For trying out TYPO3 CMS you need to have a fully configured and ready to use web server which meets the minimum system requirements.

Make sure to have your database credentials ready.

Installing TYPO3 CMS Base System

First you will need to download and install the TYPO3 CMS Package. Follow the steps provided in the Installation and Upgrade Guide.

Specifically, these are the steps you must perform:

  1. Make sure your system is setup as described in System Requirements.
  2. Install base system: Quick Installation
  3. After the base installation, you must follow the steps in The Install Tool.
  4. Install the Introduction Package. During installation, the Introduction Package will create several example pages and content, it will configure the web site and add a website template using the Bootstrap Package.

The rest of this tutorial is based on the introduction package.