This extension is designed to facilitate seamless integration between TYPO3 and modern frontend frameworks by providing a robust and flexible headless CMS solution. Its stable release, it ensures reliable performance and multiple features.

What does it do?

The headless extension provides a JSON API that serves as an endpoint for various types of applications. It utilizes standard TYPO3 features to render the page tree structure and page content into JSON format. The JSON response object and content elements can be customized using TypoScript.


  • JSON API for content elements
  • JSON API for navigation page tree structure
  • Comprehensive support for language and translation configurations (e.g., fallback)
  • Easy extensibility with custom fields or custom Content Elements (CEs)
  • Integration support for EXT:felogin and EXT:form
  • Integration support for EXT:news (see additional extension EXT:headless_news)
  • Integration support for EXT:solr (EXT:headless_solr)
  • Integration support for EXT:powermail (EXT:headless_powermail)
  • Integration support for EXT:gridelements (EXT:headless_gridelements)
  • Integration support for EXT:container (EXT:headless_container)

Additional Benefits

  • Performance Optimization: The headless architecture enhances performance by delivering only the necessary data to the client, reducing load times and improving the user experience.
  • Scalability: Easily scale your application by decoupling the backend from the frontend, allowing for independent scaling based on demand.
  • Flexibility: Provides the flexibility to integrate with various frontend frameworks and libraries, enabling developers to choose the best tools for their specific use case.
  • Future-Proofing: Stay ahead of the curve with a modern headless CMS approach, ensuring your application remains relevant and adaptable to future technological advancements.

This extension is designed to empower developers to build dynamic, responsive, and high-performing web applications while leveraging the powerful features of TYPO3. Whether you are building a single-page application (SPA), a progressive web app (PWA), or any other type of frontend application, this extension provides the tools you need to succeed.