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Mastering TypoScript: TYPO3 Website, Template, and Extension Development by Daniel Koch

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Integrating Design Templates

In the previous chapter we showed you how the basic layout of a website is created using a design template. Only two steps are required for using the design template:

  1. The design template is integrated.
  2. The markers and subparts are activated.

Incidentally there are other ways of creating templates. You can, for example, create pure TypoScript templates or modify the standard ones provided by TYPO3. The basic principle of both of these options will be presented to you in the course of this chapter.

Activating the Design Template

When the design template is ready, a logical link has to be created between it and the template. To do this, generate a new design template with the following content:

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD ...

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