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PrestaShop web hosting requirements

To host a PrestaShop website, you need to ensure that your hosting environment meets the minimum requirements. Here are the typical web hosting requirements for PrestaShop:

  1. Server Requirements:
    • Web Server: Apache 2.x or Nginx
    • Database: MySQL 5.6 or later (with InnoDB support)
    • PHP: 7.1 or later (with the following extensions: gd, cURL, SimpleXML, DOM, SOAP, and mbstring)
    • SSL/TLS: An SSL certificate is highly recommended for secure transactions and customer data protection.
  2. System Requirements:
    • Operating System: Linux (recommended) or Windows
    • Disk Space: A minimum of 1 GB, but more space is required depending on the size of your store and product catalog.
    • RAM: At least 2 GB, but higher is recommended for better performance.
  3. Additional Recommendations:
    • PHP Configuration: Recommended settings include memory_limit set to at least 128 MB, max_execution_time set to 300, and upload_max_filesize set to at least 16 MB.
    • Cron Jobs: Configure cron jobs to run scheduled tasks such as catalog updates, email sending, and maintenance tasks.
    • Backups: Regularly backup your PrestaShop files and database to ensure data safety.

It’s important to note that these requirements can vary depending on the version of PrestaShop you are using. Always refer to the official PrestaShop documentation and consult with your hosting provider to ensure compatibility and optimal performance.

Additionally, consider choosing a hosting provider that specializes in PrestaShop hosting or offers optimized hosting environments for eCommerce platforms. They can provide better support and ensure that your PrestaShop store runs smoothly.

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