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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3.1 Removing all the dummy content from the Prestashop installation

3.1 Removing all the dummy content from the Prestashop installation

After exploring Prestashop it’s team to remove the dummy content that got with the installation of Prestashop. I can almost hear you say: “But why did we install it in the first place?” well the answer to that is quite simple Prestashop may by installing a lot of dummy content but you can always use […]

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3.0 Exploring Prestashop’s front- and Back end for the first time

3.0 Exploring Prestashop’s front- and Back end for the first time

After uploading Prestashop to your web hosting and installing Prestashop you can open your Prestashop site for the first time! Just go to www.your-domain.com. Prestashop’s front-end A shop’s front end is also known as what the people see. A back end is what a administrator see’s. By default Prestashop uses a theme that is already […]

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2.2 Installing Prestashop using the automatic installer

2.2 Installing Prestashop using the automatic installer

If you have gotten this far you should now have: Prestashop uploaded to your host by using Filezilla; Proper chmod permissions on all of your folders. if you miss any of the above please correct it. Building a webshop is easier then before. Back in the day programming was a tough nut to crack and […]

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2.1 Setting the proper rights to folders and files using Chmod

2.1 Setting the proper rights to folders and files using Chmod

After uploading Prestashop to your host you need to set the proper permissions to your folders by “ch-modding” them. Setting permissions using Filezilla Connect to your host using Filezilla (Think your hosting is cheap? try HostingXs ) and open up the root folder of Prestashop and select the following folders by clicking the folders with your […]

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2.0 Uploading Prestashop to your FTP using Filezilla

2.0 Uploading Prestashop to your FTP using Filezilla

So far so good? If you got this far you should have: A webshop name / A good webshop idea; Proper hosting; MySQL database and user; A good and easy to remember domain name; Filezilla; Prestashop. If you miss something please read the article’s. Start uploading Prestashop Good, lets go! If you have downloaded Prestashop […]

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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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