How to delete a Database backup in PrestaShop 1.5

After learning how to download your database backup for safe keeping, our next article in our Advanced Parameters course will show you how to remove one from the PrestaShop 1.5 back office. While it is important to keep backups of your data, you do not have to keep all of them. Maybe you want to Read More >

Downloading a Database backup in PrestaShop 1.5

Our previous article discussed creating database backups in PrestaShop 1.5. Our next article in the Advanced Parameters course focuses on how to download your backup. This is important as part of keeping your site secure is having backups in different locations. Downloading a backup and keeping it in a different location than your hosting server Read More >

Creating a Database backup in PrestaShop 1.5

Continuing in our Advanced Parameters course, we come to the Database Backup section. This section allows you create database backups and adjust the settings for importing them. Below are the instructions for how to perform these tasks in PrestaShop 1.5 Configuring the CSV Import in PrestaShop 1.5 Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 dashboard. Using the Read More >

Using CSV Import for Advanced Parameters in PrestaShop 1.5

Another of our Advanced Parameters in PrestaShop 1.5 is the CSV Import. This section allows you to import data using files that use the CSV format> CSV means Comma Separated Values and is usually a simple text file populated with rows of data. The data fields are separated by a specific delimiter such as a Read More >

Modifying advanced parameters for email in PrestaShop 1.5

Continuing along with our Advanced Parameters course, we come to an article on the advanced parameters for email. The options here will let you set up how the emails are sent to customers from the program as well as an email test section for testing the configuration. The steps below help you set up your Read More >

Setting ciphering for enhanced performance in PrestaShop 1.5

In our previous article, we discussed using media servers for enhancing performance in PrestaShop 1.5. Our next step in the Advanced Parameters course is a discussion on which ciphering setting to use for your store. Ciphering is the term used for describing a method of encryption. Encrypting data from the database helps make it more Read More >

How to use media servers for enhanced performance in PrestaShop 1.5

Next up in ourAdvanced Parameters course is our article for using media servers for performance enhancement in PrestaShop 1.5. This option is ONLY to be used in conjunction with Combine, Compress, and Cache settings. This section allows you to use set up separate servers to help with your load time and speed up the site Read More >

How to Combine, Compress, and Cache for performance in PrestaShop 1.5

Our last article in the Advanced Parameters course went over disabling optional features in PrestaShop 1.5. This article explains how to compress, combine, and cache data so that you can increase the performance of your site. Combine, Compress, and Cache data in PrestaShop Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 dashboard. Using the top menu bar, hover Read More >

How to disable optional features for performance in PrestaShop 1.5

After learning about configuring Smarty to increase site performance, we continue our Advanced Parameters course with our article on disabling some optional features in PrestaShop 1.5. These features are non-essential options that, when disables, can increase site performance. They do, however, limit customer options or information shown to the customer about products, so it is Read More >

Configuring Smarty in Advanced Parameters for PrestaShop 1.5

Our first article for the Performance section in our Advanced Parameters course deals with using Smarty. Smarty is a programming language that is used for the PrestaShop templates. Below are the different setting in this section and explanations of what they do. How to set up the Smarty settings for performance in PrestaShop 1.5 Log Read More >