Prestashop 1.5.6, new storage system

I have found on Prestashop 1.5.6 there is a new storage system. To enable the move of images to this new system you have to: 1.- Edit your config/ file and set shop creation date “in the past” earlier than 2013-03-26. Why? The stores more recent to this date will already use the new storage … Read more

Prestashop, issue

We have this issue on the Prestashop front office language,   It requires to increase and suhosin.request.max_var to a minimum of 1441. In our case, I need my hosting provider to increase these values on the php.ini file. This post is very useful to understand basic concepts about the PHP configuration. Example of php.ini … Read more

Prestashop Articles

Learning about Prestashop, 1.- Language switcher: How to remove drop down and display flags inline. 2.- How to add Facebook like box. 3.- Using Static Blocks To Facilitate Website Management In Prestashop. 4.- How to add static content having into account the content is in different language: {if $lang_iso == en } English text {else} … Read more

Prestashop utilities

Useful tool I would like to remind. Content box: free HTML module for Prestashop that facilitate the way to create advertisement modules or other specific needs; Actions to clean cache on Prestashop: Advanced Parameters > Performance > Cache >  Clear Smarty cache & Autoload cache Layered navigation block > Indexes and caches Check if … Read more

From image to Data URI

I’m customizing the Prestashop template and I was stuck with some images that they were not available for being changed. Then I found that some of the images are represented using data URI scheme. Inline images use the data URI scheme to embed images directly within web pages. As defined by RFC 2397, data URIs … Read more


I’m coming back again to Prestashop. A couple of days working on Prestashop to check some features that we require related to inventory. The only way I have to learn about it is through documentation and videos. Read is necessary exercise to understand the concepts.