How To Create A PrestaShop eCommerce Website?

PrestaShop is a free e-commerce shopping cart application. Initially released in 2007, It is now one of the widely used e-commerce application powering from over 100,000 webstores.

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Its e-Commerce Solution was specially designed to take advantage of essential new Internet innovations like dynamic AJAX-powered features and next-generation ergonomy.

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The application simply guides users through your product catalog intelligently and effortlessly, turning intrigued visitors into paying customers.

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In this tutorial we will be showing you how you can easily install PrestaShop website and start an online store easily on your domain.

How To Install PrestaShop?

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If you are a new user then you should know that it provides you free domains with website hosting plans. Read tutorial on how to register a free domain name?

So first thing you need to do is get a website hosting plan, a free domain name then login to your account and launch Installatron, one click website installer.

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Select Application Browser tab:

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Scroll down to ‘Apps for e-Commerce and Business’ section and click ‘PrestaShop’:

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Clicking ‘PrestaShop’ opens up it installation page showing you details and features of a PrestaShop based eCommerce website. From here you can take application demo, check other websites using the same application etc.

To start PrestaShop installation process, click ‘+install this application‘ button:


This asks you to select a domain/subdomain/directory for installing your new PrestaShop website. If you are already running a website on your main domain then you can either go for a subdomain or use a subdirectry for installation.

Scroll down to ‘Settings’ section and type in your new website a username, password, admin email and then click ‘Install‘ button.

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It takes a few seconds and then provides you your new website address & admin section URL from where you can login and start managing your e-Commerce website.

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