Tag archive for "howto"

Change Typo3 template depending on column content


Let's assume you don't just want to inject some HTML if there is content in a column, but you want to use a completely different layout. This isn't hard to accomplish, see the example: tmp.templateFile = COA tmp.templateFile { 10 = COA 10 { if.isFalse.numRows < styles.content.getRight 10 = FILE … more

Change template if content exists in Typo3


If you build sites with Typo3 you might want to use a smart template that uses different markup for different pages. Of course you can define as many templates as you like in Typo3. But what if you want to use a two and a three-column layout, depending on if … more

Using any Debian box as a wireless access point


I just lost an hour trying to configure a Thinkpad T41 as a wireless access point. Most of that time was due to problems with the built-in wlan interface and a kernel recompile to use a prism54-based PCMCIA card. This is mostly a post to remind myself what to do, … more

Mailman, HTTP POST and 301 redirects


After changing my domain configuration a little (do 301 redirects from nkuttler.de to www.nkuttler.de/ etc.) I noticed that my mailman web interface stopped working. I tried to moderate, change settings etc., but once the form was submitted nothing happened. After some digging I found the problem: 301 redirects don't pass … more

Typo3 in 15 minutes


Ok, the title is a little exaggerated. You'll need to install Typo3 yourself and I assume that you can log into the backend. But if those are given, you're pretty close to creating your first Typo3 site. In the backend, go into the Web->Page view. Click on the small world … more

Very simple Typo3 navigation


Sometimes I get asked how to build a menu in Typo3. It's really easy, but TSref isn't very verbose. So here's how to build a basic, valid Typo3 navigation: foo = HMENU foo { # I use this because I like to have one root page # that links to … more

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