Dynamic Menu Generation in Prestashop

May 30, 2016 / Posted in Prestashop by Alex Simonchik
Dynamic Menu Generation in Prestashop

The larger a store becomes, the more complicated its catalog structure is. Simultaneously the store menu gets more complicated as well. Database queries get more complex and more time is needed for the page generation.

Server-side caching (NGINX in our case) and AJAX requests to the submenu items can be used as one of the ways to optimize the rendering process. (more…)

How to Hide Notifications About Modules’ Updates in Prestashop

April 22, 2016 / Posted in Prestashop by Alex Simonchik
How to Hide Notifications About Modules’ Updates in Prestashop

Quite often when customizing your Prestashop you may need to modify the code of the default modules. Prestashop has recently opened the possibility to override modules. But unfortunately this feature still leaves much to be desired, that is why most of the developers still prefer to make changes in the code of the default modules. This article would be also useful for those, who are still using the old version of Prestashop and are using some custom modules. (more…)

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