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1. PrestaShop Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (2017)

Prestashop Recipes A Problem Solution Approach

Author(s): Arnaldo Pérez Castaño

2. PrestaShop Module Development (2014)

Develop and customize powerful modules for PrestaShop 1.5 and 1.6

About This Book

  • Create and customize PrestaShop modules quickly and easily
  • Provide a strong foundation in module development for developers who are new to PrestaShop
  • Explore the advanced features of PrestaShop with clear and practical instructions

Who This Book Is For

If you are a developer who is new to PrestaShop and wants to get a good foundation in development on the PrestaShop framework, this book is for you. It’s assumed that you will have some experience with PHP5, jQuery, and HTML/CSS (no need to be an expert on it).

What You Will Learn

  • Code your own module from scratch
  • Explore best practices for database table creation
  • Use hooks or implement overrides
  • Discover the many native methods available in PrestaShop
  • Make new administration tools
  • Create fully functional payment modules
  • Develop carrier modules
  • Secure and optimize your modules
  • Build functionalities compliant with the multistore feature

In Detail

The number of e-commerce websites has drastically increased in these past few years. Building your own web store is a complex and expensive task; that’s why open source solutions such as PrestaShop have become so successful in tackling this issue. The main interest with open source solutions is that you can easily add or edit features by creating modules.

This practical, hands-on guide provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises to help you understand how PrestaShop works, and also help you add and edit features.

Starting with the basics, this book takes you through complete module development in an effective manner. You will learn about module architecture, what a hook is, and how to use it to add functionalities to PrestaShop. You will also see how to build payment and carrier modules and make your module multistore-ready. Develop PrestaShop modules the right way and make them secure and compliant with different versions of PrestaShop.

Author(s): Fabien Serny

3. Prestashop Mvc Developer Guide (2015)

PrestaShop is a free, open source eCommerce solution written in Php. It supports payment gateways such as DirecPay, Google Checkout & PayPal. With this book you’ll find a link to download 100Mb+ including the module “MyProducts” with its own documentation. This book will help you to customize the Prestashop 1.5 – 1.6 through the Admin panel, and to make advanced code changes and template customization. Many tools are discussed in this book to facilitate the developers and to help them to understand the architecture of Prestashop in the shortest amount of time. Alex works as developer manager for an It group in London. He started as software developer in 1985.

Author(s): Alex Manfield

4. PrestaShop 1.6 User Guide (2014)

Enjoy 100% of the features of your PrestaShop store!

Author(s): PrestaShop

5. PrestaShop 1.5 Beginner’s Guide (Learn by Doing: Less Theory, More Results) (2013)

Build your own attractive online store with this fast and flexible e-commerce solution

Overview

  • Build a fully featured, attractive online shop with PrestaShop
  • Add and customize your shop’s products
  • Make more money by offering shipping and payment options to your site

In Detail

PrestaShop is an open source, e-commerce solution which allows you to build a highly functional, flexible, and attractive online store.

In”PrestaShop 1.5 Beginner’s Guide” you will learn how to set up, extend, and personalize your own online shop. Newly updated to focus on PrestaShop 1.5, this book features descriptive and practical tutorials on everything you need to make a splash in the world of e-commerce.

If you want to start selling your products online but are a bit daunted about shipping, tax, and designing your online presence, then this is the book for you.

This practical book starts by showing you how to download, install, and configure your own shop. Using a step-by-step approach, this book takes you through the processes required to create a fully functioning online shop with the potential to make you serious money.

With distinct chapters on the methods required to make your products stand out to your customers better, this title will enable you to create and customize a vivid, online presence to get people visiting your store and buying your goods.

Targeting further sales, this book then shows you how to develop a targeted search engine optimization campaign to get new customers and keep existing customers returning. From here you will learn how to tackle complicated tax rates and shipping costs efficiently and with less hassle to ensure your customers are satisfied with your service.

If you want to start your own e-commerce business using PrestaShop, then this book will show you how.

What you will learn from this book

  • Build an online shop with PrestaShop
  • Quickly configure and install PrestaShop
  • Use PrestaShop catalog features to present your products in an enticing and professional manner
  • Customize and configure the look and feel of your PrestaShop to make it unique and professional
  • Connect PrestaShop to a choice of payment handlers to take online payments
  • Secure PrestaShop using a wide range of built-in features and other tactics
  • Master the ins and outs of handling shipping, taxes, and currencies in PrestaShop
  • Market your new business using e-mail, social media, SEO, articles, blogs, forums, and more

Approach

This book is written in a friendly voice with lots of tips, tricks, and screenshots to help you set up, extend, and personalize your own online shop. If you want to start your own e-commerce business, then this book will help you do that.

