- a Children's Radio Channel (WDR)

Project Facts

  • Revenue:

    over 1 billion EUR

  • Number of pages:


  • Languages: 1

  • Country: Germany

Open Site

Description is the website of the KinderRadioKanal, a Children's Radio Channel offered by WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln / West German Broadcasting Cologne). It was launched in 2012, based on TYPO3. Besides well-known extensions, Connecta AG used many individually developed TYPO3 extensions to realize a modern and user-friendly UI.

A HTML5 audio player provides continuous live audio streaming when browsing the website. For users with older browsers the player has a Flash fallback.
Editors work comfortably with an individual article system based on tagging, keywords, auto-suggest and further features.

About the company

Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln (WDR, West German Broadcasting Cologne) is a German public broadcasting institution. It produces a regional television service and several radio channels.

KiRaKa, the KinderRadioKanal (German for Children's Radio Channel), was launched in 2006 by Westdeutscher Rundfunk (West German Broadcasting). Until 2012, it was part of Daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., KiRaKa offers its young listeners a programme mix of news, music, reportages and knowledge - and the possibility to participate.

Connecta AG


Based in Frankfurt Rhine Main area, Connecta AG looks back on 15 years of experience in web projects. Dedicated to TYPO3 since 2003, Connecta is one of the leading TYPO3 agencies today. A team of experienced project managers and TYPO3 developers offers full service to national and international customers: Setting up an individual concept, implementing accessible web and mobile/reponsive design, developing high quality TYPO3 extensions and taking care of search engine optimization (SEO).
Connecta also provides hosting, training and support for customers and other agencies or freelancers. Customers include Lufthansa Systems AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln as well as institutions across public and academic sector.

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