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

[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.,

Key features of nitsan_maintenance extension:

  • Fully customizable (change colors, texts and backgrounds)
  • Countdown timer (remaining time)
  • Coming soon page
  • TYPO3 multisite
  • Responsive design
  • Social media icons
  • Works with any TYPO3 theme
  • Exclude URLs from maintenance
  • GDPR Ready

1. Overview of extension

Extension Key:nitsan_maintenance
Extension URL:https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/nitsan_maintenance/

2. Back-end view after plug-in installation

2.1 Get the extension

Step 1: Switch to the module “Extension Manager”.

Step 2: Get the extension -

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

Step 3: Now the install the Extension.

Nitsan maintenance extension

2.2 Activate the TypoScript

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

Step 1: Go to Template Module.

Step 2: Switch to Root page.

Step 3: Select Info/Modify option from drop-down.

Step 4: Click on Edit the whole template record button.

Nitsan maintenance template

Step 5: Switch to Includes tab.

Step 6: Search for Extension and after search click on extension name.

Verify that your selected extension move to the selected items.

Nitsan maintenance default configuration

2.3 Configuration

Step 1: Switch to 'Maintenance' Backend Module Maintenance Mode Settings.

Step 2: Setup & edit all the settings of like Title, Heading, Text, Dates, Colors, Social Media Links etc.

Nitsan maintenance configuration

3. Support

Feedback & Suggestions

Just download & try the EXT:nitsan_maintenance extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box. So, we will adapt it for next version of EXT:nitsan_maintenance.

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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