PrestaShop 1.6 Introduction

What is PrestaShop?

PrestaShop is leading open source e-commerce platform, currently powering more than 250 000 online stores worldwide. The application offers wide variety of features, including unlimited products creation and easy store management, making it the preferred eCommerce solution from the online merchants.

The official PrestaShop extensions directory currently offers a great number of free and paid extensions to extend the functionality of your website, so you can add new features and provide rich experience for your customers with ease.

You can download the latest PrestaShop version from its official website or directly install it with just a few clicks using the Softaculous autoinstaller, which we have covered in our PrestaShop installation tutorial here.

PrestaShop Tutorials: What is Included?

In the next chapters we will cover some of the most important PrestaShop features. We will show you how to install PrestaShop (both manually and using our one-click installer) and how to access the back-office to add your first product. Also, we will help you install PrestaShop modules and themes, so you can extend your store’s functionality and offer rich experience to your customers.

The next chapters will include advanced tasks, such as setting up payment methods and installing an SSL certificate to secure your PrestaShop website.


The PrestaShop tutorials we create are regularly updated. If we’ve missed something and you want to know more about it, let us know! We will cover the subject you are looking for and get back to you as soon as we are ready. Our team is extremely open and dedicated to contributing towards the open source ecosystem and everyone inside it, especially those seeking further knowledge and advancement.