Use the versions 3.x for TYPO3 CMS 6.2 LTS and 4.x for TYPO3 CMS 7 LTS.

The extension needs to be installed as any other extension of TYPO3 CMS:

  1. Get the extension by one of the following methods:
    1. Use composer: Use composer require georgringer/news.
    2. Get it from the Extension Manager: Switch to the module Admin Tools > Extensions. Switch to Get Extensions and search for the extension key news and import the extension from the repository.
    3. Get it from You can always get current version from by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.
  2. Configure the extension.

Latest version from git

You can get the latest version from git by using the git command:

git clone


The master branch supports TYPO3 CMS 9 and 10 only.

Preparation: Include static TypoScript

The extension ships some TypoScript code which needs to be included.

  1. Switch to the root page of your site.
  2. Switch to Template > Info/Modify.
  3. Press the link Edit the whole template record and switch to the tab Includes.
  4. Select News (news) at the field Include static (from extensions):


Include the static template of EXT:fluid_styled_content or provide the following TypoScript yourself: {
    enabled = 0
    class = lightbox
    width = 800m
    height = 600m