at this stage: complete documentation installation or cancellation. Then, you can move on to the next step—importing the database's tables. This is required for searching the driver operation...