We wanted to know more and asked our Twitter community which extension should not be missing. We have listed the most popular extensions for you.
The most popular TYPO3 11 extensions
If you're using TYPO3 V11, you've almost certainly heard of - or even used - some of the extensions listed here. From integrating news to managing custom content elements and much more, these extensions can help you get the most out of your site.
This TYPO3 extension offers everything you need to inform your users about the latest news from your company. News offers the possibility to manage your company news centrally from the TYPO3 system and to make adjustments easily and quickly. Another advantage of this extension is its easy extensibility, so additional fields for editors can be added with little effort.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/news
Live in action: www.thi.de
2. Container Content Elements:
Container Content Elements is a tool for creating custom layouts in TYPO3. With this extension you can create custom layouts for your website in no time, which are perfectly tailored to your specific needs and requirements. Whether you want to create a simple portfolio page or more complex views, Container Content Elements allow your editors to create extensive and dynamic layout options.
Extension repository: https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/container
Live in action: https://www.ift-rosenheim.de/
3. TYPO3 Console
You are looking for an easy way to manage your TYPO3 website from the command line? Then the TYPO3 Console Extension might be interesting for you! With this powerful tool you can easily register and execute a variety of TYPO3 specific commands that help you with everything from deployment and continuous integration workflows to automating common tasks.
We use the TYPO3 console internally for our local Docker setups and deployments with Gitlab CI.
Extension repository: https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/typo3_console
Powermail is a mail form extension with many features (spam protection, marketing information, optin, ajax sending, chart analysis, etc...). Powermail has built-in spam protection that uses various techniques such as honeypot or captcha to prevent spam entries. Powermail also allows you to automatically store marketing information such as Google UTM parameters or referrers to get more information about the origin of your contacts. With Powermail you can create simple or complex mail forms without any programming skills. After successful submission, the form is sent by email and/or saved in a database.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/powermail
Live in action:: https://www.h-ka.de/studiumgenerale/profil/formulare
You need an efficient way to speed up your TYPO3 website performance? Then StaticFileCache is exactly what you need! This extension provides a flexible and fast cache for your TYPO3 website. It creates temporary HTML files from TYPO3 pages and redirects visitors directly to the cached files without calling TYPO3 itself. The performance boost improves the Google Pagespeed result and also saves the environment.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/staticfilecache/
6. Apache Solr for TYPO3
Browsing a website can be difficult, especially if it is a large website. This is where Apache Solr comes in. Apache Solr is a search server that makes searching easier and more efficient. Not only does it have special features like faceted search and synonym support, but it also has incredibly fast response times with results within milliseconds. With the Apache Solr for TYPO3 extension, you can now easily integrate Apache Solr into your TYPO3 website. This extension serves as a base module that covers the most frequently used functionalities.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/solr
Live in action: https://kvf-guide.bwv.de/
7. Yoast SEO
Yoast SEO is a popular extension for TYPO3 that lets you optimize your website for search engines. With its built-in content analysis engine, Yoast makes it easy to identify SEO relevant areas in your text, such as keyword usage and readability.
Extension repository: https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/yoast_seo
Live in action: www.muenchener-verein.de
8. Bootstrap Components
The extension Bootstrap 5 Components (or t3sbootstrap) makes it easy to use the CSS classes and components of Bootstrap 5 in TYPO3. With just a few clicks, editors can access and use many Bootstrap 5 features and functionalities to make their work easier.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/t3sbootstrap
9. LUX - TYPO3 Marketing Automation
LUX is an enterprise software solution that bridges the gap between your TYPO3 website and a standalone marketing automation tool. LUX tracks, identifies and analyzes your leads and provides an improved user experience for your website visitors by displaying relevant information at the right time - without setting cookies. LUX helps you better understand your leads and provide them with more relevant information and a better overall experience on your website. Unlike other tools, workflows and analytics can be managed directly in the TYPO3 backend.
Extension repository: extensions.typo3.org/extension/lux
Live in action: https://www.in2code.de/
Headless is a powerful TYPO3 extension that allows you to render JSON from your TYPO3 content. With Headless you have the possibility to customize the data output by changing types, names and nesting of fields. Additionally, Headless has a backend API that can be used in conjunction with a PWA (Progressive Web App) solution for your TYPO3 website.
Extension repository: https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/headless
Extensions are a great way to add functionality to TYPO3 and can be very helpful for larger projects. However, it is important to keep in mind that extensions need to be maintained in the long term, especially if you are using them for long-term projects.
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