Prestashop versions PHP compatibility
Here is table with compatibility of Prestashop versions with PHP versions:
Security issue with Prestashop 1.6 - 1.7
Recently, cases of infected e-shops on the Prestashop platform have been spreading, caused by a vulnerability that allows SQL injection and potentially stealing of customer’s payment information.
Reliable Prestashop hosting
Here are some hostings, that are suitable for running an online store on Prestashop platform.
Vulnerability in some PrestaShop modules
Recently, there have been several attacks caused by a security flaw in few Prestashop modules. Here is the list:
How to add Google Maps to order detail in Prestashop 1.7
Prestashop 1.7 doesn't have option to enter API key in administration to make Google Maps working. If you want to have Google Maps in order detail, you have to edit core file manually.
How to enable debug mode in Prestashop 1.7
You can enable debug mode in administration. Go to Advanced Parameters -> Performance and set "Debug mode" to YES.
Security issue with PHPUnit
PHPUnit is a testing framework for PHP, used for testing during Prestashop development. It should not be distributed with modules, but in some cases it was (ZIP archives etc.). There is known vulnerability of PHPUnit that allows allows an attacker to execute PHP code on your shop, read your database and upload or modify files - install other malware etc.
How to create links in tpl files in Prestashop
PrestaShop 1.7 introduces a new Smarty helper to generate URLs. Here are some examples
Default rating in product comments module
New module for product comments in 1.7.6 version shows default number of stars as 3 stars. You can simple change it as you want.
Fix for "Unfortunately, there are no carriers available for your delivery address"
This error can occur in two cases: 1. Client wants to edit his address but click on save button several times. This creates duplicity in database and client cannot make another order due to the carriers error. 2. Client who already made order before, changes the address. Then he can't make another order.