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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Chapter 2. Managing Digital Assets

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • Setting up a file structure
  • Setting up a filemount
  • Setting up rights for backend users
  • Setting up FTP access
  • Setting up a category tree
  • Creating a frontend upload form
  • Debugging code
  • Creating frontend user groups
  • Creating frontend users

We will also look at digital asset management, why you may need it, and how to use it in TYPO3.

Setting up a file structure

When starting a new site, one needs to decide on the file structure that will be used. The specific directory tree will probably depend on the application and the type of information stored in those folders. But, there are certain ways by which TYPO3 can help you sort files, which should give you a guide as to how you should lay out the ...

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