[TYPO3-english] New TYPO3 site

Daniel Huf dhuf at cross-systems.com
Wed Feb 4 14:33:40 CET 2009

Yes thanks Dan for these hints.

Good luck Stefano, I'm in the same boat ;)


stefano cecere wrote:
> 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!!
> stefano
> 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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