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Getting Started with a Hostinger VPS TYPO3 Template

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TYPO3 is a powerful and flexible open-source content management system (CMS) that provides a wide range of features to build and manage websites of various sizes and complexities. The Ubuntu 22.04 with TYPO3 VPS template on Hostinger, coupled with the CloudPanel control panel, offers a streamlined approach to deploying TYPO3, making it accessible for users of all skill levels. This guide will walk you through the basics of accessing and configuring your TYPO3 CMS.

Accessing CloudPanel

Open a web browser and navigate to https://your-vps-ip:8443. Make sure to replace your-vps-ip with the actual IP address of your VPS:

Accessinga CloudPanel

Use the credentials you provided during template installation to log in to the CloudPanel interface.

Accessing Your TYPO3

Open a new tab in your browser and navigate to your TYPO3 site by entering your server hostname. Append /typo3 to the end of the URL to access the TYPO3 backend (e.g., http://your-vps-hosname/typo3):

Accessing your TYPO3

Use the TYPO3 admin credentials provided during the installation process. If this is your first time logging in, you may be prompted to change your password.

If you want TYPO3 to run on your domain, just point your domain to a VPS IP address, change the server hostname, and reinstall the server 💡

Customizing Your TYPO3 Installation

Within the TYPO3 backend, navigate to the Site Management section to configure your site's properties, including base URL, languages, and error handling:

Customizing your TYPO3 installation

If you are using TYPO3 for the first time, you may want to see a working example of CMS before you start working on your own project. For that, TYPO3 has prepared the Introduction Package.

Adding Content to Your Site

Use the Page module to create and organize your site's pages. Add content elements to your pages using the rich set of content types available in TYPO3, such as text, images, and videos:

Adding content to your website

The Filelist module allows you to upload and manage media files that can be used throughout your site.

Extending TYPO3 Functionality

TYPO3's extensive library of extensions enables you to add new features and functionality to your site. Your TYPO3 website is set to composer mode. To modify which extensions are part of the system, use will need to use Composer. To set extensions up, use the TYPO3 cli (extension:setup):

Extending TYPO3 functionality

The Ubuntu 22.04 with TYPO3 VPS template on Hostinger, combined with CloudPanel, provides a powerful and efficient platform for deploying and managing TYPO3 websites. By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can get your TYPO3 site up and running quickly and begin customizing it to meet your specific needs.

Remember, TYPO3 is a comprehensive CMS with a steep learning curve, so take advantage of the resources available in the TYPO3 Documentation to deepen your knowledge and maximize the potential of your TYPO3 site.

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