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08/01/2020, 10:57, SF

PrestaShop malware XsamXadoo Bot

Yesterday (7th Jan 2020) we received information from from the headquarters in Paris about the potential threat to PrestaShop stores. Malicious software is called XsamXadoo Bot and can be used to take control of the store.

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20/08/2019, 12:55, SF

How to create PrestaShop module

In this article, we'll create the simplest PrestaShop module for version 1.7. The extension will contain the most basic options along with displaying sample content hooked on the main page. The tutorial is an excellent base for working on more advanced PrestaShop modules.

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29/04/2019, 11:57, SF

Free module: reCaptcha for PrestaShop registration form

Recently, we've had many queries from our clients complaining about fake custommers accounts in their PrestaShops. New accounts have suspicious website name placed as a customers lastname. In order to eliminate the problem, we have created a free module that secures the form by adding reCaptcha mechanism from Google.

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23/04/2019, 10:27, SF

How to make Prestashop update from 1.6 to 1.7

In this post, we will describe why it is worth to upgrade PerstaShop from version 1.6 to 1.7 and how to do it (step by step). This guide will also be useful for people who want to upgrade from lower versions of PrestaShop.

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15/03/2019, 15:08, SF

How to duplicate PrestaShop module

There are situations in which a copy of a given module could be useful. Imagine that we need to display additional products on the home page. You can try to write an additional extension, but you can also copy and adjust the existing module.

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05/03/2019, 10:54, SF

Additional category description - free module - PrestaShop 1.6

A lot of people asked us about the possibility of adding a personalized description at the bottom of the category. By default, PrestaShop allows you to add text only at the top of the category. Below we attach a free module that solves this problem. At the moment, the extension is available for PrestaShop version 1.6. In addition to the installation, the module requires the addition of a hook, but everything is described below.

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23/10/2018, 06:26, SF

PrestaShop emergency password change

If you are not able to login to your PrestaShop back office panel and you are unable to retrieve your password via email, than this tutorial is for you. We will show you how to change PrestaShop password in few steps.

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18/10/2018, 11:15, SF

How to backup PrestaShop?

In this tutorial we will describe how to backup your shop. To make full copy of PrestaShop we will need duplicates files stored on server and in database.

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14/09/2018, 14:04, SF

Adding video on product page PrestaShop

In this short tutorial we will show you how to add YouTube video to a description (product, cms) section in PrestaShop. This time no ftp client or code editor is required. We will make changes on PrestaShop 1.7 but similar effect can be reached on PrestaShop 1.6.

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17/08/2018, 09:04, SF

How to turn on error reporting in PrestaShop (with IP condition)

PrestaShop is a complicated system which sometimes crashes. If you see blank pages on your store, or something does not work correctly you may want to switch developers mode. This special mode allows to identify problem and fix it.

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25/07/2018, 09:06, SF

Additional fields for registration form PrestaShop 1.7

In PrestaShop 1.7 adding form fields to registration form has been removed. In this short tutorial we will show how to deal with this problem by adding extra address form inputs.

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13/06/2018, 13:54, SF

View all products link on category page PrestaShop

In this short tutorial we will show how to add view all products link on every category page. This tutorial is based on PrestaShop version 1.5. View all link will lead to all products from a category.

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14/05/2018, 10:32, Szymon Fabianski

How to add slider indicators in PrestaShop 1.7

While writting this post there are no slider indicators (bullets) in standard PrestaShop slider module (imageslider, 1.7.3). In this tutorial we will show you how to add some.

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14/05/2018, 10:22, Szymon Fabianski

How to add Google Maps to a contact page in your PrestaShop

In this article we will present how to add a map to your contact page. The following tutorial was prepared on PrestaShop version 1.7+

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08/05/2018, 12:19, Szymon Fabianski

How to install Google reCaptcha for a contact form in PrestaShop

Do you have a problem with a spam messages coming form your PrestaShop form? You can easily install recaptcha in a few easy steps. This tutorial is dedicated for PrestaShop 1.7 but he have included remarks form PrestaShop 1.6.

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21/01/2018, 08:23, SF

How to log in into the PrestaShop admin dashboard

Logging into PrestaShop administration panel (back office) can be problematic. Especially the first time. Some difficulty can be caused by PrestaShop, because log in link is not just your-shop.co/admin but url is modified due to safety reasons.

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