Upgrading to PrestaShop 1.7. Is there an issue that excites webstores owners more? Probably, not. Especially considering the urgency of this important step: since October 2018, the previous branches of PrestaShop will no longer get maintenance.
Migrating from PrestaShop 1.6 to PrestaShop 1.7 is a challenging process. The best and the most simple way to make this upgrade will be hiring highly qualified specialists. There are eight PrestaShop-certified developers on our team. You can be sure that your PrestaShop webstore will be in good hands and the migration will be handled without errors and data loss.
PRESTASHOP 1.7 MIGRATION PROCESS
On average, it takes 120 hours to upgrade PrestaShop 1.6 to 1.7.
REASONS FOR PRESTASHOP 1.6 TO 1.7 MIGRATION
PrestaShop 1.7 is not just one more version of the platform, it is a significant milestone in ecommerce history. What advantages it gives to webstore owners:
- an acceleration of online stores development;
- a simplification of theme creating and maintenance;
- an improvement of administration interface;
- a Symfony2 framework based architecture.
But the main reason for PrestaShop 1.6 to 1.7 migration is that there will be no security updates for PrestaShop 1.6 starting from October 2018. Sooner or later, you will have to upgrade the webstore to protect all the available data. The more you wait, the more effort, time and money it will take to migrate. Take care of your webstore now. Our professional team is ready to help you.