[TYPO3-english] Rewrite file link paths - and a two questions about DAM an FAL
philipp.gampe at typo3.org
Fri Apr 26 12:06:09 CEST 2013
Hi Urs Bräm,
Urs Bräm wrote:
> The main reason would be to have a shorter file path, more
> understandable for user and getting rid of /fileadmin/ which looks
> oldschoolish and tells everyone it's a TYPO3 site.
You can do this via your webserver configuration (e.g. .htaccess in case of
With 6.0 you can use any path as filemount.
> I'm not sure if this could/might be done with RealURL, or if it's a
> feature DAM or FAL in TYPO3 6.0 will offer.
You could use a custom FAL driver that returns a special public url.
> Regarding DAM: According to
> there won't be much development going into DAM anymore, is that still
> correct? Would you recommend it's use in a 4.5 Site that won't be
> upgraded until end of 4.5 Support?
You can use DAM for 4.5. I am not sure if there is a public available update
script that converts DAM references into FAL references, however I guess
there will be one for 6.2.
> Regarding FAL: will it be possible to set expiry dates on documents? Can
> you point me to a good feature description?
This and translations are IMHO still missing.
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