Typo3 FAQ (8 Articles)

I am receiving 500 Internal Server Error message after my Typo3 installation via Fantastico.

The first thing you should do, when you receive such error is to log into your cPanel and check the Error log section. There should be an error such as: "/path/to/file/filename is writable by others" This means the server permissions on the file are not properly set. To resolve the issue you have to set the 755 permissions in the file or folder that fails to be accessed. You can set the permissions for your files from your cPanel -> File Manager. Click on the name of the file and from the top menu choose "Change Permissions". Alternatively, you can use an FTP client software to change the file and folder permissions on your account.…

How can I install/configure my Typo3 to be able to access it via the server URL

In order to access Typo3 via the servers URL you should alter your /typo3conf/localconf.php in the following way: $TYPO3_CONF_VARS['SYS']['sitename'] = 'serverip/~user' where "serverip" in the line above stands for the hostname/IP of the server, where your account resides and "user" stands for your cPanel username. This could be done from your cPanel -> File Manager…

Typo3 shows a Headers Already Sent error

In order to solve this issue please make sure there are no whitespaces in Typo3's files. For example, if you have made manual changes to the localconf.php check if there is a whitespace at the beginning or at the end of the…

How can I upgrade my Typo3 application?

The easiest way to upgrade Typo3 is through your cPanel-> Softaculous, but please note that if you Typo3 installation is heavily customized, the automatic upgrade process might destroy it entirely. This is why it is highly recommended you create a backup of your site first. If the Softaculous upgrade fails, you will be able to restore your application and attempt a manual…

How can I reset my Typo3 administrative password?

To change the administrative password for your current TYPO3 installation you have to go to your cPanel and click on PhpMyAdmin from the Databases box. Then from the drop down menu on the left choose your database, go to the SQL tab and run the following query: update be_users set password='bacb98acf97e0b6112b1d1b650b84971' where username = 'admin'; This will change your administrative password to joh316 . Bear in mind that it is important for your installation security to change the password again once you are logged in the administrative…

How can I get Typo3 installed on my account?

The easiest way to install Typo3 on your account is from your cPanel-> Softaculous. This can be done by selecting Typo3 from the Portals/CMS section on the left and clicking on it. When the page for Typo3 is loaded, click on the "Install" tab. Select the domain where you want your Typo3 to be installed and the installation directory. Leave that field blank if you plan your Typo3 to be installed in your public_html, i.e the root of your webserver. You can also enter a name for directory. Please note that if the directory is not existing it will be created throughout the installation process. Fill in your Administrative details and click on Install Typo3. TYPO3 can also be installed manually. For further assistance you can refer to the following tutorial: http://www.siteground.com/tutorials/typo3/typo3_manual_installation.htm…