Provides a Tiktok online media helper

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2.1.1 2024-03-23 16:47 UTC

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1 Features

  • Tiktok videos can be created as a file in the TYPO3 file list
  • Tiktok videos can be used and output with the text with media element
  • Update metadata via filelist action or command

2 Usage

2.1 Installation

Installation using Composer

The recommended way to install the extension is using Composer.

Run the following command within your Composer based TYPO3 project:

composer require ayacoo/tiktok

2.2 TypoScript settings


With plugin.tx_tiktok.settings.privacy = 1 you can ensure that the IFrame is built with data-src instead of src. If you need more options to influence the HTML, you can use a PSR-14 event.

2.3 Hints


For better compatibility, emojis are removed from the title or description.


For the output, the HTML is used directly from Tiktok.

SQL changes

In order not to have to access the oEmbed interface permanently, four fields are added to the sys_file_metadata table

3 Developer Corner

3.1 ModifyTiktokOutputEvent

If you want to modify the output of the Tiktok HTML, you can use the ModifyTiktokOutputEvent.

EventListener registration

In your extension, extend Configuration/Services.yaml once:

    - name: event.listener
      identifier: 'tiktok/output'
      event: Ayacoo\Tiktok\Event\ModifyTiktokOutputEvent

namespace Vendor\ExtName\EventListener;

use Ayacoo\Tiktok\Event\ModifyTiktokOutputEvent;

class TiktokOutputEventListener
    public function __invoke(ModifyTiktokOutputEvent $event): void
        $output = $event->getOutput();
        $output = str_replace('src', 'data-src', $output);

3.2 Backend Preview

In the backend, the preview is used by TextMediaRenderer. For online media, this only displays the provider's icon, in this case tiktok. If you want to display the thumbnail, for example, you need your own renderer that overwrites Textmedia. An example renderer is available in the project. Caution: This overwrites all text media elements, so only use this renderer as a basis.

You register a renderer in the TCA Configuration/TCA/Overrides/tt_content.php with $GLOBALS['TCA']['tt_content']['types']['textmedia']['previewRenderer'] = \Ayacoo\Tiktok\Rendering\TiktokPreviewRenderer::class;

Documentation: https://docs.typo3.org/m/typo3/reference-coreapi/main/en-us/ApiOverview/ContentElements/CustomBackendPreview.html

4 Administration corner

4.1 Versions and support

Tiktok TYPO3 PHP Support / Development
2.x 12.x 8.1 - 8.3 features, bugfixes, security updates
1.x 10.x - 11.x 7.4 - 8.0 bugfixes, security updates

4.2 Release Management

tiktok uses semantic versioning, which means, that

  • bugfix updates (e.g. 1.0.0 => 1.0.1) just includes small bugfixes or security relevant stuff without breaking changes,
  • minor updates (e.g. 1.0.0 => 1.1.0) includes new features and smaller tasks without breaking changes,
  • and major updates (e.g. 1.0.0 => 2.0.0) breaking changes which can be refactorings, features or bugfixes.

4.3 Contribution

Pull Requests are gladly welcome! Nevertheless please don't forget to add an issue and connect it to your pull requests. This is very helpful to understand what kind of issue the PR is going to solve.

Bugfixes: Please describe what kind of bug your fix solve and give us feedback how to reproduce the issue. We're going to accept only bugfixes if we can reproduce the issue.

5 Thanks / Notices

  • Special thanks to Georg Ringer and his news extension. A good template to build a TYPO3 extension. Here, for example, the structure of README.md is used.
  • Thanks also to b13 for the online-media-updater extension. Parts of it were allowed to be included in this extension.

6 Support

If you are happy with the extension and would like to support it in any way, I would appreciate the support of social institutions.