A Spotlight of PrestaShop

PrestaShop is free software as it is specified in the General Public License for small and medium-size businesses. The software is based on the smartly template engine.

PrestaShop is an open source e-commerce solution that is used freely by more than 1 lack online stores worldwide. It comes with over 270 features being carefully developed in order to increase business owners sales with minimal efforts required. All the software features are utterly free of cost.


It supports various payment systems such as PayU, SysPay, Interpay, FirstData, Desjardins, hipay, Authorize.Net etc. It is used on Apache web server, with PHP 5 or later and MySQL 5 running on it.

In the admin panel, AJAX is used extensively in the softwares. Module blocks can be added easily to the online store to supply with extra functionality.

PrestaShop has lots of good records and even was awarded the title of the Best Open Source E-Commerce Application in the 2010 Open Source Awards & the Best Open Source Business Application in the 2011 Open Source Awards.

The benefits of using PrestaShop are listed below:

  • It supports multiple languages.
  • It is fast and easy to develop.
  • It does not involve expensive servers to run.
  • It is highly Search Engine Optimization Friendly.
  • Increases the loading speed of the shopping store.
Rajat Jain

Rajat Jain

Software Engineer at Aadi IT Services
After the completion of my bachelors degree from renowned university of India. I have gathered total experience of 2.5 Years from IT industry till date. I am a certified Salesforce Developer (Dev-401). Currently, I am associated with Aadi IT Services and working on various technologies. I love to share my knowledge with the world. So, I thought to become a part of Techsharepoint and expand the reach of my knowledge.
Rajat Jain

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