Big Day Release: Prestashop Brands Slider

October 25, 2012 Alex Simonchik Prestashop
Big Day Release: Prestashop Brands Slider

Prestashop Brands Slider module enhances your store with a stylish slider containing logos of manufacturers, presented in your shop. This navigation feature allows customers to browse through the brands and make a choice easily. Unique slider design was developed to fit any front-end.

Key features:

  • Brands slider on the home page
  • Automatically generated content
  • Mobile devices support

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Front Controller Pattern

Front Controller Pattern

Magento uses the Front Controller pattern for the following purposes:

  • Receiving and processing browser data, transferring it to other system elements;
  • Defining controller and proper action to perform using routes;
  • Displaying browser-requested data using blocks, templates and model data. (more…)

Big Day Release: Prestashop Drop-down Menu

October 18, 2012 Alex Simonchik Prestashop
Big Day Release: Prestashop Drop-down Menu

Prestashop Drop-down Menu module offers a great navigation improvement. Store pages will be enhanced with a stylish menu, containing category blocks with products, manufacturers, images, video and any other information. Default categories automatically display filtered items – bestsellers, new products, discount products and more. There are plenty of menu designs and position variants.

Key features:

  • Extended drop-down menu
  • Four default automatically formed blocks
  • Custom blocks with any content
  • Configurable menu design, position and floating
  • Multilanguage and multistore support

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Big Day Release: Magento Full Cache

October 15, 2012 Yauheni Katkouski Magento
Big Day Release: Magento Full Cache

Magento Full Cache allows caching product, catalog and CMS pages, which makes it possible to minimize website load time for better user experience. Having the content cached will increase your site performance, as well as lower your server bandwidth requirements. Default Magento dynamic blocks as well as blocks admin configures in the extension settings are not cached. Customer information cannot be lost that way.

Key features:

  • Product, catalog and CMS pages caching
  • Possibility to exclude any dynamic block from caching
  • Caching both for authorized users and guests
  • Multi-currency and multi-language stores support
  • Easy debug and placeholder adding process

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