Adds a better preview for the content elements: html, table and bullets.

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v1.0.3 2019-10-20 21:26 UTC

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This TYPO3 extensions provides a better visible preview of the following content element: HTML, table and bullet lists

costumcontentpreview crops every content to configurable amount of lines. It also crops the headline, if the headline is created out of bodytext because of being empty.

costumcontentpreview provides a viewhelper croppedPreviewOfContent which can be used when using own templates for content elemets via mod.web_layout.tt_content.preview.


This extension only works with TYPO3. Pick one of the following ways to install this extension to you TYPO3 page. Once installed the extension runs out of the box.

Install via composer

composer require mdy/costumcontentpreview

Install via TYPO3 Extension Manager

You can install costumcontentpreview via Extension Manager inside your TYPO3 installation. Just go to Extension Manager by clicking on Extensions. Than choose Get Extensions and search for costumcontentpreview.

Click the Import and Install button.

Install via Release downloads

Go to and pick one of the releases available. Download it and upload it to you TYPO3 via FTP, SSH or whatever.

Develop and test extension

ddev is required! You can easily develop and test the extension using ddev on your local machine. Git clone the exentension and run the follwing command:

ddev createDevEnvironment

This will create a fresh installation of TYPO3 with costumcontentpreview installed and ready to test. Point your browser to when the script is done.