20+ Essential TYPO3 Blog Extensions

20+ Essential TYPO3 Blog Extensions

While there are other blogging platforms out there like WordPress and Blogger.com we TYPO3 lovers have always thought of TYPO3 as a blogging platform because of its creative freedom and flexibility.

Lesser known fact, but TYPO3 gives us greater control over the look and feel of our blog—more creative control than any other platform. And yes, TYPO3 itself is absolutely free!

Wondering what are the best blogging tools are for TYPO3 websites and blogs? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’ll give you the best blogging tools available to help you craft better blog posts, boost your traffic, rank on Google, and more.

Free TYPO3 Blog Template - T3 Clean Blog

T3 Clean Blog is a minimal TYPO3 Template designed for bloggers. It provides many features that bloggers will love.

It is a clean and minimal blog Template for perfect for writers who need to create a personal and professional blog site with simple creative features and effects to make readers feel the pleasure of reading blog posts and articles.

T3 Clean Blog Template mixes between modern, classic, and minimal styles and will help you create a simple and Clean Blog

If you are a blogger, then it’s a perfect choice for you if you don’t need to have any experiment to setup your TYPO3 personal blog, it’s super simple and easy to set up. You will get a high quality, responsive, well crafted blog out of the box to make writers only focus on writing content, and it has great typography to make your fans and followers focus on every word you write.

Learn How to Start Your TYPO3 Blog in 5 Simple Steps.

TYPO3 v8, v9, v10

Compatibility

90%

Speed score

100%

Responsive

100%

Scalable

Import Google Docs to TYPO3

Are you tired of manually migrating all the content from your Google Docs to the lovely TYPO3 website? Google Docs can be one of the trickiest things to embed in any website and T3Terminal has an amazing solution to save your priceless time!

Transferring Google Docs to TYPO3 has been a dream come true. The First-ever feature-rich TYPO3 solution is out to import your Google Docs to your TYPO3 pages, news, and blog in just one-click. 

Fortunately, EXT:ns_google_docs TYPO3 extension is now available that can draft and collaborate Google Docs in TYPO3 just as normal with single to export your Google Docs into TYPO3 seamlessly. Your team can collaborate in Google Docs and you can save hours importing into TYPO3.

Read this amazing tutorial on Google Docs to TYPO3 - One-Click to Import and Publish

v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_googledocs

Extension Key


Most useful TYPO3 Blogging Extensions


TYPO3 Blog Extension

Being very simple to use, this extension uses Pages as blog entries. Moreover, all your existing elements are compatible and can be used on the blog pages. 

It also has flexible positioning, post categorization, social sharing, and a completely customizable template to get working with your existing TYPO3 website.

Do you know?

We have proudly Re-Launched and reformed our TYPO3 Blogs using the community's very own EXT:Blog! Have a look - https://T3Terminal.com/blog/ 

v9

TYPO3 Compatibility

blog

Extension Key

TYPO3 News Extension

Most popular and trusted TYPO3 News Extension implements a versatile news system based on the latest technologies which are provided by the TYPO3 CMS. Moreover, this extension is a highly customizable framework for chronologically organized content - much more than just a news list!

This extension is based on extbase & fluid and very easy to use & understand for editors. Fortunately, the extension uses as many elements from the core as possible, e.g. FAL and sys categories. To highlight the latest post it has a checkbox “Top news” to flag important news. Moreover, it is built-in support for content elements and provides support for opengraph and social platforms in the default template.

v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

news

Extension Key

T3Blog

Source

T3Blog is a powerful record based TYPO3 Blog extension that has b a dedicated blog system with posts, categories, tags, comments, and subscriptions. 

It provides flexibility to use all  TYPO3 content elements within your blog posts, contains backend module with dashboard and lists for posts, comments, and subscriptions with different views (list, detail, latest, categories, archive, latest posts, and comments) and filters such as ( category, tag or author). 

Plus, the extension serves Multi-language, Link validator, Speaking URLs support, and Sitemap support. And most importantly it has various very detailed features for blog comments and subscriptions.

v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

t3extblog

Extension Key

Blogging

Minimal TYPO3 Blog extension with very specific mim\nimum features to write a simplest plain blog. This extension makes the maximum use of elements from the core.

v7, v8, v9

TYPO3 Compatibility

Blogging

Extension Key


Must have TYPO3 Comment Extensions


Comment functionality for TYPO3 Pages

Comments for TYPO3 Pages extension lets site visitors easily add comments on a published page of the sites. The extension adds a clean and pleasing comment UI. It uses nesting comment structure to increase engagement on the pages. 

