[TYPO3-english] tcemain and fe extensions

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov+t3ml at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 16:32:16 CET 2010


On 2010-02-22 16:48:02 +0200, Rik Willems said:
> For a client I have created a nice cli import script. During my 
> research for this I found out about tcemain and the functions it 
> provides. For the cli I now use tcemain to import records.
> None of the fe extensions I have looked into in the past used tcemain 
> to add or change records. Now I saw that tcemain needs a BE user, but 
> this can be overcome. Are there good reasons to not use tcemain and use 
> manual insert queries in fe?

Yes. Many hooks will not work correctly.

TCEmain is BE–only. It must not be used in FE. Of course, programmers 
can do anything but if you are a responsible programmer, you will 
follow the requirements...

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 expert / TYPO3 security team member 
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