Guide to TYPO3 Documentation – Part 1: The User-Interface

The documentation of TYPO3 has a quite bad reputation, but that is not valid. Thanks to Martin Bless, it has evolved much in the last few years. In this and and some following posts, I will introduce you to the current state and structure of TYPO3 documentation and the various sources. 

This post is about the user interface of and its hidden gems. (more…)


TYPO3 8.5 released – The 12 Main Changes

This week the christmas edition of TYPO3 was released. It is the sixth sprint release of TYPO3 version 8. Again some new and shiny features hit the public. In this post I will give you a quick overview of the new features, important changes and bugfixes. I grouped them according to “the target audience”, so that you can spot the changes, which are important to you more easily. (more…)


Deploy TYPO3 CMS using TYPO3 Surf

A common recommendation is to have a reliable deployment for your software. At first sight, this sounds very hard to learn and to achieve. But with the right tool and a good introduction, this becomes quite easy to manage, even for freelancers or small agencies. In this post, I will introduce you to TYPO3 Surf. (more…)


Debugging E-Mail-Notifications

Debugging e-mail-notifications can really be annoying. There are many different addresses flying around in the configuration. While developing and bugfixing, none of the created e-mails must be sent to the customer or other parties. In this post I will show you several alternatives to achieve this. (more…)

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TYPO3 Extension RoundUp – Q3 2016

This is the extension round for the third quarter of 2016. Again I picked a couple of TYPO3 extensions, which are IMHO worth a look. The extension publishing activity speeded up in the last weeks, so it it hard to find a good selection. If you want to see a specific extension in this list, please drop me a note and will consider your suggestion.