This edition of the Core Weekly report highlights changes in PrestaShop’s core codebase from Monday 24th of February to Sunday 1st of March 2020.

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General messages

Dear developers,

Since last week, multiple release processes have started :

Next patch version for 1.7.6.x (v1.7.6.4) is now complete, QA team will test the build this week.

Next PS 1.7 minor version (v1.7.7.0) is now frozen ! 🎉️ ☃️

A quick look at the work done on 1.7.7:

What a huge amount of work!

This version is currently under heavy testing by the QA team. Following the tests report, we will fix all major issues in order to be able to deliver a Beta build.

A quick update about PrestaShop’s GitHub issues and pull requests:

Code changes in the ‘develop’ branch


Code changes in the ‘1.7.7.x’ branch (for v1.7.7.0)

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Code changes in the ‘1.7.6.x’ branch (for v1.7.6.4)


  • #17846: Fix exception thrown when editing a customer with a bad email address, by @atomiix

Back office

  • #17711: Fix a bug on safari where SEO preview on create page was not updated, by @NeOMakinG

Code changes in modules, themes & tools

Changes in developer documentation

Share Buttons module


Block Reassurance module

  • #42: Fix bad license header for CategoryFetcher.php, by @matks
  • #41: Update readme to add multistore compatibility, by @marionf
  • #38: Add Symfony 5 support. Thank you @mvorisek

About Multistore compatibility

Product Team member @marionf spent a lot of time working on the topic “What means ‘a module is multistore compatible’ ?” and went through all of native PrestaShop modules to clarify their status and wrote it into the of these modules (see for example the Block Reassurance module).

Thank you to the contributors whose pull requests were merged since the last Core Weekly Report: @eternoendless, @khouloudbelguith, @Quetzacoalt91, @zuk3975, @nesrineabdmouleh, @atomiix, @boubkerbribri, @marionf, @matks, @davidglezz, @dheerajwebkul, @jolelievre, @tdavidsonas88, @ttoine, @NeOMakinG, @PierreRambaud, @mvorisek, @MathiasReker!

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 issues and comments on GitHub!

If you want to contribute to PrestaShop with code, please read these pages first:

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

Happy contributin’ everyone!