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Typo3 Plugin

External plugin download link:

Please check which version you are using, if you use the link to download the Canto Plugin for TYPO3. Both TYPO3 Version 8 + 9 and Version 10 are supported. Scroll down to located the corresponding version and download it as a ZIP Archive.

How to install the plugin

TYPO3 can be connected with your Canto Library

  1. Select Extensions in your TYPO3 menu bar which can be found under ADMIN TOOLS
  2. Select Get Extensions from the drop-down menu located at the top of your screen.
  3. Now type “Canto” into the search bar and click on Go or press Enter. Click on the Install-Button which is located under Actions.


How to configure your Canto extension

In order to configure your Canto Extension go into the Settings menu

  1. Select Configure extension.
  2. Click on canto_extension. Continue by selecting Canto Global or
  3. Confirm your selection with Save "canto_extension" configuration.

Note: This is a one-time set up. But you can still adjust your selection at any time.


How to insert assets from your Canto library

  1. Select Page in the category WEB. Proceed by clicking on + Content.
  2. Here you can choose different types of content and combination of multiple media/text assets. Select for example Images Only.
  3. Switch into the Images tab. Here you will find Connect Canto/Insert from Canto.Connect Canto will be replaced by the button Insert from Canto once you followed the instructions above.
  4. First you need to log in with your credentials.
    Note: SSO-Login option is available
  5. Select the desired Canto environment and confirm (Allow) access.
  6. Now you can browser your Canto library by clicking Insert from Canto in the applicable tabs.
    Note: See all the supported file extensions from TYPO3 below.
  7. Choose if you would like to Insert into Post or Insert URL into Post.

The metadata that can be transferred is displayed in the export window.

  • (File) Name
  • (File) Size
  • Created Time
  • Last Uploaded
  • Approval Status

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