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TYPO3 9.5 LTS: Introduction

TYPO3 v9 LTS

Release date: 2 October 2018
Release type: LTS release (Long Term Release)
Development time: 18 months

System Requirements

PHP version 7.2+
Required PHP settings:

  • memory_limit >= 256M
  • max_execution_time >= 240s
  • max_input_vars >= 1500
  • compilation option --disable-ipv6 must not be used

Required PHP extensions:

  • filter
  • hash
  • openssl, pcre >= 8.38
  • session
  • SPL
  • standard
  • xml
  • zip and zlib

Webserver such as Apache, Nginx, IIS, etc.
All databases supported by Doctrine DBAL are also supported by TYPO3. For example:

  • MySQL
  • MariaDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • SQLite

Minimum disk space required: 200 MB
The backend requires:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • or any other modern, compatible browser

Development Timeline

  • 9.0 - 12. 12. 2017 Install Tool and Page Tree Refactoring, Unified Page Translations
  • 9.1 - 30. 1. 2018 Redirect Handling
  • 9.2 - 10. 4. 2018 Site Handling
  • 9.3 - 12. 6. 2018 SEO and URL Routing Preparations
  • 9.4 - 4. 9. 2018 URL Routing for Pages
  • 9.5 - 2. 10. 2018 LTS Preparation and Release

TYPO3 v9 LTS Development Timeline

Long Term Support

  • TYPO3 version 9.5 is a LTS release (Long Term Support)
  • Regular maintenance and bugfixes until March 2020
  • Security and critical bugfixes until October 2021
  • Extended Support
    TYPO3 GmbH offers Extended Long Term Support (ELTS) for TYPO3 v9 LTS until October 2024

Source: TYPO3 v9 LTS - What's New (PDF)