TYPO3 self-study for beginners part 1

Self training information

On this page you will learn the basics of Typo3 step by step. You will learn everything that is necessary to easily create and edit pages and content.

Previous knowledge

  • No previous knowledge is required


After editing the content you will be able to ...

  • log in and find your way around Typo3
  • create and edit basic Typo3 elements
  • position content with grid elements

This training corresponds to the seminar TYPO3 for beginners part 1.

Exercise area

There is a Typo3 practice area available for you to try out and create your first website. The following URL https://t3coach.rhrk.uni-kl.de/typo3/ will take you to the practice area. You will need to access it either from the Uninetz or via VPN.

Login data:

Username: t3_sandbox

Password: sandbox_t3

Further more

Time required

  • Reading time approx. 30-40 minutes
  • With exercises 3 hours

Technical requirements

  • PC with Internet connection in the Uninetz or with VPN

Further training



please book our online courses here


All Typo3 tutorials


How to proceed

As you can see, below this tutorial text there are some links to the contents of the beginner training, which you can work through yourself.

We recommend that you keep to the order in which they are listed and work through the contents one after the other. In order not to always have to return to this page to select the next chapter, you will find a correspondingly marked link at the end of each page to continue.

  1. What is Typo3?
  2. Logging in to the backend
  3. Interaction frontend/backend
  4. Introduction to Typo3 Backend
  5. Dealing with pages
  6. Creating content elements
  7. Heading elements
  8. Upload file
  9. Text & Media
  10. Rich Text Editor (RTE)
  11. Raster elements
  12. Text with Icon/Div Boxes
  13. Opening hours/talking hours
  14. Create news
  15. Accessibility


Would you like to give us feedback on the self-training? Then feel free to write to typo3@rhrk.uni-kl.de.