[TYPO3-english] How to add a "rootlevel template"

Richard Davies richard at ocular.co.nz
Tue May 29 01:21:38 CEST 2012

Hi Rowan,

I should have mentioned you need to be in the 'Web' -> 'List' view on the
left to add records other than page elements. Its in the same place as the
other two icons you found.


On 29 May 2012 11:12, Rowan Sylvester-Bradley
<rowan at sylvester-bradley.org>wrote:

> Thanks for your help.
> > To create a record on any page, look for
> > the icon that looks like a sheet with a green plus on it.
> There seem to be two identical icons with a green + sign, one above the
> tree
> called Create New Pages, and one above the right hand pane called Create
> New
> Page. Just to confuse me further, there is another very similar icon with a
> green + called Create New Content Element.
> Is a Template a Page, or a Content Element? Which of these three icons do I
> use to create a new root level template?
> > This will open the 'add record' menu. You will see template listed there.
> If I click Create New Page, I don't see any Add Record menu - a New Record
> screen opens up. This confuses me by asking where I want to put the page (I
> don't want to "put" it anywhere in the tree - this is not a "page" in the
> normal sense) and it doesn't offer anything to do with templates.
> > See the right pane on this image
> My screens don't look like this, and I see no magnifying glass, or any "new
> record" image.
> My basic screen looks like this:
> http://www.sylvester-bradley.org/images/TYPO3a.png
> After I've clicked Create New Page, it looks like this:
> http://www.sylvester-bradley.org/images/TYPO3b.png
> Sorry - I must be very stupid, but I don't seem able to follow your
> guidance. Any idea what's going wrong?
> Thanks - Rowan
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