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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

Available administrative functions

Sometimes a rash visual idea isn't realized using the system's additional functions. But nine times out of ten this visual idea can be realized using the extensions from the TYPO3 TER (TYPO3 extension repository). These can include many items, such as a teaser menu for content elements, galleries, and massive extensions like forums.

If you work with content changes on a day-to-day basis, you will use two kinds of modules: Page and List.

The Page module, as you can probably figure out from the name, is mostly used to oversee the page content and also layouts by columns and sequence.

The List module is handy in working with record lists, to oversee the records of new extensions for example. If you are using this module, supervising extension records becomes more effective.

Page module

The Page module is certainly convenient when you have to add new page content, make changes to existent content, or delete content. If you have a multilingual website, the Page...