This documentation is not using the current rendering mechanism and is probably outdated. The extension maintainer should switch to the new system. Details on how to use the rendering mechanism can be found here.

Known problems

The following issues are known problems. However those are either not fixable inside EXT:news or not too easy to solve!

Category images on root page

Due to restrictions of the File Abstraction Layer (FAL), it is not possible to add images to categories which are saved on the root page (uid 0). Documented at


The strategy of extbase is currently quite simple. First records are fetched and afterwards an overlay is added to get the correct translated data. Problems can be:


Extbase does not fully support DBAL, therefore it might be that things fail!

Versioning & Workspaces

It is not possible to create a version in the frontend by extbase. As long as the versioning happens in the backend, everything should be fine.