[TYPO3-english] New TYPO3 site

stefano cecere scecere at krur.com
Tue Feb 3 21:59:52 CET 2009

thanks for the hints, Dan!
i think those exts and your patch do really make a difference.

looking forward to integrate everything in tt_news 3.0!

note. lately i see more and more big and advanced TYPO3 websites! great!!

Dan Osipov wrote:
> The choice was mainly for the flexibility of TYPO3 core, and not 
> necessarily tt_news. We did modify tt_news to get better performance out 
> of it, and I described my changes in the blog:
> http://danosipov.com/blog/?p=21
> We also used a combination of ttnewscache & ttnewscache_clearlike to 
> minimize cache clearing when new stories are posted (which happens quite 
> often).
> Dan Osipov
> Calkins Media
> http://danosipov.com/blog/
> stefano cecere wrote:
>> Great work Dan!
>> can you explain a bit how you choose the TYPO3/tt_news combo for a 
>> news portal?
>> since tt_news has still some limitations! did you do anything 
>> "esoteric" for performance tuning?
>> i ask you also because we are building the international website for 
>> the worl march for peace and nonviolence:
>> http://www.theworldmarch.org
>> and we are going to put in there (with really "open source" 
>> development) all typo3 best practices!
>> (a good thing for the whole World, but also for the TYPO3 community i 
>> guess!)
>> ciao
>> stefano
>> Dan Osipov wrote:
>>> I am proud to announce that Phillyburbs.com has completed its 
>>> transition to TYPO3 as the primary CMS. Phillyburbs.com is one of the 
>>> leading news sites in the Philadelphia, PA area, attracting over 15 
>>> million monthly visitors.
>>> The process to migrate the CMS began over a year and a half ago, and 
>>> after analyzing potential candidates for the CMS, TYPO3 was chosen as 
>>> one that offers the greatest flexibility for our future development. 
>>> Development began after that, rebuilding the site functionality from 
>>> scratch. A month ago we began the migration, and as of yesterday most 
>>> critical issues have been resolved.
>>> I want to sincerely thank the entire TYPO3 community for helping us 
>>> every step of the way as we learned the basics of the system, all the 
>>> way through migration. We look forward to years of collaboration as 
>>> we work with the system.

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