Initially, maintenance for the 1.6 version was planned to expire in October 2018. Now Prestashop announced, that this period will be extended until 30 June 2019.
In last weeks, there are many shops running on Prestashop receiving spam in Russian language. Prestashop has improved security of contact form in 220.127.116.11 version with this fix, but that helped only temporarily.
As cryptocurrencies are more and more popular, you may want to allow your customers to pay with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dash or other crypto. Here are two examples of payment gateway services, that will allow you to easily implement cryptocurrencies in your store with their free Prestashop module.
With default settings, Prestashop supports only JPEG format, so if you upload your logo in PNG format, it's converted back to JPEG. You have to first setup image preferences to support PNG. Go to Preferences > Images and setup as follows:
In Prestashop administration, you can set up how you want your price to be displayed. But what if these five are not enough?
If you need to display mp3 player with certain song on your product page in Prestashop, you can take advantage of HTML5 audio, supported in all modern browsers.
This article describes how to migrate Prestashop installation from your PC (localhost) to your domain. The reverce process is pretty much the same. On localhost I'm using XAMPP, which works well for Prestashop without setting any special parameters.
Learn how to create custom hooks in Prestashop 1.6 and 1.7 easily.
The overall speed of Prestashop site depends on many factors. The important part is performance and optimization of server, but you can also speed up the site by using certain settings and techniques.