Furthermore, TYPO3 Comment Extension comes with Email notifications for Admins. It also allows them to moderate the comments easily from Email or Backend. Facilitate your visitor to post a comment on a specific TYPO3 page, answer the comments. Comments are the ideal way to deal and stay in touch with your visitors and adherences.

v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_comments

Extension Key

TYPO3 Comment Extension for EXT:news

Do you want to smoothly integrate comment feature in your favorite News extension? 

It is an extension that facilitates the visitor to post a comment on specific news, answer to the comments. Comments are the ideal way to deal and stay in touch with your visitors and adherences. 

In this extension, there are features like post comment, reply to a comment, multi-level comment thread, moderation, various notification alerts, and much more exciting features. 

Please note that this extension is compatible only with News system Extension (EXT:news).

v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_news_comments

Extension Key

Comments for TYPO3 CMS

pw_comments is an extension for TYPO3 which adds the possibility to post comments on pages (similar to the comment function in blogs) or extension entries like tt_news-news. This extension is based completely on Extbase and Fluid.

This extension is very easy to integrate and adds the flexibility for the user to post comments to any TYPO3 pages and extensions like EXT:news. Being developed using TypoScript it is very flexible to modify. Moreover, it has comment feature with votes, mail notifications, spam alert, and comment moderation features.

v8, v9

TYPO3 Compatibility

pw_comments

Extension Key

TYPO3 Disqus Comment Extension

Disqus is a global comment system that improves discussion on websites and has many other features.

This TYPO3 Disqus extension will help you to integrate Disqus comments plugin into your website. This cool extension will integrate the Disqus comments section on TYPO3 pages (you can easily enable or disable comments block on your pages).

Disqus comments section allows users to comment on your pages by using their favorite Social Network (Facebook, Twitter, or Google), easy get notifications about new answers, share messages, and a lot of more.

v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_disqus

Extension Key

TYPO3 Facebook Comment

TYPO3 Facebook comments extension is a great tool that will allow you to show your visitors Facebook comments on your TYPO3 website’s particular page. At the same time, this extension is very useful for improving your website traffic from Facebook.

This extension is easy to use, you just need to create Fb App ID and use it on your website.

It has easy Moderation with your Facebook profile and app. Moreover, it has a dedicated comment widget that uses shortcodes for pages and custom locations. It supports nested comments for all posts. And best is that this TYPO3 extension is Fully Responsive and customizable.

V6, v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_facebook_comment

Extension Key

TYPO3 Guestbook Extension

This TYPO3 Guestbook extension is an open-source TYPO3 guest book extension with spam protection and many customization options. TYPO3 Guestbook gives functionality for your guests to share their reviews, ratings, contact details, or personal details with experience sharing and much more.

The guest user adds their details and can see all the guest user’s guest book detail. Admin can see stories that are submitted by users in the Guest book tab. Admin can edit, delete, and published/unpublished guest entry. The feature of guest entry auto-publish is configurable from the backend.

v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_guestbook

Extension Key


Fruitful TYPO3 SEO Extensions 


TYPO3 Core SEO

Source

TYPO3 takes care of your website's SEO. TYPO3 provides a core SEO extension by default to make sure basic technical Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is performed. There are specific fields for SEO purposes as for metadata and there is also rendering of HTML meta tags in the frontend.

The TYPO3 core SEO extension aims to help you to add basic SEO related functions such as

Give editors all the fields needed to set the necessary meta tags

Provide the rendering of meta tags in the frontend for SEO related information, to avoid reimplementing it again and again

Provide stable APIs for developers to give them the chance to change the behavior when needed in edge cases

This manual will not cover all the developer information, as these are covered in the TYPO3 API documentation.

Yoast SEO TYPO3 Extension

TYPO3 Yoast SEO Extension helps you write content and to optimize it for search engines by checking the text on several key characteristics. 

Various standalone assessments will result in 2 overall scores: one for readability and one for use of a focus keyword, which is the keyword you’d like to rank for. These two keyword scores are presented as green, orange, or red bullet. When it’s red or orange you can easily find out from the standalone checks what you should change to get a green bullet. Improving your content for SEO and readability has never been easier!

In addition to this, you can set a specific text and image to go along with a page or post when it will be shared on social media. And you can preview the snippet of your page when it’s shown in Google’s search results. By optimizing your social media post and search results it’s much easier to convince someone to click and go to your website.

v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

yoast_seo

Extension Key

Clickstorm SEO

Clickstorm SEO enables important on-page features for search engine optimization (SEO) and expands the page settings and extbase models e.g. with a preview for google search results.

It shows preview for search results on Google (SERP) with your selected focus keyword. One can easily extend any database record you like with this SEO property (news, events, etc.). Shows On-page evaluation of different SEO aspects (focus keyword, alt attributes, etc.) and records (pages, news, etc.)

