PrestaShop v.1.3 Final is now available!

Used by more than 37,000 stores across the world and gathering a community of over 70,000 members, PrestaShop confirms its position as a challenger of Open Source e-commerce by releasing the 1.3 final version of its software. This new version represents thousands of hours of development, and strengthens the functional offer already expanded of PrestaShop.

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PrestaShop v.1.3 RC7 is now available

We have just published PrestaShop v.1.3 RC7, a release candidate again, which aims to correct the remaining bugs identified in the solution to release a final version as stable as possible and widely tested by our beta testers.
We are intensifying our efforts for the release of the 1.3 final version, many of you contributed actively to this and we thank you!

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PrestaShop organizes its second Barcamp, on June 22 in Paris!

PrestaShop organizes its second Barcamp, on June 22 in Paris.

Real international event, this community meeting will be held at the Galerie de Nesle, in the heart of Paris.

This prestigious place hosts for this special occasion workshops, conferences, roundtables, but also chat rooms to meet and mingle in a productive and friendly atmosphere.

Developers, merchants, partners, e-commerce experts… All will be attending, around PrestaShop!

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The interview of the month: Damien, Developer and PrestaStore manager

This is Damien’s turn to answer your questions. Developer and PrestaStore manager, he talks about the daily management of our official marketplace.

Damien, you are the PrestaStore manager. Can you describe your activity in a few words?

With more than 15,000 registered members from everywhere around the world, both contributors and customers, PrestaStore is now at the center of the PrestaShop community activity.

My role is to coordinate all trade on this platform: checking and validating new modules and themes submitted by the community developers, answering pre- and post-sales questions, and improving the marketplace according to everyone’s needs. Otherwise you can add all the daily tasks of a classic e-retailer who takes care of his shop.

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The tip of the week: how to highlight your products

This week, discover how to create interactive scenes to highlight your products.

1 - Go to the “Catalog” tab, then in the “Image mapping” sub-tab. Click “New” to create a new scene.

2 – Write the name of the scene, then load the image from your computer which will be the basis of your mapped image.

3 – Using your mouse, select the area you want to tag, then link a product to this area. Repeat this operation for each area to map.

A pop-up will appear when the user’s mouse will be approached of one of the areas, presenting the product to which it is linked.

If you want the pop-up to show a specific image of the product, then load from your computer an alternative thumbnail, via the purposed field.

4 – To finish, link your scene with one or more categories, sub-categories… and save it.

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PrestaShop welcomes a new certified agency among its partners: StonePower

Our team is proud to announce a new Gold certified agency among its partners: StonePower.

Stonepower is a Digital Agency located in Marseille and Paris (France). Since its creation in 1999, the agency has developed a real know-how in web strategies and e-business solutions.

Stonepower follows you from the first steps of your project (advice, strategy, webdesign, development, hosting) until the promotion by leading actions on your virtual point of sales. In the same time, Stonepower helps you in creating and enhancing your own community on the web.

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New translations for PrestaShop!

Our online translation tool has been redesigned recently. More info.

Our tool redesign

Our PrestaShop online translation tool has recently known a redesign and is now accessible only by languages managers appointed during our last session of “recruitment”. They are now in charge of our software translations in their own language, translations that can be downloaded via our download page.

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