Creating content

In the Web > Page module, on any page, click the “+ Content icon where you want to insert content.

The Typical Page Content tab of the new content element wizard

This action displays the Create new content element window. The content elements that are available depends on the setup of your TYPO3 installation, and any extensions that may be installed.

Types of content elements

If you are working with the Introduction Package, you will see more content elements than described here. That’s because the Bootstrap Package comes with has several content elements of its own.

This page describes the TYPO3 Core content elements.

Typical page content

Insert regular text and image content types to build standard web pages.

The 'Typical Page Content' tab of the new content element window

Form elements

Create a login form or a simple contact form.

The 'Form Elements' tab of the new content element window

Plugins

Plugins are provided by extensions. Not all plugins are available on this tab. It depends on their architecture or on backend configuration. In some cases you insert the General Plugin content element, then go to the Plugin tab to select a specific plugin.

The 'Plugins' tab of the new content element window

Special elements

Insert plain HTML, or a horizontal divider on the page. The “Insert records” element lets you reference other content elements, so you can reuse content from another page without duplicating it.

The 'Special Elements' tab of the new content element window

Add new content to a page

  1. On a page, click the “+ Content icon where you want to insert content.
  2. On the Typical Page Content tab, choose the “Text & Media” element. This is the most commonly used content type. The Create new Page Content screen displays.
Empty input form for a Text & Media content element
  1. In the Header field, type New content.
  2. In the Text area, type some content. This field uses a Rich Text Editor (RTE).
  3. Save and close the content element. You can see the newly added element on the page:
The new content element appears in the Page module