PrestaShop Tutorials

Here's a list of tutorials that I put together on PrestaShop. While the list has some tutorials on PrestaShop 1.5.x, the majority of them cover 1.6.x but from my experience a lot of the information still applies to version 1.5.x as well.

For those of you that haven't heard about PrestaShop yet and would like to know more about it, watch my video below on "What is PrestaShop?" below:

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As you can see, PrestaShop is open source which means that the software is free to use and it has a lot to offer. Below you can watch my videos which cover just about everything that you need to know to get your PrestaShop store up and running.

Installation

PrestaShop 1.5.x on Godaddy Shared HostingInstalling PrestaShop 1.5.x on Godaddy Shared Hosting

If you are looking to setup PrestaShop on Godaddy, this tutorial shows you how to do it. The process in my opinion is quite simple when compared to other shopping cart solutions.

How to Install PrestaShop 1.6.xInstalling PrestaShop 1.6.x

For those of you that have tried installing PrestaShop 1.6.x and got the error "Oops! Please correct the item(s) below, and then click "Refresh information" to test the compatibility of your new system.", this tutorial shows you how to get past it.

Makeover

Installing a New Theme in PrestaShop 1.5.xHow to Install a New Theme in PrestaShop 1.5.x

For those those of you that are using PrestaShop 1.5.x, here's how you can give it a bit of a facelift by installing a new theme.

Installing a New Theme in PrestaShop 1.6.x

Installing a New Theme in PrestaShop 1.6.x

For those of you that watched my other tutorial on how to install a new theme in PrestaShop 1.5.x and tried to follow it for version 1.6.x, you've likely already found out that it doesn't work for this version. Which is why I've put together this tutorial which does work with version 1.6.x.

Configuration

Here's how to configure your store based on your needs:

How to Put Your PrestaShop 1.6.x Store in Maintenance ModePutting Your PrestaShop 1.6.x Store in Maintenance Mode

Putting your PrestaShop store in maintenance mode is quite easy and I recommend doing this if your store isn't ready to go live just yet.

PrestaShop 1.6.x Localization TutorialPrestaShop 1.6.x Localization Tutorial

In this tutorial I show you how to change the store language; currency; weight, volume and distance units; taxes and more.

PrestaShop 1.6.x Modules TutorialWorking with Modules in PrestaShop 1.6.x

In this tutorial I show you how modules work in PrestaShop 1.6.x. For those of you that are not familiar with what a module does, I strongly recommend watching this video because modules make up nearly the entire store.

Making PrestaShop 1.6.x SEO FriendlyMaking Your PrestaShop 1.6.x Store SEO Friendly

For those of you that have read my article on what makes an online store SEO friendly, you already know what META tags and URL rewrites are. Well in this tutorial I show you how to enable these things in PrestaShop.

Changing Your Store Information, Logo and Favicon in PrestaShop 1.6.x Changing Your Contact Information & Logos in PrestaShop 1.6.x

Your store isn't complete until you personalize it with a logo, favicon and other little touches. In addition to that, you'll also need to edit your contact details. In this tutorial I show you how.

Adding Administrators and Granting Them Permissions in PrestaShop 1.6.xAdding Administrators and Grating Them Permissions in PrestaShop 1.6.x

In this video I show you how to add administrators and grant them permissions to certain sections of your PrestaShop admin panel.

How to Delete Sample Data in PrestaShop 1.6.xHow to Delete Sample Data in PrestaShop 1.6.x

Prior to listing products in your store, you may want to erase the sample products, categories and orders that PrestaShop comes with. Well, in this tutorial I show you how.

Listing Products in Your Store

Here I show you how to list standard products, downloadable products and how to work with categories and attributes.

Creating Categories and Subcategories in PrestaShop 1.6.xSetting Up Your Categories and Subcategories in PrestaShop 1.6.x

In this tutorial I show you how to create categories and subcategories in PrestaShop 1.6.x. This also shows you how to add your categories to the navigation module.

Creating a Standard Product in PrestaShop 1.6.x

Creating a Standard Product in PrestaShop 1.6.x

When you hear standard, you likely get the impression that this tutorial is intended for people that are just looking to list a basic product. Well this is not really the case since standard products are actually far from basic since they let you add: attributes which are used for sizes, colors etc.; customization fields; attachments and more.

Creating a Downloadable Product in PrestaShop 1.6.xCreating a Downloadable Product in PrestaShop 1.6.x

In this video I show you how to create a downloadable product in PrestaShop 1.6.x which also shows you how to resolve the error: "file "your filename" is missing, server filename: some alpha numeric string".

Creating Product Attributes in PrestaShop 1.6.x

How to Create Product Attributes in PrestaShop 1.6.x

In this tutorial I show you how to create product attributes and how to use the combinations generator. In addition to that, I also show you how to add the attributes to your layered navigation menu which is located on category pages.

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