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Translated page titles made simple with TypoScript

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at 20:00

TYPO3 TypoScript

This is something really cool I had to create recently for one of my projects. I actually had to create a page teaser, which due to the simplicity of the teaser I decided to do with TypoScript (I will show how to make the teaser in the next post). First I will show how you can get the translated page title without creating any weird constructions.

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The Extension Icon

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 06:00

TYPO3

<p>Most extension developers deal with this little image for their extension, others don't. With over <b>4500</b> extensions in the TER, theres also quite the variety of icons to be found. Let's have a closer look at those icons.</p>

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Bringing AJAX to your frontend plugins

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 19:02

TYPO3 JavaScript jQuery

When designing and creating cool and fast web applications, a technique called AJAX is commonly used to provide the user with a nice and smooth workflow. It allows the user to get new information from the server-side, without having to deal with page reloads. TYPO3 has some cool features that allow you to easily combine AJAX with TYPO3, to make awesome web applications.

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TypoScript: Bypassing database table restrictions

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 06:34

Security TYPO3 TypoScript

In this article I will explain how to bypass the table restriction that was made for CONTENT objects. This restriction is made for security reasons, however I wonder how useful it is since it's so easy to bypass.

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TYPO3: Extending with XCLASS

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 07:00

TYPO3

When there are no hooks available to get the job done, it's most of the times possible to extend core and extension classes by using XCLASS. This article will describe the steps that need to be taken to do so.

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TYPO3 Concept: Backend Localization Filter

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 16:00

TYPO3

We all know TYPO3 supports multiple languages in as well the frontend as the backend. But this flexibility is for some major corporate websites not enough. Recently I had to deal with one that had 43 different localizations.

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TYPO3 4.4: The Donation Notice

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Monday, September 6, 2010 at 21:04

TYPO3

About 3 months ago I started on an updated version of my blog. I wanted it to be state of the art, so back then I started on some beta of 4.4. Now 3 months later, just when I was about to launch my updated blog, I was a little surprised by an automated notice inside my TYPO3 backend. which asked me to please donate.

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TYPO3: Flash Messages in your Backend modules

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 07:00

TYPO3

Ever wondered how to create nice warnings, errors and notices in your own TYPO3 back-end modules and extensions? The way TYPO3 itself does this?

I'm working currently on a project, where I wanted to display a nice notice above the form when editing a content record. Now I could have done some hooking and marker overwriting.. but why not just use something that already exists? :-) If you have used 4.3.x already you've probably seen something similar around.

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Pimp my Backend: Extending the "clear cache" menu

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 07:00

TYPO3

I will use an example extension that I have created prior to writing this article. It's allows you to clear RealURL's cache quickly, through the "Clear cache" menu. Which might be useful for testing or reconfiguring.

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TYPO3: Kick butt, with hooks!

By Sebastiaan de Jonge, published on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 19:13

In my daily line of work I develop TYPO3 websites. Creating a website usually involves grabbing something from the TER, now because some customers have very... let's say 'exclusive' wishes ;-) what we find is not always what we really need. Most of the times we have some overkill features, or worse.. missing features.

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