Finding more information¶
The most authoritative and most current reference for TYPO3 Fluid information is, of course, the TYPO3 CMS source code itself.
Here are some source code folders and files you may find useful. Substitute
your own installed folder for
TYPO3 CMS source code also includes Fluid examples you may find useful.
The [ https://api.typo3.org/ ] website provides an applications programming interface (API) viewer that can help you navigate parts of the TYPO3 CMS source code. Once you choose the TYPO3 CMS version, here are some navigation paths that may be useful.
Classes > TYPO3 > CMS > Fluid
Classes > TYPO3 > CMS > FluidStyledContent
Classes > TYPO3 > CMS > Frontend > ContentObject > FluidTemplateContentObject
There is a centralized documentation library at typo3.org containing links to tutorials, guides, reference manuals, code snippets, and videos. Some potentially useful documents are:
Developing TYPO3 Extensions with Extbase and Fluid
A TYPO3 Extbase and Fluid Guide
TypoScript in 45 Minutes
TypoScript Reference (“Content Objects” chapter, “FLUIDTEMPLATE” section)
Other than the typo3.org references, you can find additional information by searching the Web. For example, try a search phrase such as [ typo3 fluid ] on a popular video website. If you have a specific problem, think of key words or concepts to use in a search phrase. While writing this tutorial, Web searches led to these specific references.
[ http://typo3buddy.com/ ] “Templates > Fluid templating”.
typo3_src-8.7.13/vendor/typo3fluid/fluid/doc ], especially the
FLUID_STRUCTURE.md text file.
Lastly, after searching to find information already published, you may want to ask a question to the community. By now in your search, you will have gathered a list of useful websites and forums. Notice which forums have currently active participation, and take some time to familiarize yourself with their behavior and expectations.
The TYPO3 wiki [ https://wiki.typo3.org/T3Doc/Fluidtemplate_by_example ] page was fundamental to starting the work leading to this tutorial.
The following Web search results contributed directly to the tutorial’s final template design.
[ https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27052098/how-do-i-check-for-column-content-in-a-typo3-fluid-template ], answer by lorenz on 2014-11-27 14:14.
[ https://forum.typo3.org/index.php/t/189892/ ], comment from Claus Due on 2012-06-20 21:24.
[ https://forge.typo3.org/issues/34152 ], comment #31 by Ernesto Baschny.
[ https://wiki.typo3.org/Fluid_Inline_Notation ], example showing backslashed single quotes.