Who this book is written for

This book is for people who are interested in creating an online shop. Basic HTML and CSS skills would be beneficial but are not required as we will provide you with all the code and know-how you need.

Author(s): Jose A. Tizon, John Horton

6. Learn how to work with Prestashop CMS: Create your free e-commerce solution (2017)

Currently PrestaShop is among a number of shopping carts which are considered to be the most powerful solutions and increasingly chosen for the switch. This platform is known for its easy customization possibilities and user-friendliness. However, some questions may appear during the installation or settings adjustment processes confusing vendors. PrestaShop provides official support but it is not costless. Also, there are platform forums where you can take a hand of community help and receive some pieces of advice.

Author(s): Blerton Abazi

7. PrestaShop 1.5 User Guide (2012)

449 pages.

Author(s): PrestaShop

8. PRESTASHOP 1.6 (2014)

Nivel : básico a medio PrestaShop es una solución de código abierto desarrollada en Francia que se ha revelado como uno de los mejores CMS para crear y administrar una tienda en línea en la actualidad. Con este libro, podrá seguir paso a paso todas las etapas necesarias para instalar y configurar su negocio de comercio electrónico, desde el alojamiento hasta el seguimiento de la actividad, pasando por la personalización gráfica. Aprenderá a configurar una tienda para organizar sus recursos (empleados, transportistas…), determinar el perímetro de actuación (zonas, países…) y las condiciones de la actividad (monedas, impuestos, formas de pago, gestión del transporte…). A continuación podrá ver cómo estructurar de la mejor forma posible su catálogo definiendo las categorías de productos, las marcas (fabricantes) y los distribuidores con los que trabajará; podrá concretar los atributos (y sus valores) y las características de los productos que ofrecerá su tienda virtual antes de crearlos.

Author(s): Didier MAZIER

9. PrestaShop 1.3 Beginner’s Guide (2010)

The book is structured so that following the chapters in order leads to building a fully functioning and live trading PrestaShop. Guidance is also given should you wish to learn or practice your skills in an offline, non-trading environment. Every chapter contains clearly structured and illustrated step-by-step explanation to achieve the goals discussed. Nothing is left for readers to work out themselves, but it would be very simple for them to use the information to go beyond the specific tutorials, should they wish to do so. There is optional additional reading, including more than a dozen specifically written downloadable e-books made available on the book’s support website just for readers of PrestaShop 1.3 Beginners Guide. This book is for anybody who wants a fully functioning e-commerce store using PrestaShop. You do not have to have any previous knowledge of PrestaShop or any aspect of e-commerce or business in general. If you do, then you will probably find this guide really valuable as well. The book covers all you need to know about starting your own e-commerce business.

Author(s): John Horton

10. Prestashop Developer Guide (2015)

PrestaShop is a free, open source eCommerce solution written in Php. It supports payment gateways such as DirecPay, Google Checkout & PayPal. This book will help you to customize the application through the Admin panel, and to make advanced code changes and template customization. Many tools are discussed in this book to facilitate the developers and to help them to understand the architecture of Prestashop in the shortest amount of time. Alex works as developer manager for an It group in London. He started as software developer in 1985.

Author(s): Alex Manfield

11. PrestaShop for Developers (2012)

This book contain all you need to develop and debug applications under the eCommerce Open Source solution PrestaShop. Inside the book you’ll find many code samples, step by step tutorials, debugging techniques and detailed procedures on how to create new modules and themes for the last revision of PrestaShop.

Author(s): Mr. Alex Manfield, Mr. Tsou Lee

12. Build Your Fortune With Online Store or Essential Guide To Prestashop (2014)

A practical step by step aproach to create state of the art ecommerce website. Sell online and earn money today! In this book we will guide you through all the important aspects of setting up an online store with prestashop – from installation to design and inventory management. Everything what you might need , to start selling online from scratch. Prestashop is one of the most popular e-commerce solutions. It gives you an opportunity to own an online store without spending a fortune. This is your only guide to start a successful online business and to start earning money from day one.

Author(s): Roman Lytvyn