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1.6 Downloading Prestashop, templates and modules

1.6 Downloading Prestashop, templates and modules

The last step of initialization is downloading Prestashop from the official website. To make sure you have the latest version of Prestashop you should always download it from the official website. The same goes for templates and modules. I’ve seen a lot of other sites offering Prestashop modules and templates for prices higher then the […]

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1.5 Creating a MySQL database at your hosting

1.5 Creating a MySQL database at your hosting

This will be a short article because every host is different. To install Prestashop you need a MySQL database. No sweat, almost every hosting provides this service (HostingXs does!) and there often accessible using phpMyAdmin. I hear you think: “How do I get a MySQL database?” When you register at your host you receive credentials to […]

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1.4 Downloading FTP(File transfer protocol) software (Filezilla)

1.4 Downloading FTP(File transfer protocol) software (Filezilla)

To upload Prestashop to you’re hosting you need a software program like Filezilla. Filezilla is free and can be used to upload all the files to you’re hosting and set the proper rights to all the folders. Later on I will explain how to use Filezilla for now we will just download and upload it. […]

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1.3 A proper domain name that says what you stand for and will be easy to remember

1.3 A proper domain name that says what you stand for and will be easy to remember

Its hard to find a good domain name by this point you probably already gave you’re webshop a name and the domain name is probably already taken right? Well this doesn’t have to be a problem! A good domain name Google appreciates a good domain name so if you have a company name like “Seats […]

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1.2 A good and not too expensive web hosting with enough disk space and bandwidth

1.2 A good and not too expensive web hosting with enough disk space and bandwidth

Hosting service Good web hosting can be hard to find. I live in Holland and use a couple of dutch web hosts . I’ve found that some are better then others and that this doesn’t always mean you have to pay more. Some hosting providers provide 24/7 service and others don’t. I know from experience […]

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1.1 A webshop name and a good unique idea

1.1 A webshop name and a good unique idea

First of all you need a good webshop name and a good unique idea. Starting a webshop without thinking it trough This my sound funny but I hear a lot of people say well I would like to have a webshop lets make one. They have got no idea what kind of webshop they want […]

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1.0 Getting the basics set up for your webshop

1.0 Getting the basics set up for your webshop

What do you need to set up a webshop? To set up a webshop you need a couple of things. Some of these things will cost money and some are free. But at least it will always be cheaper then paying like 50,- dollars every month on webshop software or paying 1500,- or more once […]

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