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PrestaShop 1.6.x. Missing short description on product pages

This tutorial is going to show how to add missing short description on Prestashop product pages.

PrestaShop 1.6.x. Missing short description on product pages

In order to add missing short description on product pages you should perform the following steps:

  1. Open product.tpl file that is located in the following directory: themes/themeXXX of your template.

  2. You have to open product.tpl file with File Manager in the CPanel or with the editor like a Notepad++ or Dreamviewer on your computer.

  3. First of all we have to save original file in order to make a back-up in case of need to restore default settings. Right-click and select Download button.

    After such step we can start editing. Right-click the file and select Code Edit item:

    PrestaShop-1.6.x.-Missing-short-description-on-product-pages-1

  4. Find location where you would like to paste it. In our case we will locate it after price area. Copy this part of code and paste it into the area where you would like to see short description on the product page.

    {if $product->description_short || $packItems|@count > 0}
             <div id="short_description_block">
          {if $product->description_short}
             <div id="short_description_content" class="rte align_justify"> {$product->description_short} </div>
          {/if}
            </div>
          {/if}
         

    PrestaShop-1.6.x.-Missing-short-description-on-product-pages-2

  5. Save changes and upload the file to the following directory: themes/themeXXX. Notice that you have to allow overwriting in order to save changes in case you are uploading the file again.

  6. Go back to your website and refresh the page with text that you have changed. Now we can see that editing was successful.

Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below:

PrestaShop 1.6.x. Missing short description on product pages