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PrestaShop Documentation v1.3

Basic tutorials

How to change info about your store

Open the PrestaShop admin panel and go to Preferences > Store Contacts.

First you'll see the list of stores in Store Contacts section. Here you can enable/disable, add/delete or edit each store.

Store mapping

Below the list of stores there's a Parameters section where you can edit the main settings concerning the mapping of your store. Change them according to your needs and press 'Save' button (1).

How to change store name

In Contact Details block you can change the main info about your store - its name (1) and other contact details. Don't forget to press the 'Save' button (2) after editing.

To edit the info on one particular store, choose the store you want to edit in Store Contacts and click 'Edit' (1).

Here you can edit all info concerning your store contacts (such as store's name, address, status, picture, working schedule etc.)
After it's done, click the 'Save' button (1).

How to edit slider

First find the Image slider for your homepage module in Modules list of Modules and services menu tab of your PrestaShop store (1) (it is located in the Front Office Features modules section). Then press the 'Configure' button (2) to edit the module.

On the screen that appears next you'll be able to set the main properties of your slider like maximum width of images, speed of changing slides, the delay between two slides and autoplay option.
After you've changed it, press the 'Save' button (1).

To add a new slide find the '+' button in the top right corner of Slides list section (1) and click it.
If you want to edit the existing slide, click the 'Edit' button (2).

Further process is quite simple. In 'Slide Information' section fill all the required fields and 'Save' (1) it.

How to manage the Theme Configurator module

This tutorial is going to show you how to manage the Theme Configurator module on your Prestashop 1.6 template.

The module handles a lot of things on your theme. Mainly, it enables you to switch some features on and off (social sharing buttons, top banner, payment logos, etc.), and perhaps more importantly, it lets you easily add/change images on your home-page.

  • Log into your Prestashop admin panel and go to Modules and services (1) -> Modules and services (2).
  • Then find 'Theme Configurator' module in Modules list (1). It will show up in the right column. If it is not installed yet, click its 'Install' button.
    Once the module is installed, the 'Install' button will be changed to the 'Configure' button (2) which you need to click to configure the settings.
  • On the settings configuration page, you can see different blocks which you can switch on and off by clicking 'Yes' and 'No' buttons (1). Click 'Configure' (2) to configure the settings of a particular block:
    • Display links to your store's social accounts: enter web addresses for the icons you want to display in this block and click 'Save' (1) when you are done.
    • Display your contact information: enter your company name, address, phone number and email in the corresponding fields and click 'Save' (1).
    • Display social sharing buttons on the product's page: displays Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest buttons on your product pages.
    • Display the Facebook block on the home page: displays 'Follow us on Facebook' block.
    • Display the custom CMS information block: allows you to add one and more info blocks for each language of your site. On the configuration page, click '+' at the top right (1) to add a new custom CMS block. Enter your text in the text field and click 'Save'. Or click 'Edit' (2) to change any block.
    • Display quick view window on homepage and category pages
    • Display categories as a list of products instead of the default grid-based display
    • Display top banner: Click the 'Configure' button. In 'Settings' you can choose another banner (1), change its link and description. After editing click 'Save' button (2).
    • Display logos of available payment methods: allows you to upload your image and add a title/link for the payment logos on the product page. Click 'Add file' (1) to upload your own file for the payment logo or insert a link with the image to 'Image link' field (2). Then click 'Save' button (3).
    • Display Live Configurator: only you can see it on the Front Page of your site when enabled.
    • Display subcategories
    • Scroll down to change/remove/add html content items. The default items that initially come with this module can be removed only when the Theme Configurator module is disabled or you can just unpublish them by unchecking 'Active' on the item configuration page. Enter the item title, hook it to one of the positions suggested (home, top, left, right, footer), click 'Browse' in order to upload an image, manually enter the image width/height values in pixels, specify the URL this item will be pointed to and enter your content in the 'HTML' filed. Then click 'Save'.
      If you are running a multilingual site, click the corresponding language tab and repeat the same adjustments for it. Click the 'Add Item' button to add a new item.
  • Open the front end of your site to see the changes.

How to unminify .css file using the Sublime Text Editor


Before you proceed, please check the tutorial below on how to download and install the Sublime Text Editor and Sublime Text Plugin that is responsible for the unminify process:

Unminify .css file

Open the .css file in Sublime Text Editor (choose the .css file you need to unminify, click the right mouse button on it and select Open with Sublime Text option (1)):

You can see the code is minified:

To unminify the code, select it all by clicking Ctrl+A. In top menu panel choose the Selection tab and select there Un-minify CSS option. Or simply click Ctrl+Alt+U:

Now, the code is unminified: