Introduction to the Performance Settings in PrestaShop 1.5

Our next set of parameters in the Advanced Parameters section of PrestaShop 1.5 is the Performance option. Unlike the Configuration Information section, the Performance section has settings to change so you can optimize the speed of your shop for your visitors and customers.

How to View the Configuration Information in PrestaShop 1.5

  1. Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 dashboard.
  2. Using the top menu bar, hover over the Advanced Parameters tab and click on the Performance option from the menu.
  3. This brings you to the Performance page. Below is an image of the full screen as well as a summary of the sections in the report. You can click on each section title to go to a more detailed article.
    Smarty Smarty is a language that can be used to develop and modify the template for PrestaShop
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    Optional Features Different features you can disable to enhance your sites performance
    optional-features

    CCC (Combine, Compress, Cache) These options allow you to reduce load time and server load.
    ccc

    Media Servers (use only with CCC) Used in conjunction with CCC (above) for optimizing performance for video.
    media-servers

    Ciphering This option is for data encryption
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    Caching Option to allow caching of data.
    caching

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