Backend modules

TYPO3 CMS offers a number of ways to attach custom functionality to the backend. They are described in this chapter.

Backend module API

See the API about classes and configuration for backend modules.

Backend module configuration examples

Howto register custom modules provided by extensions.

Create a module with Extbase

Explains how to create a module with Extbase and Fluid. This is the preferred method if extensive data modeling is involved.

Create a module with Core functionality

Explains how to create a module without Extbase. Fluid can still be used, however there are some limitations. This is the preferred way if no extensive data modelling is needed.


A video series from Susanne Moog demonstrating how to register and style a TYPO3 backend module.