349: Unable to use php mail function in PrestaShop 1.5

In the PrestaShop 1.5 back office, you have the ability to send email via either the php mail() function or SMTP. It is the most common to use the php mail() function. When using this setting, you may receive an error like the one below: Sending failed using mail() as PHP’s default mail() function returned Read More >

343: How to alter the format of SEF URLs in PrestaShop 1.5

When using SEF URLS in your PretaShop 1.5 store, you may not like the default format. For example, the format for a product is as follows: category/id–rewrite-text–ean13.html. This URL comes from different variables strung together to give you a more human-readable format. There are four parts to the URL as shown by the color differences Read More >

342: Restoring a database backup in PrestaShop 1.5

After learning to create a database backup in your back office, you will need to understand how to restore the data case of an emergency. While it is a fairly simple process, the following tutorial demonstrates the steps to restoring an existing backup for your PrestaShop 1.5 store. The majority of this tutorial revolves around Read More >

341: How to find your database name for PrestaShop 1.5

While most features of your PrestaShop are found in the Back Office administrative area, you may need to make adjustments outside of the interface under certain conditions. Perhaps you need to alter one or more columns in the database directly or in bulk, such as a mass price change. In cases such as this, you Read More >

340: Making a mass price change for PrestaShop using phpMyAdmin

While maintaining your PrestaShop store, at times you may need or want to update the prices for all products at once. Perhaps you are having a sale where you allow 20% off all products, or you may simply need to increase your prices due to an increase in supplies. Whatever the case, this can be Read More >

339: How to remove footer information in PrestaShop 1.5

The default PrestaShop setup displays a lot of different information in the footer area. There are seven basic blocks of information for the footer that correspond to different modules. The five basic blocks are Categories, Information, My Account, Follow Us, and Contact Us. Above the basic blocks is a gray area with several icons that Read More >

338: Altering the logo display size on an invoice in PrestaShop 1.5

Within PrestaShop 1.5, you have the ability to view invoices. At the top of the invoice there is a header area that includes your company logo. In some cases, this logo may be uncomfortably large, meaning it takes up too much space on the page. PrestaShop has no way to directly adjust the size of Read More >