Develop flexible and powerful themes for PrestaShop using Packt's new book

August 2010 | Beginner's Guides, e-Commerce, MySQL, Open Source, PHP

PrestaShop 1.3 Theming – Beginner's Guide is a new book from Packt that will help readers to control the look and feel of their PrestaShop store by creating customized themes. Written by Hayati Hashim, this book teaches readers to use the PrestaShop back office panel to introduce simple changes to their themes as well as tips and tricks to make theming in PrestaShop easier.

PrestaShop is a free, open source e-commerce solution which is based on the Smarty template engine. Realized in PHP MySQL, PrestaShop is a really modular and customizable solution that makes extensive use of AJAX in the admin panel, whereas module blocks can be easily added to provide extra functionality. PrestaShop is a hidden gem, which has many features that other known online shopping cart solutions don’t have.

PrestaShop 1.3 Theming – Beginner's Guide starts off by exploring the various ways of changing the looks (including modules) of a PrestaShop store and explaining the essential syntaxes to control this look. Additionally, this book describes the PrestaShop architecture and provides users with the knowledge to make advanced changes in order to achieve highly specific outcomes.

Using this book, designers will be able to explore the various ways to modify the default PrestaShop theme, customize and tweak their theme's layout, edit an existing PrestaShop theme to meet their business needs, make their store interactive by using third-party modules and JavaScript, and find resources to make their task in developing the theme easier.

A beginner's guide with a practical approach and packed with step-by-step exercises, this book is ideal for online store owners and beginners to PrestaShop, who want a hassle-free way to come up with their own themes and create their own modifications, without spending too much time. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/prestashop-1-3-theming-beginners-guide/book

PrestaShop 1.3 Theming - Beginner's Guide

 Develop flexible, powerful, and professional themes for your PrestaShop store through simple steps

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/prestashop-1-3-theming-beginners-guide/book

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