PrestaShop Module Development

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  • Code your own module from scratch
  • Explore best practices for database table creation
  • Use hooks or implement overrides
  • Discover the many native methods available in PrestaShop
  • Make new administration tools
  • Create fully functional payment modules
  • Develop carrier modules
  • Secure and optimize your modules
  • Build functionalities compliant with the multistore feature

The number of e-commerce websites has drastically increased in these past few years. Building your own web store is a complex and expensive task; that's why open source solutions such as PrestaShop have become so successful in tackling this issue. The main interest with open source solutions is that you can easily add or edit features by creating modules.

This practical, hands-on guide provides you with a number of clear, step-by-step exercises to help you understand how PrestaShop works, and also help you add and edit features.

Starting with the basics, this book takes you through complete module development in an effective manner. You will learn about module architecture, what a hook is, and how to use it to add functionalities to PrestaShop. You will also see how to build payment and carrier modules and make your module multistore-ready. Develop PrestaShop modules the right way and make them secure and compliant with different versions of PrestaShop.

  • Create and customize PrestaShop modules quickly and easily
  • Provide a strong foundation in module development for developers who are new to PrestaShop
  • Explore the advanced features of PrestaShop with clear and practical instructions
Page Count 254
Course Length 7 hours 37 minutes
ISBN 9781783280254
Date Of Publication 28 Nov 2014


Fabien Serny

Fabien Serny is a former core developer at PrestaShop. He has 10 years of experience in web development and e-commerce. He has worked for several big e-commerce companies in France, and then created his own company named 23Prod in late 2010. In 2014, along with two other former core developers from PrestaShop, he launched Froggy Commerce, a platform that sells simple and powerful modules for PrestaShop based on the needs of e-tailers. You can visit his websites and