Big Day Release: Prestashop Home Carousel

July 1, 2013 Alex Simonchik Prestashop

Prestashop Home Carousel allows you to draw attention of your potential customers to your products. One of the main design flaws in internet stores, homepage sliders is a tried and effective way to increase sales, not to mention site’s improved usability. The module has several sliders to choose from and add to the homepage: Categories, New and Featured products, Bestsellers and Items on sale. Products are added to the New, Featured and Bestselling sliders automatically. You may select one carousel or many sliders to be displayed at once.

Key features:

  • Home carousels
  • Many types of sliders
  • Automatically added content
  • Possibility of displaying the content of the selected categories
  • Links to the product pages and categories in the slider

How can you configure and use it?

Log in to the back-office, and we will show you how to configure the module step by step.

Go to Modules -> Carousel Slider -> Configure.

Select sliders you want to be displayed

Category images slider displays categories you select. In order to add a category to this slider, go to Catalog -> Categories -> [edit the category]. In the Image field, add the picture. All the categories with pictures will be displayed in this slider, if enabled.

In the Image type drop-down, select the image type that will be displayed in the slider.

In the Featured slider, all the featured products are displayed. In order to make a product featured, edit it in Catalog -> Products. In the Associations tab, select the Home Associated Category.

In the New slider, all the newly added products are displayed.

In the Sale and Bestsellers sliders, products on sale and bestselling items are displayed respectively.

Select categories you want to be displayed in a "Categories" slider

For Categories slider, select categories that you want to be displayed together with their products.

If configured, sliders appear on the homepage.

Category Images slider on the homepage

Featured and Sale sliders on the homepage

Bestsellers and Categories With Products sliders on the homepage

 

Visit the demo page or read the user guide to see how the Home Carousel module works.



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