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About This Tutorial

This document was created to introduce new users to TYPO3, its core features and provide an overview on how to configure and administer the CMS.

Upon completing this tutorial, you should have a better understanding about how the CMS is installed, how the backend is administered and how you begin creating templates.

French Translation

A French translation has been created by Jonathan Iroulin.

We are currently working on optimizing the rendering. Due to this, there was an issue with rendering the translation. The translated version still exists in a separate branch fr and only needs to be reactivated once the issues with rendering have been solved and the French branch has been reviewed for TYPO3 9.

Status of This Manual

The current version was updated to reflect TYPO3 CMS 9.5.


This manual was originally written by Kasper Skårhøj and adapted to TYPO3 CMS 4.5 LTS by Philipp Gampe, Martin Holtz, Susanne Moog and François Suter. It was revised and updated to version 6.2 LTS by Guido Haase, to version 7 LTS by Francois Suter and to version 9.5 LTS by Sybille Peters. Tom Warwick made several language improvements for better readability and rewrote the section on Templating.

Since TYPO3 documentation can now be edited by the TYPO3 community collaboratively, a number of other people have made changes and improved this tutorial. You can see the list of contributors on GitHub.