Document Library - All About Learning TYPO3
We accumulated many documents during the years that can help you learn everything about TYPO3. As it might be hard to find your way through it, we provide a little step by step guide that you can follow. Be aware: you won't learn TYPO3 in a day - but you'll benefit for a lifetime.
The installation and upgrade guide describes the steps needed to install TYPO3. It covers the basic directory hierarchy, as well as the whole installation procedure.
2. Getting Started
The Getting Started document will introduce you to the basic principles of TYPO3. You will get started hands-on with your first TYPO3 website. After this tutorial you will have an idea of the capabilities of TYPO3 as well as the complexities involved.
3. Your Start With TypoScript
TypoScript is a configuration language, which you will need to configure TYPO3. Most importantly TypoScript is used to control the rendering of your website. The TypoScript in 45 Minutes tutorial will give you a short introduction to what TypoScript is and how TypoScript works. It helps to really understand the code instead of just copying and pasting it.
The Templating Tutorial explains how a TYPO3-powered web site is built from scratch, how HTML models, CSS files and TYPO3 pages and content elements all fit together using TypoScript.
5. Keeping Your Installation Secure
The TYPO3 Security Guide is an essential lecture for everyone who works with TYPO3 (system administrators, TYPO3 integrators, editors, extension developers, etc.) and who is responsible for a publicly accessible TYPO3 site in particular.
This document describes some typical risks and advises on how to protect a TYPO3 site in order to ensure it is and stays secure and stable. It also explains how the TYPO3 Security Team deals with incidents, how security bulletins and security updates are published and how system administrators should react when their system has been compromised.
6. Learning More About TypoScript
You want to learn more about TypoScript? We suggest you start with TypoScript Syntax and In-depth Study where you can get information about the basics of TypoScript and its syntax.
All properties, which you can use in TypoScript, are written down in two documents: The TypoScript Reference (TSref) and the TSconfig Reference. Those two references will be your steady companion throughout your TYPO3 career.
7. Getting An In-depth Overview
You gained TYPO3 knowledge and can now explore the TYPO3 universe on your own. Have fun using TYPO3, if you have any questions or want to help, visit the community pages.
Enjoy working with TYPO3,
your typo3.org team