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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


Navigation is included in TYPO3 Core. The possible kinds of menus are TMENU, GMENU, HMENU, and IMGMENU. You can add an extra subtitle field for the menu name and provide more information for your online shop visitors.

If you need more than one level of menus, you can use the multi-level menu. It is tue that the multi-level menu is helpful for website visitors, but do not confuse them.

You can create a site map of your web page and use it to increase the functionality and efficiency of your website.

Also, you could use searching in TYPO3 without downloading any extra extensions. For this functionality in TYPO3, we have the system extension "indexed_search". You can add search functions like most of extensions in TYPO3.

In the next chapter, we will describe how to add modules of payment and delivery for products ordering and buying.