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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Setting up TYPO3

We now have a web server running; so, we can install TYPO3.

How to do it...

  1. Download the latest stable release, and a dummy package from http://typo3.org.
  2. Read INSTALL.txt.
  3. Extract all files to /var/www.

    Tip

    To ease upgrades in the future, or to run several TYPO3-driven sites from the same code base, you should extract the TYPO3 source package into a separate directory from the dummy package. For example, you could create a directory src under /var/www, and create a folder for each version of TYPO3 that you plan on using. Also, under /var/www, create a folder for each site you want to have on this server, and extract the dummy package into each folder. Next, create symbolic links for folders misc, t3lib, and typo3 in the site folders, ...

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