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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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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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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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1.2 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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