Help within TYPO3 CMS

There are several features built-in to the user interface of the backend to help guide you when using the TYPO3 CMS.

Changed in version 12.0: The context sensitive help, also called "CSH" has been removed as it was outdated and not maintained. Refer to the TYPO3 online documentation instead.


Hover your mouse pointer over buttons and icons to display a short description of the function.

Tooltip for the Forms module

See the Tooltip help for the Forms module

TYPO3 online documentation

You can find the startpage of the official TYPO3 documentation at .

You can conveniently open this documentation from your TYPO3 backend:

In the top bar, click the question mark icon to access the Help section, then select the TYPO3 Online Documentation module.

The TYPO3 Online Documentation in the Help menu

The TYPO3 Online Documentation in the Help menu