Moreover, it lets you set metadata and fallback images for Open Graph and Twitter Cards. Plus you can also migrate the properties from meta SEO and seo_basics.

v9

TYPO3 Compatibility

cs_seo

Extension Key


Marketing tools for your TYPO3 Blogs


All in One Feedback

NS Feedback is an ultimate TYPO3 feedback extension that enables users to serve suggestions, bugs, and compliments, and collect feedback on individual TYPO3 page elements. The feedback form is completely customizable, meaning admin can change or add feedback features, questions, add their own desired options. 

It has various styles of feedback options, like smileys, polls, questions, choose from options, and many more.

Moreover, the extension has its own Dashboard to manage the collected feedback. Alternatively, users can receive feedback alerts straight in their email inbox.

v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_feedback

Extension Key

luxletter - TYPO3 Email Marketing Newsletter Tool

Source

Although it’s a new TYPO3 extension and seems to look very-promising as an Email marketing tool in TYPO3.

Just build and send newsletters to your customers. This extension does not need EXT:lux but works together with the marketing automation tool for TYPO3 to get even more receiver analytics data. Just add some HTML as content for your newsletters anywhere on the web or directly on your website, parse it and go for it.

v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

luxletter

Extension Key

Social Media Streams

Do you want to embed social media profiles to your TYPO3 website?

Then Social media streams are the tool for you. It enables you to get posts from social media networks into your TYPO3 system. 

It can display feeds from social media networks in the way you like it. Maybe you want to get your Facebook-Page content? You can set your Facebook-Credentials, file for app review with 'managed-pages' grants only, and you're ready to go. The Extension will do all the tricky authentication stuff and leave the relaxed part of making the result pretty to you.

Currently supported social media networks are: Facebook, Imgur, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, and TYPO3 Extension tx_news

v7, v8, v9

TYPO3 Compatibility

pb_social

Extension Key

Scheduled Social

This extension provides scheduler tasks to communicate with social networks. Currently, the supported platforms are Facebook and Twitter. The extension uses the title, the teaser, and the link to the news post as the content of the published item.

The following task is provided:

  • Tweet link to a news post on Twitter
  • Fetch follower count of a twitter user
  • Fetch likes count of a Facebook Page

The thing to note that this extension uses the title, the teaser, and the link to the news post as the content of the published item.

rx_scheduled_social

Extension Key

Twitter TYPO3 Extension

TYPO3 Twitter Extension brings all your recent tweets to your TYPO3 site. 

Twitter for Websites is a suite of tools bringing Twitter content and functionality to your website page with Like, Retweet and Reply, etc., functionality to your tweets directly from your TYPO3 website.

V7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_twitter

Extension Key

Instagram TYPO3 Extension

Instagram TYPO3 Extension. Plugin to display gallery, feeds, and photo tile with clean, customizable, and responsive feeds from multiple Instagram accounts.

v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_instagram

Extension Key

Youtube TYPO3 Extension

With Youtube TYPO3 extension you can display your Youtube videos in your TYPO3 site in video box and visitors can watch the video specifically on the page without being redirected to www.youtube.com.

It is the only TYPO3 extension that facilitates integrating all the features of Youtube like Simple Video, managing Channel, managing Playlist, Live-streaming, like, subscribe, etc to your TYPO3 site.

v6, v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_youtube

Extension Key

ShareThis TYPO3 Extension

One of the only TYPO3 extensions is developed to integrate all the features of www.Sharethis.com which is one of the most popular third-party social media platforms!

www.Sharethis.com is a free Social Media platform that provides a professional and highly customizable ecosystem for social media sharing and optimizing of your valuable content. Take a look at their site at https://www.sharethis.com/

It will increase traffic & engagement by helping people share your posts and pages to any service. Services include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, Gmail, LinkedIn & “over 100 more” sharing and social media sites & apps.

v6, v7, v8, v9, v10

TYPO3 Compatibility

ns_sharethis

Extension Key

Wrap-up!

And that’s it! We're more than confident that your initial blog set up, engagement, and marketing should be done and ready to go, and this guide would have helped you to make your concepts clear.

If by some unfortunate circumstances you get stuck or have any questions about your TYPO3 Blog, just get in touch with us or leave a comment below. We’ll help you out with any problems.

Have a Happy TYPO3 Blogging!

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  • Christin Bayer July 10, 2020 At 2:49 pm
    Thank you for providing a detailed list of TYPO3 Blog extensions.
    • Anjali July 10, 2020 At 3:06 pm
      Dear Christin Bayer, thank you so much. I’m so glad you found it helpful
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