[T3EXT DAY] First Plug & Play TYPO3 Extension for Maintenance Mode

[T3EXT DAY] First Plug & Play TYPO3 Extension for Maintenance Mode

Do you want to make your site temporary offline like situation of Coming Soon / Maintenance Mode? This extension will help you with simple plug & play with special TYPO3 Modern Responsive Template. It would be useful on criteria like to set Site's Coming Soon Page, Maintenance of Site, Offline while Upgrading your site etc.,

1. Overview:

2. Installation:

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

2.1. Install Extension from EM

  1. Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.
  2. Get the extension: Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key nitsan_maintenance and import the extension from the repository.
  3. Get it from typo3.org: You can always get current version from http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/nitsan_maintenance/current/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterwards in the Extension Manager.

2.2. 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 the Template module and select Info/Modify.
  3. Press the link Edit the whole template record and switch to the tab Includes.
  4. Select NITSAN Maintenance (nitsan_maintenance) at the field Include static (from extensions):
  5. IMPORTANT: About ordering, Please include this at the end of others.

2.3. Clear Cache:
Please clear cache from Top panel 'Flush frontend caches' & 'Flush general caches'.

3. Configuration

Switch to 'Maintenance' Backend Module, Maintenance Mode Settings: You could setup & edit all the settings of like Title, Heading, Text, Dates, Colors, Social Media Links etc., Please checkout below screenshot.

Don't forgot to click on 'Save' button, Once you setup all the details ;)

4. Support

Happy TYPO3 Maintenance Time :)

Sanjay Chauhan - TYPO3 Technopreneur

A young technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. At 24, he co-founded NITSAN – a TYPO3 Agency in Bhavnagar, India. He is sought-after marketing face of NITSAN, is accredited with the management of customer-service teams, collaborations with agencies and clients, projects executions, and more. A tech guy in every sense of the word, Sanjay is the real TYPO3 Guru at NITSAN.

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