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Say Hello to PrestaShop Version 1.5.6

After all the amazing positive feedback about version 1.5.5, we’ve cleaned it up – patched up some issues and are happy to present PrestaShop version 1.5.6!

The following issues have been resolved in v1.5.6:

- Smarty cache creation and refresh that randomly crashes store
- Cache creation and refresh of class_index files which manage the overridden core files
- Charset and encoding issues
- SSL Links (issue from Bitnami)
- Critical issue in the configuration of the shipping costs in multi-store
- More than 200 bugs and pull requests since version 1.5.5
And improved CSV import!

Click here to download the latest version of PrestaShop v1.5.6

Click here to download the 1-Click Upgrade v1.2 Module for Free! Please remember, if you have v1.1.7 or below, make sure to update to the latest version of the module v1.2 to ensure compatibility.

Next Stop: PrestaShop v.1.6
Check out the exclusive sneak peak at PrestaShop version 1.6 here.

  1. Thx for this new version.

  2. I hope it’s can work more stable now..

  3. Author: Bryan Osar

    Date: October 8, 2013 at 8:19 am

    I hope this stable version has fixed the back office admin login reloading issue. Thanks for the update.

  4. Author: TMM

    Date: October 8, 2013 at 8:56 am

    Mmm… It is not working for updating version 1.5.5 to 1.5.6… ??

    I get the following message:

    PrestaShop will be downloaded from

    and: PrestaShop Original version:
    Error: Unable to check md5 files
    differences between versions:

    Can you please advise?

  5. The 1-click upgrade module (my current version is v1.1.7) do not work to upgrade to version of PrestaShop v1.5.6 help help

  6. Author: kmorgen

    Date: October 8, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Just updated, and now Paypal no longer works, great!

    I tried to reset the Paypal module with no luck.
    Also tried to change which currency to accept for Paypal (Customer or shop currency), but this will just time out / blank screen.

  7. Author: Benjamin Utterback

    Date: October 8, 2013 at 1:07 pm

    Hey guys, Benjamin here. I just want to remind everyone that if the 1-Click AutoUpgrade Module has an update available, make sure to update it :)

    I’m seeing a few people say that the upgrade doesn’t work, but they are using an older version. The latest version of the AutoUpgrade Module is v1.2. (not 1.1.7)

    Of course, you can update it directly from your BackOffice Module tab, but you can also download directly from the Addons page.

    The best tip of advice for the maintenance of any online business is to never perform a software update on a live store. I’ve heard this advice from hundreds of successful developers and merchants.

    See the latest version of the AutoUpgrade Module here:

    Read these important Upgrade Tips here:

    If you have any questions regarding an issue you are having with an update. Feel free to make a Forum thread and PM me the link to the thread. I’ll be happy to work with you to solve the issue. Here is my Forum Profile:

    Thanks everyone. Good luck and Happy Selling

    • Author: TMM

      Date: October 8, 2013 at 2:15 pm

      With all respect, but this is the link I have used: (

      But still, it is not working….

      It brings me to the download page to download the whole new version of PS.

      Also I have this: Error: Unable to check md5 files

      So, what is the next step?


    • Hi Benjamin,

      I am having a problem upgrading from to I am using v. 1.2 of the 1-click updates. I receive the following message:

      Analyzing the situation …Shop deactivated. Now downloading (this can takes some times )…
      [Ajax / Server Error for action download] textStatus: “error ” errorThrown:”Gateway Time-out ” jqXHR: ”
      Service Unavailable.
      Technical description:
      504 Gateway Time-out – The web server is not responding

      Any thoughts?

  8. Author: sagaryadav

    Date: October 9, 2013 at 1:08 am

    Nice new version – much needed.

  9. Author: Valentin Yonte

    Date: October 10, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    After upgrade the 1-click-autoupgrade module, i’m running 1.5.6 on all my sites.

  10. Author: fluer

    Date: October 11, 2013 at 12:46 am

    Thx for this update – cant wait to try it…

  11. Author: rufovi

    Date: October 11, 2013 at 6:58 am

    There are problems when installing Spanish language on a fresh installation of Prestashop 1.5.6.
    Please, could you have a look at this issue?
    Let me know how to proceed.
    Many thanks in advance.

  12. Hello friends, I updated the shop in local mode version 1.5.5 to 1.5.6 and in principle all goods less the currency module is missing. I remove the module again and again install and does not appear, it could be??

    I have also deleted the cache, history, ….

  13. Author: Enrico

    Date: October 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

    I’ve upadated my localhost site’s copy from 1.5.3 to 1.5.6 with latest version of 1-Click AutoUpgrade Module and now all products category in front office are shown as empty while in the back office all products result associated to their category.

  14. Hello,
    I’ve tried to install Presta shop twice so far for my new domain. The first time I used Zacky Installer, on the Atspace servers that I registered my domain on. I got Prestashop ver 1.5.4 One of the problems with that install was I could not find the modules for Fedex, UPS, or Paypal. from the info I read prior to selecting Presta Shop it was supposed to include those modules. I had some other issues with that install, and decided to tear down and restart before I got too attached to it.

    After that I downloaded the latest, 1.5.6 and uploaded and installed following directions using File Zilla and the install instructions. The instillation is fine except once again the plugins I need to set up my shop are not available.
    I’ve looked into downloading my own modules, but the offerings cost a lot of money or are open source and missing all the supporting files. (perhaps I need a php compiler) nonetheless not very helpful at my level of knowledge.

    Am I doing something wrong? perhaps installing with the wrong package? any suggestions would be appreciated.

  15. Hello

    After Upgrade from PS 1.5.4 to 1.5.6. the product links doesn`t work! can someone help me!

  16. Author: jonah2494

    Date: October 23, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    Hi guys,
    I’ve upgraded two of my stores to 1.5.6 and found a few problems.
    1. for some reason it changes images from the legacy option-just re-check to reload all images.
    2. In the back office I have a small black loader in the middle of my screen on all admin pages, I have removed/disabled/re-enabled modules to see if there were any compatibility issues no fix.

    any help on the second issue would be most appreciated.

    thanks for the new version(great stuff)



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