At last – the long-awaited PrestaShop 1.6 has been released! It differs from its predecessor in a few important ways – richer functionality with lots of “perks” and an improved admin panel which will make developers and site administrators happy. Template Monster experts contributed to the default theme development in cooperation with PrestaShop.
So, let’s see what’s special in the new release!
Redesigned and Fully Responsive Front Office Default Template
- The front office template is now mobile responsive, allowing your online shop to display perfectly when accessed from a mobile and tablet device.
- The powerful and popular Rich Menu module has been integrated into the default theme.
- New Quick View feature has been added to let customers add a product to their shopping cart without ever leaving the page.
- Attractive promotional banners will help you highlight sales, marketing campaigns and other promotions.
- Live Template configurator lets you edit the color and font of your shop directly from your front office.
- Now customers can use the grid or list option when viewing your products.
- And many more brilliant features including integrated product comparison with dedicated URL, new add to cart confirmation with cross selling, instant field format validation and MORE!
Redesigned and Fully Responsive Back Office
- The back office is now mobile responsive, letting you manage your shop from a mobile or tablet device, wherever you are!
- Completely new dashboard look that displays information that is important to you, in real time!
- Real-time net profit margin is a unique eCommerce feature that you will only find in PrestaShop 1.6
- Intelligent Merchant KPI (key performance indicators) are located throughout select pages in the back office, giving you in depth insight on your shop.
- Smart Forecast Statistics Panel allows you to see how your sales are trending and what the outlook is for the future.
Template Monster keeps in step with the new release, having published 5 themes for the updated engine only a day after the official Presta-Shop 1.6 release. We hope our customers will appreciate the new designs.