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PrestaShop Sample Usages and Specifics

Managing a catalog in multistore mode In the multistore mode, some of the PrestaShop administration pages feature a prominent drop-down menu, titled “Multistore configuration for”. This menu gives you the context of what you are doing: it enables you to set the shop or shop group to which the changes you are making are applied. For instance, when creating a…

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PrestaShop Misc. information

Keep a test version at hand! After you have completed setting up your shop to get it just the way you want it, but before officially opening it to the buying public, we strongly recommend that you install a local test version on your personal computer (using WAMP for Windows, MAMP for Mac, or LAMP for Linux, or XAMPP for any of those platforms), or elsewhere on your hosting server.…

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PrestaShop Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting Turning the error message display on in case of unexpected and persistent blank pages Module For PrestaShop 1.6 and higher you can use a module: https://www.prestashop.com/forums/topic/513401-free-module-enable-debug-mode-from-back-office/ If your back office and/or front office start displaying a blank or incomplete page regularly without any error message, it is necessary to activate the display of the PHP errors in order to…

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PrestaShop PHP configuration

Manipulating php.ini Many of the advices in this guide require you to edit the php.ini file, found in your server’s PHP install folder (not in PrestaShop’s folder). Not all hosts will allow you to edit or even access this file, so contact your host if you cannot access it. For instance, you probably won’t have access to php.ini on a…

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PrestaShop Payment Preferences

Payment preferences The payment preferences are meant to help you decide which payment method should be available to your customers depending on the currency, the country, the group or the carrier. Do pay attention to this page if you want no suprises! Payment module restrictions on currencies Depending upon the payment, the customer’s choice of currency can differ. You can…

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PrestaShop multistore interface

Managing your stores The “Multistore” page comprises three mains sections: Multistore tree. Gives you a bird’s eye view of your shop groups, their shops, and even the various URLs tied to a single shop. By default, there is only one shop, in the default group: the main shop. Shop groups table. Lists the available shop groups. You can edit them by…

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PrestaShop Managing your Modules

PrestaShop comes with a set of modules that can be installed/uninstalled and configured as desired, in order to customize and complete your shop. The range of actions is virtually unlimited: the extensibility of PrestaShop makes it possible to turn your shop into exactly what you intend it to do, instead of you having to comply with constraints that you did not…

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PrestaShop Payment Preferences

The payment preferences are meant to help you decide which payment method should be available to your customers depending on the currency, the country, the group or the carrier. Do pay attention to this page if you want no suprises! Payment Module Restrictions on Currencies Depending upon the payment, the customer’s choice of currency can differ. You can limit the…

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PrestaShop Geolocation Preferences

Geolocation is “the identification of the real-world geographic location of an object, such as a radar, a mobile phone or an Internet-connected computer” (read more on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geolocation). In our case, geolocation is used to discover the location of a visitor, using his or her computer’s IP and other tools. One of the uses of geolocation is to block visitors from certain…

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