PrestaShop Documentation v1.3
What is PrestaShop e-commerce?
PrestaShop is an e-commerce solution which is free for the basic kernel and open source. It supports payment gateways such as Google checkout, paypal or payments pro via APIs.
PrestaShop is available under the Open Software License and officially launched in August 2007 for dd to medium-sized businesses. The software, which is based on the Smarty template engine, is used by several thousands of shops worldwide.
What is PrestaShop template?
PrestaShop template is a theme for PrestaShop e-commerce solution. It provides you with vast variety of customization opportunities and allows you to create an online store that fully meets your needs.
The template package you have downloaded consists of several folders. Let's see what each folder contains:
- contains template screenshots. Not for production
- contains template source files
- template Adobe Photoshop source files (.psd)
- custom HTML files
- contains PrestaShop theme files
- contains files for manual installation
- images for manual installation
- modules for manual installation
- theme files for manual installation
- sample data file for manual installation
- contains files used for sample data installation with sampledatainstall module
- contains an archive for automatic theme installation
- theme archive. Contains all theme files. It is installed using standard PrestaShop installation method
- contains links where the template custom fonts can be downloaded
- contains instructions on extracting source files