Emails play a crucial role in any online store’s smooth operation. They inform about new orders, alert about inventory changes, and engage customers with promotional offers. When running a PrestaShop store, encountering email delivery problems can cause serious disruptions. Typical issues range from configuration errors to hosting restrictions.
Images are a vital part of any online store. They attract attention, illustrate products, and contribute significantly to user experience. However, it can be frustrating when these images fail to display correctly in your PrestaShop store. In this article, we will guide you through some common reasons why this might occur and how you can fix it.
If you’re a PrestaShop user, you may have faced issues during the installation or updating of modules. These problems can be frustrating, but knowing how to address them can make your e-commerce management more effective.
One of the most shocking issues you may encounter with PrestaShop, or indeed any PHP-based platform, is the infamous “White Screen of Death” (WSoD). This happens when you attempt to access your site, only to be met with a completely blank, white screen. No error message, no clues, just an unhelpful void. This is often due to a PHP error or a server issue that breaks the site’s loading process.
As any other modern ecommerce CMS, PrestaShop allows you to create various discounts and sales. You can run a sale on some particular products or entire categories, offer discounts to specific customers or everyone… And all this with just a few clicks in your Back Office.
Here are the main types of discounts in PrestaShop.
PrestaShop uses hooks for displaying content generated by various modules. Hook is a special code placed in a template file. When PrestaShop prepares a page for displaying, it replaces that hook code by content of all modules assigned to it.
By default, modules are displayed in the order in which they were installed. But, of course, you can change it.
PrestaShop offers merchants a great feature – multistore (or multishop). It allows you to manage multiple shops in one place. You can create several virtual shops, assign them different domains, set different templates, write different texts and still manage them in only one Back Office.
And here is how to do it.
PrestaShop sends various data to your email – orders, contact form messages, notifications, etc. You only enter the email once during PrestaShop installation, but if you need to change it later, there are several places you may need to check.
Here are the most common situations:
Most frequently you may need to change database settings after moving to new hosting.
Here is how you can do that:
It’s really simple, you can do it in your Back Office.
This tutorial is relevant for PrestaShop 1.5 and 1.6. There is no such functionality in PS 1.7 by default.
Here’s what you need to do: