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How to import a product feed in to Prestashop

Importing a product feed either XML, CSV or any other format is always a tough nut to crack considering you have to do everything right if you are running a live webshop. I’m at the stage where I want to offer my customers a wider selection of products so I choose to use a product […]

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Tip 5 – Upgrading/Updating Prestashop step by step

Tip 5 – Upgrading/Updating Prestashop step by step

Upgrading Prestashop is not easy especially if your used to using WordPress with it’s wonderful auto updater for both its core and its plugins. But upgrading Prestashop is still worth doing because of new features and security reasons. Making a backup of all Prestashop files and the database before updating Prestashop As I said updating […]

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Tip 4 – How to manually backup Prestashop using Filezilla and phpMyAdmin

Tip 4 – How to manually backup Prestashop using Filezilla and phpMyAdmin

Most of the time online software offers the user the option to backup all the database and sometimes even to backup their files. But I don’t like to rely on those functions I rather like to do it my own way. How to backup your files located on your hosting using Filezilla If you want […]

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Tip 3 – Moving Prestashop from one host to another

Tip 3 – Moving Prestashop from one host to another

Moving Prestashop from one host to another can be quite hard if you have never done this before. It’s also quite time consuming so only do this when you no you have enough time. What do you need to move Prestashop to a new host Export from your MySQL database; Export from all Prestashop files […]

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Tip 2 – Export and Importing your Prestashop database using phpMyAdmin

Tip 2 – Export and Importing your Prestashop database using phpMyAdmin

If your hosting doesn’t make daily or weekly backups or even if they do. You should always backup your database! Now doing this can be done in several ways. I like to do it using phpMyAdmin cause this has always worked for me and phpMyAdmin is used by a wide variety of hosts. How to […]

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Tip 1 – How to remove Prestashop’s Smarty cache in Filezilla

Tip 1 – How to remove Prestashop’s Smarty cache in Filezilla

Sometimes you make a change to Prestashop and nothing happens. You think you’re working in the wrong file or the back end doesn’t work properly. Well it may be a cache problem. Using the Smarty template engine is a good thing! Prestashop makes use of the Smarty template engine which is good! Cause it separates […]

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