A longstanding name in the CMS word Typo3 was created in 1997 and its still one of the popular CMS’s today. Typo3 is a highly flexible and expandable CMS that includes a great number of modules and interfaces. Over a half-million websites currently use Typo3 to manage all of their content. Included in the user base of Typo3 are large multinational corporations and small businesses alike. Read on to learn about the advantages of Typo3 over other CMS competitors.
The advantage that Typo3 presents is that their development team took website authors, admins, content managers, and web designers all into consideration when developing their CMS. The result is a fully customizable CMS that can have any look or feel you desire. This ranges from a casual blog to a formal corporate website with e-commerce integration. Typo3 allows shared authoring and collaboration and can easily accommodate to just about any extension. It allows administrators and content managers to implement an extensive user permission system. This both keeps content safe and accessible to the groups that need it. Finally, Typo3 also separates content and design allowing the updating of the theme without fearing loss of content.
Typo 3 CMS History
Initially Typo3 was authored by the Danish developer Kasper Skårhøj in 1997. At the time Typo3 was one of the pioneers of Content Management. It was created in order to provide a tool that allows authors to maintain website content without interfering with the design or vise versa. After developing 3 prototypes, Typo3 emerged and taken by a web agency called superfish.com to begin commercial development. The latest version is TYPO3 4.5 released in 2011 which is now more reliable, stronger and safer. True to the vision of the founding developers Typo3 is free, open source and will always be so.