This edition of the Core Weekly report highlights changes in PrestaShop core codebase during last week, from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th of October.

Notable happenings

  • In 4113, Core developer @gRoussac made it so that there is no confusion anymore between internal-team messages and messages sent to the customer.
  • In 6837, @gRoussac corrected a wrong behavior with product image thumbnail during import.
  • In 4164, Core contributor @prestamodule made it possible to have multiple exclusion filter values in the web service (eg. filter[id]=![10|14|15]).
  • In 4176, Starter Theme developer @djfm made it so that Smarty automatically escapes HTML. Bye bye {$var|escape:'html':'UTF-8'}!
  • In 4181, @djfm added app-level events to keep the UI in sync.

Code changes in 1.6.1.x

Here are the merged pull-requests on the 1.6.1.x branch since the last Core Weekly Report!

Front office

  • 4079: Content hooked to ‘productListReviews’ is removed on dynamic list/grid update, by @gRoussac.
  • 4131: Fix notice Undefined index: nb_products, by @gRoussac.
  • 4137: Metas in maintenance mode, by @gRoussac.
  • 4236: Fix bad redirection on cart when minimum amount for order, by @gRoussac.

Back office

  • 4163: Remove old warning icon if no customer found when search one in create order. Thank you @prestamodule!
  • 4113: Fix confusion about private messages in AdminCustomerThreads, by @gRoussac.
  • 4117: Customer groups - remove enable status on customers, by @gRoussac.
  • 4127: Delete thumb on product import, by @gRoussac.
  • 4138: Fix exception on specific price amount import, by @gRoussac.
  • 4141: Fix bad redirect when deleting shopping cart rule in customer details view, by @gRoussac.
  • 4178: AdminCustomerController, one more string is now translatable, by @AlexEven.
  • 4223: Show stock warning on products less than 0. Thank you @PhpMadman!


  • 4159: Class: Address / Use getValue() instead of getRow() in isUsed() method. Thank you @prestamodule!
  • 4160: Class: Customization / Use getValue() instead of getRow(). Thank you @prestamodule!
  • 4162: Class: AdminController / Remove displayNoSmarty() method. Thank you @prestamodule!
  • 4161: Class: Module / $live_edit declared but not used. Thank you @prestamodule!
  • 4123: Fix notice Undefined index: host in classes/ConnectionsSource.php, by @gRoussac.
  • 4169: Fix htmlentities in configuration files, by @julienbourdeau.
  • 4196: Fix undefined var, by @gRoussac.
  • 4225: Fix typo in getCMSContent, by @gRoussac.
  • 4144: Could not edit a carrier, by @gRoussac.

Web service

  • 4164: Manage multiple exclude filter values. Thank you @prestamodule!


  • 4247: Translate install xml files to Swedish. Thank you @macroy (and translation contributor Extendus)!

Code changes in

Now let’s review the merged pull-requests on the ‘develop’ branch since the last Core Weekly Report!

Note that the Starter Theme repo (see next section) is entirely part of the PrestaShop project.


  • 4240: Increase customer name length, by @jnadaud.
  • 4250: Lastname & firstname are now varchar(255) for customer. Thank you @vAugagneur!
  • 4253: Include /classe/log/ and /modules/**/img/ folder in gitignore. Thank you @PrestanceDesign!
  • 4252: Updated composer install command. Thank you @PhpMadman!

Code changes in Starter Theme

Finally, these are the merged pull-requests on the ‘feat/starter-theme’ branch since the last Core Weekly Report!

  • 4173: Checkout feature, by @djfm.
  • 4174: Multiple and default carrier(s) in cart, by @maximebiloe.
  • 4184: Improved Tests Documentation, by @djfm.
  • 4176: Core : Smarty now automatically escapes HTML, by @djfm.
  • 4181: Core : Added app level events to keep UI in sync, by @djfm.
  • 4191: Move sub-cats up into the main
    to keep semantic relationship. Thank you @inetbiz!
  • 4198: Fixed JS Escaping, by @djfm.
  • 4216: Add some nofilter for addresses, by @julienbourdeau.
  • 4229: blockcontact replaces blockcontactinfos, by @djfm.

See all the PRs merged into the codebase since the last Core Weekly here.

Thank you to our contributors whose Pull Requests were merged since the last Core Weekly Report: @inetbiz, @macroy, @PhpMadman, @PrestanceDesign, @prestamodule, and @vAugagneur. Also, thank you to the contributors whose PRs haven’t been merged yet! And of course, a big thank you to all those who contribute with tickets on the Forge!

If you want to contribute to PrestaShop with code, read those:

…and if you do not know how to fix an issue but wish to report it, read this: How to use the Forge to contribute to PrestaShop. Thank you!

Happy contributin’ everyone!